South End News offers a comprehensive intern program for college students interested in newspaper journalism and publishing. During an internship, a minimum of 15 hours of work per week is required. Positions are unpaid, but offer experience in many aspects of newspaper journalism and business. All interns must be enrolled in an academic or work-study credit program.
Editorial internships are open to college undergraduate and graduate students majoring in Journalism or English. Interns are responsible for fact checking, proofreading, research and occasional writing. Candidates should exhibit strong grammar and writing skills. Internships are available throughout the year.
Art/design interns should have knowledge of Adobe InDesign. Applicants must be studying graphic design and/or fine arts. Intern responsibilities include organizing and collecting art for publication, designing ads, editorial and marketing fliers. Advanced students may have the opportunity to work on page layout.
Interns have the opportunity to learn the many different facets of newspaper publishing, including production, sales, marketing, and public relations. They assist in creating and executing communications and marketing strategies, researching and coordinating mailings, arranging PR activities, updating website listings and coordinating special events.
In addition to a cover letter indicating your interest in South End News and describing your prospective career goals, send a resume, letters of recommendation. All application materials become the property of South End News. Email and faxes are preferred. Please send the above material and address all inquires to:
Internships, South End News,
28 Damrell Street, Suite 204, Boston, MA 02127
pmhyde AT southendnews.com