Oxford Internships

Studying in Oxford, it can often be difficult to get experience writing and editing while keeping up with the significant amount of schoolwork. However, The Borgen Project offers Oxford internships that can be done online, and interns work with an international team focused on fighting poverty. In addition to writing and editing, interns will be expected to meet weekly deadlines, attend biweekly conference calls and assist with fundraising. This is an unpaid internship, but offers valuable experience in the writing and editing field.

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Oxford Internship Openings

 

Journalism Internship (Oxford)

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 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 other 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.

 

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.

– 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 other 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.

 

Writer Internship (Oxford)

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. 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 other 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.

 

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 other 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.

 

Content Marketing Copywriter Internship

The Borgen Project is an innovative, national campaign that is working to make poverty a focus of U.S. foreign policy. As a Copywriter, you will create blog posts with a focus on keyword and lead generation.

– Write original copy for 4 blog posts per week on assigned topics.

– Find and edit images for dozens of articles and pages each week.

Qualifications: Must be a creative writer with a working knowledge of marketing and a knack for turning mundane topics into fascinating articles. Great researching skills required. Must be able to work independently and meet deadlines with very little supervision. Experience writing SEO friendly content is helpful, but not required. Digital media experience is also a plus.

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

 

Learn about internship openings at The Borgen Project’s Seattle Headquarters.