Welcome to the WriteGirl Alumnae Network!

Welcome to a resource page for the WriteGirl Alumnae Network – a network of young women who are alumnae of WriteGirl programs.

We’re excited to share some writing and career resources with you, as well as help you prepare for your next career move!

Also, we miss you and we want to know what you’re up to so that we can continue to be a valuable resource for our alums! Give us an update! We’d love to hear from you!

Job & Career Resources

Jobs / Work Opportunities

  • TeenLife.com — Anyone out there have or know any teens or young adults with a strong sense of what their passion is? And an ability to write about it? We are starting a new series of guests posts featuring teens and young adults writing on the topic of "How I Found/Pursued My Passion." We are open to a wide range of ages, experiences, and topics. Please contact me with any questions and send the passionate young folks in your life my way. sarah@teenlife.com


  • Elevate-Public Affairs — Looking for undergrad and grad interns with great writing and conversational skills to gain experience working on media pitches, press conferences, coalition building and more in their Burbank office beginning September 2019. Please send your resume and cover letter to alma@elevatepublicaffairs.com.

  • Exposition Review — Seeking interns in Los Angeles for Fall 2019 who are interested in learning more about the literary scene. Interns will assist their editors with incoming submissions, outreach, social media, fundraising and grant research, and a final project! Submit your resume, cover letter, and a brief note about your favorite piece from the Exposition Review to expositionreview@gmail.com by September 30th. Internship runs from October 12, 2019 - February 15, 2020.

  • Society19 Media The online magazine SOCIETY19 is hiring a lifestyle magazine intern who can write from a range of topics such as fashion, beauty, home decor, city and college life, food, trending content, and more. We offer the opportunity for you to earn academic credit. Rolling deadline. Apply here!

  • Women’s Voices Now — Internship entails the recruitment of content for the Women’s Voices Now digital publication The WVoice. Interns correspond with authors, recruit pieces, do initial rounds of editing, catalogue the submission, biographical information on the author, and collect high-resolution images to accompany the piece. Interns may also publish their own works in The WVoice. Rolling deadline. Apply here!

Other Job/Internship Listings

ABC7 Jobs & Internships
NBCUniversal Jobs
Warner Bros. Internships
Sony Jobs & Internships
CBS Jobs & Internships
RPA Advertising Internships

Resume Resources & Interview Tips

Job Hunting & Career Guide from the Los Angeles Public Library

If you know of a job or internship our WriteGirl alums may be interested in, contact Katie at membership@writegirl.org.


writing & publishing opportunities

Writing Contests

  • One Teen Story – One Teen Story is holding a contest for writers ages 13-19. They are looking for original unpublished fiction, specifically short stories. The winning stories will be published in upcoming issues of One Teen Story. Submissions are being accepted between September 3 and November 15, 2019. Submit here!

  • BOOKFOX is a great list of writing contests, year-round.


 Events in Los Angeles

  • FREE THEATER TICKETS! — Center Theatre Group is offering free tickets on select dates to playgoers under the age of 25! Their plays are held at the Mark Taper Forum and Ahmanson Theatre in Downtown LA, and the Kirk Douglas Theatre in Culver City. Click here for the schedule and details.

  • Literary Happenings in LA — Your one-stop for all the most exciting literary events in the LA area.

  • Local Bookstore Readings: Check out events at your nearest independent bookstore: Book Soup, Skylight Books, the Last Bookstore, Chevalier’s Books, Small World Books all have events featuring writers.