Internships for English Majors

Hopefully you’ve been checking our internships page regularly to see all of the new and exciting internships we post on a weekly basis. As an English major, internships are a great way to gain experience and show employers all of the applicable skills your education has taught you, such as how to communicate effectively, think well, and adapt to different platforms. You can even make some money in the process! If you haven’t been checking these opportunities, it’s okay, below you can find some of the best current internships for #bsuenglish majors (there’s even one at Holiday World—we’ve obviously put that at the top). And if you’re currently working or recently completed an internship, tell us about it, your experience could benefit your peers!


Digital Media Internship at Holiday World in Santa Claus (April 30, 2016)

In the famous Santa Claus Indiana, Holiday World is seeking interns to assist with media events, which may include, but is not limited to: taking and editing park photography and video, archiving documents and photos, and working with media / news outlets.

Visit their jobs & internships page to apply.

Marketing / Content Specialist Internship at Addison Avenue Marketing in Muncie (May 2, 2016)

Addison Avenue Marketing is looking for a qualified intern to help develop content for their clients. They service small businesses and non-profits in the Muncie area with market consulting, social media management, copywriting, and graphic visual content. This intern should be prepared to work both in and out of the office while effectively communicating directly with clients and the business owner. Upon completion, the intern will leave having gained real world experience in various aspects of social media marketing and content strategy.

To apply for this internship, email your cover letter and resume to Melanie Howe (melanie@addisonavenuemarketing.com) with the job title in the subject line.

Research Internship for Minnetrista in Muncie (May 10, 2016)

Minnetrista’s new Oakhurst House visitor experience will include three characters based on (1) George A. Ball; (2) Mrs. Woodworth, mother-in-law of George Ball; and (3) a fictional composite character representing a cook/housemaid. The intern in this position will do historical research that will inform the development of these characters and other interpretive elements of the experience. The research will be conducted using resources both in the Minnetrista Heritage Collection and in other repositories.

To apply for this internship, visit Cardinal Career Link.

Writing Mentor at Indiana Writers Center in Indianapolis

The IWC is seeking 12-15 English students (graduate or undergraduate) to assist in a creative writing memoir project for disadvantaged youth. Interns will serve as writing mentors for students by sharing their own stories and helping students to tell theirs. Interns will be responsible for teaching students creative writing techniques, for editing, and for transcribing writing. The culminating project will be the 4th publication in a series of memoir anthologies titled, I Remember: Indianapolis Youth Write about Their Lives.

To apply, send a cover letter to the Education Outreach Director, Dr. Darolyn “Lyn” Jones at ljones2@bsu.edu and Executive Director, Barbara Shoup at barbshoup@gmail.com.

Summer Internship at The Daily Caller

The Daily Caller, one of America’s largest and fastest growing online news outlets, is seeking journalism interns who are interested in becoming involved in all facets of their fast-paced, exciting newsroom.

For more information on this internship, or to apply, email kelsey@dailycaller.com 

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