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Wisconsin People & Ideas Fall Editorial Internship

Wisconsin People & Ideas, the Wisconsin Academy’s quarterly magazine of contemporary Wisconsin thought and culture, seeks a part-time (18 hrs/wk) editorial intern for fall 2017.

The only independent magazine exploring contemporary intellectual and artistic life in our state, Wisconsin People & Ideas publishes fiction and poetry from Wisconsin writers, highlights new works from our visual artists and photographers, and covers science and environmental issues that affect Wisconsin’s people, lands, and waters. 

Applicants for the four-month intern position should have the following:

  • Strong writing and editing skills
  • Digital experience with web publishing and/or social media.
  • Knowledge of basic office operations (e.g. photocopying, mailing, etc.)

Experience with college newspaper, journal, or arts/culture publication preferred.

Responsibilities include the following:

  • Participation in planning, developing, and editing articles for Wisconsin People & Ideas magazine
  • Fact/quote checking and researching/locating images
  • Writing and editing ancillary copy as assigned.
  • Assisting in design and production tasks.
  • Basic text and image file administration, including e-mail correspondence

Intern applications are due September 8, 2017, with an anticipated start date of September 18, 2017. The internship concludes the week of December 4th, 2017. While this is a volunteer position, interns will receive a small honorarium upon completion of their three-month term. Candidates should submit a cover letter, a writing sample and/or design portfolio, and a résumé with three references via e-mail to Jason A. Smith, editor, Wisconsin People & Ideas.

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Madison, Wisconsin 53726
Phone: 608-263-1692

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Madison, WI 53703
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