Washington Gardener Magazine, a 15-year-old local gardening magazine, is looking for talented SPRING interns. Candidates must display an eagerness to learn about the publishing industry.
The successful candidate will either be a junior or senior in college, who is interested in examining a career in magazine journalism. The unpaid program requires a 10-20-hour weekly commitment, with hours being flexible, including some weekend local garden events. The internship will begin in late January and run through the spring session. The student will be responsible for determining whether college credit will also be available for the internship program.
Duties would include: • Communicating with authors • Conducting interviews • Proofing & editing articles • Researching • Taking photographs/videos • Press Releases, both writing and editing • Blogging, both writing and posting • Social Media Campaign • Assisting with mass mailers, and providing general support to our editorial staff. Ideal candidates will have a journalism background, but all students passionate about gaining experience with a local, vibrant digital magazine are encouraged to apply.
Students should send a cover letter, names of references, and copies of their best writing samples BY Monday, November 23 to:
Washington Gardener Magazine
Silver Spring, MD 20910
kathyjentz (at) gmail.com
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