Editorial internships at Sierra, the national magazine of the Sierra Club, provide an overview of the process of selecting and preparing manuscripts for publication. Interns sit in on all editorial meetings and perform a variety of research and fact-checking tasks for our editors. This position requires strong editorial skills and a well-rounded awareness of environmental issues.
Internship periods are winter-spring (January through April), summer (May through August), and fall (September through December). Interns are required to work 20 hours a week; however, the scheduling of these hours is at the intern's discretion. The position is unpaid.
Internship applicants should send a letter describing their qualifications and interests, along with a resume and a brief writing sample to, firstname.lastname@example.org.
In general, the most helpful writing samples show your ability to research facts, organize information, and interview a variety of sources. Journalistic samples are much preferred to research papers and personal essays, please send files as PDFs. If you will be including links in your cover letter, please also submit a copy of your work in PDF format.
Applicants should indicate which internship period they prefer. The deadline for application is March 12 for the summer period, July 16for the fall period, and November 1 for the winter/spring period.
Please visit our website to answer any additional questions. http://www.sierraclub.org/sierra/internships/default.aspx