Summer 2013 Internships w/ The Nation magazine & The Nation Institute

  • Tuesday, January 29, 2013 2:37 AM
    Message # 1192126
    For more than three decades The Nation Institute, in conjunction with The Nation magazine, has provided an internship program for college students and recent graduates interested in magazine journalism and publishing.

    Our internship program offers three internship sessions a year, with twelve internship positions available during each session. Seven editorial interns work with The Nation magazine. These interns' primary responsibilities include fact-checking and research, and are based in the magazine's New York City offices. Two additional interns, also based in the magazine’s New York City offices, work as web editorial interns for One more editorial internship position is available in The Nation's Washington D.C. office. We also offer two new additional internship positions at the non-profit Nation Institute. One intern works primarily with the Institute’s progressive book imprint, Nation Books, while the other intern works with the Institute’s Investigative Fund. Both of these interns will also work on Institute-related projects and will be based at the Institute’s New York City offices.

    All interns have the opportunity to write for; participate in career seminars with journalists, politicians, and activists; in addition to performing some administrative work.

    The internship is full time, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., five days a week. The Summer 2013 session begins June 4 and ends August 16, and the deadline for postmarked applications is March 1. There is a $150/week stipend.

    Please see our web site for more details:

    Qualifications: Applicants must have completed their junior year of college. Each applicant will be evaluated on the basis of his or her cover letter, résumé, recommendations, and writing samples.

    How to apply: Please send a cover letter indicating your interest in The Nation and The Nation Institute and describing your career goals. In addition, include a résumé, two letters of recommendation, and two writing samples. Published clips are preferred, though academic papers and creative writing samples are acceptable (no longer than eight pages, please). Your application must be postmarked by the application deadline.

    All application materials become the property of The Nation Institute. Please send your application to:

    Kate Murphy Internship Director 116 East 16th Street, 8th Floor New York, NY 10003

    Please address all queries to

    The Nation Institute is an equal opportunity employer.

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