|by Sean O'Neill||49|
BudgetTravel.com, the website of Budget Travel magazine, has an opening for a spring editorial internship. This is an excellent opportunity for journalism students interested in a career in online writing and editing. Internships are unpaid, average about 15 hours a week, and are available for academic credit only. Editorial duties will be scaled to match your skill and academic level.
—experience in Internet research
—course work in reporting, editing, feature writing
—published clips and blogging experience with a “service” journalism focus are a plus, but not required
—experience with HTML and with a content management system a plus, but not required
—familiarity with MS Word
Responsibilities include the following:
—creating multimedia projects, such as slide shows
—writing short posts for our blog, This Just In
—fact-checking and researching/writing Web-only features
—participation in editorial meetings, depending on the schedule that fits with your classwork
—administrative tasks, as needed, though the job is primarily an editorial one
Internships are available for academic credit only! There are no opportunities for paid internships or for students who are not receiving academic credit. Our offices are located at 530 Seventh Avenue, New York, NY 10018. We cannot help you obtain local housing.
Interested students should email cover letter, resume, and clips and/or links to Sean O'Neill, senior editor online, at sean.oneill @ budgettravel.com. Deadline of December 3.