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Internships Still a Good Idea

In response to a new US Labor Department rules about unpaid internships, Charles Westerberg and Carol Wickersham argue for the value of internships, paid or unpaid in this opinion piece which appeared in the Chronicle of Higher Eduction.¬†You can read … Continue reading

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The Subversive Copy Editor Offers Advice on Resumes

I realize that the above title sounds like an update of a Galway Kinnell poem, but I couldn’t resist. Carol Saller, who wrote The Subversive Copy Editor: Advice from Chicago (or, How to Negotiate Good Relationships with Your Writers, Your … Continue reading

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Fall 2012 Internship and Career Fairs

The Fall Internship Fair will be Tuesday September 18, 2012 at the Bone Student Center. You can read more about it here: http://careercenter.illinoisstate.edu/events/FallInternshipFair.htm The page includes excellent for students seeking internships. The next day, there is a separate career fair … Continue reading

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Reflections on Undergraduate Education

I read a fascinating article in The New Yorker about Stanford University (which is by the way without a doubt the most beautiful campus I ever ever visited) that included this quote: the long-term value of an education to be … Continue reading

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Interns Without (Major) Borders

Below is a link from the Inside HigherEd website about an increasing trend of English departments that require all of its majors to have an internship http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2012/08/08/more-colleges-pushing-internships-liberal-arts While I am not found of the idea of requiring all English majors … Continue reading

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AAUP Jobs and Internships

AAUP (American Association of University Presses) maintains a job list http://www.aaupnet.org/resources/jobs-list These are jobs and internships with University Presses. Though many of the jobs require more experience than a graduating English Studies or Publishing Studies major may have, the list … Continue reading

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Beacon Press Jobs and Internships

http://www.beacon.org/client/client_pages/about_openings.cfm The above page has links to recent job and internship opportunities at Beacon Press in Boston, MA.

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