A supervised learning experience, typically in the greater Memphis community, in which students apply analytical and writing skills learned in the classroom to fields such as communications, business, journalism, not-for-profit organizations, grant-writing, marketing and social media, and other professional arenas. The program of professional work will be devised by the student, the internship supervisor, and the faculty advisor for internships. All internships must be approved by the chairperson of the department. Additional course work will consist of brief journal entries and a portfolio of work written for the internship. ENGL 461 is a Pass/Fail course and can be taken for 1-2 credits.
Spring, Fall, Summer
1 or 2