Paste Internships: How to Apply

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Paste Internships: How to Apply

Paste Magazine offers remote internships in our editorial departments. Internships are part-time and offered year-round to both current students and recent graduates. A one-time $800 stipend will be provided to all interns at the completion of their internship.

Editorial Interns are primarily responsible for assisting Paste’s staff with the day-to-day tasks of running the website. These include writing news, pitching features and collaborating on lists, as well as occasional administrative tasks or help with social media accounts. Basic HTML skills are a plus but not required. Please include any specific sections you are interested in applying for in your cover letter (Music, Movies, TV, Games, Comedy, or a position as our Social Media intern) *and* in the subject of the email application.

All interns work closely with members of their respective departments and are encouraged to participate in creative collaboration with members of the staff via email, Slack, and weekly video calls throughout their time at Paste.

How to Apply

Please read carefully.

Applications for internships are taken on a rolling basis. Spring internships run January through April. Summer internships run May through August. Fall internships run September through December. (*or as school schedules allow). Deadlines are listed below.

All applicants should submit (via email to [email protected]) a resume (please note GPA) and a cover letter addressed to Paste editor-in-chief Josh Jackson listing previous relevant experience as well as responding to the following questions:

–What sections of Paste are you most interested in covering? (please include this in the *email subject line*)

–What are your career goals?

–Why do you want to intern with Paste?

–What do you hope to get out of your internship experience?

Applications must also include three examples of your writing, preferably published clips. Clips should be attached as .doc, .rtf or .pdf file types. Images should be attached as .jpg or .gif file types. Links to clips are accepted.


Fall 2022: Applications due Monday, August 5th; start date September 12th.

Winter/Spring 2023: Applications due Friday, December 2nd; start date January 9th.

Summer 2023: Applications due Friday, April 7th; start date May 8th.

Fall 2023: Applications due Friday, August 4th, start date September 11th.

Applications must be received by 11:59 p.m. ET on the day of the deadline. No application materials will be accepted for a given term after that term’s deadline has passed. If you are chosen to move forward you will hear from an editor within two weeks after the deadline. Otherwise, you are welcome to apply for any upcoming terms.

More questions? Read our [FAQs].

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