Sactown Magazine Sactown Magazine

Location Sacramento, CA
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Sactown magazine offers editorial internships for qualified college students and recent college graduates.

Our summer internship runs from June to mid-September.
Our fall internship runs from mid-September to mid-January.
Our winter/spring internship runs from mid-January to mid-May.

Each internship spans two issues of this bimonthly magazine. There may be some flexibility based on school schedules.

Interns will receive practical experience in reporting, writing, research and fact checking, and will learn the art and mechanics of a creating an award-winning magazine, both for print and online. Each intern will work closely with the editors, who have extensive national publication experience (The New York Times, InStyle, Entertainment Weekly, Money, etc.). This will be an exciting, fast-paced experience, and a great first step in a journalism career. The internship is unpaid. School credit may be available.

The position requires 16-24 hours of work per week (full days are preferred whenever possible, although partial days can work, too). Preference will be given to candidates who have worked on or contributed to a school or consumer publication. Please ONLY apply if you have some form of print journalism experience, either with a college publication or a consumer newspaper or magazine. Class papers, even for journalism classes, don’t count.

If you are ambitious, creative, hardworking, and a self-starter, we welcome you to apply to our program. Please send a resume, a cover letter stating why you'd like to be an intern at Sactown, and three published, reported articles (No essays or opinion pieces, please).

About Our Company

Sactown Magazine is a bi-monthly city magazine located in downtown Sacramento, CA. It started in 2006 and is the largest circulation city magazine in Sacramento. It was founded by two journalists who spent a decade working in journalism in NYC, writing for publications such as Money, InStyle, Smart Money, New York Magazine, The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal.