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Description: Tikkun's magazine outreach internships are an ideal fit for intellectually engaged wordsmiths who are energized by the visions of social change and spiritually inspired politics published in Tikkun magazine. Are you an extrovert with great communication skills and an interest in working with people? Or are you an aspiring journalist wanting to get a taste of the publishing world but don't yet have journalistic expertise? If so, this is the perfect job for you. Outreach interns spread awareness about Tikkun and its unique offerings by engaging in substantive conversations with print/radio/television journalists, bloggers, professors, and members of the general public who may not yet be aware of the magazine. They write letters to the editor, send professional outreach emails, and make phone calls to public intellectuals. They also attend lectures, political events, cultural events, and media conferences to hand out back issues of the magazine and solicit subscribers.
Length of Internship: minimum of three months
Requirements: Candidates for this position must be familiar with Tikkun magazine and interested in its coverage of politics and spirituality. They must have excellent communication and writing skills, a sense of professionalism, and a love for talking about big ideas with other people.

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 which of your experiences have prepared you to do first-rate work on magazine outreach. 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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