Department of English, College of LAS, University of Illinois


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

2015-2016 National Internships

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,, and, or by Googling "internships" with keywords related to your interests.

Finding Other Internships

Advice for Interns from the English Advising Office

Unpaid Internships: Issues to Consider

Helpful Links

Putting your English Department BA to Work

Information for Employers