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Rhizome is Looking for a Spring Editorial Fellow

By Rhizome

Rhizome is seeking a spring editorial fellow. This is an opportunity for a writer (preferably at the graduate level) with a research background in the fields of contemporary art and technology to further develop professional skills. The fellow will work on research and writing for Rhizome’s blog.

The fellow will spend 50% of their time researching and writing articles, and 50% on related editorial tasks, including fact checking; proofreading; posting/formatting; social media; and administrative tasks.

This position is unpaid, but academic credit may be arranged and is highly encouraged. Fellows will be paid for final, published articles on rhizome.org.

The editorial fellow must be based in New York City and available to commit to 12-16 hours of work per week for 3-4 months. A flexible schedule is preferred, and partial remote working is possible. These hours include a daily email check.

Qualifications:

  • Strong writing, editing, and analytical skills, and a high internet literacy
  • High level of familiarity with contemporary art and technology
  • Strong copyediting and proofreading skills
  • Basic HTML/CSS skills
  • Familiarity with Rhizome’s history and current projects and publications

Please send a cover letter, resume, 1-3 short writing samples or links to published pieces, and contact info for two references to jobs@rhizome.org by March 7, 2017.

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