You can contact Uma Krishnan, the Director of Writing Internship Program at firstname.lastname@example.org, to get more information on what materials need to submitted along with the application form.
In order to participate in the internship program , your complete application along with all supplemental materials must be submitted to Uma Krishnan 206E Satterfield Hall, or email to email@example.com.
Spring Semester: March 5th
Fall Semester: October 5th
Course Requirements & Expectations
The WIP is a 3-credit-hour course that satisfies the requirement for an upper-level writing intensive course. All majors who have taken at least one of the following prerequisite courses/advisor recommendation or a 3.0 GPA in their major/s may apply:
Writing in Business (ENG 30061)
Principles of Technical Writing (ENG 30062)
Professional Writing (ENG 30063)
Argumentative Prose Writing (ENG 30064)
Writing in the Public Sphere (ENG 30066)
Senior Seminar (ENG 49091)
The Writing Internship Program places you in an internship where you will receive three (3) credit hours of upper division elective course credits towards your English major or minor or practicum. There is no monetary pay for the internship.
The Writing Internship Program will place you based on your interests and talents.
Yes. The Writing Internship Program will work with you to find an internship placement best suited to your multifaceted needs to best prepare you for your future career plans. The skills you learn through this program will travel with you throughout your lifetime and can be applied to many different settings.
Absolutely; the typical student intern participating in the Writing Internship Program is a self-motivated, self-reliant, independent-thinking student. He or she is comfortable with taking on responsibilities and is a problem-solver, who can think on his/her feet and navigate the unexpected internship situations. The intern must be able to meet due dates and work with the Internship coordinator, onsite supervisor, and colleagues at the internship sites.
Actually, there is a separate section of the Writing Internship Program course registration devoted exclusively as an Honors course to serve Kent State’s Honors students. Please keep in mind, registering for the Honors section of the internship will include a few additional responsibilities as an intern in order to qualify you to receive Honors course credit.
You are required to spend 10 hours per week at your internship location. You will work with your supervisor at your internship site to determine your schedule.