About Essence

Essence magazine was created in 1970 to serve the African-American female population. The magazine currently boasts over one million subscribers and reaches 8.5 million readers. Published by Essence Communications, Inc., the magazine is based in New York City.

Essence offers the Essence Communications summer internship program. The program offers positions in the publishing and editorial departments, including art and photo, sales/marketing, fashion and beauty, public relations, business and essence.com.


Open to college seniors, graduate students or recent graduates.


  • Internship Coordinator
  • Essence
  • Essence Communications
  • 135 West 50th Street, 4th Floor
  • New York, NY 10020


  • Number of Interns: 10 to 20
  • Compensation/Benefits: Paid, Stipend
  • Duration: N/A
  • Academic Level: College Seniors, Recent College Graduates, Graduate Students


  • New York, NY