Thursday, July 08, 2021


Washington Gardener Magazine, a 15-year-old local gardening magazine, is looking for talented SUMMER 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 August/early September and run through the fall semester 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 • Designing online graphics, 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, resume, names of references, and copies of their best writing samples BY Monday, August 2 to:

Kathy Jentz
Washington Gardener Magazine
826 Philadelphia Ave.
Silver Spring, MD 20910


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