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Internship Opps

Need Motivation? Watch this!

As the end of the semester approaches, many of us are…well, quite done with school for the moment. As we boot up our computers to write that 9 page research paper we wonder why on Earth we thought it was a good idea to procrastinate this long. Those of us fortunate enough to be enrolled in … Continue reading »

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English Alumna Mary Boothe Named PCAL Inductee Into Society of Distinguished Graduates

Mary Boothe has had an impressive undergraduate career here at WKU. Her commitment to sustainability, her research, her service, and her international experience combined to make her a deserving recipient of her most recent honor—becoming a PCAL inductee into the Society of Distinguished Graduates. Mary is heading to law school at William and Mary in … Continue reading »

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Sucessful Interns : Philip Russell

The English Major’s Weblog produces a series of posts about successful interns past and present from the English department here at WKU. Internships are very helpful in learning about future careers and gaining hands-on experience. The English Department offers internship opportunities each semester so check them out!     This week’s interviewee is Mr. Philip … Continue reading »

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Successful Interns: Bradley Englert

Our English department internship coordinator, Dr. Angela Jones, has helped build connections with many businesses and organizations over the years, providing students with a wide range of internship opportunities. While this is a fantastic resource, all students are encouraged to form their own relationships with employers to develop internships outside of the department. By doing … Continue reading »

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Successful Interns: Saxon McCullough

Here at the Weblog, we are producing a series of interviews featuring past interns in order to gain insight into what an internship through the English department offers. An internship is a great experience, and it also adds extra credentials to your résumé! To check out some departmental offerings, visit the English Department Internship page. … Continue reading »

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Successful Interns: Chantel Bowman

As some of our readers may know, this semester contains the most interns the English department has ever had. It is a growing community among the English majors and we want to keep it going. For those of you looking into an internship for the future, here is just one example of the many great things … Continue reading »

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Internship Opportunities and Academic Seminars: The Washington Center

Dr. Jones rains down opportunities including this one: A representative from The Washington Center will be on campus to discuss Internship Programs and  Academic seminars   in Washington, D.C. and abroad! Information session Wednesday, February 5, 2014 12:30pm and 3:30pm Grise Hall Room 337  Internships are available in almost all disciplines.  Scholarships are available. Dr. … Continue reading »

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Internship Applications Due Tomorrow – Great Opportunities Next Semester – Don’t Miss Out!

As someone who has completed an internship in the English department, I highly recommend doing so during your undergraduate career. Not only does it give you hands-on experience and something tangible to add to your résumé, you get 3 hours of college credit toward your major and some life experience to boot! If you didn’t … Continue reading »

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Wanna Be the Blog Admin Next Semester?

With the approaching Spring semester comes the need for a student to step up and fill the shoes to be the new administrator for the EMW. Responsibilities include making regular posts on the EMW, keeping the calendar of events up to date, extending the reach of the blog, and providing information on events taking place … Continue reading »

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TWC Internship Info Session

The Washington Center is the premier academic internship placement center. Internships are available in most disciplines. A representative will be on campus for an information session Wednesday, September 26 at 2:30pm in Grise Hall Room 337. For more info visit:

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