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Undergraduates at SUNY Potsdam are encouraged to obtain extra career related experience in their chosen field by doing off-campus internships. Contact the Experiential Education Office at (315) 267-2507 or visit their website to learn more. Examples of previous internships in which Literature/Writing and Creative Writing students have participated include:

  • SUNY Potsdam English Department, Potsdam, NY
  • Digital Mitford, Potsdam, NY
  • Blueline, Potsdam, NY
  • The Racquette, Potsdam, NY
  • North Country Literary Magazine, Potsdam, NY
  • Peace Poetry Project, Potsdam, NY
  • St. Lawrence Council of the Arts, Potsdam, NY
  • Writopia Labs, New York, NY
  • ASCNYC, New York, NY
  • Wunderkind PR

Opportunities in the Field

Graduates in literature and writing have entered into the fields of law and print, teaching, publishing, politics, technical writing, management, advertising, college administration and electronic journalism. Graduates in communication have been employed in counseling, advertising and design, sports information, radio and television production, theater, politics and diplomacy.

Employers after SUNY Potsdam

  • Children’s Home: Canton, NY - Drive/Visit Supervisor
  • Crystal Run Health Care, LLP: Middletown, NY - Communication Rep
  • SUNY Potsdam: Potsdam, NY - Curriculum Instruction
  • Vermont College of Fine Arts: Montpelier, VT - Writing & Publishing
  • Business Reporter: Watertown, NY - Watertown Daily Times