Playbill On-Line, an internationally-known website devoted to the American theatre, has two part-time, unpaid internships available to a college student interested in theatre and/or on-line journalism.
[Note: These internships, in the editorial department, are separate from one available paid internship in the computer support department. To apply for that internship, please mail materials to Andrew Ku c/o Playbill On-Line, 52 Vanderbilt Ave, 11th Fl, New York, NY 10017.] College credit is offered for the editorial department positions, min. 14 hours per week.
Two positions are available in winter-spring 2000. Applications are accepted via snail-mail hardcopy and must arrive at our office no later than Jan. 7. Please do not call. Initial queries may be made via email to email@example.com, but please have a resume and two non-fiction writing samples available to bring to an in-person interview.
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