Wanted: VIBE, VIBE Viva & Vibe Vixen Are Seeking Editorial Interns


VIBE, VIBE Vixen (our women’s channel) and VIBE Viva (our Latino channel) are seeking editorial and social media interns with a passion for journalism and a serious interest in music and entertainment to join the NYC team.

Are you looking for a writing opportunity** at one of the most influential digital publications? Do you have an interest in pop culture, music (hip-hop and R&B), fashion, politics, television/film, news and sports? VIBE.com may be the place for you!

Role and Duties
Editorial interns will research news stories, transcribe interviews and contribute content to VIBE and/or its other digital platforms, VIBE Vixen and VIBE Viva. Interns will also have the opportunity to conduct interviews with talent (artists, actors and prominent figures in entertainment) while building their writing portfolio. Must have a forward-thinking mentality, willingness to learn and a love for writing. The ability to work well independently is also a plus.**

How To Apply

Editorial Internship: Send your cover letter (in email body is fine), résumé and 2 – 4 writing clips, published article links and/or college papers showcasing your writing capabilities to [email protected] with “Fall 2016 Editorial Intern” in the subject area. Specify your 3 areas of interest(s): music, fashion, politics, news, television/film and/or sports. Also, tell us about your favorite VIBE, VIBE Vixen or VIBE Viva piece and why.

Application Deadline

Monday, September 19 by 5pm EST

If you have any questions, please contact us at [email protected] or tweet your questions to @VibeMagazine using the hashtag #AskVibe.

VIBE employs interns for its Fall (October to February), Spring (February to June) and Summer (June to October) programs. Selected interns must receive college credit and be available to work 16-24 hours per week (with at least two 8-hour days) between the hours of 9am EST and 11pm EST. All internship positions are unpaid and are preferably completed on-site (or remotely) at our New York City office in Manhattan. VIBE does not provide housing / travel assistance.

** Note: VIBE is not hiring aspiring music artists, producers, talent managers, social media stars or the next contestant of a reality show. We’re looking for young college students with a serious passion for writing and the entertainment industry. Applicants without published clips are encouraged to write 2 news, long-form or music-related sample pieces of their own.