“Words are singularly the most powerful force available to humanity.” Yehuda Berg, author. Explore the many ways you can use your love for the written word in a fulfilling career in the creative economy.

The Liberal Arts education provides an excellent foundation for those students interested in careers that involve facility with words. While members of this career community are often interested in jobs in journalism, public relations, and writing/authorship, there are many other areas including editing and publishing, translation, and text interpretation.

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Lawrence University offers many courses that help you understand the written word, as well as improve your abilities to describe, explain, analyze, interpret, and criticize all forms of communication in writing, speaking, listening and interpreting various modes of communication. Below is a list of academic pages whose curriculum can help your intellectual development as you prepare for life after Lawrence.

M = Major, m = Minor, P = Pre-professional Program, IA = Interdisciplinary area, CD = Cooperative Degree Program

For more information on symbols indicating types of study, visit Lawrence's Academics page

Sample Internships Sites

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Student Organizations.

Learn, experience, and give back.

See Lawrence's Directory of Student Organizations.

Alumni Contacts

Viking Connect is our new online alumni mentoring platform giving you quick access to connect directly with alumni!  These are some of the alumni available for informational interviews.

Schedule an appointment to meet with an advisor to learn more about informational interviews or to identify more alumni.

Events and Experiences

Lawrence University Prizes in English Competition
Five prizes in English are awarded each year at Lawrence University for original student compositions.
Deadline: Week 1 of Spring Term

Harrison Symposium
Special opportunity that recognizes the outstanding work done by Lawrence undergraduates in the humanities and social sciences.
Timeframe: Spring Term

List, find and record volunteer opportunities on Lawrence GivePulse.
Timeframe: Year round
Access to the Arts
The initiative of the Arts Advocacy program is to form relationships among the community to develop an understanding of how the arts can be of benefit or asset to the Fox Cities community with the help of Lawrence University.
Timeframe: Year round

Paper Fox Printmaking Workshop
The mission of the Paper Fox Printmaking Workshop is to cultivate a deeper understanding of printmaking as an artistic process.
Timeframe: Varies

LU Research Fellows
As a Lawrence University Research Fellow, you will have the opportunity to participate in student-faculty collaborative research, whether it’s with our professors here on campus or with one of our collaborating off-campus programs around the world.
Deadline: Mid-February

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