Monday, April 17, 2006


Magazine Internship Fall 2006

Hours: 15-19 hours per week

Compensation: $10.50 per hour and the opportunity for internship credit.

Job Description:

The University of Texas at Austin's McCombs School of Business is looking for a magazine intern to work on the school's two alumni magazines. By-line opportunities and some portfolio-quality pieces guaranteed. The regular duties will include:

Writing various articles and profiles on McCombs School activities, alumni, students and faculty members
Conducting background research for feature stories and sidebars
Covering visiting speaker events at the school and writing wrap-ups for publication on the McCombs Web site
Writing and compiling briefs on major events at the school, alumni notes and obituaries for the magazine
Copyediting magazine proofs
Various other communications-related tasks


The McCombs School is seeking a journalism student who has completed J315 or another course establishing knowledge in AP style. Strong writing skills are essential.

To apply for this position:

1. REQUIRED OF ALL APPLICANTS: Send an email cover letter and electronic resume to the McCombs School Publications Editor Cory Leahy by Monday, April 24.
2. Include at least two writing samples, which you may submit electronically or via campus or U.S. mail. If you submit samples via conventional mail, please include a printed version of your cover letter and resume. Mail by Friday, April 21.
3. Top applicants will be called for interviews starting Thursday, April 27.
4. Interviewed candidates will have to pass a writing test.


Cory Leahy, Publications Editor
University of Texas McCombs School of Business
1 University Station B6000
Austin, TX 78712-1178

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