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Modern Healthcare

Editorial Intern

Chicago, IL
Expiration Date: March 17, 2018

Modern Healthcare is looking for an Editorial Intern to provide editorial support and other ad-hoc duties as they are assigned. This is a part-time position working 30+ hours per week in our newsroom overlooking Millennium Park located in the downtown Chicago area.




  • Producing and laying out online versions of print stories
  • Gathering research for stories
  • Possible writing and reporting
  • Additional web responsibility as assigned



Basic Qualifications


  • Currently pursuing Bachelor's degree in Journalism or related program
  • At least 1 year of work or internship experience in a professional multi-platform newsroom assisting with writing, researching, and producing visual content to accompany stories
  • Proficient and effective communication skills in the English language
  • Ability to demonstrate strong writing and communication skills, excellent grasp of grammar and style
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail
  • Basic level of experience using Adobe Creative Suite or photo editing software, HTML and/or CSS
  • Basic level of experience using social media analytics software PreferencesBachelor's degree or higher, Journalism or related preferred
  • Experience assisting an editorial team at a print or digital media outlet covering beats such as business or health/science
  • Experience pitching story ideas and writing articles of various lengths for digital publication
  • Basic photo editing and infographic creation skills
  • Experience using Google Analytics, Hootsuite, or Oracle
Interest Area 
Position Type 
Minimum Degree Requirements 
Some College
Position Level 
Entry level