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Digital Communication Internships

Our Digital internships give students the opportunity to create original written content for the English Department's website, newsletter, and social media pages.    

Student interns may request to specialize in one or more of the following areas: writing, photography/video, or editing. Information about how to apply can be found on the Careers and Internships page. Questions? Contact Prof. Solberg

Meet the Fall 2017 Digital Interns!


image of Aliza AbolafiaAliza Abolafia is interested in the intersection of writing and digital media.  She works as a peer tutor in the University Writing Center, and is currently working on an independent podcast project about political awareness on campus. Aliza will graduate from the University of Massachusetts Amherst in 2018 with a Bachelor of Arts in English and letters of specialization in both the Study and Practice of Writing and Professional Writing and Technical Communication.


image of Alvin BuyinzaAlvin Buyinza is a junior psychology and journalism major with a minor in English literature. He is also a journalist for the Daily Collegain and independent photographer.


image of Michelle ChenMichelle Chen is a freshman English major who enjoys creative writing and gets inspiration from her home, New York City, as well as from her travels. She was born in Singapore and spent her early years in China before immigrating to the United States at the age of four. Her work has appeared in Prairie Schooner, Bat City Review, The Sharkpack Poetry Review, Rattle, and Across the Margin. She enjoys bowling, outdoor adventures, archery, stand-up comedy, and fried noodles. Visit her blog for ambitious youth at www.mc-ambitiousyouth.com.