Reader’s Digest Editorial Internship – Summer 2018

Company: Reader’s Digest
Category: Paid Internship
Job: Reader’s Digest Editorial Internship
Remuneration: $5,500
Location: Montreal
Deadline to apply: April 20, 2018, at 5 pm
Duration: 12 weeks

The Reader’s Digest editorial intern must be a skilled writer and editor with knowledge of
SEO. Reporting to the associate editor, the editorial intern will craft some magazine
content (letters, jokes), work with editors to learn fact-checking skills, adapt magazine
content for the website, pitch and write short articles and source suitable art to accompany
editorial (photos, illustrations).


• Candidates must be enrolled in the Department of Journalism at Concordia University, and a current student during the summer of 2018.
**Note: Students finishing their last 15 credits this term (Jan – Apr 2018) and graduating are not eligible to apply.

• Demonstrated expertise in writing and developing quality print and digital content
• Familiar working with a CMS (Content Management System)
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Ability to work under tight deadlines
• Knowledge of Photoshop and InDesign
• Knowledge of SEO
• Capacity for strategic thinking and content planning
• Knowledge of Canadian Press Style
• HTML skills an asset


To Apply:

Please send the following to Dr David Secko at

  • One page cover letter outlining your interest in the internship;
  • A two-page resume that highlights your journalism experience and key
    publications and/or editorial experience.

For more information:


Shortlisted candidates may be invited to an interview and/or asked to complete an editorial test.