Internships Held by JMU English Majors Since 1998

Note: Many of these internships have been held by multiple students

Broadcasting, Entertainment, and Arts Internships
Black Entertainment Television, production assistant
The Globe Shakespeare Trust, London, production
Jeopardy Game Show
Late Night with Conan O’Brien, production assistant
NBC News 20/20 Magazine (with Sam Donaldson), production
WHFS 99.1, production and sales
WHSV Channel 3, commercial production
Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, theatre intern
WRMA radio (NPR public radio and television), production

Business and Management Internships
Albermarle County Executive Office, Community Relations
College English Association, intern for President
Franklin Street Art Gallery, gallery management
JMU Office of Sponsored Programs, grant management
The Mitten [Art] Gallery, gallery management
Responsive Management, Survey and Management, Harrisonburg

Editing, Publishing, and Writing Internships
The American Red Cross, Staunton,VA, newsletter editor
ASME Fellowship with Guideposts Magazine
Bride Magazine
Daily News Record
Family Circle Magazine
, New York
Forbes Magazine
Furious Flower Poetry Center, database construction
Getaway, writing intern
Johns Hopkins University Press [The Center for American Places], Harrisonburg
Kenmore Plantation, Fredericksburg [tour research & script writing]
Caribbean literature journal
[now Madison Magazine], James Madison University alumni magazine
Office of Affirmative Action, newsletter, James Madison University
Rockingham County Chamber of Commerce
Rockingham Memorial Hospital Planning and Marketing Department
Rolling Stone
Magazine [Werner Media]
Shenandoah Valley Herald
Simon & Shuster Publishers, New York
Sister Speak, Feminist journal, James Madison University
Smithsonian Magazine
U.S. Department of Agriculture, Rural Development, Washington DC
The Valley Banner newspaper

Educational and other Teaching-related Internships
Academic Advising and Career Development, James Madison University, Career officer
Female Institute, Summer Program, James Madison University
Migrant Education Program, Harrisonburg
Vassar College, College Gifted Programs:  Summer Institute T.A.

Law & Government Internships
Blue Ridge Legal Services, Harrisonburg, legal intern
Brabender Cox Mihalke, Political Consulting
Ocean-Monmouth Legal Services, New Jersey, legal intern
Office of Judicial Affairs, James Madison University, case officer
Morris County Prosecutor’s Office, legal intern
Public Research Interest Group, Washington DC
R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, Environmental Affairs Division
U.S. Department of Agriculture, Public Affairs intern

Library and Archival Internships
Carrier Library, Special Collections archival and cataloguing
Central United Methodist Church, Cataloguing rare book collection
Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library, Staunton, archival, cataloguing, research, event planning, and media relations

Non-Profit Management Internships
College English Association, assistant
Migrant Education, Harrisonburg
New England Aquarium, Director of Volunteers
Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial Fund
Virginia Festival of the Book, Charlottesville
Women in Community Service, New York City

Public Relations, Marketing, and Event Planning
250 Franklin Street Gallery, Harrisonburg, Museum marketing
Bridal Impressions, Harrisonburg
Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters, PR
International Shakespeare Theatre Trust, London, Marketing
The Ivy Group, PR
McGuire Woods Consulting, LLC, Public Relations
Opryland Hotel, Nashville, PR
Senior Class Challenge Chairman, James Madison University
Shenandoah Shakespeare [now American Shakespeare Company], Blackfriar’s Theater, PR and Marketing
WHSV Channel 3, PR

Research Internships
English Department, James Madison University (for various faculty members)

Sports Internships
Philadelphia Phillies, Media Relations
Richmond Sports Backers, Richmond, VA, PR
WAVY TV, sports intern

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