Editorial Internship

 

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Organization Information

 

The mission of www.as-coa.org is to serve as a forum for information related to the Americas, as well as to share news about Americas Society/Council of the Americas (AS/COA) programs, publications, and events with members and the general public.​

 

Job Description

 

AS/COA Online seeks an undergraduate, Masters, recent graduate, or freelancer

for an editorial internship working with the content of its website, www.as-coa.org, as well as providing support with social media and multimedia content.

 

Intern assignments include, but are not limited to: researching, writing, editing, and copyediting; photo research and editing; basic use of Adobe Create Suite; and assisting with website updates and administrative tasks.

 

This position can be pursued as either a paid internship or for university credit. The internship will ideally begin in May/June 2014 and requires a commitment of at least three days a week.

 

Job Responsibilities

 

Assisting with updating, writing, editing, and posting content for the site. This includes writing blog posts and explainers, contributing to issue guides and infographics, and supporting production of other content on news affecting the Americas.

  • Copyediting and factchecking content across the website

  • Posting videos or podcasts of events and other multimedia content

  • Helping with necessary administrative tasks

  • Supporting social media efforts

  • Working in conjunction with the webteam to build on and implement digital strategy to promote the programs and publications of AS/COA

 

Job Qualifications

 

This internship requires strong writing and copyediting skills, experience with online media, and an interest in/exposure to Latin America.

 

This position can be pursued as either a paid internship or for university credit. The internship will ideally begin in May/June 2014 and requires a commitment of at least three days a week.

 

How to Apply

 

Please email cover letter, resume, and at least one brief English-language writing sample to: rglickhouse@as-coa.org. Published clips—whether via links, PDFs, or some type of online portfolio—are welcome. No phone calls please.