Internships & Job Openings
internships

editorial intern

The Austin Chronicle is currently accepting Editorial intern applications for the summer 2019 semester. This is an unpaid internship. School credit available, and hours are flexible. Interns will be paired with one or more Editorial sections (News, Music, Food, Arts & Culture, Screens, Qmmunity, and Social Media), work closely with editors, expand their writing portfolios, and gain first-hand experience with print and digital newsroom operations.

Applicants must be either 18 years old or have completed one semester of college. Applicants do not need to be enrolled in college to participate in our internship program.

Applicants should send a cover letter, three writing samples (journalism or academic), and a résumé to internships@austinchronicle.com, attn: Kimberley Jones, subject line: SUMMER INTERNSHIP APPLICATION. Please include in your cover letter your background, interests, preferred Editorial sections, and why you’d like to intern at The Austin Chronicle.

Applications for the Summer 2019 session will be accepted through Friday, April 19.

production/proofing intern

The proofing intern will perform a design check on each page of the paper before it goes to print on Wednesday night. This serves as a last call for corrections – and a great opportunity for anyone interested in the production end of print journalism. We need someone with a strong eye for detail who can pick out major errors in a timely manner as we work under deadline. Applicants will take a proofreading test at the time of interview. Applicants should send a cover letter and a résumé to Katherine McNevins at kmcnevins@austinchronicle.com.
street team

street team member application

The Austin Chronicle marketing team is looking to add a few members to our street team. If you enjoy going out to events, seeing shows, and parading around festivals, then you may be a fit for our team.

The street team is an integral part of of the overall marketing and social media operations of the Austin Chronicle. The ideal candidate is sharp with an outgoing attitude willing to serve as an informed representative of the Austin Chronicle.

You will work with the marketing manager and fellow street team members to coordinate our presence at events and implement fun marketing campaigns. You'll be expected to attend concerts, movie screenings, and various exciting events happening around town.

This position is on a volunteer basis, paid with great fun and the opportunity to earn significant perks. The hours and time commitment are flexible. We want you to be out at events you will enjoy as often as possible!

Please fill out the street team application and let us know why you think you would be a great addition to the street team.

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