The Department of English & Linguistics at Indiana University—Purdue University Fort Wayne offers an internship program for students pursuing one of the majors or minors detailed on this site. Although the internship is perhaps best suited to students pursuing one of the writing concentrations, all students are invited to take part.
An internship offers you the opportunity to work with a faculty supervisor from the Department of English & Linguistics and a mentor at your workplace to gain a richer learning experience than you would normally obtain during your first months in a new job.
Although classroom experiences can teach you many things, they cannot teach you everything. You can enrich your education through an internship in which you apply what you have learned in the classroom to situations you may encounter after graduation. In addition to offering you learning experiences you could not gain in a classroom, an internship gives you the opportunity to:
You should feel free to contact the Internship Coordinator for the Department of English & Linguistics. (See below for contact information). In addition, considering starting with these resources:
Also consider visiting the Web site of an organization you'd like to work with. Many organizations maintain their own internship pages.
Click on the following link to review current internship opportunities.
To apply for an internship, you must complete four main steps:
Be sure to contact Suzanne Rumsey at 260-481-6770 or firstname.lastname@example.org with your questions.