ASU Undergraduates- Apply Now to Intern at Superstition Review!

Are you an ASU student looking to gain experience that will prepare you for your career? Are you interested in creative writing, publishing, marketing, blogging, advertising, or social networking? And most importantly, do you want to have fun and make connections with other students in your field?

Then an internship at Superstition Review will be perfect for you!

Superstition Review is the online literary magazine produced by creative writing and web design students at Arizona State University. Founded by Patricia Colleen Murphy in 2008, the mission of the journal is to promote contemporary art and literature by providing a free, easy-to-navigate, high quality online publication that features work by established and emerging artists and authors from all over the world. We publish two issues a year with art, fiction, interviews, nonfiction and poetry and pride ourselves on creating a strong community of contributors and interns.

About The Program:

This internship is a two-semester program. The first semester is a training course (ENG 394) that offers study in the field of literary magazines and prepares students for potential internship roles. Upon successful completion of this course, students are assigned one of several internship roles and join the intern course (ENG 484). Intern roles include Content Area Editors, Bloggers, Social Media Managers, and more.

All work for both courses is completed online and ASU undergraduates from all fields are welcome and encouraged to apply. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Please note that this internship is available only to ASU in-person students.*

Questions can be emailed to superstition.review@gmail.com. Apply Now!

What Our Interns Have To Say:

  • “I’m so grateful that I had the opportunity to intern at Superstition Review. I developed a number of professional skills—including web editing, interpersonal communication, networking, and content creation—that make me feel much more confident in my search for a job after graduation. Trish is a wonderful mentor, and I have learned so much from her!” ~Rachel Hagerman, Issue 23 & 24 Content Coordinator, Issue 25 Student Editor-in-Chief
  • “I was not prepared for the amount of experience I got from being Fiction Editor for Superstition Review. Having access to so much literature from a variety of people and levels of writing showed me what a wide world writing is. I know that my writing has improved from all that reading, and I’m happy with how much everyone was able to pitch in and help create such a fantastic issue.” ~Lucas Selby, Issue 25 Fiction Editor
  • “Interning at Superstition Review has not only given me preparation for a career past college, but I’ve also been lucky enough to create relationships and connections with my fellow interns, staff, and our contributors. I am so grateful for the experience I’ve gained from these past 3 semesters— I’ve learned so much about the publishing world, as well as what good leadership and teamwork look like.” ~Payton Kline, Issue 25 & 26 Content Coordinator
  • “During my two semesters as the Advertising Coordinator for Superstition Review, I learned so much about organization, effective and efficient communication, newsletter creation, and deadlines. These are helpful challenges you will find in any role you take within the magazine. If you are pursuing a career in writing, editing, or publishing in general, an internship with a literary magazine on your résumé is pretty nice to have!” ~Stephen Lupkin, Issue 24 & 25 Advertising Coordinator
  • “This internship has taught me so much about literary magazines, publishing, and the careers available in the literary community. At Superstition Review, you have the opportunity to put your skills to the test and work to create a fantastic magazine. I have grown so much in the past few semesters thanks to the way this internship encouraged me to push out of my comfort zone and create something I’m proud of.” ~Kelsey Kerley, Issue 25 Social Media Manager, Issue 26 Student Editor-in-Chief

Writer’s Studio Writing Fellows Opportunity

f2f writers studioWriters’ Studio is an innovative model for first-year composition at Arizona State University. We offer an online version of Writers’ Studio for ASU Online and iCourse students and f2f version on the Downtown Phoenix campus. Based on award-winning models for composition from schools across the country, F2F Writers’ Studio and Writers’ Studio Online is bringing together a diverse community of award-winning faculty, staff, writing fellows, and students to rethink how writing is taught and learned. Together this highly collaborative team develops research and writing projects that engage “real-world” civic, academic, and professional issues through project-based learning in a collaborative environment.

Writing Fellows are an integral part of the instruction and facilitation of Writers’ Studio courses at Arizona State University. As a Writing Fellow, you will extend writing support to faculty and first-year composition students in the Writers’ Studio by:
• Enrolling in ENG 484/584 for 3 credits (if you haven’t already taken it)
• Attending a full day orientation
• Attending weekly one-hour meetings with a full-time faculty member or program coordinator
• Tracking student participation in the Writers’ Studio classroom/laboratory and on Blackboard
• Facilitating small group discussions, writing activities, and workshops
• Providing feedback on early drafts of writing projects and portfolio content

Minimum Qualifications:
• ASU student in good academic standing with a minimum of 25 ASU credits
• Demonstrated academic writing skills at the college-level
• Experience with small group activities (as a participant or leader)

Desired Qualifications:
• A curiosity to expand knowledge regarding teaching and learning at the college-level
• A desire to help forge a community of undergraduate writers striving for excellence and future preparedness.
• Evidence of leadership experience (e.g. small group facilitation, large group facilitation)
• Evidence of writing center experience
• Evidence of presentation and/or public speaking experience
• Evidence of experience with technology-assisted instruction
• Evidence of editing experience
• Evidence of writing accomplishments (e.g. awards, publications, other recognitions)
• Affiliation with the Barrett Honors College, the Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College, the English Department, the Cronkite School of Journalism, or a related academic program where excellence in writing is rigorously practiced

Instructions to Apply:
Access the job advertisement here (https://students.asu.edu/employment/search), using the following job/requisition id: 9397BR.

Please merge into one (PDF) file the following materials: (1) a one-page letter in which you specify whether you are applying for an online or f2f position and outline your qualifications and reasons for your interest in the position, (2) a current résumé, (3) unofficial transcripts, and (4) the names and contact information of three academic references.

Job Title: Writing Fellow
Job ID: 9397BR
Location: Online or Downtown Phoenix Campus
Rate of Pay: $10.50 – $11:45 per hour; DOE

For more information you can contact:
Angela Clark-Oates
Course Manager, Writers’ Studio
Angela.Clark-Oates@asu.edu

Mark Haunschild
Coordinator, F2F Writers’ Studio
Instructor of English
mark.haunschild@asu.edu
602-496-1372