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Want to be an Intern?

Read this to learn about our editorial, photography, and design internship programs.
posted: 07/17/2014
Skiing Internships

Editorial Internship
If you're a motivated and self-directed college or grad-school student, we want you to join our editorial team in Boulder, Colo. Our 10- to 15-week internships offer upcoming reporters and editors a glimpse into the inner workings of two of the best ski publications in the country: Skiing magazine and Ski magazine. You give us hard work, and we'll make you an integral part of a close-knit family.

You'll work directly with the small group of Skiing (and Ski) editors and walk away with clips from SkiingMag.com, SkiMag.com as well as both print titles. You'll also conduct interviews with athletes, be involved in gear write-ups, work on photo projects and see how two of the most respected skiing publications come together.

Duties:

Duties may include: fact-checking, researching, reporting, writing, proofreading and editing articles, calling in products and gear for testing, gathering and shooting photos, participating in editorial meetings, developing multimedia packages for the web, brainstorming story ideas, planning events and editing basic html. Don't worry. We try to keep the coffee-getting to a minimum.

Qualifications:

Interns must be willing to adapt to the ever-changing world of a trusted ski publication while being reliable and not afraid to bring ideas to the table. Previous journalism experience—either with a local publication or a student newspaper—is preferred. Knowledge of, and an interest in, skiing is required.

Deadline to apply:
1 p.m., Tuesday, August 12 (for fall internships)

Start date:
TBD

All internships are unpaid. Interns must receive school credit.

Please send resume, cover letter and no more than three writing samples to Ryan Dionne, Skiing's digital brand manager, at rdionne@aimmedia.com. Please indicate in the email subject line that you are applying for an editorial internship.

Photography Internship
These 14-week-long internships are 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, 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 kbascetta@aimmedia.com. Please indicate in the subject line that you are applying for a photography internship.

Design Internship
These 10- to 15-week-long internships are based at our editorial headquarters in Boulder, Colorado. Duties include working directly with art directors, photo editors, and editors on the development of pages from inception to final production, designing and flowing text in a number of our department and feature pages both for print and tablet. Interns may also occasionally work on marketing material such as in-house ads or branding creative for web and print.

Our staff is small and interns will get an intimate knowledge of the day-to-day cycle of publishing two national magazines and various digital products. We work with the Adobe Creative Suite. InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator are all used on a daily basis. A high level of proficiency in InDesign is critical. A passion for the sport of skiing helps.

All internships are unpaid and must be for school credit. Please email resume, cover letter, and portfolio or link to online portfolio to shiggins@aimmedia.com. Please indicate in the subject line that you are applying for an design internship.

Deadline to apply (for fall internships): August 20

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