Student Jobs & Internships

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NPR: Intern

Deadline: February 29, 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
 

The Point Magazine: Summer 2020 Editorial Metcalf Internship

Deadline: March 1st, 2020

Chicago, IL. Open to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd years. Interns work in the magazine’s office in downtown Chicago on a full-time basis for 10 weeks; interns are active participants in our editorial process; will assist with editorial management, layout, and special-feature production for our print issues, copyedit and fact-check articles, and vet online submissions. Interns also will help maintain the website, and will receive get some exposure to and experience in the strategic and marketing sides of publishing. Apply 


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
 

Reporters Committee: Summer Internship

Deadline: March 1, 2020

Washington, D.C. Open to all students. 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
 

Hachette Book Group: Summer 2020 Metcalf Editorial Intern

Deadline: March 1st, 2020 

New York City, NY. Open to 2nd & 3rd years. The summer internship program offers students an opportunity to learn about the publishing industry and explore an area of interest. Interns are placed within specific publishing groups on either the adult or children’s side of the business based on interest, experience, and academic coursework. As an HBG editorial intern, you will have the opportunity to work closely with seasoned professionals and gain hands-on professional experience. Apply on Handshake

 

WLRN Miami: Summer 2020 Metcalf News Intern

Deadline: March 2, 11:55pm, 2020

Miami, FL. Open to All Years. Interns at WLRN are trusted with the responsibilities of general assignment reporters or producers. They will be encouraged and expected to brainstorm and execute story ideas across multiple platforms, as well as pitch their own ideas, do background research, arrange and conduct interviews with sources, write and produce stories for air on the radio and publication online through various media. Apply on Handshake 

 

Immersion & Pathways Programs: Summer Teaching Assistant for Benjamin Lytal

Deadline: March 2, 2020

Benjamin Lytal, a Visiting Lecturer in fiction and nonfiction in the Program, is looking for a current undergrad or alum interested in TA'ing a summer course at the College. The course takes place over three intense weeks in July (7/13 - 7/30; MTWRF 9:00am - 3:00pm); the students are high schoolers who've applied from all over the world. The ideal applicant has significant experience editing peers—at a publication, a writing center, or perhaps just in workshop—and wants experience teaching creative writing. Your duties would include giving daily written feedback on student exercises and oral feedback in workshops; Professor Lytal would also give you the chance to lead a discussion or design exercises. Authors on this summer's syllabus currently include Basho, the Brothers Grimm, Zadie Smith, Ponge, Dickinson, Kafka, Chekhov, and Lorca. Apply on Handshake.
 

Hyde Park Arts Center: Metcalf Marketing & Public Programs Intern 

Deadline: March 8th, 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 8th, 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 8th, 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 13th, 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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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.

 

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.