Over 60% of Americans listen to podcasts. If you are a part of that statistic, you already know that podcasting is a powerful force in media that’s only growing in its influence and popularity.
Are you ready to join the ranks of the over 2 million podcasts already out there? This hands-on program will help you bring your own unique podcast idea to life with instruction from award-winning journalist and former host of the WNPR flagship shows “Morning Edition” and “All Things Considered,” David DesRoches. Co-designed by Quinnipiac’s own 10-year veteran and Professor of Journalism Ben Bogardus, you’ll learn the tools and techniques to develop, produce and edit your podcast, as well as how to communicate effectively and share ideas in a compelling way.
At the end of this program, you’ll walk away with:
Your own published podcast on a news-based subject you are passionate about that is hosted, produced and edited by you!
A portfolio of work and projects that display communications skills and media techniques valuable across industries.
A certificate of completion with a professor-written review and assessment.
Option 1: Sunday to Saturday program, including weekend activities plus full room & board (overnight) $3,360
Option 2: Monday-Friday, on-campus program (commuter), lunch: $2,400
Both options include:
Faculty-designed and delivered programming, administered on-campus with educational support staff and program materials
All technology and software support
Certificate of completion
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Partial financial support may be available for those who indicate the need for support in their application. Financial support awards are based on a combination of need and merit.
Participants must be a current high school student. Typically, participants are 15 to 18 years of age at the start of the program but eligibility is based on grade level as of June 2023.
Students will need reliable access to a laptop computer with appropriate specifications for audio editing and producing, as well as access to a smartphone for digital recording purposes.
Due dates to apply and pay:
Deadline to apply: Monday, May 1, 2023
Space is limited per session and enrollment is based on when a deposit payment is received.
Payment deadline: Payment is due within 21 days of applying to fully register for a program.
Payment Methods and Refund/Cancellation Policy
Quinnipiac University complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act as an institution of higher education. Students who have a current IEP or 504 plan are encouraged to share any accommodations or modifications they may require in order to access the fundamentals of a QU summer program or camp they plan to attend.
Students requesting disability-based accommodations should indicate this within the application as well as email email@example.com about any and all specific accommodation needs.
Rules & Regulations
Read Quinnipiac University’s Summer Camp and Pre-College Program Policies for 2022