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Jobs, Internships & Grants

Teach archaeology education programs to K-12 school, family, and youth groups at the Oriental Institute Museum. Learn inquiry-based instructional techniques and build knowledge of ancient Near Eastern history and archaeology. Develop public speaking skills, learn engaging teaching and tour techniques, and manage a classroom. Assist with the implementation of new programs for youth and family audiences. Interact with and engage large groups of program participants of varying ages, ability levels, and diverse backgrounds. Work on new educational and social media initiatives. Create a welcoming and inclusive museum environment for all visitors. Please submit your cover letter and resume to Katherine Hodge, Youth and Family Program Coordinator, with subject line: “Application for Ed Facilitator” ([email protected]) by Monday, May 9th, 2022 at 8:00 a.m. Please indicate whether you are interested in applying for Education Program Facilitator Lead or Education Program Facilitator.

Block Club Chicago Internship

Deadline April 15, 2022

Block Club Chicago, a nonprofit newsroom focused on Chicago’s neighborhoods, is looking for paid summer interns. Interns should be based in and have knowledge of Chicago’s neighborhoods. Full details are posted here. Email a cover letter (the email itself can be your cover letter, just tell us why you’d be a good fit for the gig), resume and 3–4 of your best stories to [email protected] along with a reference. Put “Internship” in the subject line, please!

Bomb Magazine, Associate Editor

Deadline: May 2, 2022

BOMB Magazine is seeking a full-time Associate Editor for its quarterly arts and culture magazine. The Associate Editor will work closely with the Editor-in-Chief, Senior Editor, and Managing Editor on all aspects of BOMB’s print publication, and will focus on features related to visual art, performance art, and critical theory. The ideal candidate has strong editorial and organizational skills, a deep understanding of contemporary art discourse, and a passion for recognizing and amplifying important new voices. The position offers ample opportunities for creativity, teamwork, and growth. Learn more here.

Fellowship: Nightbooks Editorial Fellowship

Deadline: May 15, 2022

This program is designed to support an aspiring BIPOC editor in developing a book project of their choosing for publication at Nightboat. Over two years, the Fellow will become familiar with the full life cycle of a book, including developmental and conceptual editing, line editing, copy editing, permissions, design, cataloging, production, publicity, and marketing, and receive $10,000 as well as individualized mentorship and support. Learn more here.

Criterion Collection, Copy Editor

Deadline: Rolling

The copy editor will work under the guidance of Criterion’s copy chief and editorial manager to copyedit, proofread, and input text for our print packaging, plus proofread marketing sell sheets, press notes, disc menus, on-screen text, and other materials as needed. We are looking for someone with editorial experience (ideally some of it print), including 3 to 5 years of copyediting experience; a passion for and knowledge of film and language; positive energy; an enthusiasm for juggling a high volume of tasks at once; and an exceptionally keen eye for visual and textual detail. Proficiency in the Chicago Manual of Style, InCopy/InDesign software, and Microsoft Word and Google Doc editing functions is required. A copyediting test will be required. Learn more here.

Cosmic Writers

Deadline: Rolling
We are currently hiring undergraduates to design and teach virtual Word Camp workshops for Summer 2022. In order to apply, please email us at [email protected] with a resumé/CV and cover letter that proposes a potential creative writing workshop targeting upper elementary (grades 3–5), middle (grades 6–8), or high school (grades 9–11) students.

Devon Review

Deadline: Rolling

We are looking for a Social Media & Content Intern to help create
content and facilitate our online presence. The Social Media & Content Intern will collaborate with us to develop online outreach including on Instagram and TikTok. The paid position is remote and on your own schedule. Please email a resume to [email protected] if you would be interested working 1-2 hrs. per week.

