La Gente is seeking copy interns to assist in the editorial process. As a copy intern, you will proofread and edit the staff's pieces before being reviewed by the editor-in-chief and published. Accuracy, grammar, punctuation, word flow, and spelling errors should be your main priority but stay alert for anything that might go against the AP style guide. In this position, you will develop a relationship with the rest of the team and learn the ins and outs of producing/publishing content for articles. Some familiarity with the AP style guide is preferred, but not required.
To successfully complete the internship by the end of the quarter, you must have completed the following tasks to your editor's satisfaction: 1. Copy edited at least 2 web articles 2. Copy edited at least 1 article for the print issue 3. Assisted with the promotion of the Fall print issue 4. Attended weekly meetings
*Mandatory trainings take place throughout the weekends of weeks 3-5. We will make sure to update everyone with specific dates as they are announced. In addition to trainings for specific positions, all Student Media interns/staff are required to attend a mandatory Media Law training TBA. *
If you have any further questions regarding this position or training feel free to e-mail [email protected] *Interviews/acceptances will be done on a rolling basis. *