Routine glitches on the way to your internship will always happen. Take a look at the most common questions common questions we get asked.


Get an Intern

We work with more than 70 agencies in placing interns, and we're happy to consider more. Just drop us a line.

Job Bank

We've assembled a list of newspapers, magazines, TV stations and mega-job banks to help you find that career of your dreams. Take a look.


Dow Jones News Fund

The platinum internship for writers and editors. These competitive paid summer internships in business reporting, news, multimedia and sports copy pave the way for top-flight careers. With this on your resume, doors open. Details and the application are here.

UNCw preliminary test

Before the Dow Jones signs you up, you have to take a grammar, punctuation, current affairs test given on the campus each fall. Contact student media advisor Bill DiNome for details on time and place. Nervous about the test? Take a look at past tests by clicking here.


Spring Intern apply deadline

Nov. 18

Summer Intern apply deadline

April 18



Want an Internship?


The English Department places interns locally and nationally with more than 60 agencies, newspapers and TV stations.


If you already have an internship in mind, come on in and talk to us; most of the time, we can make it happen for you.


Are You Eligible?


Check to see if you are eligible by answering five questions. (Flash)


(Text-only version here)

Make an Appointment


If the answers to all of the questions in the eligibility test were yes, you're ready for the next step.


Make an appointment with Shirley Mathews, the Internship Coordinator, to start the paperwork.

Her calendar is here.

E-mail: mathewss@uncw.edu


Phone: 910-962-3525


Office: Morton 105C

Before You Come In



Download this form and fill it out in Word before you come in.


Here is a set of guidelines on what you can expect from an internship with the English Department.


It's a good idea to read this over.

Our Interns

Yan Wang


Yan Wang parleyed an interest in television and news -- working for WECT and TealTV and earned an internship at CBS in New York City for the summer.

Jessica Knight

Dow Jones News Fund

Jessica Knight competed nationally to win one of only 70 editing internships. She spent two weeks of "boot camp" in Philadelphia, followed by a summer in Connecticut at the Pulitzer Prize-winning newspaper The Hartford Courant.


Read her winning essay.


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