“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

7 Reasons You Should Apply for Sigma Tau Delta’s Journal Internship

I worked as one of two interns on Sigma Tau Delta’s journals, The Sigma Tau Delta Review and The Sigma Tau Delta Rectangle from May 2016 through January 2017. It was an amazing opportunity that allowed me to practice the … Continue reading

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

McIntosh & Otis, Inc. sign

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