Bil Browning

Summer Bilerico Internship Available

Filed By Bil Browning | April 10, 2014 6:00 PM | comments

Filed in: Site News
Tags: Bilerico interns, summer internship

We're currently accepting applications an intern to assist with running the site and learn the ropes of online publishing and communications. We're seeking a brave soul who'd like to learn about editing and content creation.

The details are after the jump if you're interested.


Communications Internship Opportunity

Bilerico Project is seeking an unpaid communications intern to work roughly 20 hours per week this summer. Since this is an online communications opportunity, location is not specific.

The communications intern will help facilitate messaging, build media contacts, copyediting, and research in multiple arenas.

Duties include:

  • Compiling and organizing news clips, op-eds, studies, and reports
  • Copyediting
  • Updating press and media contact lists
  • Conducting research and compiling statistics for editorial and web materials
  • Occasionally drafting statements, op-eds and press releases
  • Comment moderation
  • Assisting the editorial team with daily operations
  • Compiling a style guide for editorial use

Qualifications include:

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Strong internet skills
  • Excellent verbal and writing skills
  • Ability to be a team player and to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Flexibility and dedication
  • Interest in LGBT policy and pop culture
  • Strong knowledge of grassroots organizing
  • Intellectual curiosity
  • Journalism or organizational communications background
  • Basic knowledge of HTML
  • Knowledge of social-networking sites like Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube
  • Graphic design sensibility
  • Video editing knowledge a plus

Internship applications are currently being accepted for the following time periods:

Summer Term 2014: Early June - Late August (start and end dates are flexible)

Application Process:

The application should consist of your resume, 3 references, a short writing sample, and a cover letter including the following information:

  • Dates and hours of availability
  • Special skills you would bring to the internship
  • Where you learned about the internship
  • An acknowledgment that the internship is unpaid

Send application to [email protected] with the subject line "Internship application"

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