Y Magazine—BYU’s quarterly publication for alumni, students, and friends of the university—offers paid editorial internships for students who are creative, teachable, hard working, dependable, and committed to working as professional, entry-level journalists. Interns at Y Magazine get published, work in a professional atmosphere, and learn what it takes to produce a quality magazine from start to finish.

Internship openings are available beginning winter 2022.

Generally, we prefer our interns to stay at least two semesters (or a semester and two terms).


• Write news articles and profiles
• Conduct interviews and cover campus events
• Edit and proofread text
• Contribute story ideas
• Fact-check and do other research
• Coordinate photography and gather art
• Create magazine web communication


• Solid writing skills
• Basic knowledge of news writing/reporting
• Substantive editing skills—deeper than proofreading/copyediting
• Familiarity with Chicago and/or AP style
• BYU student status for the duration of the internship

Job Info

• $13.00 per hour
• 20 hours per week, flexible schedule
• Internship credit available
• Questions? Contact Peter Gardner at 801-422-1963 or peter_gardner@byu.edu.

Application Instructions
• Submit a cover letter, résumé, and three writing samples (writing with voice preferred) to peter_gardner@byu.edu.
• Application deadline: Nov. 20.
• Finalists will be called back for writing/editing tests and interviews.

Y Magazine intern flyer

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