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Literary House

Work-Study & Internships

The Literary House offers a variety of competitive, on-campus internships that are open to all interested Washington College students. 

Student Worker positions are also available at the Lit House each semester for students who have qualified for Federal Work Study.  Interested? Email Owen Bailey for an interview.

MEDIA INTERNSHIP

These are four non-credit-bearing, paid internships that run from early September through the end of the spring semester. The Media Interns work 10 hours/week and curate Washington College’s multi-media, electronic yearbook, The Pegasus. The Media Interns also photograph events at the Literary House and write occasional pieces for the blog.

Photography skills and schedule flexibility are preferred. Good writing and communication skills are a must. Adobe Photoshop and InDesign experience are desirable, but can be achieved through on-the-job training. The Media Interns work at The Rose O’Neill Literary House and report to the Literary House Director. Sophomores, juniors, and seniors are especially encouraged to apply.

To apply: Please e-mail a letter of interest, resume, and two faculty letters of recommendation to Lindsay Lusby by September 19.

 

LITERARY HOUSE PRESS INTERNSHIP

This is a non-credit-bearing, paid internship that runs during the spring semester. The Literary House Press Intern works 10-hours/week and assists with the special editing, design, and printing projects of the Literary House Press as well as with sales and marketing. 

Experience with letterpress is recommended. The Press Intern works at The Rose O’Neill Literary House and reports to the Assistant Director.

To apply: Please e-mail a letter of interest, resume, and two faculty letters of recommendation to Lindsay Lusby by November 19.

 

LITERARY HOUSE SUMMER INTERNSHIP

This is a non-credit-bearing internship; it is a full-time, 10-week position, carrying a stipend.  The Literary House Summer Intern assists with summer events such as the Poetry Salons, the Cave Canem Fellowship, the Publications Boot Camp, and with other administrative tasks that may arise.

Good organizational skills are a must. The Summer Intern works at The Rose O’Neill Literary House and reports to the Assistant Director. 

To apply: Please e-mail a letter of interest, resume, and two faculty letters of recommendation to Lindsay Lusby by February 20.

 

CHERRY TREE PRODUCTION INTERNSHIP

This is a non-credit-bearing, paid internship that runs during the fall semester. The Cherry Tree Production Intern works a total of 30 hours as needed and assists in the design and layout of an issue of the literary journal.

Adobe InDesign experience is desirable. Good organizational and time management skills are a must. The Production Intern works at The Rose O’Neill Literary House and reports to the Literary House Director

To apply: Please e-mail a letter of interest, resume, and two faculty letters of recommendation to Lindsay Lusby by March 20.