Magazine Internship, American Libraries magazineBookmark This
American Library Association
50 East Huron Street
DescriptionThe American Library Association (ALA) is the oldest and largest library association in the world. Founded in 1876, our mission is to share our vision of the importance of libraries, literacy and free access to information.
ALA offers professional services and publications to members and nonmembers, including online news stories from American Libraries and analysis of crucial issues from our Washington Office.
Our main office is located in the heart of Chicago’s Gold Coast, right off of Michigan Ave, with satellite offices in Washington, DC, Connecticut, and Philadelphia.
This internship offers a special insight into nonprofit media at one of the country’s oldest and strongest membership associations.
ResponsibilitiesIntern will assist with various aspects of magazine publishing, including posting content on social media, finding photos, updating records, and—based on the intern’s interest and skill level—may be asked to write and/or edit content for American Libraries’ website and possibly the print edition, too.
Intern will also track and update American Libraries’ calendar to help editors with issue planning. Opportunities to spearhead projects that will improve the magazine’s content and quality may also be considered.