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Internships and Research Opportunities

English majors may earn academic credit for many different kinds of internships. The English Department offers ENGL 4840: Internship in Literary Media for students interested in internships including but not limited to publishing, editing, and arts administration. For students pursuing internships in teaching literature and/or writing at either the college or secondary level, there is ENGL 4841: Internship in Teaching and Pedagogy. Work may include developing curriculum, lecturing, conducting discussion, tutoring students, and helping to assess student work. In ENGL 4842: Internship in Technical and Professional Communication, English majors may earn academic credit for internships in business, technical, scientific, and non-profit venues. ENGL 4844: Internship in Library or Museum Studies is for those interested in interning in libraries or museums. ENGL 4845S: College in Prison Internship is an internship in a college-level program for incarcerated students. All of the internships are available in 1 credit hour versions and 3 credit hour versions. 

Internships are available with the UGA Press, the GA Review, the UGA Museum of Art, UGA's Writing Intensive Program, and the Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant, among many others. Students have also interned with a variety of different magazines and small business.

Students are responsible for arranging an internship in conjunction with the English Undergraduate Office and an on-site internship supervisor.

To apply for a 1 credit hour internship, click here.

To apply for a 3 credit hour internship, click here.

Explore other internship options at the University of Georgia Career Center.

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