Summer is a great time to intern. With classes out of the way, you can fully commit to an internship and prepare yourself for the coming year. Not only do you step ahead of the students who decide to spend their holidays slacking off, you get ready to jump back into the hard work that every school year demands. Luckily, summer internships are usually in plenty. Irrespective of your interests, you will be able to find something that suits you. For instance, if you have an interest in media, Essence Magazine Internship can help to bolster your CV with relevant work experience. Sounds like you? Here are more details about the program.
About Essence Magazine
Created in 1970, Essence magazine serves African-American female population. The topics covered range from fashion to celebrities, to point of view pieces addressing current issues in African American community. Published by Essence Communications, Inc, the magazine is located in New York City.
About Essence Magazine Internship
Hosted through the Time Inc, this summer internship program is a 9 week paid learning opportunity where you will receive on job training that will not only enhance your education but will also prepare you for a future career in the media industry. Even though each internship position is a different learning experience, you can be sure to gain an experience that can serve as a road map for your future career endeavors.
Eligibility Requirements for Essence Magazine Internship
Apart from the obvious interest in media industry and issues related to African-American women, Essence is looking for students who are self-motivated, professional and extremely detail oriented. You must be an undergraduate or graduate student to apply for an Editorial or Publishing internship.
How to Apply
To apply for an Essence Magazine internship, submit a completed application, along with your resume and writing sample or a digital portfolio including your photography and/or designs. Make sure to mention your interest in working with Essence in your Time Inc application. Application deadline is January 16, 2015.