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Digital Communication Internships

 

2018-2019 Internships

Digital Interns create original 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, editing, photography, or usability testing.

Required skills:
• Strong writing and proofreading skills
• Self-motivated and organized
• Sufficiently flexible schedule to meet with faculty sponsor, conduct interviews, attend events

Desirable:
• Photography skills, access to DSLR camera
• Social media skills
• Experience with a web publishing platform such as WordPress or Drupal
• Coursework or interest in web usability and/or UX
• Familiar with the English Department's mission and values

How to apply for this internship: Please send an email expressing your interest in this position, along with an up-to-date resume and samples that show your relevant skills (in writing, editing, digital media, and/or photography, for example). Address your email to: jlsolber@english.umass.edu and cstuart@english.umass.edu.

Fall internships: application period begins April 15
Spring internships: application period begins Nov 1

Questions? Contact Prof. Janine Solberg

 

2018-2019 Digital Interns


picture of Cayli ArmstrongMy name is Cayli Armstrong and I am a senior Communication major interested in digital media and writing. I will be graduating this spring with a letter of specialization in New Media and Digital Humanities, as well as a certificate in Media Literacy. This will be my second year working as a Peer Advisor for the Department of Communication and my first as a Digital Communications Intern for the Department of English. I am super excited to be working with two amazing communities this year. My interests include writing, hiking, and dogs!


picture of Ryan ComeauRyan Comeau is a senior English and Political Science double major with a minor in history and a specialization in New Media and Digital Humanities. He is also on the Executive Board of the Humanities and Fine Arts Student Leadership Board and the leader of the HFA Student Showcase. He is interested in writing and editing, and is an avid fan of YouTube.