English undergrad named 2015 Phi Beta Kappa writing intern

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Nicole Bolt
Nicole Bolt

University of Iowa undergraduate student Nicole Bolt has been named a recipient of the 2015 Phi Beta Kappa Writing Internship.

Bolt is a UI senior majoring in English with a focus on creative writing, with minors in Mass Communications and Communication Studies. She is a member of the Hawkeye marching band and runs her own beauty blog. Originally from Naperville, Illinois, Bolt hopes to blog or manage social media for a cosmetics company after graduation.

Phi Beta Kappa’s writing internship program is for juniors and seniors majoring in the liberal arts or sciences. Institutions with PBK chapters make recommendations of students for the internship, and 15 students are selected from a national pool each semester. As a Phi Beta Kappa writing intern, Bolt will write at least six articles this semester for the Society’s news and alumni relations publication, The Key Reporter.


The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of Iowa is a comprehensive college offering 73 majors in the humanities; fine, performing and literary arts; natural and mathematical sciences; social and behavioral sciences; and communication disciplines. More than 17,000 undergraduate and 1,900 graduate students study each year in the college’s 37 departments, led by professors at the forefront of teaching and research in their disciplines. The college teaches all UI undergraduates through the General Education Program, and confers about 70 percent of the UI's bachelor's degrees each academic year.