Travel Internship Opportunities
Company: Girls That Roam
Position: Internship / Part-Time
Compensation: Unpaid, but hey we can offer free entrance into events, meals, meeting interesting people and more. We will also write a letter of credit to your professors and a recommendation letter to your potential employer or scholarship officer upon successful completion. Oh, and you will have clips of your work to show for your resume.
Start Date: Summer (June/July) / Fall (August/September) / Spring (January/February) Semesters
Company Description: Girls That Roam is a free online travel magazine and community for independent globetrotting women who are either swinging it solo, traveling with their gal pals, boyfriends, or girlfriends, trekking it with their tots, or road warriors closing the deal. Girl roamers seek and explore new adventures learning about the world and pushing boundaries, doing good and giving back, supporting women-owned – and the boy’s that love us – businesses and organizations. All the while having a great time rocking it through the continents, drinking and eating, sporting it up, sharing stories and tips, meeting new girlfriends – queer, straight, black, brown, white from America to Asia and everywhere in between – and having some fun and giggles along the way. Sign up today at www.girlsthatroam.com.
Job Description: Passion for seeing distant lands to the adventures in your own backyard. Knowledge of what women want, need and are interested in when they venture out into the world solo or with friends or family. Interest in a start-up online publication with aspiration to be a multimedia portal for women travelers.
What we are looking for: Writers, editors, photographers, broadcasters, film, illustrators, graphic designers, web designers, traditional, online and social media marketers, online advertizing sales, and more.
Writers: Submit agreed upon stories weekly (profile, review, news, advance, etc.) with appropriate links and contacts for fact checking. Pitch story ideas to the editor. Submit stock photos with photo captions and credits.
Photographers: Submit travel, food, nightlife, landscape, etc. photos with photo captions and credits.
Broadcasters/Filmmakers: Submit agreed upon stories weekly (profile, review, news, advance, etc.) with appropriate links and contacts for fact checking. Pitch story ideas to the editor and produce segments.
Advertising Sales: Work with publisher and marketing team on advertising and sponsorship campaigns. (This is the only internship position that will earn a percentage of advertising and sponsorship sales).
Marketers (traditional, new media and social media): Help get the word out and promote Girls That Roam articles, tours, and other events.
Illustrators/Graphic Designers: Design advertising, marketing, logos, and other collateral.
Web / App Designers: Work with the web goddess and manage web content.
Be curious about travel, hospitality and related businesses.
Writers: Be familiar with Associated Press and learn Girls That Roam’s style. Have recorder and other equipment that enables you to work. Have a working computer, Microsoft Word programs, and access to the internet and email.
Photographers: Have camera and lighting equipment and photography programs (Light Room, Photoshop, etc.). Have a working computer and access to the internet and email.
Broadcasters/Filmmakers: Have camera, lighting and other broadcast equipment. Have a working computer and access to the internet and email.
Advertising: Have a basic knowledge of online advertising sales from banner, roadblock, PPC, CPI to directory and event listings, advertorials and more.
Marketers (traditional, new media and social media): Be a people person and know how to use marketing tools from events to email to social media to promote. Have a working computer, tablet and/or smartphone that have access to the internet and email.
Illustrators/Graphic Designers: Work with publisher, marketing and advertising team, and web goddess on illustrations, logos, and promotional collateral.
Web / App Designers: Work with the web goddess and manage web content in WordPress and compatible programs and applications.
If you are interested in this internship position please submit a cover letter explaining why you are a good fit for this position and a resume to hr [at] girlsthatroam [.] com.