Currents, the award-winning membership magazine of the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE), is recruiting an editorial intern to work part-time in its Washington, D.C., office for fall 2017. CASE is the premier international association for alumni relations, communications, and fundraising professionals at educational institutions.
The intern works with the Currents editorial and art teams to produce the magazine, which is published six times a year. This includes researching story ideas, developing sources, and writing and fact-checking articles.
Fact-checks magazine articles and features.
Researches story ideas and helps cultivate sources.
Contributes to the editing and production of every issue, including writing display copy and proofreading.
Writes for various magazine departments, including Advance Work and In CASE.
Conducts photo research for the design team.
Stewards sources by sending thank you notes and comp copies.
Helps editors with other tasks as needed.
Hours and Compensation
Starting in September 2017, the intern will work 15-25 hours per week at $15/hour through December.
Must have strong reporting and writing skills, good interpersonal skills, and the ability to work independently. Applicants should have an interest in journalism and higher education.
To Apply: Qualified applicants should email a cover letter, résumé, two (2) printable writing samples (not links, preferably journalism clips) and three (3) references to email@example.com, with CurrentsInternF17 (last name) in the subject line, by July 15, 2017.
About Council for Advancement and Support of Education
The Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) is a professional association serving educational institutions and the advancement professionals who work on their behalf in alumni relations, communications, development, marketing and allied areas. CASE helps its members build stronger relationships with their alumni and donors, raise funds for campus projects, produce recruitment mater...ials, market their institutions to prospective students, diversify the profession, and foster public support of education. Key facts about CASE:
Founded in 1974 as the result of a merger between the American Alumni Council and the American College Public Relations Association
Maintains headquarters in Washington, D.C., with offices in London (CASE Europe, 1994), Singapore (CASE Asia-Pacific, 2007) and Mexico City (CASE Latina America, 2011)
Is one of the world's largest nonprofit educational associations in terms of institutional membership
Includes more than 3,670 colleges and universities, primary and secondary independent and international schools, and nonprofit organizations in more than 82 countries around the globe
Serves nearly 81,000 advancement professionals on the staffs of member institutions
Led by volunteers with more than 4,850 advancement professionals serving as board members, speakers, authors, conferences planners and more