The Teacher Magazine Editorial Internship

February 01, 2001 1 min read

Teacher Magazine, a national magazine that covers K-12 education, offers one editorial internship each spring, summer, and fall. The magazine, a finalist for a National Magazine Award for general excellence (circ. 100,000 - 400,000) in 1999 and 2000, reports on the teaching profession, school policy and culture, and the people who influence education. Interns research and write the “Calendar” section of the magazine; write short articles and sidebars; proofread and fact- check articles; and assist staff with special projects.


  • Strong writing and speaking skills
  • Attention to detail, ability to work independently
  • Graduate students or college students working toward a career in journalism or education are encouraged to apply. Teachers are encouraged to apply for the summer internship.


Interns are paid $6/hour and work 15 hours a week for 12 to 15 weeks. Teacher Magazine is located in a suburb of Washington, D.C., and is Metrorail-accessible.

To apply:
Send cover letter, resume, and writing samples to
Samantha Stainburn,
Managing Editor,
Teacher Magazine,
6935 Arlington Road,
Bethesda, MD 20814. Contact e-mail: Before applying, please familiarize yourself with Teacher Magazine on the Internet at


Summer 2001-Applications, April 16; notification by May 1; start in June

Fall 2001-Applications, August 1; notification by August 15; start mid-September

Spring 2002-Applications, November 15; notification by November 30; start mid-January