If you are still trying to line up opportunities for professional experience this fall, there are employers accepting applications for a range of opportunities.
Editorial Intern, Journal of English and Germanic Philology (unpaid): Get an inside view of the editorial and production process for a periodical publication by working on this prestigious academic journal, under the supervision of Professor Charles Wright. Additional information available here. Apply by sending email describing your interest and background, with resume attached to email@example.com as soon as possible.
Publishing Intern, Common Ground Publishing (unpaid): “Our 10 hour a week, semester-long unpaid internship gives students an opportunity to learn more about the publishing world. Interns would interact with each step of the publishing process from the author’s initial submission to typesetting to publication. Our internship is education based with new lessons each week, allowing interns to apply what they’ve learned to a real world publication process.” More information available here.
Short-Term Research Project (paid): Jacqueline Scoones of Saratoga Springs, NY, needs a long-distance assistant to “develop lists of prominent works of literary fiction, poetry, philosophy, and critical theory, and an extensive list of works in classical music, and will then develop a precise budget (with documentation) for the purchase of books and CDs (yes, CDs) based on those lists.” Project must be completed by October 5. More information here.
Communications Assistant, Beckman Institute (paid): duties include
- Multimedia content creation and publishing.
- marketing copy and messaging for communication initiatives.
- Using existing and establish new metrics to monitor progress toward strategic goals in reputation and awareness
- Serving as interviewer/researcher, writer and editor for print and online communications pieces.
- Researching data, facts, histories, and stories.
- Effectively using social media, such as Facebook and Twitter, to reach current and potential audiences.
- Supporting the public relations functions of the communications office.
- Developing or extending marketing materials (in print and digital media) for the research units in Beckman.
- Working in collaboration with communications team to support the array of general marketing activities of the Beckman Institute, which includes but is not limited to assisting with events, web initiatives, photography, videography, and other diverse duties.
More information is available here.
Communications Intern, Indiana-Illinois Sea Grant (paid). Search has been reopened for this position, which involves “research, outreach, and education to empower southern Lake Michigan communities to secure a healthy environment and economy.” More information available here.