Languages & Literatures

Contact Information

Elena Levy-Navarro
Department Chair
Phone: (262) 472-5047
Location: Laurentide 3110

Peter Hoff
Foreign Language Coordinator
Phone: (262) 472-1591
Location: Laurentide 3209

Elizabeth Lamb
Academic Dept Assoc
Phone: (262) 472-1036
Location: Laurentide 3112

Internships

ENGLISH

Students are strongly encouraged to gain practical experience in writing, editing and publishing through internships, which are available in public and private organizations. Organizations that have worked with English interns in recent years include:

  • Winkhaus Corporation, Whitewater
    Write, edit and prepare press release for an international corporation
  • University of Wisconsin Press, Madison
    Proofread and copyedit longer literary projects
  • Motorcycle Product News, Madison
    Edit, proofread and write articles about motorcycles and accessories
  • Cygnus Publishing, Fort Atkinson
    Copyedit, write, and proofread article for trade publications
  • Nasco, Fort Atkinson
    Write and prepare documents for education material
  • News and Public Affairs, UW-Whitewater
    Write press releases, stories for The Reporter; do research and conduct interviews.
  • The Week, Walworth County, Delavan
    Copy editing, feature stories, interviews.
  • WHAD, Wisconsin Public Radio, Milwaukee
    Work on talk show production, news reporting, community outreach.
  • Milwaukee Public Museum
    Writing public service announcements, news releases, feature stories.
  • Celebrate Midwest, Milwaukee
    Handle reader correspondence, photo copying, filing, editing, fact checking.
  • City of Milwaukee
    Various positions. Work approx. 20 hours per week. Must pass a medical exam and an oral exam.
  • Shepherd Express, Milwaukee
    Possible freelance story assignments.
  • Feminist Voices, Madison
    Write stories, reviews, etc.
  • Johnson Hill Press, Fort Atkinson
    Copy editing, product descriptions, press releases, possible feature articles.
  • Michael Fields Agricultural Institute, East Troy
    Editing, report writing, research.
  • a/b: Auto/Biography, UW-Whitewater English Department
    Copy editing, journal production.
  • Whitewater Chamber of Commerce

For more information, contact the Languages and Literatures Department, in Laurentide 3112, at x1036 or english@uww.edu.

Possible Internship Opportunities:

FOREIGN LANGUAGES

The Foreign Language Program aids students who wish to pursue paid or volunteer internship possibilities both at home and abroad. Students have found placements with businesses, school districts and social service agencies.

Possible Internship Opportunities:

Contact the Foreign Language faculty or Peter Hoff, Foreign Language Coordinator, in Laurentide 3209. Phone: 472-1591

Location

College of Letters & Sciences
Laurentide Hall 4100
University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
800 W. Main Street
Whitewater, WI 53190-1790

Resources For

Faculty/Staff Contact

Office of the Dean
Rebecca Reichert
Phone: (262) 472-1621
E-mail: reicherr@uww.edu

Student Contact

Advising Office
Phone: (262) 472-1550
E-mail: lsadvise@uww.edu

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