Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Paid internship @ NYC lifestyle website

DailyCandy.com, a website and electronic newsletter that covers "style, food, fashion and fun," is offering paid summer internships in its New York City office.

"Summer editorial interns [will] assist with fact checking, administrative, and receptionist duties as well as other editorial projects," the ad states. "Writing opportunities also available."

E-mail your resume to internships@dailycandy.com.

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Monday, September 28, 2009

Journalism contest for Canadian students

Canadian Living, a 527,000-circulation monthly magazine that covers food, fashion, crafts, health and family advice, is offering Canadian students the chance to get articles published, win scholarships and work as magazine interns.

"If you're currently enrolled full-time in a journalism program at a Canadian college or university, we encourage you to apply today by submitting an application package and your pitch for the perfect Canadian Living feature story," the contest ad states. "Selected entrants will be invited to write and submit their stories in full. The six best pieces will be published nationally in Canadian Living Magazine or on CanadianLiving.com and the writers will be awarded cash prizes. The two grand prize winners will each be awarded $1,500 and a 12-week internship at our Toronto editorial office."

Click here for more info.

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Thursday, September 3, 2009

Freelancers @ men's lifestyle website

Asylum.com, which bills itself as "the largest men’s lifestyle site on the Web," is seeking freelance journalists to contribute stories about weird news, science, food, true crime, sex, politics, video games, entertainment and/or travel.

"We’re looking for writers who can report original stories and humorously analyze new trends -- everything from the latest wave of serial killer memorabilia sites to new concoctions that bring oversize donuts to amazing heights," the ad states. "We’re also looking for writers who can cover local stories in places such as Los Angeles, Florida, New York, Chicago, Atlanta, New Orleans and Austin. We want people who have a passion for breaking new stories, not just re-hashing stories they’ve read. If you’re willing to scour through records, pound the pavement, search for the unusual, channel the zeitgeist and come up with intriguing stories, we’re interested in hearing from you."

Send resume, pitches and relevant clips or links to asylumapplicants@gmail.com.

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Tuesday, April 21, 2009

Update on openings @ Men's Health

If you applied for the 6-month paid editorial internships at Men's Health that were announced on this site last week, you may want to re-send your materials. Ed2010.com reports that the magazine "had some email problems, so any applications that were sent did NOT make it."

The good news is the glitch has been fixed, so resend your cover letter/resume/clips to mhintern@rodale.com. And, if you haven't applied, you should. It sounds like a great entry-level opportunity in magazine journalism, especially in this economy. Three positions are available.

Location: Emmaus, Pennsylvania

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Sunday, April 12, 2009

Summer internship @ Glamour magazine

Glamour, a 2.4 million-circulation women's magazine, is offering summer internships to students in its feature department. Hurry -- Monday, April 13, is the deadline.

The 10-week position provides a $12 stipend per day and is open to college juniors, seniors and graduate students who can receive course credit.

"Duties will include administrative tasks as well as reporting, interviewing, research, idea generation and the possibility of writing for glamour.com," the ad states. "This internship is in features, not beauty or fashion, so applicants should have interests in a wide range of topics such as health, women’s issues, news, politics, sex, relationships and other areas."

E-mail a cover letter, resume and three to five clips to Sunny Sea Gold, articles editor, at sunny_gold@condenast.com.

Location: New York, New York

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Tuesday, April 7, 2009

Paid internship @ popular lifestyle website

TrendHunter.com, a website that gets 7 million-plus views per month and covers what's trendy in fashion, technology and pop culture, is offering paid internships in its Toronto office.

"You’ll get first hand experience running one of the world’s most popular online publications," the ad states. As for compensation, "There will be a stipend paid, plus Adsense revenue and numerous opportunities that extend beyond the summer term."

Apply online.

Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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Monday, April 6, 2009

6-month paid internships @ Men's Health

Men’s Health, the world's largest men's lifestyle magazine with 22 million readers, is looking to fill three 6-month paid reporting internships.

