Feature Writer Internship

Available Fall term: September 2016 – December 2016

Available Winter term: January 2016 – May 2016



Job Description

The Awesome Mitten is searching for a feature writer intern to bring a passion for Michigan and an excellent work ethic to this fun, fast paced company. We are looking for someone who is interested building up their writing portfolio and learn about the digital publishing industry.  If you are a creative and self-motivated individual looking to expand your skillset within a fun work environment this is the right opportunity for you!


  • Research and pitch stories ideas
  • Interview subjects (phone, in-person, or via email) for articles
  • Write feature articles
  • Work with editors to refine articles
  • Engage with our community of internal staff as well as our audience through social media
  • Meet strict deadlines


  • Laptop
  • Active in social media
  • Cell phone
  • Great communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Understand Google Docs
  • Not required, but helpful if familiar with WordPress
  • Be able to work independently
  • Passion for Michigan


Unpaid/College Credit


  • Meet exciting people and build your personal network
  • All expenses paid travel opportunities
  • Awesome Mitten gear

To Apply

Please send your resume, a short cover letter, and two writing samples to Alex[at]AwesomeMitten[dot]com, explaining why you think you’d be an AWESOME fit for this position!