Seriously Seeking Spring Editorial Interns

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Also included in SE internships: Hambone and Yuba [Photograph: Kenji Lopez-Alt]

Do you like love food? Have strong writing skills? Live in New York City or within commuting distance? Want to work in an unpredictable but always-exciting office where you'll be part of the action from day one? Feel good about eating sandwiches and ice cream all day long? If so, a Serious Eats internship might be for you!

We're looking for spring editorial interns to start in January, 2014 and work through May. Internships are unpaid and generally consist of 2-3 days per week, from 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Internship responsibilities include:

  • Working with digital editors to assist with research, photography, and writing of web features
  • Pitching and writing various posts for the Serious Eats networks [National, NY, Chicago, Drinks, Sweets]
  • Curating and building 'This Week' recaps, event listing guides, and recipe collections in the Serious Eats content management system (CMS)
  • Attending and providing coverage of various NYC-area food events
  • Building NearMe database for restaurant listings around the world
  • Participating in taste-tests and various eating-related activities

Applicants are encouraged to have:

  • A demonstrated interest in media and/or the food industry
  • Food writing and/or journalism experience
  • Comfort and ability with a DSLR camera and basic blogging platforms
  • Strong research, organizational and writing skills
  • Familiarity with photo editing software and basic HTML
  • A willingness to take on projects wholeheartedly, no matter how bizarre or delicious

If you're interested, send a cover letter to intern@seriouseats.com. In your e-mail, be sure to tell us why you're interested in a Serious Eats internship and include a short writing sample, ideally food-related. Also include the days and hours that you'd be available to work, a resume, and any recent food photographs you've taken (no Instagram, please).

Please do not apply if you are unable to work out of our NYC offices.

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