Martha's Vineyard Fellowship for Innovation in Journalism

Sorry, the application period is now closed.

Summer Internships

The Gazette is now accepting applications from college students for full-time paid internships for the Summer of 2016 in news, photography, 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, use of a car and a valid driver’s license. The application deadline is March 18, 2016. 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 bill@mvgazette.com.

Photography Intern

Intern will work as a full-time photographer, covering a wide variety of news events and feature assignments, including at night and on weekends, for both the print and online editions of the Gazette. Ideal candidate will be highly organized, self-directed and have a professional interest in photography.  Experience in photojournalism and video editing is strongly preferred. Must have your own camera. Please email resume, letter of interest and a link to samples of your work to Bill Eville, managing editor, at bill@mvgazette.com.

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 letter of interest, resume and at least one sample of your work to Sarah Gifford, business manager, at sgifford@mvgazette.com.

Marketing/Promotion Intern

Intern will assist with a range of marketing, promotion, event planning 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 at community events. Experience in writing promotional copy, proofreading, organizing events and using social media in a public relations context is strongly preferred. We are looking for a self-starter who is energetic, hardworking and eager to learn. Please email a letter of interest, resume and non-academic writing sample to Sarah Gifford, business manager, at sgifford@mvgazette.com.