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Philadelphia magazine offers multiple internship opportunities.
We require a minimum of 16 hours per week and a minimum of three full days of work in the office. Interns are generally expected to work 9:30-5, and we prefer consecutive days (Mon-Thu; Tues-Fri, for example). Interns must be enrolled at an academic institution. Internships are unpaid, but may be used to receive academic credit.
To apply, please specify which of the following positions you are interested in, and email a cover letter and resume, and writing sample to email@example.com.
Philadelphia Magazine Editorial Internship
The duties of a Philadelphia magazine intern include fact-checking articles to be published in issues, thorough research for staff writers and editors, transcribing interviews, and reporting articles for both the website and magazine. In addition, interns work heavily on fact-checking/updating content for the newsletters and website. Interns have daily interaction with our editorial staff and the many facets of the publishing industry. The internship provides its participants with a daily perspective behind an award-winning city regional magazine.
Training Provided: We hold an orientation at the beginning of the semester, during which the internship coordinator provides a brief overview of reporting and research guidelines and discusses the office environment.
Typical Responsibilities: Fact-checking, research, smaller writing assignments, transcriptions. Some administrative work as well (e.g., mailing magazines, coding files for Nexis, assisting on fashion shoots, etc.)
In addition to posting articles from current issues of Philadelphia magazine, Philadelphia Wedding, and Be Well Philly, Phillymag.com is home to a network of popular blogs, including, Foobooz, Be Well Philly and G Philly. Giving daily coverage to news, opinion and other niche topics, Phillymag.com strives to be a website visited daily by the city’s elite readers.
Typical Responsibilities: Phillymag.com interns will work on a variety of tasks including, but not limited to: resizing photos and creating slideshows, optimizing print articles for the Web, updating online content, writing event listings, fact-checking and researching, and posting content to social media. Motivated interns will have opportunities for reporting and writing, but this is not primarily a writing internship.
Qualifications: The ideal candidate will be extremely detail-oriented, have some writing experience, have a desire to grow his or her online media experience, and be comfortable working in Photoshop and doing basic HTML coding. Knowledge of SEO, web headline writing, WordPress and other content management systems, and professional use of social media is a plus, but not required. We are especially interested in hiring interns focused on a print publication’s use of social media.
Ticket is Philadelphia magazine’s brand new A&E blog, a hub of fun and newsworthy articles pertaining to the city’s arts-and-entertainment scene. We cover everything from music to movies to theater to block parties, paying particular attention to events that are worth our readers’ precious time. We’re shooting to be a reliable, go-to spot for people looking to find out what’s going on in this big, bustling city.
A Ticket intern will work with the blog editor to come up with weekly content. You will have the chance to write anything from artist profiles and features to concert reviews and fun listicles. You’ll gain social media experience, helping manage our myriad web profiles (Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, etc … ) Most of the work will be done in the office, though sometimes you may be sent out to cover events in the city, so having a good camera is a plus.
An intern for Ticket should be a motivated, no-nonsense self-starter who’s passionate about and connected to the city’s A&E scene. You should be a strong writer, and have a good eye for what events and stories are worth covering. You should be creative, opinionated and willing to approach our A&E-related stories in a fresh and engaging way.
Be Well Philly Internship
Bewellphilly.com, the health and wellness website of Philadelphia magazine, covers all things health and fitness in Philadelphia. Content runs the gamut from breaking health news to service guides to profiles to reported articles, covering everything from weight loss tips to cancer research. We leverage Philly’s extensive network of health resources—including the city’s vibrant healthcare community—to find and share the most interesting and newsworthy stories in town. The website serves as a companion to the wellness section of the monthly print magazine and the annual Be Well Philly publication.
Be Well Philly interns will have the opportunity to write articles for the blog, learn how manage the back-end of a website and blog, attend (and cover) local health and fitness events, and work regularly with our health and wellness editor. Past interns have also contributed to the print magazine on occasion.
Interns should be motivated, detail-oriented self-starters with a strong interest in health and wellness topics and excellent writing and reporting skills. A background in English or journalism is preferred.
Foobooz is Philadelphia magazine’s daily dining website and blog. The Foobooz philosophy? Food and drink are keys to happiness, and there are few places better to indulge in either than Philadelphia. So whether you are a gourmet or a gourmand, Foobooz is your guide to eating and drinking in Philadelphia. Foobooz will keep you up to date on the latest restaurant and bar openings as well as culinary events. Equal parts events calendar and weblog, Foobooz aims to be your favorite place for Philadelphia, food, drink, and deals.
Foobooz interns will have the opportunity to work regularly with food editors. Duties include handling day-to-day social networking for Foobooz (including Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook), assisting with research for the website and the print magazine’s Taste section, helping to build our catalog of food and restaurant images, blog posts for Foobooz.com. While most hours will be spent at our Center City office, some off-site evening video shoots may be required. Internships are unpaid, but may be used to receive academic credit.
Interns should have a passion for (and some experience with) Philadelphia’s food scene. Potential candidates must understand social media, have strong writing abilities, be comfortable doing phone interviews, and be able to take photographs.
Philadelphia Wedding Internship
Philadelphia Wedding, the biannual bridal publication of Philadelphia magazine, and Phillymag.com/philadelphia-wedding, the magazine’s online arm and blog, cover everything local brides need to know about planning a fabulous Philadelphia-are wedding.
Duties and responsibilities:
PW interns have the opportunity to write articles for the blog, learn how to manage the back end of a website, create image-based slideshows, and work closely with our wedding and fashion editor on research, reporting, and writing for both the magazine and website.
Interns should be motivated, detail-oriented self-starters and problem-solvers with a strong interests in bridal and lifestyle topics and excellent writing and reporting skills. A background in English or journalism is preferred.