The Caravan, the country’s first and only publication devoted to long-form narrative journalism, runs an internship programme at our New Delhi office for students, recent graduates and young professionals interested in magazine publishing.
Interns will be incorporated into the magazine’s editorial process while learning about how a magazine such as The Caravan is marketed and publicised. Primary responsibilities will include researching and transcribing material for upcoming stories, fact checking, proofreading, photo archiving and editing online content. Additional responsibilities may include assisting the publicity, marketing and promotional departments of Delhi Press, The Caravan’s parent company. Interns will also be trained in how to file a Right to Information Act application and will have an opportunity to write for the magazine.
The internship is paid and full-time, from 10 am to 6 pm, Monday through Saturday. The Caravan requires a minimum three-month commitment from intern candidates, and accepts applications on a rolling basis. Applicants will be evaluated on the basis of his or her CV, cover letter and writing samples. Application materials must be submitted in English.
To apply, please send a cover letter describing your interest in The Caravan and your overall career goals. Please also send a copy of your CV, a writing sample, and contact information for two references. Application materials should be addressed to ‘Internship Coordinator’ and sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please be sure to note ‘Caravan Internship’ in the subject line of your email.
If you have any questions regarding the internship, kindly write to the same email address with your queries.
The Photo Archiving Project
The Caravan magazine is looking for an intern to assist in its photo archiving project.
The core of this paid internship will be data entry, and library and archival research. You will be organising and cataloguing the Delhi Press’s archival collection to expand the existing database. An ability to read Hindi will be an advantage.
The intern will also have the opportunity to learn about magazine production and picture research for future story assignments.
Period: 2 months, applications processed on a rolling basis
Working hours: Monday to Saturday, 10 am - 6 pm
Internship starts from: 10 February 2014
To apply: please send in your CV and a covering letter to email@example.com with the subject heading ‘Photo Internship’.