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Thursday, March 14, 2013

Philadelphia Magazine Internships

Philadelphia magazine has expressed to us a particular interest in English majors.

About Philadelphia magazine:
Philadelphia magazine is an award-winning city and regional magazine that provides topical, in-depth reports on issues confronting the region, from business trends to local politics. It also provides critical reviews of the area's culture, sports, dining and entertainment scenes.
About the editorial internship:
The duties of a Philadelphia magazine editorial intern include, but are not limited to, fact-checking articles, researching for staff writers and editors, transcribing interviews, and reporting articles for both the the magazine and our website. Editorial interns collaborate daily with our editorial staff, and are able to participate in informational sessions to learn about and discuss various aspects of magazine writing and publishing. The internship provides its participants with the opportunity to gain perspective on, and participate in, the production of an award-winning monthly magazine.
The ideal candidate will have strong research, writing, and reporting abilities. We are looking for detail-oriented individuals that are self-starters. Previous reporting experience, as well as a major in English, communications, or journalism are preferred.
Candidates must be enrolled in school to participate in our internship program, and must be able to work a minimum of three days a week at our Center City office. Internships are unpaid, but may be used to receive academic credit.

Be Well Philly Internship
Bewellphilly.com, the health and wellness website of Philadelphia magazine, covers all things health and fitness in Philadelphia. Content runs the gamut from breaking health news to service guides to profiles to reported articles, covering everything from weight loss tips to cancer research. We leverage Philly's extensive network of health resources—including the city's vibrant healthcare community—to find and share the most interesting and newsworthy stories in town. The website serves as a companion to the wellness section of the monthly print magazine and the annual Be Well Philly publication.
About the Be Well Philly internship:
Be Well Philly interns will have the opportunity to write articles for the blog, learn how manage the back-end of a website and blog, attend (and cover) local health and fitness events, and work regularly with our health and wellness editor. Past interns have also contributed to the print magazine on occasion.
Interns should be motivated, detail-oriented self-starters with a strong interest in health and wellness topics and excellent writing and reporting skills. A background in English or journalism is preferred.
Candidates must be in school in order to apply, and able to contribute a minimum of three days per week at our Center City office. Internships are unpaid, but may be used to receive academic credit.
To apply, please e-mail a cover letter, resume, and at least two published clips to research editor Annie Monjar at amonjar@phillymag.com.