English students can intern with local businesses, nonprofits, university offices, state agencies, media outlets, and museums.

In these internships your reading and writing skills will be developed. Your experiential learning opportunities might include writing brochure copy and press releases, writing grant proposals, editing trade and popular publications, researching audience interests, creating websites and social media campaigns, and working with museum curators on exhibition materials.

Many internships are now posted on job search sites (for example, and and internship search sites ( and are two). LinkedIn and sites of companies and their staffs are also good places to explore for possible internship opportunities.  

Aside from working directly with faculty in your track, a good source for finding an internship is UC's office of Experience-Based Learning and Career Education (ELCE) at: A good external source for searching is at

After consulting some of these sites, contact a faculty advisor from your track in order to identify an internship that meets your specific career interests.

Interested? Talk with one of your instructors or your advisor. In the meantime, be sure to look at the attached PDF for internship requirements.

Undergrad English Internship Reqs (PDF)