writing & editing internships

what do professional writers and editors do?

Writing & editing internships introduce students to a profession that can span a large number of businesses and organizations. Some writers and editors work on a freelance or project basis. Others are hired to write or edit  specific content exclusively for an organization.

SOME JOBS THAT USE WRITERS & EDITORS

freelance writer / editor
textbook or tradebook editor
technical writer
copywriter
blogger
journalist
grant writer

in writing & editing internships, an intern may perform any of the following tasks:

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Proofread written material for spelling, punctuation, grammar

Create or help create written content for a specific audience

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Edit written works to improve flow, clarity, and consistency

Review written material for content and accuracy; fact-checking

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Write copy for advertisements, marketing, and promotional materials

Write news articles, blog posts, and content for social media initiatives

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