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The real world can be scary. We get that. Don’t worry, the English internship program is here. An internship is your first foray into professional life, where you take your future career for a test drive. (And earn some college credit on the way.)  Gain professional experience as a social media manager, marketing copywriter/editor, content developer, creative assistant, production support, researcher, PR specialist, communications coordinator, grant writer, outreach facilitator, arts educator, and more. The English department internship course is a flexible 3–6 credit class for English majors and minors that coordinates with a writing-based internship. See below for more information about ENGL 493. Other opportunities through LAS are also available. Information about LAS internships can be found at the bottom of this page.
ENGL 493: Internship in Nonfiction Writing English 493 is the internship class available to both English majors and minors. In addition to working at an internship for 12 hours a week, students meet once weekly in a classroom setting and may earn 3 or 6 credits for the course. Employers include nonprofits, radio, and television stations, online and print newspapers & magazines, public relations firms, museums, associations, law firms, and health organizations, and more.  Prerequisites: ENGL 280, Consent of the instructor, and a grade point average of 2.5. This course is available during spring & fall semesters.

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