Intern Stories

Past English Interns

English students intern at a variety of different organizations, including local businesses, non-profits, and academic presses. Below is a sampling of these interns’ stories.

Chloe Shields

Stephen E. King Chair Internship Fellow

Judith A. Hakola Award in Technical and Professional Communication recipient

Internship: Welcome to Housing household goods bank

Projects: Edited a proposal inviting members of the Maine Association of Realtors to join the Informal Maine Furniture Bank Network, which will provide household essentials to individuals who are experiencing furniture poverty across the state of Maine.



Aimee Ouellette

Internship: UMaine College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLAS)

Projects: Constructed and edited a weekly newsletter to inform College of Liberal Arts and Sciences faculty and staff about upcoming events and current research in the college.



Cassidy Fraser

Internship: Lighthouse Gallery

Projects: Conducted usability testing and proposed website improvements for a locally-owned art gallery to improve the visibility of events at the gallery and artists’ profiles.