Friday, March 17, 2017

Freelance Editor for Nutrition Website

Authority Nutrition, a global leader in evidence-based nutrition, is hiring a freelance copy editor to join our team of highly qualified professionals. The editor will be responsible for editing two articles per week, working closely with our writers and chief editor. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in English, preferably with experience in professional writing or editing. We're especially interested in editors who have experience transforming scientific information into layperson-friendly copy. The candidate will also need to demonstrate a strong technical command of the English language and superb attention to detail. Responsibilities include:
  • Editing two nutrition articles per week, approx. 1,200-2,000 words each.
  • Editing each article for grammar, spelling, punctuation, style, content, organization and audience.
  • Setting basic WordPress settings for each article.
  • Becoming an expert in AN style, working closely with our style guide and feedback from the chief editor.
  • Working closely with AN authors via email, ensuring content accuracy and integrity.


  • B.A or higher in English or a related field, including technical writing, professional communication, rhetoric, etc.
  • Familiarity with web content management systems or basic coding, as all editing is done in WordPress.
  • Must be professional, organized and able to complete all work by the assigned deadlines.
  • Familiarity with style guides, particularly CMS, AP and house styles.
  • Strong command of American English spelling and style conventions.
  • Experience in nutrition, health or a related field is a plus.


Authority Nutrition pays well for high-quality work — a flat rate of $300 per article. Additionally, you can do this job from anywhere in the world.
About us: Authority Nutrition is an evidence-based nutrition website that communicates scientific information to the general public. We post one high-quality article per day, which goes through a rigorous quality control process to become the best available article on the given topic. We have a very specific presentation style, which you can check out at

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Lyon County Historical Society Internship

Location: Lyon County Museum 301 West Lyon Street Marshall, MN 56258 

Paid Position: Yes 

Hours: 30 hours/week for 12 weeks 

Starting Date: May 2017 (negotiable) 

Deadline for Application: Monday, April 24, 2017 by 5:00p.m. 

The Lyon County Historical Society is a non-profit, member supported organization located in downtown Marshall. LCHS is dedicated to preserving and interpreting Lyon County’s history through its collections, exhibits, and programs. 

Background: The internship program is designed to introduce students to the day-to-day working of a county history museum and the interpretive educational process. The internship provides a rare opportunity to directly apply academic skills and training in a unique working environment, as well as provide exposure to a career as a history museum professional. 

Position Overview: The internship is a mixture of training and hands-on experience. The intern will be invited to learn about day-to-day operations of a county history museum, including research facilities, exhibit display and design, collections care and preservation of artifacts. Opportunities will be offered to participate in fundraising activities, assist with Society sponsored events and contribute to the quarterly newsletter. 

The internship requires working with LCHS on public relations, marketing, and social media tasks. Projects include: developing a WordPress website, social media sites, developing surveys and other marketing related tasks in efforts to promote the Lyon County Museum and upcoming programs. 

  • Enrollment in an undergraduate program in marketing, public relations, communications, or a related field. 
  • Background knowledge on Minnesota history from the 19th century to present 
  • S/he should have good English skills, communication skills, be reliable and able to work both as a team member and independently.
  • S/he should have creativity, pay attention to detail, present him/herself well, and enjoy working with the public. 
  • S/he should have knowledge of social media and computer skills 

Requirements: Intern will keep a journal to record relevant experiences and significant events of their internship, resulting in either a written or oral presentation on their work. 

Supervisory Procedures: The Executive Director will work with the intern to set goals, both personal and objective to be tracked throughout the twelve week period. Formal status meetings will be held with the Executive Director on a weekly basis to communicate work plans, set goals, review work done and answer questions. 

Application Process: Please send application letter, resume, and references by April 24, 2017 to: Lyon County Historical Society c/o Jennifer Andries, 301 West Lyon Street, MN 56258. 

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Marshall Independent Part-Time Sports Reporter

The Marshall Independent is now hiring a part time sports reporter/journalist for the winter and spring sports seasons. This is an extremely enjoyable job and it looks good on resumes as well as helps you gain career experience. 15-20 hours per week plus weekends (if required, although rare). 

Please respond to Kyla Gundvaldson via email at for further information.

Epicosity Internship

This summer Epicosity will be hiring three talented students looking for their break into the agency world. The Educosity E-Tern program is a 12-week, paid summer internship where students or recent graduates will have the opportunity to gain real-life experience and be a valued member of our team.

The three positions they are looking for are Copywriter, Digital Strategist, and Graphic Designer.

More information and the application can be found at

Applications are due Friday, February 10.

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

ASME Magazine Internship

The deadline to apply for the ASME Magazine Internship Program 2017 is December 1, 2016. 

This summer internship program allows students to work for major magazines in Washington D.C. and/or New York City.

More details are available at:

Please note that students must submit all application materials on the website.

The Magazine Internship Program usually gives preference to students who have been recommended by academic departments and career-guidance offices over other applicants from the same school. 

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Jobs available at Artifice

Alyson Burston at The Artifice (an online magazine that covers a wide spectrum of art forms, including Film, Anime, Comics, Literature, Games, and Arts) notes that the magazine is expanding and has opportunities for students and faculty to join its team of writers.

For more details, visit: 

Monday, May 9, 2016

Society for Technical Communication (STC) is looking for Cover Art

STC is pleased to announce the call for cover illustrations for the November 2016 issue of Technical Communication. We are inviting illustrations that reinforce the focus of this special issue of the journal to be guest edited by Mike Albers of East Carolina University: i.e., Communicating Research Between Academic and Practicing Professionals.

In creating your illustration, you might consider
  • new opportunities for the exchange of research findings from academics to practitioners and vice versa 
  • barriers to accessing the research of academics or practitioners 
  • similarities and differences in the value ascribed to certain kinds of research by academics and practitioners 
  • academic and industry expectations regarding what is studied, how and why research is conducted, and when and where findings are reported 
  • relevance of academic research to practitioners and vice versa 
  • intersections of theoretical implications and practical applications 
Please submit your illustration (approximately 20x20 cm or 8x8 inches) as a high-resolution (300 dpi) jpg file by 1 September 2016 to with a brief explanation (100-200 words) of how your illustration addresses the subject. Submissions will be anonymously reviewed, and a jury of peers will select the issue's cover. Honorable mentions will be published inside the journal.

Sam Dragga
Editor, Technical Communication
Department of English Texas Tech University Lubbock, TX 79409-3091