Summer Internships with Chicago Humanities Festival

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The Chicago Humanities Festival is recruiting summer interns for the Development, Marketing, Programming, Production, and Web/Multi-Media departments. Below are the internship application form and descriptions of internships available for the 2018 Summer Session.

Internship Application Form

Development Internship Info

Marketing Internship Info

Production Internship Info

Programming Internship Info

Web/Multi-Media Internship Info

Interns are a vital component of our staff, we offer several project-based internships during three internship sessions (summer/fall/spring). The internship program requires a commitment of 14-21 hours a week for 3 to 9 months (a 9 month internship is preferred, but a minimum commitment of 3 months is required). The summer internship starts June 2018 through August 2018.  We are more than happy to accommodate variations on those dates if your students have different requirements.

The Chicago Humanities Festival connects people to the ideas that shape and define us, and promotes the lifelong exploration of what it means to be human. CHF fosters curiosity, celebrates creativity, explores the boundaries of contemporary knowledge and culture, and challenges us to see ourselves and the world anew. The Festival envisions a city and society in which its members engage in thoughtful dialogue, explore a diversity of ideas and come together to find positive solutions. Collaborating with many of Chicago’s major cultural and educational institutions, CHF produces over 130 events annually all across Chicago. CHF has a national reputation for featuring some of today’s most important, influential and inspiring minds—exceptional authors, scholars, journalists, performers and visual artists—both on stage and online.

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Friends of the Chicago River Internship

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Friends of the Chicago River is looking for an education intern!

Learn more.

Apply soon, and if you are selected, contact Prof. Chris Green (cgreen1@depaul.edu) to register for spring quarter internship credit.

Social Media/Marketing Internship

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Check out this paid internship opportunity with a start-up publishing house run by the YA/children’s author Cynthea Liu. Apply soon! If you are accepted, contact Prof. Chris Green (cgreen1@depaul.edu) and he will register you for ENG 392, spring quarter’s online internship class.

A start-up youth publishing company, based in Chicago, is seeking to hire one Social Media/Marketing intern starting this fall, for credit. The intern will be expected to work an average of 10 hrs/week and will be paid a stipend of $250 for the 10 week internship.
The ideal candidate is detail-oriented, organized, and eager to take on social media and
marketing tasks related to the day-to-day responsibilities of a youth publishing company.

For example, previous interns have obtained book reviews from notable bloggers, sent out promotional swag for publicity, and helped maintain a social media presence for our company on various platforms.

The intern will assist in marketing and social media tasks and will learn about the publishing industry. This will translate to a diverse internship, with practical experience in both social media and marketing tasks.

Any candidate should also be willing to perform organizational/logistical/administrative tasks, and contribute wherever the team needs help. Everyone working with this start-up publishing company has an all-hands-on-deck, collaborative attitude, and we’d like to add a like-minded individual to help us in the future. No task is too big or too small to take on.

Applicants should be:
-organized
-flexible
-detail-oriented
-self-motivated
-a problem solver
-capable of self-direction and management
-eager to learn new skills

Applicants should have:
-strong interest in child/teen empowerment
-strong interest in children’s and YA publishing (editing, writing, production, etc.)
-a willingness to tackle new tasks independently, solve problems, and show determination in completing assignments
-a willing-to-do-just-about-anything-for-the-team attitude
-a sense of humor
-children and teen sensibilities (In other words, you should feel comfortable thinking like a kid or a teen. If you have no idea how to do this, please do not apply.)
-strong communication and interpersonal skills
-excellent writing skills (capable of editorial work)
-strong time-management skills

To apply:
Write a brief cover letter expressing why you have such intense enthusiasm for the internship (maximum 500 words) in the body of your email message to us. Explain your education, applicable experience, and interest in children’s fiction in that message as well as how you meet the internship criteria.

Attach to the email a resume listing relevant experience.
Put “Internship Application” in the subject line.
Email your message to: hello@startswithus.com

Albert Whitman Publishing Internship

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Albert Whitman Publishing, an award-winning children’s book publisher, is looking for a marketing intern!

