What Kinds of Internships Do English Majors Pursue?
- Publishing: e.g., Kalmbach Publishing as well as textbooks, children’s books, catalogs
- Non-Profit writing: e.g., Keep Milwaukee Beautiful, Easter Seals
- Advertising: e.g., Hoffman York & Compton, The Milwaukee Repertory Theatre
- Journalism: e.g., any newspaper/magazine/radio station such as
Shepherd Express or Milwaukee Magazine or Ya' Heard Magazine
- Technical Writing: e.g., Johnson Controls
- Business writing: e.g., Robert W. Baird, Wisconsin Trade Center, Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance, Wheaton Franciscans Hospital
How to Find an Internship?
- Look on the English department bulletin board outside Coughlin 335.
- Ask a professor for suggestions.
- Take the initiative and call companies or non-profits where you would like to work.
(See Checklist for Students at left for more instructions.)