Internships give English department majors the opportunity to explore potential careers, practice their skills (writing, research, editing, communications, analysis) in the workplace, and start building professional networks.
Current Local Internship Opportunities for English and Creative Writing Majors
Note that Career Services is hosting an Opportunity Fair on Tuesday, January 27 from 5:30 - 7pm at The Career Center, 715 S. Wright St. This will be an opportunity for students to meet campus units that hire students and learn more about ways to get professional experience as a student (including some of those listed below).
- Wolfram Campus Ambassador Program Coordinator Internship
- Caribbean Studies Assocation Program Internship
- LAS 101 College Success Internships (deadline 2/20, for internship beginning Fall 2015)
- Intensive English Institute Internships (deadline 3/6, begin summer '15 and continue into fall)
Summer 2015 Internships
Here is a sampling of the excellent opportunities that are available to all qualified college students in English, communications, and related fields. It is by no means an exhaustive list! You can find others using I-Link, searching sites like bookjobs.com, Internmatch.com, and Idealist.org, or by Googling "internships" with keywords related to your interests.
- Editorial Intern, Prime Publishing
- Blizzard Entertainment Anvil Writing Internship (note that Blizzard has a number of internship opportunities in marketing, PR, and administration as well, all with a 1/31/15 deadline)
- Leo Burnett Content Strategy Internship
- (for students from the NY Tri-State Area) Ford Foundation Summer Internship
- The Center for Public Integrity Summer 2015 Internships
- Business Insider Social Media Internship
- Business Press Educational Foundation Internship Program
- Buzzfeed Ad Innovation Summer Intern
- The Creative Nonfiction Foundation
- Mystic Seaport Internships
- Bader-Rutter Agribusiness Public Relations Internship
- International Policy and Communications Intern
- Summer Medical Writing Internship, Takeda Pharmaceuticals
- Yelp Product Manager Internship