Vineyard Gazette Summer Internships

The Gazette is now accepting applications from college students and post-graduates for full-time paid summer internships for 2021. Interns MUST have Island housing, the use of a car and a valid driver’s license, though much of their work may be done virtually.  Interns must be willing to work a flexible schedule, including nights and weekends. Positions begin in mid May and run through end of August. The application deadline is March 15, 2021.

News Reporting Intern
Newsroom interns cover news and features including weekend arts and cultural events, and assist with a wide variety of tasks from proofreading to helping with the press Thursday evenings when the Vineyard Gazette is printed. Some journalism or other nonacademic writing experience at the college level is required. Strong writing skills are essential, and experience working with digital media including social media, video and photography is strongly preferred. Ideal candidate will be motivated to learn, highly organized and able to work on deadline in a fast-paced newsroom environment. Ability to work nights and weekends is required. Please email resume, letter of interest and maximum of three writing samples to Bill Eville, managing editor, at bill@mvgazette.com.

Marketing/Business Intern
Intern will be exposed to the business side of publishing by assisting with a range of activities, including marketing, promotion, event planning, sales and distribution. The ideal candidate will be a jack-of-all-trades – confident, detail oriented and able to represent the Vineyard Gazette Media Group in interactions with the public. Excellent writing and organizational skills are required. We are looking for a self-starter who is hardworking and eager to learn. Please email a letter of interest, resume and non-academic writing sample to Sarah Gifford, business manager, sgifford@mvgazette.com.