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Spring 2017: VCU School of Social Work - Editorial Intern

Feb 1, 2017

Posted in: Internships & scholarships, Journalism internships

Summary We are looking for a highly motivated individual with an interest in writing, editing and public affairs for a paid editorial internship at the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Social Work, located in Richmond, Virginia. The intern will contribute to the production of the school’s print and digital media.

Internship description The editorial internship allows individuals to participate in the creation of content for the school’s website, online newsletter, social media and digital signage as well as the production of a variety of audience-specific print material.

Responsibilities include:  Conducting and transcribing interviews  Writing and fact-checking content  Copy editing and proofreading Qualifications  Virginia Commonwealth University student  Excellent writing and proofreading skills  Ability to use Microsoft Office software and Google Drive  Strong Internet research skills  Ability to meet deadlines  Ability to work effectively as a part of a team

Hours and compensation Up to 20 hours per week for $15.00 per hour. This position ends June 30, 2017.

Benefits Editorial interns will receive exposure to regional, national and international issues and leaders in a position that provides unparalleled networking opportunities and job skills development.

Application process Send a cover letter, resume and three writing samples or excerpts of no more than 500 words, as either a Word document or PDF to caldwellab@vcu.edu. Please put “Editorial intern application” as the subject line. We will confirm receipt of application material via email. Please do not call. Position will remain open until filled.

About the school Since 1917, the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Social Work has been preparing students to bring about change through their knowledge and actions. With an internationally recognized faculty dedicated to scholarship and teaching, the school offers a unique combination of classroom and field integrity. Our doctoral students collaborate with these faculty experts to research more than 15 areas of focus such as domestic violence, issues of aging, health disparities and global concerns. We are one of just two accredited schools in Virginia and one of only 39 nationwide to offer B.S.W., M.S.W. and Ph.D. degrees.