Opportunity to Impact Lives through a BWB Internship

Sophie Hulen was the 2016 recipient of the Sigma Tau Delta/Better World Books Summer Internship. Read on to learn about her experience, and to see what you could gain from applying for the 2017 BWB Internship. One Christmas, before I … Continue reading

What To Do With An English Major: Library of Congress Internship

Emily Spangler Associate Student Representative, Eastern Region, 2015-2016 Alpha Gamma Kappa Chapter Shepherd University, Shepherdstown, WV People always assume I, as an English major, want to teach, and they always are so unapologetically wrong. An English major offers countless paths … Continue reading

McIntosh & Otis Internship: Preparation for a Dream Career

Lisa Bonvissuto 2015 Sigma Tau Delta Summer Internship Stipend Recipient Beta Delta Chapter Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI This summer, I interned at McIntosh & Otis, Inc. Literary Agency in New York City. I had been working remotely for McIntosh & … Continue reading

An Eye-Opening and Goal-Affirming Internship: My Time with Penn Press

Liz Hallgren 2015 Sigma Tau Delta Summer Internship Stipend Recipient Alpha Ro Theta Chapter Macalester College, St. Paul, MN This summer I had the opportunity to intern with Penn Press, the University of Pennsylvania’s scholarly publishing company. I always have … Continue reading

My Indie Summer Internship at Wise Ink

Abigail Tupa 2015 Sigma Tau Delta Summer Internship Stipend Recipient Alpha Rho Chi Chapter St. Olaf College, Northfield, MN According to the New York Times, 81 percent of Americans claim it is a dream of theirs to write a book, … Continue reading

Winning an Internship with About.com

Kelsey Potter 2015 Sigma Tau Delta Summer Internship Stipend Recipient Delta Epsilon Upsilon Chapter The University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY About.com is a website you probably frequent. With over 3.5 million credible articles from knowledgeable experts, About.com often is one … Continue reading

How an Internship Shaped my Career

Colton Cox Mu Omega Chapter SUNY, College at Oneonta, Oneonta, NY Colton Cox was the 2015 recipient of the Sigma Tau Delta/Penguin Random House Summer Internship. Read on to learn about his experience in the Children’s Division, and to see … Continue reading

How Can A Summer Program Change Your Life?

Sara Ashley Stammer Student Representative, Eastern Region Alpha Epsilon Alpha Chapter The College of New Jersey, Ewing, NJ For years I always have solicited my mother for advice. That sentiment was true in February when I learned about the NYU … Continue reading

Interning at Penguin: Life of a Book Nerd

Megan Williams Rho Epsilon Chapter Florida State University Tallahassee, FL It’s hard to believe sometimes our alphabet only has 26 letters. These 26 letters create anything and everything the mind can imagine. From this blog post to classics like A … Continue reading

With Mirth in Funeral: A Lesson from the Start of a P.C. Somerville Teacher’s Career

Laura Williams Alpha Mu Gamma Chapter Rockhurst University Kansas City, MO It was a dark and rainy Thursday as I slogged my way up the steps of Bishop Ward High School. I pulled up the blinds in my room, revealing … Continue reading