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Description

Premier Travel Media, est. 1999, is the publisher of Leisure Group Travel, Student Travel Planning Guide, Sports Planning Guide, Reunions Workbook, Religious Travel Planning Guide and Snowbound. Our magazines, websites and e-newsletters are travel trade publications with a concentration on niche market coverage of U.S. destinations, and foreign destinations. Our office is in West Suburban Willowbrook along I-55 with opportunities for an intern to learn various aspects of the publishing field.

Majors who might be interested: English, Journalism, Marketing, Business; Students with extensive travel experience are encouraged to apply. (Must have thorough knowledge of written English.)

We offer a flexible schedule and relaxed work environment. For three months during any period of the year, interns work two to three days a week for about seven hours at a time at our Willowbrook, IL office. Office hours are Monday-Friday, 8:30 A.M.-5:00 P.M.

Responsibilities

Interns research/write articles for either print or online publications. Also assist editorial department in research and photography acquisition for articles other than intern’s own. Communication with attractions/destinations in various capacities by phone and email. Questions are encouraged; we want to foster an atmosphere of learning and development. Will be hands-on work from day one and interns come away from internship with both business experience and published writing samples.

Requirements

Proficient writing and online research. Interview experience a plus, social media skills and basic understanding of SEO tactics. Must be detail-oriented. For consideration, send resume with 2-3 writing clips. If clips are not available, graded non-fiction pieces of at least 5 pages in length.

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