Editorial / Journalism Intern

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Launched in 1998 by Ted Widen, Chicago Scene is the premiere online entertainment guide for the 21-50 year old demographic in the Chicago market.

As a top 3 glossy publication in Chicago, Chicago Scene reaches an audience of approximately 300,000 young adults every month through its SCENE magazine, Chicago-scene.com website, robust email list, weekly newsletter, and its hosted special events. With over 32,000 newsletter subscribers, 200,000 unique website visitors, and millions of downloads recorded every month, Chicago Scene has captured the hearts and minds of young adults across Chicago. The success of Chicago Scene is based on its unique and highly effective integrated multi-media publishing model providing a comprehensive and high-return marketing opportunity for advertisers and a dynamic and multi-dimensional user experience for our readers.

This is a no-paid internship
Available hours as follows:
M-F 9am-12pm, 1pm-3pm, 2pm-5pm
M-W-F 9am-12pm, 1pm-3pm, 2pm-5pm
Tues & Thurs 9am-12pm, 1pm-3pm, 2pm-5pm


- Assist with editorial projects and provide support to the Communications Editor.
- Proofreading both hard and electronic files, basic copyediting, and writing of proposals and reports;
- Assisting with or proofing of basic ads, flyers, brochures, invitations, etc.
- Work on special projects, as needed


- Working towards a Bachelor’s degree in journalism, public relations, English, business communications, or communication arts.
- Strong organizational and communication skills with keen attention to detail and problem solving skills
- Knowledge of MS Office applications, especially Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
- Experience/interest in Web maintenance
- Familiarity with Adobe In Design and Adobe Acrobat is a plus
- Must provide own laptop


Required - Editorial, Journalism, Microsoft Applications, Social Media Blogging, Administrative Capabilities, Proficient in InDesign, Entertainment Journalism, Editorial Photography, Editorial Process
Preferred - DFP, Editorial Process, Digital Journalism, Ability to work under pressure, Content Managed Websites

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