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Sigma Tau Delta Journal Internship

Description

A paid internship opportunity is available with The Sigma Tau Delta Rectangle and The Sigma Tau Delta Review. This opportunity will provide two Sigma Tau Delta student members (undergraduate or graduate) with editorial and publication experience. These interns will work with the Managing Editor in all facets of publications, from May 2018 (when submissions to the journals close) until January 2019 (when the journals are sent to the printer). The interns may complete this internship from any location, so long as they have reliable internet access. Each intern will be paid $1,500.

Applicants must be prepared to accept the internship and its conditions if it is awarded to them. Failure to do so may jeopardize the continuation of the internship program.

Job Summary

Under the Managing Editor's direction, interns will:

  • Read and evaluate submissions
  • Edit accepted submissions for publication
  • Complete layout and design tasks
  • Communicate regularly via email and/or Skype with the Managing Editor

Skills and Abilities

  • Excellent written communication skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Strong work ethic
  • Editorial experience
  • Computer literacy
  • Layout and design (InDesign) experience (strongly preferred)

Requirements

Applicants must be active student members of a Sigma Tau Delta chapter during the internship.

How to Apply

Interested Sigma Tau Delta members must submit via email a résumé/cv and a cover letter addressing the applicant's qualifications for and interest in the internship. Send these materials via email with the subject line "Sigma Tau Delta Internship Application" to Dan Colson at SigmaTauDeltaJournals@emporia.edu.

Application materials must be received by March 12, 2018, for consideration.

Interns will be selected in May 2018 and will begin work immediately. Email all questions and submissions by March 12, 2018, to Dan Colson, Managing Editor at SigmaTauDeltaJournals@emporia.edu with the subject line "Sigma Tau Delta Internship Application."

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