Literature Specialization

Internship Information

A student requesting/planning an internship:

  • Must be at the senior level
  • Must have a minimum G.P.A. of 2.5
  • Must request an internship clearly related to his/her declared major field
  • Must work closely with his/her advisor and the Center for Student and Career Development in planning the internship
  • Must complete the required authorization form at the Dean's Office listing objective, major projects, on-site supervisor, schedule of on-campus conferences, basis of evaluation and timetable for projects, log, meetings, final report
  • Must submit the required authorization form at the Dean's Office prior to registration and prior to the beginning of the semester

Criteria for Internships

  • Student will submit a final writing portfolio to faculty advisor.
  • Student will meet weekly with faculty advisor to discuss progress of internship.
  • Student will be assigned texts based upon faculty advisor's recommendation.
  • Student will submit a field notebook/journal to the faculty advisor twice during the term (midterm and final).
  • Student will submit a writing project based upon faculty advisor's recommendation.

Please note:

Internships receiving 3 credit hours will require a minimum of 120 hours at the internship site. Additional time will be required to maintain a log, to prepare reports, and to meet in conference with the faculty moderator.

Internships receiving 6 credits will require a minimum of 240 hours at the internship site. Additional time will be required to maintain a log, to prepare reports, and to meet in conference with the faculty moderator.