Next American City is seeking editorial and art interns who are available to work a minimum of 12 hours per week starting in January 2013.
Interns will work directly with all members of the staff to assist with producing daily online content. Editorial duties include: Writing, editing, fact checking, research, blogging, social media, reader engagement and general administrative tasks as required. Required skills: Excellent oral and written communication; basic research skills; experience in blogging software and Creative Suite not necessary but helpful. Varied interests encouraged, though specific interests in news, urban issues, redevelopment and city planning strongly preferred.
Art interns must be experienced with PhotoShop and InDesign. Responsibilities include designing advertisements, infographics and wall text for Storefront exhibits, as well as assisting with research. Experience in photography is a plus.
Internships are unpaid, but academic credit can be arranged.
Please send two samples of your work (graphics or writing), a resume and cover letter to: Ariella Cohen, Executive Editor, Ariella AT americancity.org with “Editorial Internship” or “Art Internship” in the subject line, according your desired position. We will accept applications on a rolling basis. No calls please.