For juniors and seniors majoring in English, internships are an ideal way to gain valuable work experience. Also, if an internship includes a substantial amount of research and analysis, writing
Students have worked for a wide array of publications, non-governmental organizations, cultural institutions, advocacy groups, literary agents and media producers. Examples range from the Publications Division of the Holocaust Museum to the While You Were Sleeping literary magazine to the communications department of the American Red Cross and the U.S. Department of Commerce.
Students may sign up for English 4470 – Internship: Research, Writing, Editing with the approval of the department's supervisor of internships. If eligible, internships involving 15 hours of work per week may earn three credit hours toward a degree. If the position requires more or less time, credits earned vary