Summer Internships

The Gazette is now accepting applications from college students for full-time paid summer internships in news, marketing and graphic design.  Interns are paid $510 per week and must be able to work a flexible schedule, including nights and weekends.  Positions begin in mid May and run through end of August.  Applicants MUST have Island housing, use of a car and a valid driver’s license.  The application deadline is March 13, 2020. Personal interviews are desirable but not mandatory and will be arranged with applicants when possible.

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.

Production Assistant/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 content management strongly preferred.  Please email resume and letter of interest to Sarah Gifford, business manager, at sgifford@mvgazette.com.