Progressive Publishing seeks editorial internship applicants

Published on 24 October 2017

Agricultural students with journalism or communications training are encouraged to apply for Progressive Publishing's 2018 editorial internship program. Applications are due Dec. 15, 2017.

Editorial interns will be responsible for writing feature and news articles for one or more of the company's agricultural magazines as well as copyediting and photography. The internship may be tailored to those with particular skill sets, including design, web content, social media and marketing.



Applicants should maintain a 3.0 or greater GPA in college coursework and have previous writing experience. Students who have completed coursework for their junior or senior year are preferable. Students who will have completed their undergraduate degree by spring 2018 are also encouraged to apply.

A dairy or agricultural background is not required, but experience and knowledge of the industry is preferred.

The internship is based at the company's headquarters in Jerome, Idaho. It is a paid internship, and assistance in locating housing and arranging transportation will be provided. Start and end dates for the internship are flexible to accommodate class schedules and graduation dates. Typical internships last eight to 10 weeks.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, three references and examples of published work that relates to their field of expertise. Suggested amounts and categories of published works are: five articles, five ad designs or layouts, three marketing campaigns or three designed websites. Materials for class assignments will be accepted if applicant does not have examples of published work.

Submit materials to Progressive Dairyman Editor Emily Gwin by Dec. 15, 2017.


Emily Gwin


Progressive Publishing
Attn: Emily Gwin
P.O. Box 585
Jerome, ID 83338

For questions about the internship or application process, email Emily Gwin.  end mark

Progressive Publishing interns will not only have the opportunity to write for its magazines, but may have a chance to dabble in social media or production. Interns may also travel to trade shows or go on farm tours, where there will be plenty of opportunity to network.


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