Skip navigation

Career Blogs

The following blogs, all written by Sigma Tau Delta members, recount experiences from different internships and jobs related in some way to the field of English and provide insight into the wide variety of career opportunities that are available to English majors. Have you completed an English-related internship or a job that explores the versatility of the English major’s skillsets? Submit a blog about your experiences to and share your experiences with your fellow Sigma Tau Deltans!

WORDY by Nature Blog Guidelines

Internship Blog Type Company Location Type Year
To Learn in the Harbor: My Editorial Internship with Conradiana Editorial Conradiana Monroe, LA Internship 2016
Conradiana Internship: Seeing a New Career Path Editorial Conradiana Monroe, LA Internship 2016
7 Reasons You Should Apply for Sigma Tau Delta’s Journal Internship Editorial Sigma Tau Delta Virtual Internship 2016
“That’s What She Read”: My Summer Internship with Better World Books Editorial Better World Books Alpharetta, GA Internship 2015
Spending Summer in an Igloo: My Editorial Internship with Penguin Random House Editorial Penguin Random House NYC, NY Internship 2014
Better World Books 2013 Internship Editorial Better World Books Atlanta, GA Internship 2013
300 Poets and 90 Nonprofits: My Two-Summer Internship with the Poetry Center of Chicago Library Science Poetry Center of Chicago Chicago, IL Internship 2016
What To Do With An English Major: Library of Congress Internship Library Science The Library of Congress Washington DC Internship 2016
Figuring Out the Shelf-Life of My Dream Career Library Science Research Library of the Western Reserve Historical Society Cleveland, OH Internship 2017
Priceless Lessons: What I Learned During a Summer in the Senator's Office Library Science Library of Congress Veterans History Project Little Rock, AR Internship 2017
An English Major’s Empowering Internship Marketing/Publicity Better World Books Virtual Internship 2017
Opportunity to Impact Lives through a BWB Internship Marketing/Publicity Better World Books Alpharetta, GA Internship 2016
Winning an Internship with Marketing/Publicity NYC, NY Internship 2015
How an Internship Shaped my Career Marketing/Publicity Random House Children's Books NYC, NY Internship 2015
McIntosh & Otis Internship: Preparation for a Dream Career Publishing McIntosh & Otis, Inc. NYC, NY Internship 2015
An Eye-Opening and Goal-Affirming Internship: My Time with Penn Press Publishing Penn Press Philadelphia, PA Internship 2015
My Indie Summer Internship at Wise Ink Publishing Wise Ink Creative Publishing Minneapolis, MN Internship 2015
The Halfway Point: Penguin Group (USA) Summer Internship Publishing Penguin Random House NYC, NY Internship 2013
My 140 Hours Interning at PRH’s Razorbill Publishing Razorbill NYC, NY Internship 2017
Interning at Penguin: Life of a Book Nerd Publishing Razorbill NYC, NY Internship 2014
YES! Weekly Internship Offers Clear Path for Success Writing YES! Weekly Greensboro, NC Internship 2016
Mixing Writing and Technology at EA Games Writing EA Games  Orlando, FL Internship 2016
Summer Internships: Fire and Ice Writing Global Treks and Adventures Iceland Internship 2017

Career Resources for English Majors

"So you want to teach?": Non-Teaching Careers for English Majors