Internship Opportunities

All positions are paid positions, with a schedule of 20+ work hours per week.
Term of employment: September through December (Fall) | January through May (Spring) | June through August (Summer)

To apply, please email our internship coordinator Kim Schmidt at kschmidt@lessitermedia.com, or use our submission form below. Please include which internship you are interested in, and for what term of employment, in the subject line.

Editorial Intern

Contribute as a member of the Editorial Department on a variety of content-related assignments in the agricultural and equine health industries.

Experience To Be Gained:

  • Writing, editing and proofreading of content for an award-winning publisher
  • Exposure to fast-paced production environment, CMS, survey/polling and editorial-response mechanisms

Writing samples required.

Digital Media Intern

Contribute as a member of our digital media team on repurposing web content, email newsletters, SEO/SEM, social media, webinars, etc. This position is tailored to help you grow in the aspects of digital media you currently excel and those you want to learn.

Experience To Be Gained:

  • Repurposing and developing remarketing strategies for digital content
  • Posting and editing content for websites, social media and email distribution
  • Learn how to gather and analyze web and audience traffic data
  • Developing skills in HTML/CSS, SEO/SEM, Google Analytics and similar tools and digital strategies

Web Editor Intern

Contribute as a member of our digital media and editorial teams in this unique position that gains you exposure to best print and digital practices and strategies.

Experience To Be Gained:

  • Writing, editing and proofreading of content for an award-winning publisher
  • Repurposing, optimizing and posting content to websites and social media
  • Developing skills in HTML/CSS, SEO/SEM, Google Analytics and similar tools and digital strategies
  • Exposure to fast-paced production environment

Graphic Design Intern

Contribute as a member of the art department on a variety of design assignments, including ad creation and production, magazine layouts, photo color correction, photo editing, video editing, photo archiving, house ad design, marketing pieces, etc.

Experience To Be Gained: Real-world magazine design and production for both print and web with an award-winning publishing company.

Requirements:

  • Junior and senior graphic design students or recent graduates
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Cloud Suite and Lightroom
  • Must be available for 20 hours per week

Marketing Intern

Contribute as a member of the Marketing Support & Audience Development Team with various profit center teammates on print and online advertisements, special publications, news releases, special email and web-offers.

Experience To Be Gained:

  • Produce content in a deadline driven workflow environment
  • Develop quality control awareness
  • Exercise task management abilities
  • Hone short-copy writing skills for response-driven results
  • Learn content marketing strategy and tactics
  • Participate in multi-discipline team dynamics
  • Acquire practice in web analytics and results reporting

Business Development Intern

Contribute as a member of the Marketing Support & Audience Development Team to develop lead generation contacts for audience development efforts for both conferences and magazine subscriptions, as well as contributing to classified ad sales for annual print directories.

Experience To Be Gained:

  • Gathering business intelligence on organizations, leads and qualified prospects, and managing and responding to inbound requests from prospects
  • Learn to build business relationships and account management while also working closely with the art department to create classified ads for potential advertisers

"My Internship Experience At Lessiter Media"

  • Intern 2015: Sara Sharpe
  • Intern 2015: Lindsay Kottwitz
  • Intern 2015: James DeGraff
  • Intern 2014: Jaime
  • Intern 2011: Michelle

Become An Intern At Lessiter Media

Interested in one of our available internships? Submit your resume and contact information below for consideration in our internship program! Be sure to mention which internship position(s) and term you are specifically interested in when applying.