University of Oregon
 

Arts & Culture Intern

Willamette Week
City: 
Portland
State: 
OR
Categories: 
Type: 

Arts & Culture interns work with a team of five editors producing the print paper's food, music, film, theater and books sections as well as blog posts and our special sections. 
    
It’s our goal to provide smart, curious people have an interest in journalism some experience in the fundamentals of our craft. 
    
Internships are unpaid and require a three-month commitment. We are happy to do whatever is necessary to get you college credit, if relevant. Interns must work at least 20 hours per week. The schedule is flexible other than required Wednesday afternoon staff meetings. In general, we're here to help you learn about journalism and will work to see that you take away far more than you give. 
    
Interns are expected to contribute to the paper in the following ways: 
    
   • Fact-checking 
    
   • Research 
    
   • Reporting 
    
   • Writing listings 
    
   • Reviewing concerts, performances or books 
    
   • Writing live reviews and reporting on breaking news for wweek.com 
    
   • Working with publicists 
    
   • Surveying news releases and other publications 
    
   • Transcribing taped interviews 
    
   • Contributing to planning and production of special sections 
    
   • Selected errands 
    
   • Other tasks to aid editors in planning, reporting, writing, thinking and editing that goes into the preparation of listings, features and special sections. 
    
We ask that you send us a letter introducing yourself, a copy of your resume, three published clips and write a sample food, music, performance or movie listing matching our style as closely as you can. Please send to Arts & Culture Editor, artseditor@wweek.com

Schedule 
   Part-time 

Salary/compensation 
   Unpaid 

Application deadline 
   Rolling 

Website: 
http://wweek.com/
Application Instructions: 
We ask that you send us a letter introducing yourself, a copy of your resume, three published clips and write a sample food, music, performance or movie listing matching our style as closely as you can. Please send to Arts & Culture Editor, artseditor@wweek.com.
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