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What is an internship?

An internship is an opportunity for you to apply and further develop the knowledge and skills obtained through English Studies in workplace and professional environments.


Why pursue an ENG internship?


Learn the day-to-day interactions and duties of a profession


Test out potential career choices & organizations; get a sense job tasks you do/do not enjoy


Apply your English major skills and knowledge in a professional workplace


Receive on-the-job mentoring


Network with professionals who could help in a future job search


Internships show a prospective employer that you are dedicated to your discipline, accustomed to a professional environment, and actively building skills


You are earning a degree but so are thousands of other students.  An internship may give you a competitive advantage during a job search


Where have ENG students had previous internship experiences?

  • Empire and Great Jones Little Press Creative Arts Foundation
  • The Writer’s Workout
  • W. Frank Steely Library
  • Kroger
  • Great American Insurance
  • Kentucky General Assembly
  • P&G
  • Abby Voelker Law
  • Latonia Baptist Church
  • Solimar – Eco Tourism with the National Forestry Service
  • ISSS at NKU
  • NKU Aquatic Services
  • Career Services Center at NKU
  • Legal Society of Greater Cincinnati
  • Saggio Technologies

How do I find an internship?

There are many ways to find an internship.  Below are a few suggestions.

How do I enroll in an internship course?

For further info, contact Mike Ruwe (, English Department Advisor.