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Want to be an Intern?

Want to be an Intern?

posted: 06/23/2011

Editorial Intern
We are looking for motivated and self-directed college and grad-school students to join our editorial team in Boulder, Colorado. Our 12-week internships offer budding reporters and editors a glimpse into the inner workings of vertical, niche consumer magazines that are adapting to the new digital environment. Interns will help the editorial staff produce content for our print (SKI and Skiing magazines), online (skinet.com) and digital (Skiing Interactive) properties.

Duties: Interns become an integral part of our small and close-knit family. Their duties will include but may not be limited to: fact-checking, researching, reporting, writing, proofreading and editing articles; calling in products and gear for testing; participating in staff editorial meetings; developing multimedia packages for the web and brainstorming story ideas for all properties. They'll be involved in the process of assigning stories to contributors, and they'll learn how the edit and art departments work together to formulate the layout and design of written and multi-media content. We try to keep the grunt work (shipping, filing, etc) to a minimum.

Qualifications: Interns should be dedicated, hard-working, conscientious, and fun-loving, with a career interest in writing and editing. Previous journalism experience—either with local publications or your student newspaper—is preferred. A passion for the sport of skiing is a definite plus. All internships are unpaid, but school credit is available.
Please email resume, cover letter, and writing samples to internship@skiingmag.com. Please indicate in the email subject line that you are applying for an editorial internship.

Ski and Skiing Magazine Photography Internship
Ski and Skiing Magazines are currently looking for photography interns for all of our print and digital products for Fall 2010 and Spring 2011. This 12-week-long internship is based at our editorial headquarters in Boulder, Colorado. Intern workload includes: assisting in our photo studio and on assignment, photo retouching, coordinating photography, working with our art department to build cohesive stories, invoicing, production workflow, and participating in staff meetings. Our staff is small, so interns work closely with art directors, photo editors, and editors. Interns should be dedicated, hard-working, conscientious, and fun-loving, with a career interest in photography. A very strong foundation in the Adobe Creative Suite 3, as well as previous journalism or photography experience is required. A passion for the sport of skiing helps. All internships are unpaid and must be for college credit. Email resume, cover letter, and portfolio to: internship@skiingmag.com. Please indicate in the email subject line that you are applying for a photography internship.

Design Internship
Work schedule: Part-time (approx. 20 hours per week, flexible schedule to accommodate class schedules, etc.). Duration: 12 weeks, June through August

Duties: SKI Magazine is currently accepting applications for an intern to assist the art department in page layout and related tasks. We are looking for a hard-working, outgoing individual who is available 3 days a week, Monday through Friday, for a total of about 20 hours. School credit must be earned. Interns will be asked to do production work, assist the Art Director in shipping photos and pages to prepress. The intern will download and place hires into final files, flow copy for stories and design departments. Skills must include proficient knowledge of Indesign and Photoshop, with an eye for good layout and typography. This internship is a great opportunity to get a first-hand look at the magazine industry. You must be a self-starter who is able to work in a fast-paced environment.

Qualifications: Intern candidates should be college or graduate school students have an interest in designing for a monthly consumer niche publication. They should be enthusiastic, hard working and detail-oriented, and have some passion for/knowledge about skiing and the outdoors. SKI especially values team players who enjoy a fun working environment. Knowledge of Adobe CS5 (Photoshop, Indesign and Illustrator) is essential. Application instructions: Please send cover letter, résumé and portfolio to Eleanor Williamson at internship@skiingmag.com. Please indicate in the email subject line that you are applying for a design internship.

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