DREAM TEEN Magazine interns have developed experience that has landed them careers with publications, such as Ebony Magazine, USA Today, LA Times, Chicago Tribune, and San Francisco Chronicle. Our talent and interns use DREAM TEEN Magazine with their featured story or article to add to their portfolio for acceptance to colleges, and career opportunities. 

Internship Opportunities 

Candidates for the editorial internship program should have a strong interest in the written language. Strong research skills, resourcefulness and persistence are essential. Editorial interns deal with research and proofreading. They may have the opportunity to write small pieces for the magazine if they show interest and ability. We offers unpaid internships in several departments: editorial, media content, public relations, marketing, and design. Only students in an academic program or co-op experience will be considered. Remote Interns work Mondays to Fridays from their home and must be on call 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Although the bulk of the work is administrative, interns gain valuable career experience in return for their efforts and are invited to join our editorial meetings. A keen interest in magazines is essential. All interns should be detail oriented, organized, self governed with strong written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to juggle multiple demands and meet deadlines. Experience dealing with public relations people and a good phone manner are assets.

OPEN POSITIONS

  • Remote Digital Content Creators
  • Teen Writers
  • Story Tellers

REMOTE BEAUTY INTERNSHIP Candidates for the beauty internship program should have a strong interest in fashion/beauty magazines and knowledge of beauty brands and the beauty industry. Beauty interns assist editors in researching beauty stories and help organize the department as needed. They may also have the opportunity to write small pieces for the magazine if they show interest and ability.

PHOTO INTERNSHIP Candidates for the photo internship program are usually photography or design graduates with strong visual skills, an eye for detail and a passion for photography and magazines. Interns work closely with the photo editor on location, assisting with photo research and acquisition, and some administrative tasks. Photoshop knowledge is essential.

PUBLIC RELATIONS (PR)DREAM TEEN Magazine is looking for a creative and energetic individual that is willing to search out budding stars, celebrities and local talent. All information must be validated before submitting talent for possible featured articles with DREAM TEEN Magazine.

REMOTE MARKETING AND COMMUNICATIONS Those with an interest in building the brand facet of a TEEN Magazine should consider this role. Candidates must be keen to support the team in building awareness of the magazine using their organization skills. High energy and polished written and verbal communications skills are a must, as is an eye for detail and the ability to juggle multiple projects. Responsibilities include for this team player include day-to-day support of marketing initiatives. Must have strong computer skills (fluent in MS Word, PowerPoint and Excel) – quick thinkers only.

REMOTE CREATIVE MARKETING AND EVENTS INTERNSHIP Candidates who are looking for experience in the world of marketing should consider this position. This internship position entails assisting the department in writing proposals, creating unique event concepts, assistance in event execution, organizing contests and special promotions. Candidates applying must be detail oriented, have knowledge of all Microsoft programs and have a relevant marketing and events background.

REMOTE ILLUSTRATION DESIGN INTERNSHIP Candidates who have a creative eye and design skill set should consider this position. This internship position entails the marketing of teen art and design.

Applying for Internship

If you are interested in applying for an internship, please send your resume to the specified email address along with a completed assignment. Please also include a cover letter explaining why you’re interested in an internship with TEEN Magazine, what you hope to gain from it, and your desired start date.
(additional preferences may be indicated in the cover letter).

REMOTE INTERNSHIP Candidates should have a strong interest in both teen culture, fashion and the web. Online interns post graphics and stories to the web- site, write online copy and assist in sourcing products and images. Knowledge of Photoshop and HTML is helpful, but not essential.

APPLICATION PROCESS:

Application Assignments for Each Applicable Department

DREAM TEEN MAGAZINE INTERNSHIP
SUBMIT TO:  dream.teen@aol.com

EDITORIAL INTERNSHIP
1. Critique the last issue of DREAM TEEN MAGAZINE in 200 words.
2. Name five magazines you read regularly, and five magazines you wish you read regularly.
3. Suggest four story ideas in 100 words each or less.
4. Please fact check and copy edit the following paragraph
(i.e., fix all factual, spelling and grammatical errors):
DREAM TEEN Magazine is New York’s most-read teen publication. Published 6 times a year, its the premiere source for teen boys and girls looking for teen culture, beauty and fashion, as well as local shopping information in the US and abroad DREAM TEEN Magazine covers the latest looks and runway trends from Paris, UK, New York, and L.A., and feature’s the big names of the industry—Luis Vuitton, Dolce and Gabana, Chanel, Doir and more.

FASHION INTERNSHIP
1. Critique the last issue of DREAM TEEN in 200 words.
2. Name five magazines you read regularly, and five magazines you wish you read regularly.
3.Suggest four story ideas for the magazine, including two for the fashion section, in 100 words each or less.

BEAUTY INTERNSHIP
1. Critique the last issue of DREAM TEEN in 200 words.
2. Name five magazines you read regularly, and five magazines you wish you read regularly.
3. Suggest four story ideas for the beauty section of the magazine, in 100 words each or less.
4. List the last three beauty products you bought and loved. Explain why in 50 words each.

PHOTO INTERNSHIP
1. Critique the last issue of FASHION in 200 words.
2. Name five magazines you read regularly, and five magazines you wish you read regularly.
3. Find 3 magazine covers that you love and write a short explanation on why you think they are good.
4. Include three samples of your work, if you have any. Please email as JPEG or PDF attachments or send high quality copies.

ONLINE INTERNSHIP
1. Complete exercises 3 and 4 under the editorial assignment.
2. Critique DREAM TEEN Magazine in 200 words.
3. Name three websites you visit regularly and why.

MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS  INTERNSHIP
1. DREAM TEEN Magazine is announcing its new magazine to attract teen, tween and parents. Write a one page marketing strategy to unveil this sensation publication, with the core objective of building brand awareness for DREAM TEEN Magazine.

CREATIVE MARKETING AND EVENTS INTERNSHIP
1. Select your favorite retailer and create an event concept in partnership with DREAM TEEN Magazine (budget of $100,000).

CREATIVE MARKETING DESIGN INTERNSHIP
1. Please submit 3-5 designed pieces from your portfolio
2. Select your favorite retail partner and explain in 200 words why they should advertise in DREAM TEEN Magazine.

INTERN WRITERS AND ILLUSTRATORS
1. Submit a drawing/design from your portfolio
2. Submit a 300 word document of an article on teen culture (education, peer pressure, health or family)image.axd