Jobs, Internships & Grants

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Research Internship


Ben Austen, writer and journalist on the South Side of Chicago, lecturer in the Creative Writing program at UChicago, author of the book High-Risers and the co-host of the podcast Some of My Best Friends Are. Currently finishing a book about parole and criminal justice reform seeking research Intern. Apply here.

 

Criterion Collection, Copy Editor

Deadline: Rolling

The copy editor will work under the guidance of Criterion’s copy chief and editorial manager to copyedit, proofread, and input text for our print packaging, plus proofread marketing sell sheets, press notes, disc menus, on-screen text, and other materials as needed. We are looking for someone with editorial experience (ideally some of it print), including 3 to 5 years of copyediting experience; a passion for and knowledge of film and language; positive energy; an enthusiasm for juggling a high volume of tasks at once; and an exceptionally keen eye for visual and textual detail. Proficiency in the Chicago Manual of Style, InCopy/InDesign software, and Microsoft Word and Google Doc editing functions is required. A copyediting test will be required. Learn more here

 

Cosmic Writers

Deadline: Rolling
We are currently hiring undergraduates to design and teach virtual Word Camp workshops for Summer 2022. In order to apply, please email us at programs@cosmicwriters.org with a resumé/CV and cover letter that proposes a potential creative writing workshop targeting upper elementary (grades 3–5), middle (grades 6–8), or high school (grades 9–11) students. 
 

Devon Review

Deadline: Rolling

We are looking for a Social Media & Content Intern to help create 
content and facilitate our online presence. The Social Media & Content Intern will collaborate with us to develop online outreach including on Instagram and TikTok. The paid position is remote and on your own schedule. Please email a resume to james@devonreview.com if you would be interested working 1-2 hrs. per week.

 

Midwestern Citizen: Staff Writer Application

Deadline: Rolling

Midwestern Citizen is a premier undergraduate legal, political, and literary op-ed publication at universities across the Midwest, Great Plains, and adjacent areas. MC writers write a minimum of one opinion article per month, contending with comprehensive legal, political, and sociocultural topics ranging from constitutional law to antitrust enforcement to environmental policy. MC is currently staffed by writers and editors from seven universities, including the University of Michigan, the University of Wisconsin, and The Ohio State University. Not paid. Apply here.

 

Job Opportunity: Frog Tutoring

Deadline: Rolling

Frog Tutoring provides one on one local private in-person and online tutoring. Compensation starts from $30.00 to  $37.5 per session. Be an academic coach and a mentor to local students. You pick the age range and subjects to teach. Apply here.

 

Book Revision Opportunity

Deadline: Rolling

Alex Daemicke Hansen (Biological Sciences Department, University of Illinois Chicago) and Dr. Adam Wilson (Anatomy Department, Rush University) are writing a middle grade science fantasy novel called, Cadaver Chronicles: The Code of Silence and are in search for a writing specialist/advisor. Interested creative writing students (ideally grad students) can reach out to Alex directly at adaemick@uic.edu

 

Grade Getter

Deadline: Rolling

Grade Getter provides online tutoring for students across the country.  Tutoring positions start at $17/hr.  Apply at https://gradegetter.com/tutor-home

 

Book Revision Opportunity

Deadline: Rolling

Alex Daemicke Hansen (Biological Sciences Department, University of Illinois Chicago) and Dr. Adam Wilson (Anatomy Department, Rush University) are writing a middle grade science fantasy novel called, Cadaver Chronicles: The Code of Silence and are in search for a writing specialist/advisor. Interested creative writing students (ideally grad students) can reach out to Alex directly at adaemick@uic.edu

 

The Institute of Reading Development

Deadline: Rolling

The Institute of Reading Development is now hiring summer teachers for our live online reading skills programs for students of all ages. Learn more about us and our reading programs at https://instituteofreadingdevelopmentteachingjobs.com/.