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

  • MILKWEED FELLOWSHIP — This paid, one- to two-year immersion program is designed to offer the tools, experience, and exposure necessary to pursue a career in book publishing. This position is based on-site in our Minneapolis offices and is full time (non-exempt, 40 hours per week, for 12 to 24 months), beginning in September 2019. Apply here by June 6!

  • Summer Film & Media Training OpportunityGlobalGirl Media and Women's Voices Now seek 18 committed and enthusiastic femme-identifying candidates for our 2019 intensive summer media training program in Los Angeles. Each participant receives a weekly stipend, intensive documentary film and media training, access to mentorship and a host of exciting year-round opportunities. Click the links above to find out more!

  • People.com — PEOPLE is looking for an Editorial Assistant who will coordinate and help carry out a wide range of reporting, writing and assisting duties. Apply here!

  • 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


  • LA County Arts Commission funded internships – The LACAC is funding full-time paid internships at various arts nonprofits throughout LA County, including WriteGirl! Click here for a full list of LACAC funded arts internships available this summer.

  • LIVENATION — Since its founding in 2008, Roc Nation has grown into the world’s preeminent entertainment company.  We work in every aspect of modern entertainment—with recording artists and producers, songwriters and athletes. We are looking for a Film/TV Creative Sync Intern for Summer 2019. College credit only! Apply here!

  • Entity Magazine — DIGITAL MEDIA & WRITING (SUMMER): Entity Magazine, launched in 2016, is looking for ambitious college students and recent grads interested in pursuing a career in writing, content creation, digital media and entertainment to join our four-week summer internship program in 2019. Apply here!

  • Parentology — Paid internship at Parentology, a news site dedicated to parenting in the age of technology. The internship is held at their office in LA. If you are interested, please email membership@writegirl.org and we'll connect you with the volunteer.

  • TravCorp USA INC — The Summer Marketing Intern will work with one of the best luxury travel companies in the world and learn from a talented team of marketing professionals. Applicants must be currently pursuing a degree in Marketing, Communications, or similar field. Apply here!

  • Society19 Media The online magazine SOCIETY19 is hiring editorial interns to help write articles for the magazine and grow the reach of the publication in the US. We offer the opportunity for you to earn academic credit. Apply here!

  • Daydreamer LA — Daydreamer is an LA based clothing company. We’re looking for a creative, motivated, and enthusiastic PR & Social Media Intern to start immediately for the Summer 2019 semester. You will gain hands on training in all things fashion marketing & PR. Please email applications to info@daydreamerla.com.

  • Wags & Walks — Internship available with the Operations team at Wags & Walks, the animal rescue organization. Writing tasks (from their description: "administrative duties, data management, community outreach, office support and transport coordination"). Click the link to find out how to get involved! http://www.wagsandwalks.org/job-opportunities

  • Paramount has multiple internship opportunities coming up in the spring and summer. There are openings in many different departments like Creative, Marketing/Advertising/Publicity, HR/Archives/Studio Ops, Finance, and Legal. Click here for more information and the full list of internship opportunities.

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

  • 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.