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Guernica magazine is a volunteer-driven organization and all positions listed below are unpaid.

Spring Editorial Internships

Guernica is now accepting applications for our spring editorial internship program (January 15th through May 15th, 2014). Interns’ involvement with the magazine spans all stages of the production cycle. Primary responsibilities include copy-editing, fact-checking, web production, social media management, and occasional special projects. Writing for the magazine (Guernica Daily in particular) is encouraged. Interns work approximately fifteen hours per week (remotely for the most part) and are expected to attend editorial meetings, held on alternate Thursday evenings in NYC. Because we are an all-volunteer publication, internships are unpaid; however, they may be used for academic credit.

If you are interested in applying for the editorial internship, please submit a cover letter and résumé to no later than December 30th, 2014. Applicants who interview for internships will be expected to complete a copy-editing test.

Who We Are

Guernica is an award-winning magazine published twice monthly by an all-volunteer staff. We give equal weight to reportage, polemic, and criticism of domestic and international affairs alongside first-person narrative, fiction, poetry, and visual art from established and emerging artists and authors. Works from the magazine have been selected as Notable Essays for The Best American Essays 2012 and for Best of the Net 2012, and we’re a 2013 Utne Media Awards Nominee for top Social/Cultural Coverage. Contributors come from dozens of countries and write in nearly as many languages. They include acclaimed writers such as Chimamanda Ngozi Adichi, Bei Dao, J. Malcom Garcia, Mark Dowie, Lis Harris, Zadie Smith, Dambisa Moyo, Aleksandar Hemon, Edith Grossman, Tariq Ali, Susie Linfield, Horacio Castellanos Moya, Lorraine Adams, José Saramago, Rivka Galchen, and many others.

Guernica is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity. We welcome and encourage applicants of all races, ethnicities, gender and sexual identities, and disability statuses, including people who have been previously incarcerated.