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2018-2019 Internships

The English Department hires a limited number of Digital Communication Interns each spring and fall semester. Keep an eye out for email announcements from the English Undergrad Advising Office for information about how to apply.

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 priority deadline is April 15
Spring internships: application priority deadline is Nov 15

Questions? Contact Prof. Janine Solberg

 

2018-2019 Digital Interns


picture of Cayli ArmstrongCayli Armstrong is a senior Communication major interested in digital media and writing. She will be graduating this spring with a letter of specialization in New Media and Digital Humanities, as well as a certificate in Media Literacy. Her interests include writing, hiking, and dogs! Cayli says, "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."


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.

 

 

 


picture of Sierra SumnerSierra Sumner is a senior English and Legal Studies major, specializing in the Study and Practice of Writing. She is a writer from from Massachusetts, California and Hawaii.