Interested in an English Internship?

Gain real-world experience across various sectors including public relations, grant writing, library sciences, web content writing, social media, journalism, literary editing, legal fields, marketing, government, event management, and more. Our internship program allows English majors and minors to apply their college education in professional settings, helping them validate career paths, make connections, and acquire essential skills such as time management, research, collaboration with employers, and technical proficiency.

  • Springfield Thunderbirds
  • Albert & Amelia Ferst Interfaith Center
  • Crossroads Continuum
  • Western Mass Writing Project

Hear from Past Interns: Exploring Internship Opportunities

Discover a diverse range of internship experiences at Westfield State University, providing students with invaluable real-world insights and skill development. From placements within various University departments to off-campus ventures, and even some entirely remote placements in journalism, publishing, and event coordination, these internship opportunities offer students a chance to apply their academic knowledge in professional settings and forge meaningful connections in their chosen fields. The short videos linked below profile just some of our recent interns’ experiences and placement sites.

Ready to apply for an English internship?

Take the next step by completing our internship application today!

Resources for Interns

Below, you'll find the forms required for your English internship.

For more information, contact an Internship Coordinator:

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Dr. Michael Filas
Professor of English
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Dr. George Layng
Professor of English
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Looking to learn more about the English Department?

Explore our department page to learn more and discover the range of degrees we offer.