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OWAA Internships

Journalism Internship

A semester-long print journalism internship is available during the fall, spring or summer.

  • 10-15 hours per week.
  • Knowledge of AP style is a must.
  • Writing features and researching articles.
  • Editing and proofreading.
  • Organizing and condensing press releases.
  • The opportunity to help with publication layout and design.

To apply: Send cover letter, resume and writing samples to Outdoors Unlimited® Editor Kelsey Dayton at kdayton[at] To read Outdoors Unlimited® Online, request access to the password-protected content by sending an email to  kdayton[at], mentioning that you would like to read OU Online because you are applying for an internship with OWAA.

Event Planning Internship

A year-long marketing internship is available during the fall, spring and summer. The internship requires a commitment of 6 to 10 hours per week and includes travel to our annual conference in June 2017.

The event planning intern will assist in carrying out the 2017 OWAA conference in Duluth, Minnesota. Tasks will include reaching out to members and supporters regarding conference, soliciting auction items and prizes, sending out conference emails and social media postings, coordinating event logistics, maintaining the conference website, confirming conference registrations, coordinating speaker and moderator logistics and will assist with on-site during the event. The annual conference is a 3-day event with two days of meetings prior to conference. For more information about the conference, visit our 2016 conference website and 2017 conference website.

To apply: Send cover letter and resume to Jessica Seitz at jseitz[at]

Marketing Internship

A semester-long marketing internship is available during the fall, spring or summer. The internship requires a commitment of 6 to 10 hours per week.

The marketing intern will assist with membership and conference marketing as well as general PR projects for the organization. Tasks include writing press releases, developing marketing publications and flyers, updating the OWAA website and social networking sites, and outreach projects. OWAA puts on several annual programs and events including an annual conference, the Excellence in Craft contests, the John Madson Fellowship and the Bodie McDowell Scholarship, among others. The marketing intern will also help to develop and execute marketing plans for such events.

Past projects include:

  • Press releases
  • Membership recruitment drive
  • Building and maintaining a conference website
  • Affiliate program research
  • Press list management

For more information: Contact Jessica Seitz at jseitz[at]

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