majors have many marketable skills (critical reading, analysis, verbal and
written communication) and those skills can lead to many different career options.
Internships are designed to help students think about those career options and
acquire experience that will help them as they begin their careers while
earning course credit. Below are the English Department's internship options.
English 464 provides an opportunity for students to receive
credit for gaining practical, professional, hands-on work experience related to
their English degree. Previous internships have been with hospitals,
publishing houses, and on-campus, among many others. ENGL 464 supervised by the
English Department Internship Coordinator and the on-site internship
ENGL 464 counts towards capstone credit.
- Be of junior or senior standing
- All internships must be approved by Internship
- Must be taken in Fall, Spring, or Summer semesters
- Taken for 3 credit hours
is the syllabus for ENGL 464 for further information.
you are a declared professional writing concentrator, contact Professor Meg McGuire
for more information. If you declared an English major in Fall 2015 or later,
please contact Susan
Donley for more information.
internship is an opportunity for intensive study of a field or topic related to
their field of study with a specific faculty member. This may be done through
work experience (much like ENGL 464 above), an independent research project or
as a research assistant for a larger field project such as working in museum or
creating website. ENGL 469 is supervised by an interested faculty member. This
can be taken from 1-3 credits. ENGL 469 counts as a Discovery Learning
of junior or senior standing
Submit a proposal of expectations and goals for the semester to faculty
Internship Contract Supervisor Midterm Evaluation Supervisor Final Evaluation Internship Report Assignment
Please note that all internships for credit must be approved by the Internship Coordinator.
Many summer internships require students to take credit. If you do not need the
credit, you can sign up for a single credit through either ENGL 469 or UNIV
362 (this counts as an elective).
contact Professor McGuire to discuss these options.