Major: English

Location: CT, United States

Course; Grading: ENGL 3091; Satisfactory (S) / Unsatisfactory (U)
Course co-requisites; Grading: N/A; N/A
Possible number of credits: One – Six
Course prerequisites: Instructor consent required. ENGL 1010 or 1011 or 2011.
Minimum class standing and GPA: Junior; 3.00/4.00
Academic work requirement: Employer contracts and log of hours, Professional journal and portfolio, Midterm and final conferences.
Can non-majors receive credit? Yes; please see description, or contact major/department directly for possible restrictions.
Internship is a graduation requirement for
this program:
When course is offered: Fall and Spring
Additional information: Up to three credits can be counted towards English degree requirements. No more than eight credits may be earned in a single placement. Positions must have emphasis on writing. May be repeated for credit.


Sample Internship opportunities for English majors:
Grant Writing/Researcher, Activities and Arts Coordinator, Research and Information Services Intern, Social Media Intern

Sample organizations where English majors have interned:
New Britain Museum of American Art, UConn Women’s Center, Globe Pequot Press, Dodd Archive, Ballard Institute of Puppetry, Disabilities Studies Quarterly

Ways to find an internship:
Internships can be found on Handshake, or through online resources found at

For more information about internship policies in this department, please contact:
Ruth Fairbanks, Internship Program Director
Austin Hall, Room 233

Sponsor:College of Liberal Arts and Sciences