Are you a college undergraduate or graduate student with a passion for journalism and a love for all things Texas? If so, Texas Highways magazine invites you to apply for our summer internship program. As an editorial intern, you’ll have the opportunity to work alongside our staff, gaining hands-on experience with our print and digital products. This summer, students will also have the unique opportunity to witness the redesign process for our publication and join us in celebrating our 50th year of the magazine.

See below for more information. To apply, click here. The deadline is 11:59 p.m. CT on March 31.




The essential duties for this job include:

  • Fact-checking articles for print
  • Writing and pitching stories for
  • Assisting the editorial team with research, copy editing, transcribing
  • Assisting the digital team with social media, analytic reports, SEO
  • Working with the ancillary publications team as needed
  • Attending editorial planning meetings and brainstorming for future issues of the magazine


No prior experience is necessary, but we prefer applicants who have some experience using:

  • Microsoft Office
  • Google’s G Suite
  • Adobe Creative Cloud
  • WordPress


Applicants should:

  • Have 60 or more college credit hours completed
  • Be working toward a degree in journalism, creative writing, or a related field


Intern positions are full-time and pay $18/hour.

Any questions? Reach out to Associate Editor Julia Jones at [email protected].

About Texas Highways:

Designated the “Official Travel Magazine of Texas” by the Legislature in 1975, Texas Highways has evolved into an award-winning, multimedia brand, reaching over 2 million readers monthly. Top writers and photographers showcase the best of Texas’ people, places, and wide-open spaces. The mission of Texas Highways is to promote travel to and within the state of Texas. Texas Highways provides readers with a curated guide to the state’s cities, small towns, hidden gems, and natural wonders. Stories focus on Texas’ diverse cultural, historical, scenic, and recreational treasures accompanied by strong photography highlighting the state’s natural beauty.

The team also produces a suite of complimentary informational materials that are used by the traveling public, including the Texas State Travel Guide, the Texas Official Travel Map, the Texas Highways Events Guide, and the Texas Highways Wildflower special interest publication.

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