Application Guidelines PDF

If interested, don’t send to the email on the PDF document; instead, send resumes to Laurel Symonds, lsymonds@albertwhitman.com.

If you are selected, let Prof. Chris Green (cgreen1@depaul.edu) know so that he can register you for ENG 392, Spring Quarter’s online internship course. Best of luck!

Poetry East Internship

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Please see below for a great internship opportunity with the English Department’s esteemed poetry journal POETRY EAST. Please apply soon and then let Prof. Chris Green (cgreen1@depaul.edu) know if you’re selected. He will register you for ENG 392, the online internship class Spring Quarter.

 

From Poetry East:

Poetry East, founded and edited by Professor Richard Jones, is a literary journal that has published poetry, art, translations, and essays for the past thirty years. The journal has been called “one of the best current journals of poetry” by Choice and ranked by London’s Poetry Review as one of the top 20 literary journals in the United States.

Currently, Poetry East is seeking an intern for the Spring of 2018. The intern will gain experience in the publishing industry, assisting with proofreading the Spring issue of the journal and working with staff to mail the new issue to contributors, subscribers, and book distributors. The intern will also help maintain our smart-phone application, The Poet’s Almanac, which allows users to view the current weather report while pairing the report with a poem from our archives. Last, the intern will assist with book inventory and organizational tasks as needed.

The position requires a keen attention to detail, good communication skills, and a desire to learn more about the publishing industry.

To apply, please send a copy of your resume along with a brief statement of interest (1-2 paragraphs) to the Managing Editor, Meredith Ferrill, at mferrill@depaul.edu.

Odd Tale Studios Social Media Writing Internships

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Please see below for a Social Media Writing Internship with Odd Tale Studios. Please apply soon and then let Prof. Chris Green (cgreen1@depaul.edu) know if you’re selected. He will register you for ENG 392, the online internship class Spring Quarter.
From Odd Tale Studios:
Odd Tale Studios (www.oddtalestudios.com) is a growing cloud based company that provides news across multiple platforms, which include video games, anime and movies.

Currently our main focus is on video games news and entertainment. Our goal is to have an inclusive platform that promotes women and people of color in the industry and at home.

Odd Tale Studios will utilize social media marketing (SMM) to not only deliver news to our audience but to start a conversation with them. Our articles and videos are the starting point for those conversations. Through SMM our audience can not only hear our voice but be given one themselves.

We’re looking for interns who want to work REMOTELY the experience and know-how of working as a video game journalist. We are small but you can learn the basics of SMM as well as start to build up your press contacts and rapport. If you like what we’re doing and believe in it and want to help us grow, then we’d love to have you as a part of our team.

Responsibilities
– Assist with editorial projects and provide support to the Communications Editor.
– Proofreading both hard and electronic files, basic copyediting, and writing of proposals and reports;
– Marketing your articles via social media
-Making and maintaining PR contacts
– Work on special projects, as needed

Requirements
– Working towards a Bachelor’s degree in journalism, public relations, English, business communications, or communication arts.
– Strong organizational and communication skills with keen attention to detail and problem solving skills
– Knowledge of MS Office applications, especially Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
– Familiarity with Adobe In Design and Adobe Acrobat is a plus
Skills
Required – English, Microsoft Word, Writing
Preferred – WordPress

About Odd Tale Studios
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Odd Tale Studios (www.oddtalestudios.com) is a growing cloud based company that provides news across multiple platforms, which include video games, anime and movies. Currently our main focus is on video games news and entertainment. Our goal is to have an inclusive platform that promotes women and people of color in the industry and at home. Odd Tale Studios will utilize social media marketing (SMM) to not only deliver news to our audience but to start a conversation with them. Our articles and videos are the starting point for those conversations. Through SMM our audience can not only hear our voice but be given one themselves.

If interested, contact Elijah Lee elijah@oddtalestudios.com