Internship Opportunity Highlight! Editorial Intern at Backstage

Recently, alumna Lisa Granshaw reached out with an opportunity for Jumbos who are interested in publishing and performing arts!

đŸ’»Employer Overview

For over 50 years, Backstage has been the most trusted place for actors and performers to find jobs and career advice, and for casting professionals and talent seekers to find the right performers for their projects. Today, Backstage is the largest online casting platform in the United States, with over 4,000 roles posted every week, and over 100,000 members building their careers on the platform. Casting professionals can take advantage of sophisticated application management tools to make the job of finding the perfect performer a breeze. At Backstage, a team of casting experts review each casting notice posted to ensure the quality and legitimacy of the project, and to quickly reject any illegitimate listings. No other casting service takes the steps we do to protect performers. We take the safety and privacy of our members seriously, with the customer success team always available to respond to any questions or issues you may have on your journey as a performer.
At Backstage, we’re focused on providing the best career platform and marketplace to match performing artists (actors, models, dancers, and musicians) with talent seekers.

📋Opportunity Overview

The Editorial Team at Backstage is responsible for researching, creating, and packaging written and video content to support and inspire our users. We are looking for an Editorial Intern who is pursuing a career in journalism or a related field and who has a passion for the performing arts to join our team. You will be tasked with researching, transcribing interviews, and writing, along with providing administrative support for the newsroom.
If you are looking to gain experience in a professional and dynamic content organization, this is the opportunity for you. You will gain relevant experience in creating, editing, and packaging content with a professional editorial team. Top interns earn consideration to join the team full-time.

⭐Important Notes:

*This position complies with DOL guidelines for internships. The internship is for academic credit/unpaid and will require approximately 8 hours per week for a total of roughly 120 hours.
*Applicants MUST be current college students for the duration of the internship. We will not accept applicants who are no longer students.
*This is a remote position. Candidates must be available to work within our hours of 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Submissions are only reviewed if they include a cover letter and writing sample.

You can apply directly to the position in Handshake here. 

By Misha D'Andrea
Misha D'Andrea Recruiting Coordinator, Employer Relations Misha D