Internships

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We Want You! Join our Creative Team

Calling all enrolled college students with an interest in the literary arts and community non-profit organizations: Gemini Ink, San Antonio’s literary arts center, has openings for internships and offers rewarding opportunities for growing your skills, networking, and participating in free creative writing classes. Gemini Ink interns support, implement and promote the organization’s literary education programs, class sessions, special events and outreach projects throughout the community.

To apply for an internship, please complete the Intern Application and submit it with a cover letter, resume, and 3-page writing sample to the program of your choice.

All internships offer a flexible schedule of 10-15 hours per week. Internships are unpaid.

 

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Communications/Special Events Intern  

Job Description: Assist in promoting and marketing Gemini Ink’s events and classes; performing general office support such as filing, clipping and organizing news items; updating online calendars; researching media placement opportunities; pitching media stories; documenting Gemini Ink events and classes, as needed; distributing flyers and working as part of the staff team for special events.
Qualifications: Experience with MS Office Suite programs are needed. Excellent grammar and writing skills required. College-level classes in communications/public relations and knowledge of database management, and Constant Contact are a plus.
Majors: Marketing/PR, English, Education or related.
Apply: Emailintern application, résumé/cover letter, and writing samples to Ben Tremillo, Communications/Special Events Manager, at btremillo@geminiink.org with INTERNSHIP in subject line.

 

Programs/General Intern  

Job Description: Assist in coordinating various aspects of  Gemini Ink classes and events, such as gathering appropriate supplies, etc; provide general office support, provide in-town transportation for out-of-town faculty, act as class proctor (requires working some evenings and weekends). Classes can be taken in exchange for proctoring. Research and recommend potential faculty, and work as part of the staff team for special events. Interns who demonstrate excellence will be given additional assignments that will boost their portfolio or resume.
Qualifications: Excellent grammar, writing and editing skills are required. Proficiency with MAC and/or PC, knowledge of MS Office. Candidate should have a passion for the literary arts as well as a strong interest and background in at least one of the following areas:  project planning, education, research, evaluation. Ability to work in a fast-paced environment as part of a team.
Majors: English, Language Arts, Education, Creative Writing, or related.
To apply for the Creative Writing Classes Program: Email résumé/cover letter to Alexandra van de Kamp, Creative Writing Classes Programs Director, at avandekamp@geminiink.org with INTERNSHIP in the subject line.
To apply for the Writers in Communities Program: Email intern application, résumé/cover letter to Jen Knox, Writers in Communities Director, at fbrown@geminiink.org with INTERNSHIP in the subject line.