We are looking for editorial interns who will gain experience fact checking, copy editing and writing for both print and web. Interns will work across all three city mag publications – Chapel Hill Magazine, Durham Magazine & Chatham Magazine – plus annuals like the visitors and relocation guides. Interns need to be proactive, organized and meticulous, and ideal interns would have experience with AP Style, WordPress and writing or editing for a student publication. Past interns have gone on to work or intern at Real Simple, Garden & Gun, Our State, Washingtonian and The Local Palate. If you’d like to apply for the editorial internship, please email a resume and writing samples to email@example.com with “editorial internship” in the subject line.
We are also looking for a digital intern to help execute a social media strategy on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc. and turn print articles into web posts, IG stories and other videos for social media. For the digital internships, please email firstname.lastname@example.org a resume, links to IG Reels or TikToks, and online story samples that exemplify creative headline writing.
Additionally, we are looking for interns for Heart of NC Weddings magazine. Interns will have the opportunity to attend wedding industry events including vendor showcases and venue open houses, gain experience drafting weekly blog posts for the website and write posts for social media accounts. The ideal intern will have experience with WordPress, an attention to detail and enthusiasm for creating engaging social media content. If you’d like to apply for the Heart of NC Weddings internship, please email a resume and writing samples to email@example.com with “HONCW internship” in the subject line.
All are in-person internships in our Chapel Hill office (with a fully vaccinated staff) where interns choose their days/hours and some hours/days can be remote.
- Spring (early January through last week of April) & fall (mid-August through last week in November, plus the second week in December) internships are 10 hours per week.
- Summer (May through August) & winter (December/January) internships are 20-30 hours per week.
- Deadlines to apply: spring 2023 (Jan. 5), summer 2023 (April 15)
- The internship is unpaid but we will work with students to get school credit, and a select few interns will be invited back for another semester for a paid internship ($11/hour, starting in 2023).