Summer Internship Opportunities

Job Graphic_redPEN/Faulkner Public Programs / Communications Internship

We are currently seeking two interns to assist in preparation for the 2017-18 PEN/Faulkner Reading Series and for PEN/Faulkner’s annual fundraising Celebration, to be held in October of this year. Each intern will work 20 hours per week during the summer.

Tasks will include:

  • Research on contemporary authors for upcoming literary events
  • Organization and categorization of PEN/Faulkner archival materials
  • Basic graphic design for both print and online materials
  • Content generation for multiple social media platforms
  • Development research, to include identifying potential underwriters for public events
  • General copywriting & administrative tasks

Necessary skills include:

  • Excellent writing and editing skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • An interest in marketing and publicity
  • Ability and drive to work independently and as part of a team
  • A passion for literature
  • A good sense of humor!


All candidates should send a cover letter and resume to Executive Director Darlene Taylor ( with the subject line “PEN/Faulkner Public Programs Internship.”

All applications are due by Friday, June 16th, 2017.