Always wanted to work in a magazine but never got the chance? If so, check out this job posting from an online magazine called Urbane Perspective. It’s about lifestyle, fashion, beauty and entertainment. They’re looking for interns who are in New York since they need people who can meet them once or twice a week in person.
The position is not paid, unfortunately, but I think that this is an interesting opportunity for college students who want to break in the magazine biz – as well as fill up some internship requirements. Check out their full email after the cut!
URBANE PERSPECTIVE’S INTERNSHIP PROGRAM
Urbane Perspective is a leading digital media company that produces content for multicultural women that are interested in nurturing their lifestyle, discovering new fashion and beauty trends, and knowing what’s the latest in entertainment. Our goal as a woman media company is to make sure we are Uniting Cultures. Celebrating Womanhood. Living a Lavish Life. As part of its continuing evolution as the premier online destination for women of color, Urbane PerspectiveÂ is looking for superb interns to assist in various departments with the day to day of growing our business. Candidates will work directly under mid to senior level managers and must be energetic, professional, organized, multi-taskers and excited to learn more about our growing company. We are looking to mold and mentor super-star interns that will be beneficial to the work world once they graduate.
INTERNSHIP IS VIRTUAL AND WILL MEET 1-2 PER WEEK IN PERSON
Position Title:Â Editorial Interns
Employment Type: College Credit
Hours of Work: 10-16 hours per Week MINIMUM
Location: Virtual/New York, New York
Education Preferred: Sophmore/Junior/Senior/majoring in Communications, Journalism, English or similar major
Editorial Interns are needed for the following sections:
FASHION, BEAUTY, HEALTH & FITNESS, CAREER & EDUCATION, HOME/NIGHTLIFE/TRAVEL and ENTERTAINMENT (URBAN/LATINO/ASIAN POP CULTURE)
PRIOR experience and/or knowledge within your respective field is required for this internship.
Job duties include:
Researching story leads and facts on the Internet specifically
Writing, fact-checking, copy editing, and reviewing editorial submissions and correspondence
Generate ideas for new writing assignments for assigned sections on in online magazine (updated weekly) AND weekly newsletter content
Come up with ideas for Special e-book projects (related to specific section youâ€™ll be interning in ) to increase subscriptions base
General administrative duties
Prior editorial intern experience or similar
Experience in School Newspaper a PLUS
Exceptional writing and editing skills, sharp analytic skills, meticulous attention to detail and factual accuracy
Independent work style requiring minimal supervision
Excellent research, writing and communications skills
Excellent interpersonal skills
Ability to multitask and meet deadlines
Organized with strong attention to details
Proficiency in computers with working knowledge of Google Docs as well as Internet research
Interest and knowledge of the section that they are applying for
Owner of their own blog pertaining to the section of their interest that they are applying for a plus
Instructions for applying: Please email firstname.lastname@example.org in the subject line please put (EXAMPLE: Fashion-Editorial Intern OR Health/Fitness-Editorial Intern) ONLY PICK ONE in what you have a interest/knowledge/passion for! SERIOUS INQUIRIES ONLY **NO PHONE CALLS**
PLEASE REVIEW URBANE PERSPECTIVE MAGAZINE @ www.urbaneperspectivemag.com, its twitter page: www.twitter.com/urbaneperspmag and facebook: www.facebook.com/urbaneperspectivemag and Myspace: www.myspace.com/urbaneperspectivemagazine TO GET A BETTER UNDERSTANDING OF OUR BRAND.