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Cape Fear Living accepts applications from college/university students and graduates seeking co-op experience or accreditation for its unpaid and paid editorial internship program. Interns work a minimum of three days a week, Monday to Friday, 10 am to 5 pm for 5-6 week periods. A keen interest in magazines and digital media are essential. All interns should be detail oriented and organized, with strong written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to juggle multiple demands and meet deadlines.


Interns will receive practical experience and mentorship in proposal writing, blog writing, feature editorials, interviewing skills, social media posting, copy editing, story idea generation & inception, research, fact checking, newsletter generation.  Each intern will work closely with the editor and will be encouraged to generate ideas and approach problems creatively. Familiarity with Wilmington, NC and the Cape Fear region is an advantage but not essential. Editorial internships can also be remote positions.


  • Must be able to work an average of three days a week or a minimum of 10 hours starting in May 2024-August 2024.

  • Proficient technological skills, including all Google programmes, Instagram, Facebook.

  • Good written and verbal communication skills.

  • Self-directed and able to work well remotely.

  • Energetic and eager to take on new projects.

  • Capable of taking direction and asking questions to encourage collaboration.

  • Ideally enrolled in an accredited university/college program to receive credit (optional).


Please send your resume to include a cover letter stating why you are interested in Cape Fear Living. Please include three writing sample links.

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