Jobs

STAFF POSITIONS

There are currently no staff openings at Teaches & Writers Collaborative.

INTERNSHIPS

Teachers & Writers Collaborative (T&W) is accepting applications from candidates for an unpaid internship between May and August, 2015. Interns work at T&W during regular business hours (9 to 5, Monday through Friday) and are required to establish a regular work schedule based on the requirements outlined below. Preference will be given to applicants who are able to commit to spending at least six hours in the T&W office on two days a week.

T&W has a small full-time staff and applicants should be comfortable doing self-directed work in a small-office environment. Intern responsibilities will include:

  • Creating, formatting, and uploading content to Teachers & Writers Magazine  and T&W social media platforms.
  • Identifying or creating images (e.g., photos) for use in digital publications.
  • Reviewing archival materials and anthologies of student writing to select content for “From the Archives” and “Work by Young Writers” sections of online magazine.
  • Editing content for online magazine and other purposes.
  • Participating in meetings of Teachers & Writers Magazine editorial board and supporting work of editors as requested (e.g., by fact checking an article).
  • Contacting schools in underrepresented parts of the state to encourage participation in Poetry Out Loud.
  • Assisting in developing and posting information about Poetry Out Loud on T&W website, social media platforms, and Teachers & Writers Magazine.
  • Researching potential funders for T&W programs and publications and assisting in writing proposals.
  • Participating in meetings as requested.
  • Assisting with general office tasks (e.g., answering phones, greeting visitors) as requested.Individuals interested in interning with T&W should send a cover letter and résumé to volunteer@twc.org; or to Teachers & Writers Collaborative Internship, 520 8th Avenue Suite 2020, New York NY 10018.

T&W seeks to educate the imagination by offering innovative creative writing programs for students and teachers, and by providing a variety of publications and resources to support learning through the literary arts. Since 1967, T&W has worked with more than 760,000 students and more than 26,000 teachers in New York City and surrounding areas; published more than 80 books about creative writing education; issued Teachers & Writers Magazine, winner of 10 awards for excellence from the Association of Educational Publishers; and provided free resources for teachers and students of writing on the T&W website.

TEACHING ARTISTS

We are not currently accepting applications to join our teaching artist roster.