Next American City is seeking Editorial Interns who are available to start in January 2012. NAC has a history of developing rewarding internship experiences for college students and recent graduates. We help arrange course credits for internships and provide travel honorariums for interns in the program. Internships run from January 2012 until early May 2012 and interns are expected to dedicate at least 12 hours per week to the internship. If interested in an internship later in 2012, please still apply and note your availability in your cover letter.
Interns will work directly with the Editor to assist with all aspects of producing daily online content. Varied interests encouraged, though specific interests in news, urban issues, redevelopment, and city planning strongly preferred. 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.
Please send a resume and cover letter to: Diana Lind, Editor in Chief, at diana at americancity.org with “Internship” in the subject line.