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Poetry and the Human Tutoring Internships  | Apply on Handshake 

Deadline: December 11, 11:55 pm 

The College seeks interns to launch a program in tutoring of poetry writing and reading to elementary level students in local public schools. Interns will team-teach in classrooms in nearby schools and work one-on-one with students to help them develop their proficiency in the building blocks of poetry and poetic language, as well as their skills at writing and self-expression. Interns will also be asked to assist in preparing materials related to their students’ poetry, potentially including posters of students’ poetry, a literary magazine, and/or digital media. 

 

The Art Institute of Chicago: Archive Intern (Spring 2020)

Deadline: December 30, 2019, 5:00 pm

Open to 4th year UChicago students. It is our goal to create Library Practicum and Internship experiences that are tailored to meet the needs and career goals of each individual student. Survey, arrange, process, and provide preservation and intellectual access to large and small collections. Add accruals to existing collections; evaluate and reorganize existing collections to better facilitate access accordingly. Assist in the establishment, organization, editing, and application of metadata for new and existing digital objects. Digitize collection items when appropriate and develop content for online exhibits, publications, and other uses as required. | Apply on Handshake 

 

The Art Institute of Chicago: Special Collections Intern (Spring 2020)

Deadline: December 30, 2019, 5:00 pm

Open to 4th year UChicago students. The Special Collections Intern will complete a collection assessment project by learning to survey materials in the Libraries’ special collections and highlighting items of particular importance due to art historical significance, rarity, value, provenance, etc. Interns will gain experience reviewing and researching titles, compared to other institutions’ catalogues and collections, and making brief written recommendations for selections. | Apply on Handshake 

 

Slate: D.C. Editorial Intern

Deadline: February 1, 2020

Washington, D.C.. Candidates for the D.C. editorial internship should be available to work in Slate's Washington office between 20 and 40 hours per week. (We can schedule hours around classes.) They will tackle a mix of duties, including research, assisting with the Dear Prudence live chat, and writing for the Slatest and Future Tense verticals. | Apply Here

 

Slate: New York Editorial Intern

Deadline: February 1, 2020

Candidates for the New York editorial internship must be available to work in Slate’s Brooklyn office up to 40 hours per week. They will tackle a mix of duties, including research, assisting with the Dear Prudence live chat, and writing for the Slatest and Future Tense verticals. | Apply Here

 

Reporters Committee: Internship

Deadline: March 1, 2020

Washington, D.C. Interns are called on to provide significant contributions to our publications. Interns report and write on free press and media law issues for our website and guidebooks, and assist our staff and fellows in research. | Apply Here

 

High Country News

Deadline: March 15, 2020

Paonia, CO. High Country News is looking for informed and enthusiastic editorial interns and fellows to report on natural resource, environmental and community issues in the 12 Western states. | Apply Here

 

NPR, NPR Intern

Deadline: April 17, 2020

Washington, D.C., New York City, Chicago, Boston and Culver City, California. Open to all students. From Day 1, interns at NPR are given real-world, hands-on responsibilities. Working alongside top professionals in the field, interns do meaningful work across a variety of departments at NPR. Find out how you can contribute your diverse talents to gain invaluable experience at the heart of a thriving multimedia organization. | Apply Here

 

Slate: New York Editorial Intern

Deadline: May 1, 2020

Candidates for the New York editorial internship must be available to work in Slate’s Brooklyn office up to 40 hours per week. They will tackle a mix of duties, including research, assisting with the Dear Prudence live chat, and writing for the Slatest and Future Tense verticals. | Apply Here

 

Guerrero Media: Editorial Intern

Deadline: Rolling

Guerrero Media is a print and digital media company that recognizes, promotes, and connects great executives. Executives trust us to cultivate their personal brands, and we help them capture their experiences and insights to build better businesses. We are seeking an editorial intern who will be responsible for a variety of projects. Possible responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following: Write, edit, and proofread content for the company’s in-house print publications, web content, event collateral, and social media posts across Guerrero’s brands. Curate a social media library of “evergreen” posts that can be used by brand editors at any time Compile audio snippets from executive interviews into an audio/sound bite library Transcribe interviews. | Apply on Handshake.

 

The Juniper Summer Writing Institute

Deadline: Rolling

The Juniper Summer Writing Institute is an inclusive literary space that welcomes adult writers at all stages of their careers. Writers interested in participating submit an application to their workshop of choice. Acceptance to the Institute is based upon the strength and promise of the writing sample. We operate on a rolling admissions basis. Once accepted, enrollment in the Institute is guaranteed on a first-come, first-served basis. You will need to put down a non-refundable deposit of $200 to secure your space. Workshops fill quickly, so we recommend applying and enrolling early. Enrolled participants have the option to sign up for craft sessions in May. Roundtables, Q&As and readings are open to all enrolled participants. (Applicants under the age of 18: please apply to the Juniper Institute for Young Writers, our companion program for high school students.) Applications are accepted online and admission is on a rolling basis. See the sections below for detailed information about each part of the application process. Application materials include: $40 application fee, writing sample, indication of your preferences for workshop leader (or residency option) and writer’s statement.

