The learning doesn't end when class is over.

Opportunities for hands-on engagement alongside our English department faculty are plentiful, and department events feature great speakers, readings, screenings, and much more.

English Department Events


Student working at a desk for an internship.

Internships provide valuable opportunities for students to connect their studies in English to potential future careers while receiving course credit.

Independent Studies

Student conducting research in the Bailey Howe Library.

With the advice and approval of a faculty sponsor, you can design your own independent study project.

Study Abroad

Canal in Canterbury, England. Photo by Buckham Scholar Jesse Keel.

Take your UVM values to the world. Study Abroad opportunities with the English department include:

English Department Symposium

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The faculty and staff of English and FTS invite undergraduate and graduate students to showcase critical and creative work at the Annual English Department Symposium.

Creative Writing and Publication Opportunities


The English department is proud to offer several opportunities for students to pursue writing, both inside and outside the classroom. Explore our Creative Writing page.

Looking for more opportunities to get published? Check out our Outside Publication Opportunities page.

Student Awards

English Departmental Honors Day Ceremony, 2018.

The English department awards outstanding students with a number of departmental awards each year at the department's honors day. Explore our student awards.

Other Campus Opportunities

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Opportunities that are generated outside the English department but are open to majors and minors include: