Internships

 

Gratitude to our 2016 summer interns, Alex, Gerald, Ally, Samantha, Robert, Joshua, and (not pictured) Emily who rocked the summer conference with us!

Gratitude to our 2016 summer interns, Alex, Gerald, Ally, Samantha, Robert, Joshua, and (not pictured) Emily who rocked the summer conference with us! Thanks for all your hard work.

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.

All summer 2016 internships are filled. Please check back in August.

 

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Communications/Special Events Intern  POSITION FILLED
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.

Development Intern 
Job Description: Assist in maintaining paper and electronic grant files; assist with assembling and delivering grant application packages and reports; research potential funding sources; work as part of the staff team for special events.
Qualifications: S/he should possess extremely strong writing and organizational skills, and be proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel. Passionate interest in writing and commitment to community service a plus. Excellent grammar and writing skills required.
Majors: English, Education, Communications, Journalism
Apply: Email intern application, résumé/cover letter, and writing samples to Evie Reyes, Managing Director, at ereyes@geminiink.org with INTERNSHIP in the subject line.

Programs/General Intern   POSITION FILLED
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 jknox@geminiink.org with INTERNSHIP in the subject line.

Podcast Intern POSITION FILLED

Job Description: This internship is structured around all areas of podcasting, from recording to editing & archiving. Students and individuals interested in gaining hands on experience in the field of audio-visual documentation and preservation will also gain access to Gemini Ink events and classes.

Qualifications:

  • Basic level of proficiency in working with technical equipment is required (computers, and/or digital audio/photo/video equipment).
  • Available to work flexible hours. Many of our classes and events are at night, on weekends and at various locations—personal transportation helpful.
  • Ability to work with staff and volunteers in a professional manner.
  • Solid communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational ability.
  • Available to work 15-20 hours per month.

Majors: Communications, English, or related.
Apply: Email intern application,résumé/cover letter, and photo, video or audio samples to Anisa Onofre, Publications Director, at aonofre@geminiink.org with PODCAST INTERNSHIP in subject line.

Publications Intern POSITION FILLED
Job Description: Assist in editing, proofreading and data entry as it relates to website updates and assisting in the production of books, broadsides, flyers and catalogues; should be available to work as part of the staff team for special events and classes, as needed.
Qualifications: Experience with WordPress, Adobe InDesign and Photoshop preferred. The ideal candidate is organized and detail-oriented with an interest in book design and publishing. Excellent grammar and writing skills required.
Majors: English, Graphic Design, Communications, or related.
Apply: Email intern application, résumé/cover letter, and writing and design samples to Anisa Onofre, Publications Director, at aonofre@geminiink.org with INTERNSHIP in subject line.