Athens Internships
The Borgen Project offers many internships located in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Minneapolis internships are available in areas such as journalism, PR, writing, and editing. Internships in Minneapolis can be done at home, but interns must tune into bi-monthly conference calls, assist with fundraising, and submit weekly assignments. Although internships are unpaid, college credit is available.

 

Minneapolis Internship Openings

 

Minneapolis Journalism Internship

The Borgen Project is an innovative, national campaign that is working to make poverty a focus of U.S. foreign policy. This is a 12-week, part-time internship located in Minneapolis that operates remotely. The selected candidate will be able to work from home and set their own schedule, but must meet weekly deadlines. Articles submitted will appear on BORGEN Magazine or The Borgen Project Blog.

– Interview sources and research topics in-depth.
– Write 3 well-researched articles per week.
– Communicate with editors and supervisors.
– Assist with fundraising. Create a personal fundraising campaign and meet targets.
– Attend national conference call every Monday at 5PM PST.

Qualifications: Strong journalism writing skills. Must be able to work independently and meet deadlines with very little supervision. Experience writing for newspapers is helpful, but not required.

To Apply: Email your resume and 2 writing samples to [email protected] with “Journalism Internship” in the subject line.

 

Minneapolis PR/Visual Editor Internship

The Borgen Project is an innovative, national campaign that is working to make poverty a focus of U.S. foreign policy. The out-of-state PR (Public Relations) Intern is part of the content team. In this capacity, you will focus on creating photos for BORGEN Magazine and The Borgen Project Blog, all while in Minneapolis.
– Find images. Format, tint and resize images to meet website criteria (90% of internship).
– Promote articles via social media. Assist with fundraising.
– Create a personal fundraising campaign and meet targets.
– Attend national conference call every Monday at 5PM PST.
– Potential for Public Relations tasks.

Details: This remote internship is 260-hours. Hours can be completed on a full-time or part-time basis. Minimum of 4-days per week and 15-hours per week. The Borgen Project is located in Seattle and this position will operate remotely from home. This is an unpaid internship. Must be available Monday’s 5:00 – 6:00PM PST for The Borgen Project’s national conference call.

To Apply: Email your resume to [email protected] with “PR/Visual Editor Intern” in the subject line.

 

Minneapolis Writer Internship

The Borgen Project is an innovative, national campaign that is working to make poverty a focus of U.S. foreign policy. This is a 12-week, part-time internship in Minneapolis. The selected candidate will be able to work from home and pick their own schedule, but must meet weekly deadlines. Articles submitted will appear on BORGEN Magazine or The Borgen Project Blog.

– Write 3 articles per week.
– Research topics.
– Assist with advocacy efforts.
– Assist with fundraising. Create a personal fundraising campaign and meet targets.
– Attend national conference call every Monday at 5PM PST.

Qualifications: Strong research and writing skills. Must be able to work independently and meet deadlines with very little supervision. Experience writing SEO friendly content is helpful, but not required.

To Apply: Email your resume and 2 writing samples to [email protected] with “Writer Intern” in the subject line.

 

Minneapolis Editor Internship

The Borgen Project is an innovative, national campaign that is working to make poverty a focus of U.S. foreign policy. Editors edit articles for BORGEN Magazine and The Borgen Project Blog. The editor is responsible for reviewing and editing articles submitted by The Borgen Project’s national team of writers. The internship is 260 hours and can be completed part-time or full-time. The position is done from home, but follows a set schedule. A minimum of 15 hours per week and weekend shifts are available for those who prefer it.

– Edit and format articles submitted by national writers.
– Work with writers to improve their articles.
– Assist with fundraising. Create a personal fundraising campaign and meet targets.
– Attend national conference call every Monday at 5PM PST.

Qualifications: Must have great editing skills. Must be able to work independently and meet deadlines with very little supervision. Experience writing SEO friendly content is helpful, but not required.

To Apply: Email your resume and 2 writing samples to [email protected] with “Editor Intern” in the subject line.