 

Research Opportunities (PAID) at the Smart Museum

Deadline: Rolling

The Feitler Center for Academic Inquiry at the Smart Museum is pleased to announce our undergraduate research positions for the ‘19-20 academic year.  All of our positions are funded by the College Center for Research and Fellowships, which means that you need to apply through the College’s website.  Please email Issa Lampe (issalampe@uchicago.edu) with any questions, and don’t hesitate to reach out to the curatorial mentor listed with each position description.

 

Undergraduate Research Associate at the Center for Renaissance Studies, Newberry Library (PAID) 

Deadline: Rolling

We seek an undergraduate research associate that can aid with a variety of tasks related to a vibrant medieval and early modern studies research center that hosts symposia, workshops, and seminars, and is engaged in publications, digital, and exhibition projects. During the academic year, the Center will be preparing an exhibition devoted to Renaissance invention, opening in April 2020, and are looking for help with the research and preparations for this show. More information here

 

Reuters, Journalism Internship 2020

Deadline: Rolling

Washington, D.C., and New York City. Open to 3rd and 4th year students. Reuters, the world’s largest international multimedia news provider, is looking for aspiring journalists for its 2020 summer internship program. We welcome passionate, curious reporters who want to tell stories for a global audience. Our paid internships are hands-on reporting positions covering business, political and general news. | Apply Here

 

Epic Magazine, Development Assistant

Deadline: Rolling

Los Angeles, California. Open to Alumni. Epic Magazine seeks a Development Assistant reporting to Head of Film and TV. They specialize in true stories and all IP stems from journalism. Duties include, but are not limited to: phones, scheduling, office maintenance, expenses and various other administrative tasks. The position also requires one to read critically, build filmmaker and director lists, and maintain tracking grids. The right candidate is responsible, adaptive, ethical, and proactive. The company currently has one TV series in post production with Apple and a slate across film & tv of over 40 projects. Position is full time, located near Echo Park, and they would like someone who's interested in reading not only scripts but editorial and contemporary fiction pieces. Agency experience is a plus. Send resume and short informational blurb to filmtv@epicmagazine.com

 

Chicago Booth, Social Media and Marketing Assistant

Deadline: Rolling

Chicago, IL. Open to All Years. This assistant will provide support for marketing efforts at Chicago Booth's Full-Time MBA Program. Responsibilities will be focused on implementation of social media strategy, including creation of campaigns, maintaining regular cadence on all Full-Time specific channels, and using performance metrics to drive content choices and recommendations. The ideal candidate is comfortable with writing social captions and designing posts; while having the ability to incorporate the voice of Chicago Booth's Full-Time Program, as well as stay on brand and within messaging guidelines/tone, etc. In addition, he/she will assist with the marketing team's ongoing tactics, including but not limited to, newsletters, emails, blog posts, videos, and other communications. They are looking for someone who is an avid social media user, who is knowledgeable about and enjoys all aspects of social strategy in today's ever-evolving digital landscape. | Send Resume, Cover Letter and Writing Sample to Kate Hoffman (kate.hoffman@chicagobooth.edu)

 

University of Chicago STAGE, Research Assistant

Deadline: Rolling

STAGE – Scientists, Technologists and Artists Generating Exploration – is a laboratory within the University of Chicago’s Institute for Molecular Engineering, creating and developing multimedia theatre work inspired by science and technology. The lab is looking for a few students to join an existing team of dedicated students on Curiosity: The Making of a Scientist, a film-based project with a focus on storytelling, science communication and filmmaking. | Apply on Handshake

 

South Side Weekly, Various Editor Roles

Deadline: Rolling

South Side Weekly is seeking a number of volunteer editors to help report on the South Side and elevate local voices. Section editors require relevant experience (which might not be directly related to journalism). More than anything, South Side Weekly wants people who care about sharing stories about the South Side. | Apply Here 

 

The Arlook Group, Summer Intern

Deadline: Rolling

Beverly Hills, California. Working closely with the assistants and managers, interns will benefit from a smaller environment by learning the ins-and-outs of both talent and literary management. Responsibilities include: conducting coverage on incoming scripts, assisting with actor casting, covering assistant desks and phones, basic office duties, and assisting with various projects in production. Submit Cover Letter and Resume to arlookassist@gmail.com.

 

Epic Magazine, Development Assistant

Deadline: Rolling

Los Angeles, California. Epic Magazine seeks a Development Assistant reporting to Head of Film and TV. They specialize in true stories and all IP stems from journalism. Duties include, but are not limited to: phones, scheduling, office maintenance, expenses and various other administrative tasks. The position also requires one to read critically, build filmmaker and director lists, and maintain tracking grids. The right candidate is responsible, adaptive, ethical, and proactive. The company currently has one TV series in post production with Apple and a slate across film & tv of over 40 projects. Position is full time, located near Echo Park, and they would like someone who's interested in reading not only scripts but editorial and contemporary fiction pieces. Agency experience is a plus. Send resume and short informational blurb to filmtv@epicmagazine.com. Open to Alumni.