All applications must be submitted to Rachael Deagman Simonetta at rachael.deagman@colorado.edu

Important Information

  • Eligible applicants will have at least junior standing & an overall CU GPA of 2.5 or higher*. *Priority consideration will be given to applicants based on academic standing.
  • Forty (40) hours of work is required for each earned internship credit hour (3 credits=120 hours)
  • English interns are required to attend weekly class meetings. Students can count a maximum of 9 internship credit hours toward their degree in the College of Arts & Sciences, with no more than 6 hours acquired in one department.
  • Illegible applications will not be considered!
Required Student Information
Written Application

The written application includes three sections: your resumé, personal internship objectives, and writing sample. Please complete these sections, save them in a Word document, and submit them (along with this application) by email to Rachael Deagman Simonetta.

Please submit a resumé that includes any relevant academic/volunteer/work experience. (Don’t let the resumé requirement intimidate you. We’ll work together to improve this document in the internship class).
Files must be less than 2 MB.
Allowed file types: pdf doc docx.
Please briefly outline your personal internship objectives and tell us why you think you should be considered for an English internship (1 page or less). You might also identify any internships sites that you think would be a good fit for you. (Your objective section should show evidence that you’ve researched the organization websites if you opt to mention any particular organization).
Files must be less than 2 MB.
Allowed file types: pdf doc docx.
Please attach a two to three page (typed, double spaced) writing sample to your application.
Files must be less than 2 MB.
Allowed file types: pdf doc docx.