Majors, minors, and graduate students in Professional and Technical Writing are encouraged to supplement their coursework with writing experience in workplace settings.
Many workplace internship opportunities are available each semester. If you are accepted for an internship, you can earn three hours of credit toward your major, minor, or master’s degree by registering for RHET 4191/4291 (for undergrads) or RHET 7360 (for grads). Some internships also pay students an hourly wage or a stipend upon completion of the semester.
Students: For more details about specific internships and how to prepare yourself to apply to an internship, explore the list of links below.
Employers: For information about what Professional and Technical Writing interns can do for your company and for details about how to arrange an internship, click the following link: Internship information for prospective employers
Internship information for students
- List of internships with job descriptions
- Benefits of workplace internships
- How to prepare yourself for an internship
- What to expect on the job
- Registering for credit and internship course requirements
- Frequently asked questions