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Editing & Publishing (Spring 2019)

Help publish the 2019 edition of the Alliance’s annual Sustainable Lehigh Valley booklet. Update content, help select & edit essays and other written material, and learn to lay out the final publication using InDesign professional publishing software. [No previous InDesign experience needed.]

Interns will gain experience in creating and editing a publication, strengthen project management skills, learn to use InDesign professional publishing software, and develop a strong understanding of the elements of sustainability.

We are looking for a student who can take significant responsibility for this project and who has a strong interest in sustainable communities. Your academic major is not as important as your interest and ability to undertake a variety of tasks and work effectively. (Previous interns have come from a wide range of academic disciplines, including Media & Communication, Professional Writing, Economics, Graphic Design, and Art.)

The intern will work as part of the directory team to:

  • Communicate with organizations and businesses to compile and update directory listings;
  • Communicate with organizations writers & artists as possible contributors;
  • Help select essays and artwork; edit essays submitted for publication
  • Maintain schedules and other planning to ensure on-time completion
  • Lay out and copyedit the publication using InDesign professional publishing software
  • Make sure the online and print editions are synchronized
  • Assist with related detail tasks