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ERIC Number: EJ1085213
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015-Dec
Pages: 21
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 32
ISSN: ISSN-2329-4922
Writing in the Professions: An Internship for Interdisciplinary Students
Bourelle, Tiffany
Business and Professional Communication Quarterly, v78 n4 p407-427 Dec 2015
This article considers how professional writing courses can prepare students in various disciplines for the workforce. Specifically, I argue for Writing in the Disciplines (WID) internships where students learn to write documents relevant for their careers while participating in practical work experiences. In the WID internships I describe, instructors collaborate with coordinators across campus to establish writing-intensive internships that focus on the needs of students and the community partner. This article illustrates the collaborative endeavors of three internships, highlighting the challenges and lessons learned from WID internships.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Arizona