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Editorial and Marketing intern

This internship is part of the University’s Jeff Metcalf Internship Program. Please review to learn more about program requirements for Metcalf interns. 

Fellowship Award Amount: $1,000 - $1,250
Internship Time Commitment: Fall, Winter & Spring Quarter - 6-10 hours per week

The University of Chicago Magazine and its College supplement, the Core, are hiring an editorial and marketing intern for the 2023–24 academic year. This is a hybrid position with half of the hours (preferably Monday or Tuesday) spent at the Magazine’s offices at 5235 S. Harper Court.

The University of Chicago Magazine is a quarterly publication that is mailed to alumni and friends of the University. The Core is a biannual supplement for College alumni and parents of current College students. 

We are looking for someone with a strong interest in writing and editing for print, as well as web and social media. We would prefer a student who lives in campus housing and is involved in College extracurriculars. 

Job duties include
  • Writing short pieces for the Magazine and the Core
  • Writing web content for the Magazine
  • Participating in editorial rounds for stories by other writers
  • Attending weekly Magazine meetings (via Zoom, Mondays 3:30–4:30 p.m.), intern’s schedule permitting
  • Taking photos and/or videos of campus events for social media
  • Reporting on student life, especially house activities and extracurriculars
  • Researching historical Magazine content that can be repurposed in current issues
  • Helping to maintain a record of archival images used in the Magazine
  • Helping with distribution of print publications by mail and on campus
  • Helping brainstorm ideas to market and distribute the publications on campus

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