Communications and English internships available through the English Department provide experience in many fields of applied communications. The internship requires 110 hours of on-site experience as well as 10 hours of class meetings. Students may intern at newspapers, radio and television stations, public relations and marketing departments, to name a few.

Recent Internships


  • Roanoke Civic Center, Roanoke, VA
  • It's a Good Day to Die movie, Roanoke, VA
  • WSLS-10, Roanoke, VA
  • Amrhein's Fine Jewelry, Brides & Formals, and Winery, Roanoke, VA
  • Software Techniques, Inc., Hardy, VA
  • English Department, Roanoke College, Salem, VA
  • Military Family Support Center, Salem, VA


  • Miss Virginia pageant
  • Roanoke College Public Relation
  • Susan G. Komen Foundation
  • Lutheran Writer's Project at Roanoke College
  • WSLS News Channel 10 Roanoke
  • Roanoke Civic Center
  • AmRhein's
  • Alzheimer's Association
  • Salem Times-Register, Salem, VA
  • Miss Virginia Organization, Roanoke, VA
  • Blue Ridge Literacy, Roanoke, VA
  • New Bedford Bay Sox, New Bedford, MA
  • Merrill Lynch, New York City, NY
  • National Society of Leadership and Success, Roanoke College Chapter
  • Middlebridge Marketing, Inc. , Lincoln, RI


  • New England Patriots
  • Charlotte Bobcats
  • WSLS News Channel 10 Roanoke
  • Salem Times Register
  • Taubman Museum of Art
  • Webgility San Francisco
  • U.S. Congressman's office
  • WAVA Radio Arlington
  • MSNBC Washington
  • Factory PR New York

Roanoke students win Fulbright awards for teaching, study in London and Peru

Roanoke students win Fulbright awards for teaching, study in London and Peru

Kaitlyn Bell ’14, has been accepted into the Fulbright’s English Teaching Assistant Program in Peru, while Erin Keating ’17 will study at Shakespeare’s Globe in London this summer.

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Summer Internship in Washington, DC.

English students Kristina Breux '12 and Courtney Garzione '12 had a chance of a lifetime interning on Capital Hill in Washington, D.C. during the debt ceiling debate.

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