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Description: Web editorial interns at Tikkun scour the blogosphere for posts to which they think Tikkun's daily site should respond. They play a central role in finding, managing, and proofing content for the magazine's multimedia blog site, Tikkun Daily ( Web editorial interns become intimately familiar with the world of spiritual and political journalists, academics, and bloggers. They spend hours searching the Web for articles and videos about tikkun-ish topics to which our site should link. Web editorial interns with strong writing skills and professionalism will be asked to write monthly profile pieces for our multimedia blog site, Tikkun Daily. Those Web interns who are familiar enough with the magazine to have fully grasped its worldview and who demonstrate outstanding reporting and writing skills may eventually be invited to blog regularly, as well.
Length of Internship: three months to one year
Requirements: Candidates for this position must be familiar with Tikkun magazine and interested in its coverage of politics and spirituality. They must be Web-savvy blog readers with an interest in multimedia-storytelling and a familiarity with the conventions of online journalism. They must also have an obsessive attention to detail, a professional work ethic, and a willingness to study the Chicago Manual of Style and Tikkun's in-house style guide.
Location: Berkeley, CA
Application Due Date: April 1 for summer internships
August 15 for fall internships
December 15 for spring internships
Payment: unpaid
How To Apply For This Internship: Email a self-revealing cover letter, resume, and two writing samples to In your cover letter, describe your background in new media, blogging, online journalism, and editing. Please explain why you are capable of doing first-rate work for our website. If we are interested in your application, we will contact you and ask you to complete an additional assignment. NO PHONE CALLS, PLEASE.
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