Internships

ASTONISH Magazine strives to provide interns a quality learning environment in order to acquire and develop the necessary skills needed for job placement and advancement in fashion and in the magazine publishing industry. Critical to this development is an emphasis on networking, improving overall marketability, and increasing exposure to current issues within fashion magazine publishing.

Objectives

  • To develop and improve individual marketability to potential employers
  • To provide networking opportunities within the magazine publishing industry
  • To sharpen professional skills required for job placement
  • To expose individuals to career opportunities in fashion magazines

ASTONISH has internship opportunities in the following areas:

Communication

Familiarity with press releases, website content, advertisement copy, uploading content to ASTONISH website.

Marketing/Promotions

Promoting ASTONISH through social media.  Maintaining and organizing pages and posts on social media websites, maintaining social media presence throughout the duration of your internship.  Occasionally writing content for social media pages, bookmarking articles, events and promoting ASTONISH magazine both online/print.

Graphic and Web Design

Graphic and web design skills and organization of documents for advertisements, marketing materials and website graphics.

Fashion Journalism and Reporting

Familiarity with trend forecasting, current fashion events and fashion merchandising.  Occasionally writing content for social media pages, magazine writing; online/print, bookmarking articles and events.

ASTONISH Magazine offers internships on a rolling basis (college credit is available).  We are looking for highly motivated interns to help produce our quarterly magazine.  Primary duties are fact checking, research, and proposing story ideas, with occasional opportunities for writing and taking on more responsibilities, depending upon experience.

We cover a wide range in emerging talents in fashion, art–stylists, designers, photographers, make-up artists, hair stylists and fashion writers/reporters—and interns have a rare opportunity to be exposed to the full spectrum of fashion journalism.  Interns get a first-hand look at magazine production through participation in editorial meetings and working with editors, and often help report features on our weekly digital publication.  Additional opportunities range from assisting at fashion photo shoots to helping with copy editing.

Requirements. 

Attention to detail, commitment to accuracy, and a dedication to ASTONISH.  Writing and/or editing experience is a plus.  Interns should have solid reporting and research skills and be able to handle multiple deadlines at once.
Degree in listed fields are preferred but not required.  Interns are typically rising college seniors or older.

Time commitment.

Four months (with the possibility of a longer tenure), three days a week.  Hiring is on a rolling basis, and college credit is available.

If you are interested in an internship with ASTONISH Magazine or questions about the internship program, please contact hello@astonishmagazine.com.