Journalism/Blogging Intern

Job Title: Journalism/Blogging Intern (Unpaid)

Note: Deadlines are not currently set in stone. We are welcome new aspiring journalists/bloggers anytime!

Objective: Join the JAM team as an intern blogger! Conduct artist interviews; write about local art shows, events and art.

Responsibilities:

  • Bi-monthly blog posts on South Dakota art topics one your choice, second post editor’s choice (14 posts)
  • Transcribe artist interviews
Qualifications:High school diplomaWorking toward undergraduate degreeor equivalent experience

Background or interest in the arts

Writing proficiency

Desire to learn and grow

Ability to meet deadlines

Commitment:25 hours/monthSeptember 2017-June 2018

To apply:

  1. Send resume and cover letter to Jess Johnson (jamartandsupplies@gmail.com)
  2. Select a blog post from any website and explain why it’s effective, what you like about it and what you would do differently (one page)

Applications due October 15, 2017 for the Fall Semester

Applications due January 15, 2018 for the Spring Semester

Benefits:Mentorship Supportive EnvironmentCreative Space

Community Interaction

JAM Membership

Grow network in Sioux Falls art community

Platform to showcase personal work

Learn to transcribe interviews

Potentially earn internship credits

Gain competencies in:WordPressEvernoteGoogle Drive

Hootsuite

Mentorship program

Improve writing skills and blogging capabilities

Learn about the benefits of blogging

for Sioux Falls Artists