Editorial Intern

Job Details


Chicago, IL

Expiration Date

Saturday, March 17, 2018

Interest Area


Position Type


Position Level

Entry level

Minimum Degree Requirements

Some College

Company Name

Modern Healthcare

Job Posting URL

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