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Location: New York, NY
Our editoral interns are Women's eNews cub reporters, working in our office in downtown Manhattan, thrown in the thick of covering news in the media capital of the world. Editorial interns are responsible for reporting, writing and posting news updates throughout the day and compiling the weekly Cheers and Jeers. We also ask our interns to assist in some organizational tasks--fact-checking, mass mailings and photocopying, for example--but most interns have at least four stories published during their stint with Women's eNews.
Interns work closely with Women's eNews editors and benefit from one-to-one coaching on news writing and careful editing. The final product, a Women's eNews feature, is distributed to every major media outlet in the U.S. and to readers in more than 90 nations.
The internship is from early September through December, full time or part time. A late August start date is possible too. It is unpaid, but college credit can be provided.
Qualifications: Strong news writing skills, knowledge of AP stylebook, at least three years of college, interest in current events, familiarity with women's issues.
To apply: Send cover letter with story ideas, resume and writing samples to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Write "Internship" in the subject line. MENTION GORKANA WHEN APPLYING!