The Mass Communications Department of St. Scholastica's College, Manila requires every student to complete 200 hours of On the Job Training. This applies for all four minor tracks of the course which are: Print Journalism, Development Communication, Broadcast Journalism and Advertising.
If you haven't figured it out by now, I belong to the Advertising track where we get the chance to divide the required 200 hours into two. We can choose to spend 100 hours on two of the following or 200 hours on one:
- Advertising Agency
- Production House
- Events Management
- Advertising Department of Corporations
- Media House
In my case, I chose to do 100 hours on two of the above choices - advertising agency and production house. I want to experience as much as I can while my mistakes are still forgivable and my ignorance on some matters still understandable. Because as we are constantly warned, the real world can be [and most likely will be] brutal. So might as well enjoy the time I have left where the world is still a little kind.
Besides completing the required hours, each student has a few other things to comply with. I have to submit an evaluation from my superior (of the place I have my internship at), a time sheet (to make sure I complete the required hours), a reflection paper (to make sure I learned some thing out of everything) and a scrapbook (which is basically what this blog site is for).
There you go, OJT 101 (St. Scho MassCom Advertising style -- thats a pretty long style, don't you think?) I guess we're all on the same page now (literally since you are reading this on a 'page' and figuratively! Please forgive my attempts at being humorous.)