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 2017-2018 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.

picture of digital intern, Ben Dussault holding a cameraBen Dussault is a senior communication major with a minor in English. He is also pursuing a certificate in film studies. Ben is heavily involved on campus as a Resident Assistant, a photographer for the Hampden Gallery, and as a Production Specialist for the UMass University Planning Council. His interests include film, music, and Chipotle. If you see him, feel free to introduce yourself! Photo credit: Natalie Scott