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McSweeney’s Internships.


We are now accepting applications for remote interns! Our application window will end on April 28 and successful applicants will be contacted by May 15 for a late-May start date.

We are seeking editorial interns to work primarily on The Believer, with opportunities to work on our award-winning quarterly and books published by McSweeney’s. You must receive college credit to qualify for this internship. Please do not apply unless you will be able to receive college credit.

Who We Are:
McSweeney’s is an independent publisher in San Francisco committed to discovering outstanding new writing from all over the world and presenting it in ways that celebrate its worth and extend its reach. As a small press, we rely on the help of our volunteers and interns to pursue ambitious literary projects­­—projects that take risks, that support ideas beyond the mainstream marketplace, and that nurture emerging work.

Interns must be able to receive college credit, undergraduate or grad, for their work with the magazine. This session will begin at the end of May and go through mid-September. The role requires a commitment of around 10 hours per week, for the duration of the session. We’re mostly flexible about when those hours take place. No former experience required!

How To Apply:
Email your resume and cover letter detailing why you’d like to work with McSweeney’s to, with the subject line “Summer 2023 Internship.” Please also briefly tell us about your favorite McSweeney’s book, story, or article.