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Work-Study & Internships

The Literary House offers a variety of competitive, on-campus internships that are open to all interested Washington College students. The Lit House also offers a limited number of positions for students who qualify for Federal Work-Study, through the Office of Financial Aid.

FEDERAL WORK-STUDY POSITIONS

Literary House Assistants

These are two to four non-credit-bearing, paid positions for students eligible for Federal Work-Study. Students assist the Literary House administrative staff with programming and clerical duties. Students help supervise and coordinate the first floor, and keep the Lit House open for evening study hours.

Good writing skills, promptness, sense of responsibility, and love of the arts are required. Students must be able to work well with others and warmly welcome all people to the Lit House. 

To apply: Please submit an application & resume through the job listing on JobX. Then email a formal cover letter describing your interest in the position to Julie Armstrong.

 

MEDIA INTERNSHIPS

These are three to five non-credit-bearing, paid internships that run from early October 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 Director. Sophomores, juniors, and seniors are especially encouraged to apply. Applications must be received by September 19.

To apply: Please submit an application & resume through the job listing on JobX. Along with this online application, please email a formal cover letter describing your interest in the position to Lindsay Lusby. Finally, have a faculty member send a letter of recommendation on your behalf directly to Lindsay Lusby by September 19 at 4:00PM. 

We will announce our 2017-2018 Media Interns in the fall!

 

SOCIAL MEDIA & MARKETING INTERNSHIP

This is a non-credit-bearing, paid internship that runs early October through the end of the spring semester. The Marketing Intern works 10 hours/week and assists with a variety of social media & marketing projects promoting the programs and publications of The Rose O’Neill Literary House, the Literary House Press, and Cherry Tree. These projects will include developing and publishing regular social media content, creating a monthly e-mail newsletter, and assisting in the development of various marketing campaigns for new publications, among other things.

Good writing and communication skills are a must. Proficiency with social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, and Tumblr are required. Familiarity with Adobe InDesign is desirable, but can be achieved through on-the-job training. The Marketing Intern works at The Rose O’Neill Literary House and reports to the Administrative Assistant. Applications must be received by September 19.

To applyPlease submit an application & resume through the job listing on JobX. Along with this online application, please email a formal cover letter describing your interest in the position to Dr. James Allen Hall. Finally, have a faculty member send a letter of recommendation on your behalf directly to Dr. James Allen Hall by September 19 at 4:00PM. 

We will announce our 2017-2018 Social Media & Marketing Intern in the fall!

 

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 but not required. Familiarity with Adobe InDesign is preferred. Attention to detail and editing experience is a must. The Press Intern works at The Rose O’Neill Literary House and reports to the Assistant Director. Applications must be received by November 19.

To applyPlease submit an application & resume through the job listing on JobX. Along with this online application, please email a formal cover letter describing your interest in the position to Lindsay Lusby. Finally, have a faculty member send a letter of recommendation on your behalf directly to Lindsay Lusby by November 19 at 4:00PM. 

We will announce our 2018 LHP Intern in the fall!

 

WASHINGTON COLLEGE REVIEW INTERNSHIPS

The Washington College Review will be reborn in 2017 as a digital magazine that celebrates excellent writing emerging from the 4 requirements of the Washington College writing program: W1 (First-Year Seminars), W2 (courses), W3 (writing in the major), and W4 (Senior Capstone Experience). Two WCR editorial interns will work with a faculty advisory board that includes the Directors of Writing and of the Literary House.

We invite applications for two student internships: Managing Editor and Associate Editor for Media & Design. These are two non-credit-bearing, paid internships that run from January through the end of the spring semester. The WCR Interns each work 10 hours/week to curate, edit, and design The Washington College Review, the digital liberal arts magazine of our academic writing program.   

Good writing and communication skills are a must, as are proofreading skills and a great attention to detail. Editing and digital media experience are desirable, but can be achieved through on-the-job training. The WCR Interns work at The Rose O’Neill Literary House and report to the Director of Writing (Dr. Sean Meehan). Sophomores, juniors, and seniors are especially encouraged to apply. Applications must be received by November 19.

To applyPlease submit an application & resume through the job listing on JobX. Along with this online application, please email a formal cover letter describing your interest in the position to Lindsay Lusby. Finally, have a faculty member send a letter of recommendation on your behalf directly to Lindsay Lusby by November 19 at 4:00PM. 

We will announce our 2017-2018 WCR Interns in the fall!

 

LITERARY HOUSE SUMMER INTERNSHIPS

These are two non-credit-bearing, paid internships; they are full-time (35 hours/week), 9-week positions. The Literary House Summer Interns assist with summer events such as the Literary Salons, the Cave Canem Fellowship, the Publications Boot Camp, and with other administrative tasks that may arise.

Good organizational skills and sociability are a must. The Summer Interns work at The Rose O’Neill Literary House and report to the Assistant Director. Applications must be received by February 20.

To applyPlease submit an application & resume through the job listing on JobX. Along with this online application, please email a formal cover letter describing your interest in the position to Lindsay Lusby. Finally, have a faculty member send a letter of recommendation on your behalf directly to Lindsay Lusby by February 20 at 4:00PM. 

We will announce our 2018 Literary House Summer Interns in the spring!

 

CONFERENCE INTERNSHIPS

These are non-credit-bearing, paid internships that run during the Cherry Tree Young Writers’ Conference in early July. Between six and nine Interns are selected to be part of the Conference. The Interns are involved in all aspects of the Conference, including attending panels, readings, and workshops. They mentor the high school students enrolled in the Conference and participate in a special Interns & Staff Reading.

Interest in creative writing is a must. Students with experience as RAs or Peer Mentors are particularly encouraged to apply. The Conference Interns work at The Rose O’Neill Literary House and report to the Literary House staff. The positions are full-time and will run this year from Tuesday, July 17 through Saturday, July 21, 2018. Meals and housing will be paid for by the Conference. Applications must be received by February 27.

To applyPlease submit an application & resume through the job listing on JobX. Along with this online application, please email a formal cover letter describing your interest in the position to Lindsay Lusby. Finally, have a faculty member send a letter of recommendation on your behalf directly to Lindsay Lusby by February 27 at 4:00PM.

We will announce our 2018 Conference Interns in the spring!

 

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 30-40 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. Preference will be given to previous Literary House Press Interns. The Production Intern works at The Rose O’Neill Literary House and reports to the Director. Applications must be received by March 20.

To applyPlease submit an application & resume through the job listing on JobX. Along with this online application, please email a formal cover letter describing your interest in the position to Lindsay Lusby. Finally, have a faculty member send a letter of recommendation on your behalf directly to Lindsay Lusby by March 20 at 4:00PM. 

Our 2017 Cherry Tree Production Intern is Caroline Harvey ’18!