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 student co-authors medieval fantasy novel

Roanoke student co-authors medieval fantasy novel

Inspired by the HBO series "Game of Thrones," Ian LeViness used his creativity to compose the page-turning novel, "Twilight of an Empire."

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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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