Reductress is looking for an editorial intern with a passion for comedy writing who will work closely with the Editors to learn the ins and outs of developing content for our site. The ideal candidate will have immense social media savvy and experience performing or writing comedy, proofreading, writing, and impeccable organization skills. You should be available for 12 hours per week (Monday/Wednesday or Tuesday/Thursday, in-office). While this internship does not pay a stipend, you will have the opportunity to be paid for your writing and possibly be fed at our whim. All applicants should live within commuting distance of the NYC area.
Summer Internship: May-August
Application window: Applications due by April 30
Fall Internship: September-December
Application window: August
Winter Internship: January-May
Application window: November
HOW TO APPLY:
Send your resume and a cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line, INTERNSHIP. In addition, please include an original sample article. We want to see how you think and how you write. It doesn’t have to be a novella – just a short (300-500 word) piece with a clear headline and concise content. WE WILL NOT ACCEPT APPLICATIONS THAT DO NOT FOLLOW THESE GUIDELINES.
INTERESTED IN WRITING FOR REDUCTRESS?
We only accept new writers seasonally, so it may be awhile until you hear back from us. Check out our FAQ for common questions.