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Join our team: rabble editorial internships are back!

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Fetch stories, not coffee as a rabble editorial intern. Immerse yourself in the world of activism, news writing, blogging and audio producing!

rabble.ca offers a wonderful work environment and a chance to hone your media-making skills.

We're currently seeking volunteer editorial interns -- please see snap shot descriptions of each below and download the full application package here. This year we are offering an honorarium for those who successfully complete the internships

Internship 1: News writing and editing

The successful candidate will work one-on-one with rabble editors and participate in some of the daily tasks involved in producing the site. Strong writing, editing and research skills are a must, as are an interest in current affairs and the ability to meet quick deadlines.

Internship 2: Blogging and books

The blogging and books intern will have the opportunity to take part in every aspect of the production of rabble's blogs and books sections from learning about the art of blogging; curating news, campus and books-focused blogs; and contributing to the radio book lounge.

Internship 3: the rabble podcast network

If you are enthusiastic about audio, radio and podcast production, news and current affairs, and you want to be part of creating a stable, strong and independent media in Canada -- well, you could be the next rpn intern!

Applications are due Friday, October 22, 2010.

E-mail internships[@] rabble.ca with further questions.

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