Editorial Intern

American Horticultural SocietyAlexandria, VA
Unpaid Internship

9 months ago


Job Title

Editorial Internships

Job Location

United States

Job Overview

  • Open to undergraduate or graduate students of journalism, English, horticulture, or related fields
  • Also available to post-graduates with relevant experience in a career change or seeking additional training
  • Gain experience in editorial and production processes for "The American Gardener" magazine
  • Opportunity to work on print and digital editions
  • Primary duties include researching, writing short articles, proofreading, fact-checking, and event calendar compilation
  • Participation in communication projects such as book editing, website updates, social networking, photography/videography
  • Guided field trips to local gardens and related sites as part of the internship
  • Three internship sessions offered annually (Winter/Spring, Summer, Fall)
  • Interns receive a pay rate of $12 per hour for a 40-hour week
  • Onsite, hybrid, and remote internships considered
  • Application deadlines: Winter/Spring (November 12), Summer (March 27), Fall (July 15)


  • $12 per hour for a 40-hour week


  • Researching and writing short articles
  • Proofreading and fact-checking
  • Compiling an event calendar
  • Coordinating author and photographer submissions
  • Possible participation in book editing, website updates, social networking, photography/videography


  • Undergraduate or graduate student of journalism, English, horticulture, or related fields
  • Post-graduates with relevant experience in a career change or seeking additional training
  • Ability to work for a three- to four-month period
  • Strong organizational and communication skills

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People who completed this type of internship end up in the following types of jobs

Top majors

That get hired for this type of internship

  • Journalism18%

  • English Language And Literature15%

  • Communication12%

  • Speech Communication And Rhetoric4%

  • Writing4%

  • 294 other majors44%

People who did this kind of internship end up at the following companies

  • NBC Universal
  • Hearst
  • Conde Nast
  • Cnn
  • Nbc News
Estimated Monthly Living Expenses

For Alexandria, VA | $5,379/mo

  • Housing/Rent$3,303

  • Miscellaneous$983

  • Food$499

  • Utilities$302

  • Transportation$292


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