Midwestern Citizen: Staff Writer Application

Deadline: Rolling

Midwestern Citizen is a premier undergraduate legal, political, and literary op-ed publication at universities across the Midwest, Great Plains, and adjacent areas. MC writers write a minimum of one opinion article per month, contending with comprehensive legal, political, and sociocultural topics ranging from constitutional law to antitrust enforcement to environmental policy. MC is currently staffed by writers and editors from seven universities, including the University of Michigan, the University of Wisconsin, and The Ohio State University. Not paid. Apply here.

Job Opportunity: Frog Tutoring

Deadline: Rolling

Frog Tutoring provides one on one local private in-person and online tutoring. Compensation starts from $30.00 to $37.5 per session. Be an academic coach and a mentor to local students. You pick the age range and subjects to teach. Apply here.

Book Revision Opportunity

Deadline: Rolling

Alex Daemicke Hansen (Biological Sciences Department, University of Illinois Chicago) and Dr. Adam Wilson (Anatomy Department, Rush University) are writing a middle grade science fantasy novel called, Cadaver Chronicles: The Code of Silence and are in search for a writing specialist/advisor. Interested creative writing students (ideally grad students) can reach out to Alex directly at [email protected]

Grade Getter

Deadline: Rolling

Grade Getter provides online tutoring for students across the country. Tutoring positions start at $17/hr. Apply at https://gradegetter.com/tutor-home.

Book Revision Opportunity

Deadline: Rolling

Alex Daemicke Hansen (Biological Sciences Department, University of Illinois Chicago) and Dr. Adam Wilson (Anatomy Department, Rush University) are writing a middle grade science fantasy novel called, Cadaver Chronicles: The Code of Silence and are in search for a writing specialist/advisor. Interested creative writing students (ideally grad students) can reach out to Alex directly at [email protected]

Creative Writing Program

• Alum Maaza Mengiste was awarded a 2022 Guggenheim Fellowship
• Visiting graduate faculty member Brandon Taylor‘s collection Filthy Animals was named a 2021/22 finalist for The Story Prize and was shortlisted for the 2022 Dylan Thomas Prize
• Alum Raven Leilani won the 2021 Clark Fiction Prize, Dylan Thomas prize, the 2020 Kirkus Prize for Fiction and the Center for Fiction 2020 First Novel Prize for her debut novel Luster, and was named a finalist for the 2021 VCU Cabell First Novelist Award, the Gotham Book Prize, the 2021 PEN/Hemmingway Award for Debut Novel, the 2021 PEN/Jean Stein Book Award

• Alum Desiree C. Bailey‘s debut poetry collection What Noise Against the Cane was longlisted for the 2022 Dylan Thomas Prize and was also named a finalist for the 2021 National Book Award in Poetry and the 2022 Kate Tufts Discovery Award, and was published as the winner of the 2020 Yale Series of Younger Poets
• Senior faculty member Sharon Olds was named the 2022 recipient of the Poetry Society of America’s Frost Medal for distinguished lifetime achievement in poetry
• Faculty member Katie Kitamura‘s latest novel Intimacies was a New York Times Top 20 Book of 2021, one of Barack Obama’s favorite 2021 reads, and longlisted for the 2021 National Book Award in Fiction. It was a Best Book of 2021 by numerous publications, including Washington Post, Vogue, and New York Times.
• Alum Mitchell S. Jackson won a Pulitzer Prize in Feature Writing

You can read more MFA Community news here and find a list of forthcoming and recently published books by alumni here. NYU CWP alumni include Aria Aber, Amir Ahmadi Arian, Julie Buntin, Nick Flynn, Nell Freudenberger, Aracelis Girmay, Isabella Hammad, Ishion Hutchinson, Mitchell S. Jackson, Tyehimba Jess, Raven Leilani, Robin Coste Lewis, Ada Limón, Melissa Lozada-Oliva, Maaza Mengiste, John Murillo, Gregory Pardlo, Morgan Parker, Nicole Sealey, Solmaz Sharif, Peng Shepherd, Ocean Vuong, Jenny Xie, and Javier Zamora.