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The following is a list of students who have interned at World Literature Today and gone on to get jobs or internships in publishing, or have gone on to graduate school English/writing programs.

Job or Internship
Madeline AlfordGlamour, Harper’s Bazaar (summer 2012), Oklahoma Today, creative services assistant at Lucky magazine
Tyler AllenNYU Summer Publishing Institute, W.W. Norton (fall 2012), Elyse Cheney Literary Agency
Merleyn BellOK Representative, HD 45
Matt CarneyOklahoma Gazette, The Oklahoman
Andrea DenHoedThe New Yorker culture desk
Arthur DixonLaunched Latin American Literature Today, a WLT affiliate publication where he is now the managing editor.
Molly EvansKERA Public Media, 2015 Outstanding Senior Award in OU College of Journalism
Kaitlin HawkinsMarketing Manager at Parks Associates, Advice Interactive Group, social media editor at World Literature Today
Laura HernandezMarketing assistant at DK Books (Penguin Random House), Pearson Education, social media editor at World Literature Today
Emily JermanOklahoma Gazette, Oklahoma Today, OU Press
Hadley JermanCurator at the Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art
Motahareh HajimirzaeiSelf magazine
Kate LongTate Publishing
Eddie MartinezOU Press
Jessica MitznerOU Press, D magazine
Grant SchatzmanRoutledge / Taylor & Francis
Sarah SmithOU Press
Linda Stack-NelsonGraywolf Press, Internship
Sam V. TranWeb Development for NBC
Kirsten ViohlPapercity magazine (Dallas)
StudentGraduate School Program
Reid BartholomewUniversity of Oregon, MA in Asian Studies (in progress)
Meredith BoeDePaul, MA in Writing and Publishing
Chase BolligOhio State University
Armando CelayoEast Anglia
Chris DearnerUC Irvine
Marilyse FigueroaTexas State in San Marcos, MFA
University of Pennsylvania, Master's in Social Work
Blayze HembreeUniversity of Kansas
The New School, MFA, Fiction
Olivia McCourry
Columbia University
David ShookOxford
Arden StringerEmerson, MA in Publish and Writing program

More Student Stories

Students who intern with World Literature Today gain experience in all professional and academic areas relating to magazine publishing! From editing and writing to frontend web development, our students gain a variety of rewarding educational experiences.  See what some of our students have been doing!

OU Daily“New OU student publication The NORM will launch next semester,” Dec. 3, 2015
Cara Alizadeh and Tyler Christian

FOLIO: Magazine, “FOLIO’s 15 Under 30,” Oct. 9, 2013
Kaitlin Hawkins