Internships

Online Editorial Intern, Summer 2016 (New York City office)


Applications are currently being accepted for an intern to work with our online editorial staff to maintain and enhance the Poets & Writers website, pw.org.

The site features select content from Poets & Writers Magazine, an aggregate of daily news, blogs, and advice from writers, as well as databases on writers, MFA programs, literary magazines, small presses, conferences and residencies, literary agents, writing contests, reading venues, and more.

This is an unpaid internship. Responsibilities may include:

  • Conducting research.
  • Fact checking.
  • Editing and adding content to our Literary Events Calendar, which feeds our app, Poets & Writers Local.
  • Participating in content development for the Poets & Writers Theater, The Time Is Now, Writers Recommend, and other periodical features.
  • Assisting in checking accuracy of database entries and ensuring that they meet P&W’s standards for inclusion.
  • Other administrative duties, as needed.

Candidates should possess excellent organizational and communication skills, should be web savvy, and must be able to work independently. Familiarity with contemporary poetry and fiction is a plus. Candidates should be able to commit at least four hours per day, two to three days a week for eight weeks. Please send resume and cover letter to Jessica Kashiwabara, Associate Web Editor, at jkashiwabara@pw.org. Please include “Internship” in the subject line. Attachments should be .pdf, .doc, or .rtf files; other file types will not be opened. No calls, please.