Playbill On-Line, an internationally-known website devoted to the American theatre, has one part-time, unpaid internship available to a college student interested in theatre and/or on-line journalism.
College credit is offered for the editorial department position, min. 14 hours per week.
The position is available for the fall semester (Sep-Dec 2001). Applications are accepted via snail-mail hardcopy and must arrive at our office no later than July 27. Please do not call. Initial queries may be made via email to email@example.com, but please have a resume and a non-fiction writing sample available to bring to an in-person interview. Please note that the location of the internship will be in Woodside, Queens, rather than Manhattan.
Sorting and filing press releases, photos and other theatre-related material
Scanning and cropping photos used in online news stories
Coordinating and posting theatre listings
Researching news & feature stories
Writing occasional news pieces
Assisting with special projects (e.g., Countdown to Curtain; photo montages)
Typing: 45+ wpm
Familiarity with PC or Mac computer environment
Familiarity with the internet & Playbill On-Line
Interest in theatre and on-line journalism
Desktop or website experience extra-helpful
Application Requirements & Procedure
* Brief cover letter
* Two non-fiction writing samples. They do not have to be published.
Send snail-mail material to:
52 Vanderbilt Avenue, 11th Floor
New York, NY 10017