Editorial Internship with Sierra Magazine

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Editorial internships at Sierra, the national magazine of the Sierra Club, provide an overview of the process of selecting and preparing manuscripts for publication. Interns sit in on all editorial meetings and perform a variety of research and fact-checking tasks for our editors. This position requires strong editorial skills and a well-rounded awareness of environmental issues.
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Outdoor Market - writingEditorial internships at Sierra, the national magazine of the Sierra Club, provide an overview of the process of selecting and preparing manuscripts for publication. Interns sit in on all editorial meetings and perform a variety of research and fact-checking tasks for our editors. This position requires strong editorial skills and a well-rounded awareness of environmental issues.
Internship periods are winter-spring (January through April), summer (May through August), and fall (September through December). Interns are required to work 20 hours a week; however, the scheduling of these hours is at the intern’s discretion. The position is unpaid but there is a travel stipend of up to $600.
Internship applicants should send a letter describing their qualifications and interests, along with a resume and a brief writing sample to, communications.internships@sierraclub.org.
In general, the most helpful writing samples show your ability to research facts, organize information, and interview a variety of sources. Journalistic samples are much preferred to research papers and personal essays, please send files as PDFs. If you will be including links in your cover letter, please also submit a copy of your work in PDF format.
The deadline for application is November 10 for the winter/spring period.
If you don’t find the answer to your question here, please contact the intern manager by e-mail at communications.internships@sierraclub.orgNo phone calls please. We only meet in person with applicants under serious consideration for the internship.
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