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Company Name: DRUNKEN BOAT
Description: Drunken Boat, international online journal of the arts is now hiring interns for the production of its next issue, to launch summer 2010. Quirky and urbane, with a global scope and a penchant for the digital arts, DB is looking for highly qualified candidates to work closely with the entire process of putting an issue together. We are looking for an editorial assistant and a web editorial assistant. You can check us out at to learn more.

Gain valuable career experience working with our editors on web production, proofreading, copywriting, PR, research, manuscript reading and review, in addition to administrative duties and correspondence with authors and artists. Design opportunities are available to savvy candidates, and we encourage our interns to express their interests and career goals so we can tailor the work to the individual.
Length of Internship: March-September
Requirements: Requirements:
+ Junior, senior, or graduate student with a strong interest in publishing, literature, and the arts.
+ Reliable access to your own computer and high-speed internet connection a must.
+ Experience with HTML and CSS. The more, the better. Having a personal website or blog a plus.
+ Basic knowledge of Photoshop CS3 or higher with an eye for design
+ Experience with content-management systems and FTP servers a plus.
+ Familiarity with professional communications, as you will be a liaison to a number of well-known authors and artists.
+ Experience with and ease at Internet research
+5-10 hours a week off-site ? must be able to meet deadlines!

Additional requirements for web editorial intern:
+ Advanced Proficiency in HTML, CSS, and Javascript
+ Familiarity with PHP and SQL
+ Capable of working on markup directly, without a WYSIWYG editor
+ Familiarity with WordPress (preferred)
Location: Off-site
Application Due Date: As soon as possible, as competition as fierce.
Payment: Experience, internship credit at applicable schools, letters of recommendation to qualified candidates
How To Apply For This Internship: If you think you'd be a good fit here at Drunken Boat, please email with your resume, along with a brief cover letter indicating your interest in literature, the arts, and publishing, and your career goals. Feel free to mention your five favorite authors, or artists, any publications or websites you read regularly, and links to your blog or website if applicable.
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