internship
Nonprofit

Journalism Intern

10-20 hoursPhiladelphiaSummer

Description

We are looking for an enthusiastic journalism major (junior year preferred) to contribute in the electronic publication of the Penn’s Village monthly newsletter. The successful intern will be a skilled writer and enjoy learning the graphic capabilities of our information system.

Responsibilities:
• Assist newsletter editorial board in gathering appropriate articles and coordinate the timeliness of these articles for monthly deadlines
• Edit articles that are submitted for publication
• Write articles on topics of interest to our readers’ point of view
• Collaborate in determining layout and graphic design
• Partner with Marketing and Communications Committee to determine articles for the blog as well as the newsletter
• Solicit articles of interest from volunteers, members, business partners and relevant community professionals

Requirements

Requirements
• Demonstrated knowledge of newsletter coordination and a portfolio of writing proficiency and well-constructed articles is preferred
• Receive assignments and accomplish tasks in a timely fashion and meet strict deadlines
• Computer proficiency in MS Office (or similar software) and be comfortable learning information systems
• 15-20 hours per week, in the office or telecommuting from home