West Branch Publishing Internship

Looking for an internship in publishing? Look no further than West Branch, Bucknell’s professional, nationally distributed literary journal.

Working at a literary journal at Bucknell that has national distribution is a great opportunity to gain exposure to the publishing industry and to learn about all the levels of magazine production. It is also a great resume booster, as you’ll be working on completing your studies, as well as getting relevant work experience at the same time.

The fact that you’ll be working in such a variety of roles makes this internship a unique proposition, especially since it can be tailored to your unique experience and interests. Duties may include joining editors in regular meetings to review submitted works, conducting interviews by email with authors, overseeing the submission database or evaluating manuscripts. Be sure to apply before March 5th for the Fall 2020 position.

More information on the West Branch Internship

Interns work for 6-10 hrs/week in the West Branch office at the Stadler Center for Poetry and attend editorial meetings with the editors. Applications should include a letter of interest; resume; an academic transcript (unofficial is fine) and contact info for two references, normally professors or previous employers. (Please note: letters of recommendation are not necessary.)

All application materials should be sent by email to westbranch@bucknell.edu.

Application deadline for the Fall 2020 internship is Thursday, March 5.

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