"You’ll brainstorm, report, write, and fact check, work closely with top editors on a daily basis, and end up with a pile of glossy clips," the ad states. "We favor applicants with experience on college publications who have also had previous internships. We hire interns with degrees in journalism and communications. You must be serious about a career in magazines. Two-thirds of our interns land jobs in the magazine industry. "

E-mail a resume, short cover letter, and no more than three clips to mhintern@rodale.com.


Location: Emmaus, Pennsylvania

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Thursday, April 2, 2009

Paid internship @ fashion website

Scheckys.com, a popular website about women's fashion, beauty and nightlife, is offering a paid internship.

"We pay a daily stipend and would prefer a recent grad who can work 4-5 days a week," the ad states. "Perfect if you’re interested in nightlife, fashion and getting experience in the Web side of editorial. You’ll be reading tons of fun blogs, updating the website and helping around the office."

To apply, e-mail resume and writing samples to natalie.g@sheckys.com.

Location: New York, New York

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6-month paid internship @ Women's Health

Women's Health, a 1.1 million-circulation magazine that focuses on healthy living for women, immediately seeks an editorial intern. The 6-month paid position is based in New York City.

Intern's duties include : Fact checking articles; contacting and interviewing sources; assisting editors with research, statistics and additional reporting; calling in and returning products; working with Women's Health web editors as needed; administrative tasks such as scanning documents, making photocopies and faxing.

"We are seeking a star candidate with a strong desire to learn and grow within the journalism field," the ad states. "Excellent communication and organizational skills is required. Prior internship experience is preferred."

Apply online.

Location: New York, New York

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Friday, March 13, 2009

Paid internship @ Michigan magazine

Traverse, a 31,000-circulation monthly magazine that covers life in Northern Michigan, is offering a paid summer internship. The 10-week internship comes with $1,000 stipend.

"Interns research and write short travel pieces about Northern Michigan, proofread, fact check and discuss story concepts," the ad states. "Interns must have a laptop and reliable car and are responsible for their own housing."

E-mail cover letter, resume and three work samples to Editor Jeff Smith at smith@traversemagazine.com.

Location: Traverse City, Michigan

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Thursday, March 12, 2009

Reporter @ Dallas magazine

Advocate, a 114,000-circulation urban lifestyle magazine in Dallas, seeks a part-time reporter.

"We are one of the country’s pioneers in hyper-local coverage, and we need someone who knows East Dallas and Lakewood and knows hyper-local," the ad states. "You’ll be expected to attend local events, write blog posts and magazine articles, and keep abreast of what’s going on in the area. If you don't know where Casa Linda is or don't know what the spillway is, you probably won't be able to handle this job."

E-mail resume and clips to Jeff Siegel at jsiegel@advocatemag.com.

Location: Dallas, Texas

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Tuesday, December 9, 2008

Paid internships @ ForbesLife magazine

ForbesLife MountainTime magazine is seeking paid part-time interns for its Boulder, Colo. offices. Internships are available for 15 hours per week in the spring and fall. Pay is $10 per hour.

Interns assist in all facets of magazine production, including writing, fact-checking, and front-end research.

"Our staff is small (2 editors, 1 designer, 1 photo editor), so this will be a key newsroom-style role ... We're looking for a meticulous reporter who wants to learn more newsgathering skills while getting a few clips and seeing how the business works," the ad states.

The magazine is a 150,000-circulation, semiweekly luxury lifestyle publication distributed through the Sunday newspapers in resort towns across the West. Focused on active locals and second-home owners, the magazine covers style, fashion, sports, architecture, home décor, and media—basically anything relating to the mountain lifestyle. Each issue consists of 16 to 24 pages of edit, from short news hits to in-depth features and essays.

E-mail resume, cover letter, and clips to Managing Editor Pieter van Noordennen at pvann@forbes.com.

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