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Internships

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

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.

Our 2015-2016 Media Interns are Leslie Collins ’19, Chris Irving ’18, Yiwen Liang ’16, Ryan Manning ’17, and Lily Starr ’17!

 

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.

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

Our Spring 2016 Literary House Press Intern is Caroline Harvey ’18!

 

LITERARY HOUSE SUMMER INTERNSHIP

These are two non-credit-bearing, paid internships; they are full-time (35 hours per week), 9-week positions. The Literary House Summer Interns assist 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 and sociability are a must. The Summer Interns work at The Rose O’Neill Literary House and report 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.

Our 2016 Literary House Summer Interns are Lily Starr ’17 and Caitlyn Maltese ’17! 

 

CONFERENCE INTERNSHIP

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 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. 

To apply: Please e-mail a letter of interest, resume, and one faculty letter of recommendation to Lindsay Lusby by February 27.

Our 2016 Cherry Tree Young Writers’ Conference Interns are Caroline Harvey ’18, Ryan Manning ’18, Shannon Neal ’19, Cat Righter ’17, and Abbey Wark ’18!

 

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.

Our Fall 2016 Cherry Tree Production Intern is Caroline Harvey ’18!