Internships

Internship and Teaching Assistantship Opportunities
For any questions or to apply, contact Dr. Rebecca Meacham at meachamr@uwgb.edu
 
 
ENGLISH 498: Teaching Assistantship (3 credits)


Teaching Assistant for Dr. Hernan Fernandez-Meardi for his ENGLISH 218, World Literature I course
 
Qualifications: 
-Basic skills in copyediting/proofing/editing.
-Comfort in a college classroom.
-Ability to interact with student-learners as they attempt to grasp difficult literary concepts.
 
Responsibilities:
Attending each class for ENGLISH 218, reading student work for clarity and grammar, and assisting the professor in leading discussions and facilitating student participation. Bonus: you get to learn about World Literature at the same time!
 
 
 
ENGLISH 497 Internships: The UWGB Creatives (3 credits each; 3 positions)

The UWGB Creatives are a team of interns dedicated to spreading the good word(s) about UWGB’s English program to other UWGB students, the UWGB community, alumni, potential students, and the greater community of readers and writers in Northeastern Wisconsin. 
 
Qualifications:
-Be able to meet with Dr. Meacham once a week, as a full group, to discuss and brainstorm ways to promote and connect the English program at UWGB to the larger communities we inhabit.
-Be able to work on a deadline.
-Be self-starters.
-Be able to interact with a wide range of others, on and off campus—via e-mail, phone, and letter—in a professional and ethical manner.
-Be able to create, critique, and edit their work and the work of one another.
-Possess basic skills in copyediting/proofing/editing and be willing to improve these skills as learning opportunities arise.
 
Positions:
Podcast Producer: Responsibilities include working with Kate Farley, Instructional Technologist, to create programming for an English Department podcast and to record at least TWO episodes of this podcast for the semester. 
The Creatives: Podcast Producer will also work with the Creatives Team to name the podcast, design, brainstorm segments and guests, and conduct interviews.
 
Chief Copywriter: Responsibilities include writing content for student and faculty profiles, cataloging offerings, course advertisements, and other promotional features for the English department website, print materials, promotional materials, and other elements. 
The Creatives: Chief Copywriter will also create a Style Guide for all copy, in all media, for UWGB English communications.
 
Programming Director: Responsibilities include working with the English department and affiliated leadership groups and student orgs, other disciplinary majors, UWGB Admissions, UWGB Ambassadors, the Phuture Phoenix program, Pulaski High School and other area high schools, local and regional arts groups, and the Brown County library to promote the activities and opportunities of UWGB English.
The Creatives: Programming Director will plan and coordinate at least TWO meet-and-greet gatherings during Fall 2017.
 
 
 
ENGLISH 497 Internships: Write On, Door County (3 credits each; 2-3 Internships)
 
In Fall 2017, UWGB began a partnership with Write On, Door County, a creative writing non-profit organization located in Juddville, Wisconsin (southern Door County). Directed by Jerod Santek, Write On runs hundreds of writing-related classes, programs, and events for all ages and experience levels. Since 2014, more than sixty visiting writers from all over the country have come to see Write On as home, finding a place of peace and inspiration for their work.
 
Qualifications:
-Ability to travel to Write On, Door County’s headquarters in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin weekly or bi-monthly and be available to work remotely—via phone, Skype, or other live interface.
-Ability to work on a deadline.
-Ability to take direction and suggestions from Write On staff and director.
-Ability to write and proofread without bias, using correct spelling, grammar, and style.
-Ability to interact with a wide range of others, on and off campus—via e-mail, phone, and letter—in a professional and ethical manner.
 
Write On, Door County seeks 2-3 interns to assist with the following projects:
To help develop and execute NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) events every November in collaboration with the Door County Libraries. 
 
To help develop writing clubs in Door County schools and youth service organizations at various grade levels (this may include teaching sessions). To provide counsel and/or present to our Teen Council about college preparedness, choosing an English major, career options in writing, etc.
 
To help in planning Write On’s 2018 Conferences: Children's Literature (April 6-8) and Paths to Publication (November 8-10). To work with us on developing the spring/summer Write On catalog.
 
 
 
Sheepshead Review Internships (3 credits)
 
Sheepshead Review is the UWGB journal of art and literature run completely by students with one faculty advisor. We publish a journal every semester to showcase the fiction writing, nonfiction writing, poetry, and visual arts of UWGB students, faculty, staff, Green Bay community members, and anyone else across the nation and around the world.
 
Qualifications:
-Enrolment in ENGLISH 324: Practicum in Literary Publishing.
-Interest in editing/publishing and reading.
 
Positions:
Editor-in-Chief: Responsibilities include overseeing all content in the journal, finalizing all decisions on content and layout, meticulously proofreading, acting as the contact person for contributors and editors, and keeping all editors on the same page.
 
Managing Editor: Responsibilities include handling the money with regard to all aspects of printing and publicity. This position links the journal to the world of its production and readers.
 
Layout Editor(s): Responsibilities include controlling and originating the “look” of the journal. The layout editor(s) designs the layout and puts all the content together on the computer for the printer.
 
 
 
 
Other Internship Opportunities
 
UWGB English majors have also completed many internships with outside organizations, including:
 

 
Please go to https://uwgb.joinhandshake.com/ for more internship opportunities.