English Minors and Internships

English Minors and Internships


Minors provide students with a secondary field of specialized study that can complement their majors and make them more marketable to employers. Typically, minors require 18 credit hours to be counted towards graduation. The following are the current minors offered by the English Department.

What do our minors offer?

Other minors chosen by English majors in the past include foreign language, women's studies, theater, business, communication studies, psychology, anthropology, philosophy, and political science. Choosing a minor may be a beneficial credential when looking for a career after graduation.

English Internships

Students with more than 60 hours are strongly recommended to look into an internship. Opportunities include the Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble, Town Hall, the Chamber of Commerce, and the University Development Office. Internships provide students with hands-on responsibility that better prepare them for the work force.

For more information, contact the Department of English Internship Coordinator Dr. Michael Martin (119B BCH).

Writing and Literacy Engagement Studio (WALES)

BU’s Writing and Literacy Engagement Studio (WALES) offers internships to students who demonstrate superior writing and proofreading skills. If you enjoy writing and helping other people better their writing then WALES may be a good place for you. Training is provided, so no previous tutoring experience is necessary. If you are interested, contact Writing Center director Dr. Ted Roggenbuck.

The Academic Internships Office is offering the following:

  • Geisinger Children's Miracle Network Telethon
  • Harrisburg (more than a dozen government offices/projects)
  • Highlights for Children and other children's literature projects
  • Hershey Medical Center, Student Affairs
  • Northeast Pennsylvania Business Journal
  • Sunbury Daily Item
  • Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble
  • Bloomsburg University Development Office
  • Bloomsburg Town Hall
  • Bloomsburg Chamber of Commerce

Contact the respective office with questions about internships.