Hyde Park Arts Center: Metcalf Marketing & Public Programs Intern
Deadline: March 8, 2020
Chicago, IL Open to 1st, 2nd & 3rd years. The Marketing & Public Programs Intern supports the ID Team (Communications & Public Programs) and Deputy Director. The majority of this position focuses on the Art Center’s messaging to the community through communications (social media, press, research, and design), through public programs, and through customer service. Apply on Handshake
American Writers Museum: 2020 Summer Metcalf Internship
Deadline: March 8, 2020
Chicago, IL. Open to 1st, 2nd & 3rd years. The American Writers Museum (AWM), a national museum celebrating American writers opened in Chicago in May of 2017. The mission of the museum is to engage the public in celebrating American writers and exploring their influence on our history, our identity, our culture and our daily lives. The AWM is seeking an intern who will assist in the day to day functions of the museum and office. Apply on Handshake
The Chicago Review: 2020 Summer Metcalf Internship
Deadline: March 8, 2020
Chicago, IL. Open to 1st, 2nd & 3rd years. Chicago Review seeks an intern to work at the Review offices on the university campus. This is an ideal position for students interested in applying to graduate school in English or comparative literature, or in pursuing a career in publishing, journalism, media, or creative writing. Apply on Handshake
MacArthur Foundation Communications Internship
Deadline: March 13, 2020
Chicago, IL. Open to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd years. The Communications team collaborates with program teams and other colleagues across the Foundation to create and implement strategic communications plans that enhance the impact of MacArthur and its grantees in all fields of work. The team is responsible for the Foundation's strategic efforts to communicate with the press, public, and policymakers, leading media relations, creating web and social media content, producing grantee stories, and planning public events. The team also provides communications support and advice to MacArthur’s leadership, staff, and grantees. Apply Here
The University of Chicago Press: Internship
Deadline: March 15, 2020
The Press now has Mellon funding for an internship at the Press, aimed at increasing diversity among acquisitions editors. A BA is required and a higher degree is preferred. Please send this on to anyone you know who might be interested in a career in scholarly publishing. Applications are due March 15.
High Country News: Summer Editorial Intern
Deadline: March 15, 2020
Paonia, CO. Open to all students. 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: Summer New York Editorial Intern
Deadline: May 1, 2020
New York, NY. Open to all students. 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
Northwestern University Press: Mellon Library Fellow (Non-Research)
This job exists as a fourteen-month, full-time, entry-level position in order to immerse the fellow in the acquisitions department of a leading scholarly press, working closely with senior acquisitions editors, authors, and projects through the entire acquisitions process. Through this apprenticeship, the fellow will acquire deep and specialized knowledge of how editors identify emerging areas of scholarship, work with authors to develop manuscripts, manage the process of peer review and revision, present projects for approval, and represent them through each stage of publication. Fellows will also work with other press departments including marketing, design, manuscript editorial, and production on behalf of specific book projects, and may take on additional projects to gain a deeper understanding of these other publishing areas.
Fellows will attend the Association of University Presses annual conference at the beginning and end of their program, where they will have the opportunity to participate in workshops, meet with the other fellows in their cohort, and network with staff from university presses across North America. Fellows will be able to take advantage of all of the professional development opportunities for junior staff at the participating presses, including a series of monthly workshops designed specifically for this program. More info here.
Teach Reading Classes to Students of All Ages: Summer Teaching Job
The Institute of Reading Development offers summer reading skills programs in partnership with the continuing education departments of more than 100 colleges and universities nationwide. Since 1970, the Institute’s teachers have helped over 3 million students master valuable reading skills and develop a lifelong love of reading. Programs designed by the Institute give students the right skills, books, and experiences that result in greater success in school and beyond. We are currently hiring hard-working, encouraging people with a passion for reading to teach our summer programs. As an Institute teacher you will earn up to $8,000 in one summer. Our full-time teachers typically earn $600-$750 per week. Improve your teaching skills and confidence during our comprehensive, paid training program. Gain over 400 hours of classroom teaching experience with a variety of age groups from 4-year-olds to adults. Help your students become successful readers with a love of great books. We are seeking applicants from any academic discipline. All applicants must have an undergraduate degree or higher in their field before the start of our teaching season. Successful Institute teachers: Have strong reading skills and read for pleasure. Are responsible and hard-working, with good communication and organizational skills. Will be patient and supportive with students. Learn more about teaching for us and apply today: Summer Teaching Jobs
The Artifice: Writer
The Artifice which is an online magazine that covers a wide spectrum of art forms, including Film, Anime, Comics, Literature, Games, and Arts. It is collaboratively built and maintained by the writers. The platform has an established audience of millions. See: https://the-artifice.com. Instead of recycling the same entertainment news stories or publishing commonplace editorials, The Artifice focus on unique topics that are intellectually stimulating and meaningful. We are currently expanding and we would like to provide an opportunity for your students, staff, and faculty to join our team of writers. Our writers range from undergraduates to emeritus professors. If this is something of interest, visit https://the-artifice.com/write/.
Reuters: Journalism Internship 2020
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
Guerrero Media: Editorial Intern
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
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.
Reuters, Journalism Internship 2020
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
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 email@example.com
Chicago Booth, Social Media and Marketing Assistant
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 (firstname.lastname@example.org)
University of Chicago STAGE, Research Assistant
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
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
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 email@example.com.
Epic Magazine, Development Assistant
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Open to Alumni.