Summer Internships (2015)
The Vineyard Gazette is now accepting applications from college students for full-time paid summer internships in news, production/graphic design and marketing. Interns are paid $400 per week and must be able to work a flexible schedule, including nights and weekends. Positions begin in late May and run through Labor Day. Applicants MUST have Island housing, a car and valid driver’s license. The application deadline is March 13, 2015. Personal interviews are desirable but not mandatory and will be arranged with applicants when possible.
News Reporting Intern. Intern will work as a full-time reporter, covering a wide variety of news and feature stories including weekend arts and cultural events for both the print and online editions of the Gazette. Some journalism or other non-academic writing experience at the college level is required; experience working with digital media including video and photography is strongly preferred. Ideal candidate will be highly organized and able to work on deadline in a casual newsroom environment. Please email resume, letter of interest and maximum of three writing samples to Bill Eville, managing editor, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Production/Graphic Design Intern. Intern will assist with magazine and newspaper layout, advertising production and related tasks both in print and online. Ideal candidate will be energetic, personable and proficient in InDesign, PhotoShop or related programs. Experience in website design and production strongly preferred. Please email resume and letter of interest to Sarah Gifford, business manager, at email@example.com.
Marketing/Promotion Intern. Intern will assist with a range of marketing, promotion and distribution activities for the Vineyard Gazette and Martha’s Vineyard Magazine. The ideal candidate will be a jack-of-all-trades – confident, detail-oriented and able to represent the company in the community. Experience in writing press releases, proofreading, organizing events and using social media in a promotional context is strongly preferred. We are looking for a self-starter who is hardworking and eager to learn. Please email letter of interest, resume and a non-academic writing sample to firstname.lastname@example.org.