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Alive Magazine offers high-level experiential internships
for women 25 and under in the following areas:

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Editorial Intern - Alive Arts Media // Alive Magazine

Brief Description:
Editorial interns will work closely with Managing Editor to develop story packages, edit submissions and produce two issues of our bi-monthly publication, as well as weekly Web site content. Other projects include working with contributors to revise articles, recruiting writers and artists, developing internal guidelines and new programs and writing for the magazine and Web site.

Qualifications:
Experience in writing and/or editing, preferably with a school publication or other organization, is required. Must be highly motivated, organized, have good interpersonal skills and be enthusiastic about working with a growing nonprofit organization. Interns must be able to work at least part-time hours in the Alive Arts Media headquarters in Minneapolis.

To Apply:
Email cover letter, resume and 2-3 work samples (preferably published work) to apply@alivemagazine.org. Cover letters may be addressed to Jennifer Dotson, Executive Director. Please include for which department you would like to be considered. Selected applicants will be asked to interview at our office in Minneapolis.

Successful applicants will be those who demonstrate a sincere passion for our mission and have the ability to work independently on major projects. For more information, please email info@alivemagazine.org.

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Public Relations Intern - Alive Arts Media // Alive Magazine

Brief Description:
Public relations interns work on projects ranging from advertising sales to developing partnerships with like-minded organizations. PR interns also work to plan fundraisers and outreach events, write and distribute press releases and set up networking meetings. Internship requires a great deal of research, phone calls and problem solving. Interns will also have a chance to participate in the creation of Alive Magazine, and will gain a sense for the inner workings of magazine publishing and nonprofit management.

Qualifications:
Strong writing, phone, sales and networking skills. Must be highly motivated, organized, have good interpersonal skills, be enthusiastic about working with a growing nonprofit organization and able to work on long-term projects independently. Interns must be able to work at least part-time hours in the Alive Arts Media headquarters in Minneapolis.

To apply:
Email cover letter, resume and 1-2 writing samples (preferably published work) and 1-2 marketing samples to apply@alivemagazine.org. Cover letters may be addressed to Jennifer Dotson, Executive Director. Please include for which department you would like to be considered. Selected applicants will be asked to interview at our office in Minneapolis.

Successful applicants will be those who demonstrate a sincere passion for our mission and have the ability to work independently on major projects. For more information, please email info@alivemagazine.org.

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Development Intern - Alive Arts Media // Alive Magazine

Brief Description:
Interns will work closely with the development committee of our Board of Directors, researching and writing grants, supporting individual donors and soliciting sponsorships for events and programming. Internship requires a great deal of research, phone calls and problem solving.

Qualifications:
Experience in donor relations, grant writing and development research. Must be highly motivated, organized, have good interpersonal skills, be able to work independently and be enthusiastic about working with a growing nonprofit organization. Interns must be able to work at least part-time hours in the Alive Arts Media headquarters in Minneapolis.

To Apply:
Email cover letter, resume and 2-3 work samples (preferably published work) to apply@alivemagazine.org. Cover letters may be addressed to Jennifer Dotson, Executive Director. Please include for which department you would like to be considered. Selected applicants will be asked to interview at our office in Minneapolis.

Successful applicants will be those who demonstrate a sincere passion for our mission and have the ability to work independently on major projects. For more information, please email info@alivemagazine.org.

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Graphic Design Intern - Alive Arts Media // Alive Magazine

Brief Description:
Graphic design interns are responsible for designing layouts and coordinating artwork for at least two issues of Alive Magazine and the Alive Magazine Web site. Will also work with editorial team to develop new graphic elements, Web pages and print materials as necessary. Other projects include developing our artist contributor database, coordinating photo shoots and researching new design platforms and resources. Extensive opportunities also available for interns with experience in Web development; please specify this interest in your cover letter.

Qualifications:
Fluency in Adobe Creative Suite (we use InDesign to produce our magazine, as well as Photoshop, Illustrator and Bridge). Photographic skills (digital and/or 35 mm) and a strong multimedia portfolio, including print and Web design experience, are preferable. Must be highly motivated, organized, have good interpersonal skills and be enthusiastic about working with a growing nonprofit organization. Web development applicants must have working knowledge of CSS, PHP, HTML and Flash or Ajax, with examples included in portfolio. Interns must be able to work at least part-time hours in the Alive Arts Media headquarters in Minneapolis.

To Apply:
Email cover letter, resume, link to online portfolio and/or a zipped folder/PDF portfolio of past work, to apply@alivemagazine.org. Cover letters may be addressed to Jennifer Dotson, Executive Director. Please include for which department you would like to be considered. Selected applicants will be asked to interview at our office in Minneapolis.

Successful applicants will be those who demonstrate a sincere passion for our mission and have the ability to work independently on major projects. For more information, please email info@alivemagazine.org.

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Web Development Intern - Alive Arts Media // Alive Magazine

Brief Description:
Web development interns will be responsible for updating content on the Web site, and researching and developing interactive components for the Web site, including paid subscriptions, personalized user accounts and podcast delivery methods.

Qualifications:
Fluency in Adobe Creative Suite (Dreamweaver, InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Flash and Bridge). Must have working knowledge of CSS, PHP, HTML and Flash or Ajax, with examples included in portfolio. Must be highly motivated, organized, have good interpersonal skills and be enthusiastic about working with a growing nonprofit organization. Interns must be able to work at least part-time hours in the Alive Arts Media headquarters in Minneapolis.

To Apply:
Email cover letter, resume, link to online portfolio and/or a zipped folder/PDF portfolio of past work, to apply@alivemagazine.org. Cover letters may be addressed to Jennifer Dotson, Executive Director. Please include for which department you would like to be considered. Selected applicants will be asked to interview at our office in Minneapolis.

Successful applicants will be those who demonstrate a sincere passion for our mission and have the ability to work independently on major projects. For more information, please email info@alivemagazine.org.

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