Do you love college? Do you love to write? Are you a leader?
We’re looking for talented college writers and editors who are passionate about the college experience. As a staff writer for College Magazine, you will capture campus life for current and prospective students through weekly entertaining articles. As an editorial leader, you will learn what it takes to inspire a team.
Staff Writer Position
Our staff writers begin with an eight-week training program to learn the ins and outs of online journalism while building their portfolio. Writers focus on sharpening their research, interview and writing skills through a series of assignments as well as team critiques. Working closely with our editors, our writers improve their technical writing skills and ultimately uncover their unique voice.
Staff writers write weekly, promote their articles via social media and attend meetings with their editor. The position is 10 hours a week. We welcome applicants from all majors. Previous writing experience for a college-level publication is a plus.
Editorial Leadership Position
We’re seeking students passionate about writing, editing and leadership. The College Magazine Editorial Leadership Program is a 4-month internship with an intensive 4-week training on how to build trust with a team, provide meaningful critique, lead student-writer meetings, determine quality articles and conquer editorial challenges. We are seeking applicants with a growth mindset who are eager to learn what it takes to lead a team of five writers and contribute to the content vision of College Magazine.
The Editorial Leadership Program is a 10 hour/week commitment. Please note that the internship is for credit and is unpaid. We welcome applicants from all majors. Previous writing or editing experience for a college-level publication is a plus.
Our graduates have gone on to careers at Mashable, Vox, NBC, Seventeen Magazine, U.S. News & World Report, Redbook, National Geographic, Random House, Rachael Ray Magazine and Washingtonian.
How to Apply
To apply, please send your resume and a writing sample or cover letter to [email protected] Or simply submit your application in our form below. We will be in touch within a week!