Professional Writing at Marist


Professional Writing at Marist helps students to prepare for the writing they will do on the job.  Professional writing courses help English majors and minors fulfill degree requirements, but professional writing courses are open to students from all majors.

Professional writing courses available include:

* Introduction to Professional Writing (offered every semester)

* Business Writing (offered yearly)

* Technical Writing (offered yearly)

* Professional Writing Internship (available year-round) 

Students in Business Writing and Technical Writing classes have served as consultants to nonprofits in the Hudson Valley.

Past projects have included:

Somos la Llave del Futuro:

* Helped raise $105,000 for Hispanic advocacy group                              

Newburgh Boxing Club:

* Created a distinctive identity for a program for high-risk youth (SOS—Sanctuary Off the Streets)

Shaping Empowered Teens Program:

* Created a coordinated set of promotional materials to communicate with group members and potential donors and advised on technology use

Marist Academic Technology: 

* Strategized communication between Academic Technology and faculty