Editorial Commentary Intern
Editorial Projects in Education seeks a Web-savvy intern to support the editors of the opinion section of Education Week, the respected, independent newspaper of record for K-12 education. This internship offers an excellent opportunity for a current student or recent graduate to gain online (and print) experience in a busy news organization. The internship entails working closely with the editors of the Commentary section of our award-winning website, edweek.org, which edits and publishes opinion essays on education policy.
• Continuing to build Education Week Commentary’s social-media presence
• Monitoring opinion blogs and other online projects
• Assisting in production of multimedia projects
•Assisting in blog production and writing
• Producing Education Week Commentaries and letters to the editor for edweek.org
• Updating relevant sections of edweek.org
• Fact-checking, proofreading, and other editorial duties
Qualifications: The position requires a high level of comfort with Web production and technology, strong writing skills, attention to detail and organization, creativity, and an ability to work independently. Previous experience with social-media management and promotion is strongly desirable. The internship pays $10/hour. The successful candidate must be able to work up to 29 hours a week in the office.
EPE is a nonprofit publishing organization dedicated to raising the level of awareness and understanding among professionals and the public of important issues in American education. We offer a convenient workplace in the heart of Bethesda and a friendly atmosphere where employees can thrive professionally.
To apply: Send cover letter, two writing samples, and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org or to Education Week, Dept. ER, 6935 Arlington Road, Bethesda, MD 20814. Equal Opportunity Employer.
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