Editorial / Journalism Internship

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Viral PR Agency
1400 N Halsted
Chicago, IL
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: Part-time, Unpaid

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Description

Editorial/Journalism Intern:

Chicago’s newest LGBT-focused (high-resolution) digital magazine is seeking a talented, reliable, committed, fun, and passionate (unpaid) editorial/journalism intern. The ideal candidate will be motivated, enthusiastic journalism students and recent graduates to help with fact checking and story research.
Interns are hands-on from day one and have the opportunity to do it all: write, interview talent, report, shoot video and cover red carpet events. If you are the ultimate fan, this internship is for you!

Benefits
• Gain valuable hands-on experience
• Build your professional portfolio
• Connect with and network amongst top industry professionals
• Showcase your dynamic skills and talent to the world

How To Apply
Please send a resume, cover letter, two writing samples and two references to internships [at] gc-magazine.com with "Editorial/Journalism Internship" in the subject field.

Applications are taken well in advance. Deadlines are as follows:
Fall: Application materials due September 1
Winter: Application materials due by December 1
Spring: Application materials due by March 1
Summer: Application materials due by May 15

Responsibilities

• Fact-checking, story research, event coverage, and occasional short magazine writing assignments
• Copy-editing and reviewing editorial submissions and correspondence
• Writing for various sections of the magazine, when needed
• Community Event Coordination / Street Team Grassroots Campaigns

Requirements

• Must reside in Chicago
• Exceptional writing and editing skills, sharp analytic skills, meticulous attention to detail and factual accuracy
• Experience writing, blogging or otherwise creating entertainment content
• Familiarity with Microsoft Office, database programs and Internet research
• Aggressive work ethic, competitive nature and desire to win
• Must have own laptop

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