Backcountry Magazine seeks qualified applicants for three- to four-month internships this summer (June-September). Editorial Interns work at Backcountry Headquarters in Jeffersonville, Vt. Read below for more information and how to apply.
Ever wonder what it’s like behind the scenes at Backcountry Magazine? Join our team as the Editorial Intern and you’ll get firsthand experience.
Backcountry’s Editorial Intern works closely with the editorial and photo staff and must be based at Backcountry Headquarters in Jeffersonville, Vt. Day-to-day work depends on the intern’s interests and strengths, resulting in a specialized exposure to the outdoor publishing industry. Responsibilities could include but are not limited to:
* Proofreading, editing and fact checking
* Researching for Backcountry features and departments
* Soliciting and managing photo submissions
* Supporting the Backcountry team with administrative tasks
* Writing copy
* Corresponding with contributors
No specific computer proficiency is required, but interns are expected to be able to learn the basics of programs similar to Inkscape, InCopy, Photoshop and Excel. Applicants should be self-motivated and detail-oriented with good organizational skills. Since responsibilities vary wildly from day to day, the Editorial Intern must have a love of learning and an ability to multitask in a team atmosphere.
The 20+ hour/week position is unpaid, but offers rich experience and learning opportunities. To apply, email a cover letter, resume and writing samples to:
Applications for summer internships also accepted.