compensation: Monthly Metro Card, meals on shift, free event tickets, lots of goodies! employment type: part-time internship
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CulEpi, an exciting start-up media platform for the Culinary / Hospitality industry is seeking several interns with Culinary / Hospitality experience and a passion for writing!
CulEpi was founded by a best-selling author who grew up in the food biz. We're doing something revolutionary that's never been done before - devoting a publishing platform to the Voices of the Industry - and interns will have the opportunity to participate in a meaningful and creative way! Interns will learn about writing, editing, conducting interviews, networking, media, marketing, and public relations, they will attend cool industry events representing CulEpi, and regularly publish by-lined articles.
Time commitment is 20 hours per week: 10 hours working from home and totally flexible, the other 10 hours are done in two 5-hour shifts at the office and also somewhat flexible. Desired commitment is three to six months. A Monthly MetroCard is given to all interns and we provide lunch during shifts, free passes to cool events, and lots of goodies!
Interns will have the opportunity to:
-- Get published on CulEpi
-- Assist in editing articles
-- Copy-write and proofread
-- Attend events representing CulEpi
-- Contribute social media postings on FB and IG
-- Research and fact-check
-- Interview industry professionals
-- Review images and write catchy captions
-- Craft professional emails
-- Publish in a WordPress format
-- Hone their skills in detail-oriented data collection
-- Work closely with the Publisher | Editor-in-Chief
-- Experience working in hospitality in any capacity - BOH or FOH, restaurant, hotel, bakery, coffee, etc. etc.
-- Culinary school students and grads a huge +
-- Creative with excellent verbal and writing skills
-- Ability to interact professionally with high-level industry professionals by email, phone and in person
-- Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel, ability to learn WordPress
-- Outgoing personality
-- Must own a laptop
-- Have tons of fun while seriously getting stuff done!
Interns will be working at the Founder | Editor-in-Chief's home office, so while the work is serious, the environment and attire is casual. The home office is located in Spanish Harlem, in a walk-up building (4 flights of stairs!). We're close to the 116th Street stop on the 6 train and the 2-3 trains, the M116, M101, and M102 bus lines, as well as the M15 Express Bus, and the 125th Street stop on the 4-5 trains.
Meow! There is a cat on the premises, so no cat allergies please!
Email your résumé and cover letter telling us about yourself and why you're interested in our internship, to the Craigslist email, with the Subject Line "Internship." Please paste your cover letter and résumé IN the email, along with any writing samples. No attachments will be opened, so please do not send attachments.
Also, we are always accepting pitches from industry peeps, so if you can't apply for the internship but would like to share your voice on CulEpi, check out our Call for Submissions in the Publish Me section on CulEpi, and send us a your story idea(s) from there. Thanks!
We look forward to hearing from you! Happy New Year!
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