Entertainment Weekly Internship Profile
- "Get paid to research entertainment's biggest stars"
Industries: Film, Publishing, Broadcast and Cable
Locations: New York, NY
Number of Interns: Less Than 10
Responsibilities: Administrative, Editorial
Launched in 1990, Entertainment Weekly is a consumer magazine of entertainment and popular culture providing the word on movies, television, music and, of course, celebrities. Every week, the magazine brings more than 11 million readers the latest in entertainment news including interviews, photos, reviews and current news on the latest movies, TV shows and music hits, and the stars that make them.
Interns work in the editorial department, assisting with the day-to-day upkeep of the magazine through general administrative duties that can involve making phone calls, handling mail, and sending out reports and news blasts. Writing opportunities are available, depending on the initiative interns take to acquire them. Interns often assist writers and editors with research for upcoming pieces, which can lead to interns publishing articles.
Varies. Submit a resume, cover letter and writing sample of four to five published clips.
Open to college seniors, graduate students and recent college graduates. Rising seniors should apply for a summer internship, and school-year internships go to graduated students. No major is required, but students who study journalism, English or the entertainment industry have a better chance. Additionally, previously writing for publications—even student media—or internships at magazines are encouraged.