Internships with Western Living Magazine

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Editorial Internship

Western Living magazine offers four-month, full-time internships in our Vancouver, B.C., office for those looking to gain magazine experience. Duties include fact-checking articles, story research, photo research, attending editorial meetings, generating story ideas, email correspondence and administrative assistance for both Western Living and Vancouver magazine. Interns are also given the opportunity to contribute to sidebars and short pieces in the magazine. We offer an honorarium of $250 per month.

Please note that we can only accept applicants who are enrolled in an educational institution where they will receive school credit for completing an internship.

Editorial Internship Start Dates

**NEW! Abbreviated internship opportunity** November 1, 2016-December 24,2016 – apply by Sept 30

January 1 – application deadline: November 15
May 1 – application deadline: February 15
September 1 – application deadline June 15

To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, writing samples and preferred internship period via email to:
Stacey McLachlan
Executive Editor
Western Living and Vancouver
stacey.mclachlan@westernliving.ca

Online Internship

Online internships are four-month, full-time positions in our Vancouver, B.C., office for those looking to gain experience in digital publication and social media. Duties include updating the westernliving.ca website, collecting and synthesizing online data, improving westernliving.ca and vanmag.com’s SEO and design, creating content for our e-newsletter, and other tasks related to maintaining Western Living and Vancouver’s online presence. There is a $250 monthly honourarium for this position.

Please note that we can only accept applicants who are enrolled in an educational institution where they will receive school credit for completing an internship.

Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis. Experience with WordPress or HTML an asset. Please send a cover letter, resume and links to any online portfolio pieces (blogs, personal websites, relevant digital projects) via email to:
Stacey McLachlan
Executive Editor
Western Living and Vancouver
stacey.mclachlan@westernliving.ca

Design Internship

Design internships are offered for three-month periods and include an honorarium of $750. Internship placements are for our Vancouver, B.C., office. The internship will include work for both Western Living magazine and sister publication Vancouver magazine. We are looking for highly motivated, detail-oriented people with post-secondary experience in the design field. (We train but expect the candidate to have strong typographic/creative skills.) Duties include basic page layout assignments for front and back of book, image research, basic office tasks, website/marketing materials, and other duties that may come up. Interns work closely with art directors and attend editorial meetings where they are encouraged to share their creative ideas. The internship commitment is full-time.

Please note that we can only accept applicants who are enrolled in an educational institution where they will receive school credit for completing an internship.

Please send a website link or a low to medium size (under 6MB) PDF sample to: jenny.reed@vanmag.com
Address your email to Jenny Reed.

No phone calls please. Due to limited staff, only short listed candidates will be contacted. When applying, please indicate the timeframe of interest.

Photography Internship

Our ideal photography intern is highly motivated, creative, and interested in getting a foot into the editorial photography world. This person will need to be based in Vancouver, B.C. The intern will help compile photos for our publications (Western Living magazine, Vancouver magazine, CityGuide, and Eating & Drinking Guide ) as well as our website. The intern will work closely with art directors and editors to start to compile an image database of our exciting city.

We are looking for a candidate who has flexible hours, but the time commitment is negotiable. Generally our internships span 3 months with an honorarium of $750.

If you are interested, please send a link to your work online and a brief outline of your photographic history. Be creative! Surprise us! Tell us why you would be the right fit. We want to see your unique voice and passion.

Please note that we can only accept applicants who are enrolled in an educational institution where they will receive school credit for completing an internship.

Please send a website link or a low to medium size (under 6MB) PDF of photo samples to:jenny.reed@vanmag.com Address your email to Jenny Reed.

No phone calls please. Due to limited staff, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. When applying, please indicate the timeframe of interest.

Marketing Internship

Marketing internships are offered for three- or four-months periods. This internship takes place in our Vancouver, B.C., office. Duties include assisting with marketing initiatives, promotions, events, sponsorships and communications for Western Living Magazine and its sister publications (including Vancouver Magazine).

Please note that we can only accept applicants who are enrolled in an educational institution where they will receive school credit for completing an internship.

Applications are accepted on an on-going basis. Please send a cover letter and resume via email to:
Dale McCarthy
Business Development Manager
Western LivingVancouver Magazine
dale.mccarthy@ypnexthome.ca