Grid internships available for Fall 2012

Are you passionate about sustainability? Do you want to get hands-on experience working for a small publication? Grid is looking for eco-minded individuals in the Philadelphia area interested in contributing to our monthly magazine and online content. This is a great opportunity to get hands-on experience reporting, researching and fact checking in a small team. Preferred candidates will have strong writing skills and interest, if not experience, covering environmental or sustainability issues. Editorial internships are typically a semester-long and unpaid, but students can receive school credit for their time. Below is a description of internship duties. If interested in applying, please send a resume and a few writing samples to Grid's managing editor Liz Pacheco (liz@gridphilly.com)
  • Writing blog posts for the Grid website. 
  • Assisting with Grid's social media pages (Facebook and Twitter)
  • Researching story ideas
  • Attending press conferences and local events to write-up
  • Fielding and formatting event submissions for Grid's online and print calendars
  • Assisting in the distribution of the magazine (includes some delivery, visiting distribution points, and making monthly follow-up calls to distribution points)
  • Attending Grid parties and tabling at Grid events
  • Transcribing interviews
  • Fact checking