Currently Only Accepting Applications for Editorial Internship



Summer Internship: June-August 2024, apply by April 26, 2024 to be considered.

Explore the ins and outs of print and digital magazine publishing with this in-depth opportunity to learn what is required to produce a stunning quarterly publication and its associated digital properties. During their time here, editorial interns will work closely with editorial staff, gaining invaluable insight and knowledge integral for career-track positions. Weekly assignments help hone skills such as copyediting, fact-checking, proofing, reporting, researching, and transcribing for stories that explore and celebrate mountain life and culture.

Interested candidates should contact Allison Sherman ( and submit a letter of intent, résumé, and three journalistic writing samples (each sample must not exceed 1,000 words). Internships are unpaid and require a minimum of 15 hours per week. Local candidates are preferred, with remote positions available. We are looking for someone with strong writing skills and experience with interviewing and copyediting (in adherence to the Chicago Manual of Style).

Interested in getting hands-on experience publishing a magazine? GulfStream Communications, publisher of WNC (Western North Carolina magazine based in Asheville, North Carolina), Charleston, Charleston Weddings, and Grand Strand magazines in South Carolina, offers internships in graphic design, editorial, photography, marketing & sales, and multimedia. Unpaid spring, summer, and fall semester internships are open to qualified applicants.



Editorial Internships

  • Develop strong writing, editing, research, and proofreading skills
  • Get your writing published in a nationally distributed magazine
  • Complete 15+ hours per week

Requirements: Strong creative writing, grammatical, research, and communication skills. Social media skills a plus. Must submit writing samples.

Photography Internships

  • Get your images published in a nationally distributed magazine
  • Assist with studio and location shoots, and gain knowledge from professional photographers
  • Learn the production process from camera to layout by working with the art directors and editors
  • Complete 10+ hours per week

Requirements: Must have personal digital SLR equipment and a good understanding of digital photography and lighting. Experience with product shots and portraits are pluses. Must submit digital photography samples.

Marketing & Sales Internships

  • Learn what it takes to market a magazine through research, analysis, and strategy
  • Develop an understanding of advertising sales and how revenue is generated for magazine publishing
  • Help stage special events, write press releases, and assist in campaign launches
  • Complete 15+ hours per week

Requirements: Strong customer service skills, previous experience or coursework in public relations, social media proficiency, and knowledge of Microsoft Office are required. Design experience a plus. Position requires some regional travel.

Multimedia Internships

  • Gain experience with the basics of web design, development, and entry-level information technology
  • Develop strong writing, editing, and content management skills geared toward online readership
  • Generate content for social media
  • Complete 15+ hours per week

Requirements: Proficiency with Google Suite and Adobe Creative Cloud are necessary. Creative writing skills and social media experience required. Basic understanding of HTML and video production experience are pluses. Must submit pertinent samples. Must be an Asheville resident able to commute to downtown for content generation.

To apply for an internship, please e-mail a cover letter, résumé, and pertinent samples to:, or mail materials to WNC Internships, 33 Patton Ave., Suite 301, Asheville, NC 28801.

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