Places to Intern and Work

There are so many places English majors can work and so many different jobs that they can do that our students can wind up feeling overwhelmed and unable to decide where to start with an internship or post-graduation job hunt. 

Nonprofit Organizations

Look for internships with these organization’s educational, membership, communications, development and fundraising, human resources, marketing, and public relations teams.

United Way of Central Ohio
Girls Scouts of Ohio's Heartland
YMCA and YWCA
Columbus Literacy Council
Mental Health America of Franklin County
American Red Cross
Jewish Community Center
Godman Guild
BalletMet Columbus
CAPA Columbus
Greater Columbus Arts Council
Mid-Ohio Foodbank
Kaleidoscope Youth Center
Big Brothers Big Sisters
Volunteers of America
Children’s Hunger Alliance
Habitat for Humanity
Goodwill Columbus
Asian American Community Services
Cancer Support Community Central Ohio

Local Matters
Huckleberry House
Peggy McConnell Arts Center
OCLC

Museums, Science Centers, Zoos, Conservatories, and Historical Societies

Look for internships with these organization's educational programming, membership, communications, development and fundraising, human resources, marketing, and public relations teams.

Ohio Historical Society
Columbus Museum of Art
Franklin Park Conservatory
Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
COSI Columbus

Libraries

Look for internship opportunities with the libraries' development and fundraising, communications, homework help, human resources, and public relations teams.

Columbus Metropolitan Library
Worthington Libraries
Westerville Library
Grandview Public Library
Bexley Library

Hospitals and Health Organizations

Look for internship opportunities with these organization's development and fundraising, communications, sales, human resources, public relations, and administrative teams.

Ohio Health
Nationwide Children's Hospital
Mount Carmel Health

City, County, and State Government

Look for internship postings with cities' administrative, communications, arts, public relations, human resources, educational programming, and outreach teams.

City of Bexley
City of Upper Arlington
City of Columbus
Franklin County
Ohio Legislative Service Commission
Columbus Metro Parks

Media, Radio, and Television Organizations

Look for internships with these organizations’ production, public relations, human resources, writing, and outreach teams.

614 Media Group
WOSU Public Media
Area Radio Stations
Area Television Stations

For-Profit Organizations

Look for internship opportunities within these organizations' merchandising, communications, public relations, human resources, technical writing, and sales teams.

Abercrombie & Fitch
L Brands
Nationwide Insurance
Alliance Data
Ashland Chemical
Battelle
Abbott Laboratories
Dawson Creative
Wasserstrom
Wild Frog Consulting

 

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