Unpaid, For-Credit Intern Job Description

ChildressInk.com Home Page

Web Design and Content Management

​Editorial Assistant

Internship Opportunities

If you have an interest in publishing, I offer internship opportunities where candidates will learn not only web management, but also writing, editing, proofreading, marketing, and more. Work at home, flexible hours.
Semester and summer internships available. 

Position: Editorial assistant, web design and content management
Time Requirements: 15-20 hours per week

Major(s) Requested: Web design, Design, English, Editing skills a plus
Candidates must be enrolled in an internship course to earn credit. 

Essential Responsibilities: Assisting author, editor, and reviewer, Kim Childress, with management of her website, ChildressInk.com; and blog, A Day In The Light, (kimchildressink@wordpress.com).

The intern will:
Post content on ChildressInk.com
Edit and proofread projects as needed
Create new ChildressInk.com pages
Post previously published pages 
Read and review books (intern will receive free books, and will be able to choose which books to review out of selected new releases--young adult, middle grade, picture books, and/or adult interest) 
Write articles on assignment

Skills Required:
Excellent knowledge of English grammar, spelling and punctuation
Excellent editing and proofreading skills is a plus
Excellent written and verbal communications skills
Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excell, Outlook, and PowerPoint); Candidate will receive training and use WordPress and GoDaddy software. 
Love of books and reading

Personal Characteristics:

Self-starter and works well independently, not afraid to be creative
Reliable and responsible
Ability to handle multiple tasks

Industry knowledge a plus but not required,

Not-for-credit internships also available. Interested candidates should send resume to Kim Childress at  KBChild@AOL.com.