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McSweeney’s Internships.


We are now accepting applications for remote interns! Rolling acceptance, to start as soon as availability allows.

We are primarily seeking editorial interns, but we do have a couple select design intern positions available, and one publicity/marketing internship available. 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. The role requires a commitment of around 10 hours per week, for 4 months. We’re flexible about when those hours take place.

How To Apply:
Email your resume and an explanation of why you’d like to work with McSweeney’s to Please let us know what internship you’re applying for, and if there’s a specific publication you’d like to focus on (The Believer, for example). Please also briefly tell us about your favorite McSweeney’s book, story, or article.