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Wisconsin People & Ideas Winter/Spring 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 Winter/Spring 2020.

Since 1954, the Wisconsin Academy has published a magazine for people who are curious about our world and proud of Wisconsin idesa. Wisconsin People & Ideas features thoughtful stories about our people and culture, original creative writing and artwork, and informative articles about Wisconsin innovation. 

Applicants for the three-month intern position with the magazine 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 January 13, 2020, with an anticipated start date of February 5, 2020. The internship concludes May 6, 2020. The intern receives a $500 honorarium upon completion of their three-month term and additional per-article payments are available to superior writers. Candidates should submit a cover letter, résumé with three references, and at least one writing sample via e-mail to Jason A. Smith, editor, Wisconsin People & Ideas.

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