If you’re a current college junior or senior and interested in working at an award-winning travel magazine, we’d love for you to apply to join our team at Texas Highways for the summer. We’re looking for three students who are passionate about all things Texas—the state’s culture, food, history, and, of course, travel destinations.
See below for more information, and when you’re ready to apply, click here. Note: The application link specifies graduate students; however, all college juniors and seniors with more than 60 credit hours are eligible to apply.
The essential duties for this job include:
- Fact-checking articles for print
- Writing web stories for texashighways.com
- Assisting the editorial team with a variety of projects
- Assisting the digital team with social media, analytic reports, SEO, etc.
- Working with the ancillary publications team as needed
- Scanning and uploading archival issues of the magazine
- Brainstorming for future issues of the magazine
No prior experience working at a magazine is necessary, but we prefer applicants who have some experience using:
- Microsoft Office
- Google’s G Suite
- Adobe Creative Cloud
- have 60 or more college credit hours under their belt
- be working toward a degree in journalism, creative writing, or a related field
Our interns make $14.50-$17.00 hourly, and the positions are full-time.
Any questions? Reach out to Julia, the assistant editor, 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 Texans and savvy travelers monthly. Top writers and photographers showcase the best of Texas’ people, places, and wide-open spaces. Destinations, attractions, and businesses mentioned in each issue benefit from the coverage. Generations of Texans have come to rely on Texas Highways, for good reasons: rigorously fact-checked, a focus on authentic experiences, curated coverage, non-political and positive editorial content, and lots of practical tips to get a trip started.
The team also produces a suite of high-quality, complimentary informational materials that are used by the public and the travel industry, including the Texas State Travel Guide, the Texas Official Travel Map, the Texas Highways Events Guide, and the Texas Highways Wildflower special interest publication.