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Vancouver IslandUniversity

Creative Writing Internship 

Creative Writing

Learn Beyond the Classroom

Internships in Creative Writing, and Journalism (CREW 475) is designed as an experiential learning course comprising two (2) separate concentrations distributed over the academic year beginning with the fall semester blended learning environment focusing on preparing for a 60 hour internship experience that occurs in the following spring semester. 

Many interns have used the internship as a practical introduction to admissions for graduate research programs in Canada. The Internship also leads to formal and informal introductions to various employers who typically employ writers, communications, marketing and public relations professionals.

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Student Story

"That internship really helped solidify and reinforce my experience and definitely helped me land the job I have now.” Kristen is working as a Social Media Specialist for Ecologyst, one of North America’s most innovative sustainable fashion brands."

Kristen Bounds, Creative Writing and Journalism Student

BC Parks
Nanaimo Arts council
Rebel Mountain Press
CHLY 101.7 FM
Caitlin Press
Yogi Times Magazine
On Spec


FolkLife Magazine
subTerrain Magazine / Anvil Press
Here2Help
West Coast Brand Management
Socially Montreal INC.
WindowSeat Books
Malahat Review

Ronsdale Press
Crimson Coast Dance Studio
Proper Propaganda
Promontory Press
The Compass
The Canadian Letters and Images Project
Government of BC

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