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Spring 2014 Course Descriptions

English 4275  Internship in Professional Writing   ARR**

Section 001       CRN 31636
Fredrick
Internship in Professional Writing    ARR**

**Students must have permission of Director before registering for the Internship.

The internship in Professional Writing is designed to give you practical experience in creating communication that fits the specific needs of an external organization. For the internship, you will complete 150 hours of work with the organization to which you are assigned. The supplementary classroom-based component of the course involves weekly postings to WebCT, three meetings with other interns, and assigned readings on topics such as organizational culture, enculturation, effective workplace writing practices, collaboration, and technology. At the end of the internship, you will construct a portfolio of projects completed for your internship.

Students may seek their own (full-time or part-time, paid or unpaid) internships, or they may opt to be placed into an internship by the Internship Coordinator. Students wishing to discuss an internship placement for Spring 2013 should contact Dr. Fredrick (tafredrick@eiu.edu) prior to registration. Prerequisites: ENG 2760 or 3005 and permission of Internship Coordinator. ENG 4275 may be repeated once. 

PERMISSION OF THE DIRECTOR MUST BE SECURED PRIOR TO ENROLLMENT so that placement arrangements can be made. (Group 5)