February 26, 2012

Paid spring journalism internship @ Inc. magazine in San Francisco

Inc., a 690,000-circulation monthly magazine that focuses on growing companies, is offering a paid journalism internship working on the magazine's website.

This is a full-time, paid position that doesn't include coffee runs or picking up dry cleaning. Position is based in downtown San Francisco. Internship starts immediately. The end date is flexible.

The internship will involve repurposing stories, pitching story ideas, reporting, and writing for the site. Candidates should be prepared to write 5 or 6 short items per day, tweet and Facebook everyday and handle other tasks as assigned. The intern will receive experience in the general workings of a forward-thinking website.

Applicants should have an interest in business and a capacity for hard work on deadline. They should have experience reporting, writing, fact-checking, blogging for their college newspapers, in previous internships, online, or on other websites. They should follow current events, be sticklers for accuracy, and have a can-do attitude.

Candidates should submit the following to mmerwin[at]mansueto.com: A cover letter stating qualifications and aspirations; a detailed resume; clips and writing samples; names and phone numbers of two references.

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