How my Military Experience Shaped my Writing

Sigma Tau Delta membership sometimes extends beyond chapters on traditional campuses in the United States. As an international organization, the Society has chapters in the US and overseas, as well as “virtual” chapters with members attending class in an online … Continue reading

Mixing Writing and Technology at EA Games

Unsurprising to the English majors reading this, I love to write. I feel most complete when writing novels, short stories, or academic papers. Only when I find the right sequence of words can I effectively bare my soul. However, as … Continue reading

My 140 Hours Interning at PRH’s Razorbill

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Ten weeks is just about the shortest amount of time there is. Two days a week at seven hours a day adds up to 140 hours that I worked for Razorbill, an imprint of the Penguin’s Young Readers group. Time, … Continue reading

An English Major’s Empowering Internship

The call from Better World Books (BWB) came while I was in my hotel room during the Sigma Tau Delta 2017 International English Convention in Louisville, KY. To my disbelief, on the same day as my presentations I was offered … Continue reading

“So you want to teach?”: Non-Teaching Careers for English Majors

For many, summer vacation is a time for family. And, as with most family gatherings, the conversation is bound to eventually land on the inevitable question: “What are you going to do with that degree?” As a Communications major, I … Continue reading

Open Unlimited Opportunities with a Summer Internship Stipend

Summer internships offer students a unique opportunity: to gain practical, hands-on experience in a field, while not detracting from school work during the fall and spring semesters. Furthermore, many internship positions lead to post-graduation employment opportunities. Even if the company … Continue reading

300 Poets and 90 Nonprofits: My Two-Summer Internship with the Poetry Center of Chicago

Thanks to the Sigma Tau Delta Summer Internship Stipend, this summer I had the opportunity to finish a project I began last year as a Digital Archive Intern at the Poetry Center of Chicago, a not-for-profit organization. Since their founding … Continue reading

To Learn in the Harbor: My Editorial Internship with Conradiana

For many students, landing an internship in the publishing industry requires packing their bags and venturing off to a large urban center. I thought I would have to do so, too, until last summer when the Sigma Tau Delta Summer … Continue reading

YES! Weekly Internship Offers Clear Path for Success

Ask anyone I know what I want to do with my life and they’d say, “Write.” They’d be correct, but frankly there’s more to it. My junior year at High Point University brought me so many opportunities, but most importantly, … Continue reading

Conradiana Internship: Seeing a New Career Path

This summer I interned for Dr. Jana Giles, Managing Editor of the academic journal Conradiana. After graduating with a bachelor’s degree in English I took the opportunity to beef up my work experience before returningĀ in the fall to my alma … Continue reading