Agricultural students with journalism or communications training are encouraged to apply for Progressive Forage’s 2023 editorial internship program. Applications are due Dec. 31, 2022.
Editorial interns will be responsible for writing feature and news articles for one or more of the company's agricultural magazines, as well as copy editing 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 grade-point average 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 2023 are also encouraged to apply.
A forage 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. Remote interns may be considered depending on the experience and situation of the candidate.
Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, three references and examples of published work that relate 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 the applicant does not have examples of published work.
Submit materials to Progressive Forage Managing Editor Joy Hendrix by Dec. 31, 2022.
Attn: Joy Hendrix
P.O. Box 585
Jerome, ID 83338
For questions about the internship or application process or to submit your application materials, email Joy Hendrix.