Wednesday, June 3 2020

Hybrid Argumentative Writing Internship:
Learn Editorial-Style Writing

Part-time Internship/Course For All Students

The internship is an opportunity to learn how to write editorial (op-ed) pieces that put forth arguments about important social issues you feel passionate about.

Course & Internship

The course includes weekly lessons and quizzes to help you develop the skills necessary for writing argumentative, editorial-style pieces.

Each lesson includes:

  • Written Lectures explaining one key aspect of argumentative writing
  • Article Assignments that allow you apply the skills discussed in the lecture
  • Publishing Your Writing on our site and social media platforms.

Remote and In-Person

In addition to completing the online assignments, you can come to our office for in-person or join virtual meet-ups for feedback, networking, and discussion.

Meet-ups will be scheduled in Boston, NYC, and virtually at various times during the day to be the most accessible.

During this time interns can share their work with each other and work one-on-one with editors.

*Refreshments will be served in-person.

Eligibility

  • Language: English & Spanish
  • Age: Any! We cater writing feedback to your ability, and have worked with students as young as 10 all the way up to mid-career individuals. 
  • Location: Anywhere! (In-person meet ups in Boston and NYC)
  • Materials: Have a computer/tablet with access to reliable Internet
  • Commitment: The program is designed to be completed concurrently with summer school, employment, and/or other personal and family responsibilities. Please let us know if we can make it more accessible for your individual needs.

Key Dates and Location

  • Rolling Deadline: July 14th, 2020
  • Program Cost: $25 (financial aid waivers available to cover the full cost for anyone out of school due to Covid-19)
  • Earliest Start Date: April 1st 
  • Latest Start Date: July 15th
  • Length: ~8 weeks
  • Location: All Online (optional in-person weekly sessions in Boston and New York City)

Benefits/Goal

  • Become a stronger writer and be better equipped to handle college writing
  • Have all your articles published on our site and the chance to get published on others
  • Get a certificate of completion and letter of recommendation
  • Connect with other like-minded individuals, and
  • Spread awareness about current events

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