The Iowa Review Announces its Summer & Academic Year Internships

April 14, 2014

The Iowa Review (TIR) seeks two interns for summer 2014 and one for the academic year 2014–15 as part of a partnership with the Iowa Center for Research by Undergraduates (ICRU).

Candidates must be University of Iowa undergraduates, honors students (have a UI GPA of 3.33 or above), be at least of sophomore status, and be participating in the Creative Writing Track in the English Department. They should be able to work independently and have a strong interest in literary writing, editing, and publishing.

The summer interns work 10 hours a week and receive a scholarship of $1,250 each.

The academic year intern works 10 hours a week and receives a scholarship of $2,000 ($1,000 per semester).

Interns will report to TIR’s managing editor and assistant managing editor. Duties include assisting with various office tasks including opening mail and sending out issue orders; updating the website; helping to proofread forthcoming issues of the magazine; providing assistance with copyediting and manuscript evaluation; coordinating exchange subscriptions; exploring distribution possibilities for TIR’s high-school reader; and writing blog posts.

Submit a cover letter, resume, contact information for two references, and a creative writing sample to Questions can also be sent to this e-mail address. The cover letter should include a description of your academic and career goals as well as how TIR’s internship will help you to further these goals. Please indicate whether you are applying for the summer or academic year internship.

Deadline: April 14.