Internships — Asian American Writers’ Workshop

The Asian American Writer's Workshop's Open City Magazine is hiring THREE interns: editorial/writing, multimedia, and educational programming. Details below.
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AAWW’s Open City Magazine is looking for a full-time, highly motivated editorial and writing intern. Duties include:

–Coordinating and commissioning media for all staff and freelance articles (audio, video, still photo). This includes captioning photos, coordinating social media copy with social media intern

–Writing bi-weekly posts on NYC Asian American neighborhoods and submitting photos and audio as necessary
–Contributing to editorial meetings and brainstorming ideas for regular series, reporting projects
–Working with multiple staff and volunteer editors and production intern to coordinate timely posts
–Maintaining freelancers' paperwork, communication with office business director to process payment of freelancers

Desired Skills / Work Experience:

–Strong interest/knowledge of Asian immigrant neighborhoods in NYC (Chinatown, Flushing, Jackson Heights, Richmond Hill, Sunset Park, and others)
–Strong writing and copyediting, experience with creative nonfiction
–Excellent organizational and communication skills
–Fact checking skills, great research and reporting skills
–Photo and visual composition skills
–WordPress Skills
–Social media networker
–Deadline oriented
–Graduate students and persons interested in transitioning to editorial work strongly encouraged to apply.
(Please designate "Open City — Editorial Intern" in your application)

AAWW’s Open City Magazine is looking for a highly motivated multimedia intern to work 1-2 days a week. This intern will work on supplementary media for all Open City articles / features. Duties include:

–Edit and crop photos

–Create photo, video, audio packages for Open City Magazine
–Working with writing fellows to plan shoots, productions

Desired Skills / Experience:

–Strong interest/knowledge of Asian immigrant neighborhoods in NYC (Chinatown, Flushing, Jackson Heights, Richmond Hill, Sunset Park, and others)

–Photoshop, Still Photo, Audio/Video production skills
–Excellent file management
–Captioning photos

–Deadline oriented

(Please designate "Open City — Multimedia/ Production Intern" in your application)

AAWW’s Open City Magazine is looking for a highly motivated educational programming intern to work 1-2 days a week. This intern will work on assisting the Open City editor to run the fellowship program. Duties include:

–Planning and facilitating monthly meetings for the fellows

–Maintaining a calendar of deadlines for fellows in the writing program

–Researching and maintaining handouts, exercise materials, educational resources for fellows

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