Missouri Life is seeking an editorial intern for the upcoming summer term. Our 8-week summer internship program provides a tailored experience that’s designed to hone your skills and help you gain experience in the areas you’re most interested in. Aside from our print magazine, which is published 8 times per year, we also produce coffee table books, live events and tours, and a TV show. You’ll work closely with the editorial team to fill needs that fall within your areas of interest. This is a paid opportunity. Applications are due by April 17.

 

Potential duties include:

  • Researching, reporting, and writing feature length stories
  • Writing shorter departmental stories
  • Uploading and publishing content to MissouriLife.com
  • Assisting with social media management
  • Taking part in editorial planning meetings
  • Assigning writers and photographers to stories
  • Proofreading print editions
  • Assisting with production of our custom projects and print products

Preferred qualifications include:

  • Writing for a print outlet (preference will be given to applicants who have published at least 2 features)
  • Basic copyediting skills
  • Familiarity with reporting and accuracy checking
  • Knowledge of Chicago or AP style
  • Strong interest in storytelling

 

This position requires a 20 hour per week time commitment over the course of 8 weeks. Starting and ending dates are flexible. Our offices are located in Boonville, about 30 minutes west from Columbia. The position pays $12/hr.

Submit your cover letter, resume, and at least 2 writing samples to evan@missourilife.com

 

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