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Internships for Credit

When you work in an internship or practicum for credit, you must fulfill the requirements for the number of hours worked.
  • Internship: minimum 35 hours/week, 150 hours total, 3 hours credit
  • Practicum: maximum 25 hours/week, 1 hour credit for each 50 hours worked
Before securing a position, you should meet with Professor Nixon, the internship coordinator, to discuss your plans. After consulting Professor Nixon, fill out and submit the application below.

Your application will be submitted for approval. Once it is approved, you must receive the required signatures on the application and then turn it in to Professor Nixon. At that point, you will receive permission to enroll in either ENGL-491 or ENGL-492.

Internship Practicum Guidelines and FAQ

English Department Internship/Practicum Application

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