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Internships

Overland Internship Program

Overland magazine has an ongoing, six-monthly internship program. This is an exciting opportunity for someone to participate in all of Overland’s activities, including:

• editorial meetings
• selection of essays
• shortlisting of fiction
• structural editing and copyediting for both magazine and website
• writing for and managing the website
Overland events (launches, public lectures and panels, etc.)
• administrative tasks

In particular, the intern is responsible for providing the website with interviews with authors, regular roundups of important online publications, and other projects. The intern reports to the deputy editor of Overland.

We require interns to work one day per week (or equivalent).

Interns will need the following abilities:

• excellent copyediting skills
• an interest in progressive politics
• knowledge of Microsoft Office
• an interest in literature and/or creative writing

The ability to use html and Indesign is optional but desirable.

Applications for intern positions are open early May and November each year. If you are interested, please email your CV and a cover letter explaining why you’d like to be an intern at Overland magazine. Please send applications to: overland[at]vu.edu.au. You will then be contacted by June or January, respectively.

Please note: internships are currently closed.