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
Summer Film & Media Training Opportunity — GlobalGirl 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!
Youth Advisory Council - LA County is looking for 18-24 year olds who live in the county for a new Youth Advisory Council on arts education. There's a $2,250 stipend. Coordinated by the LA County Arts Commission, the Arts Ed Collective is pleased to announce the formation of a Youth Advisory Council which will offer young leaders a voice in shaping the future of arts education in LA County. Deadline: Tuesday, April 23, 2019. Apply here!
WriteGirl Marketing Internship — WriteGirl is pleased to offer one paid marketing internship in the summer of 2019, funded by the Los Angeles County Arts Commission Arts Internship Program. The Marketing Intern will develop a written 2019 Holiday Fundraising Plan for WriteGirl, outlining the goals, timeline, marketing strategies and tactics for an effective 10-week year-end campaign to raise significant funds for WriteGirl. The marketing internship is open to college students who attend college or reside in Los Angeles County. Deadline: April 30th, 2019. Apply here!
+ email a resume and at least one writing sample to email@example.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.
Red Hen Summer Internship — For rising juniors and seniors in college. Offering internships in accounting, book production, design, development and grant writing, editorial, marketing and publicity, social media, special event planning and fundraising, and more! Deadline: May 31st.
Getty Marrow Undergraduate Internships: Students (Getty Foundation) — Full-time work opportunities to 3,200 undergraduates, exposing them to potential careers in the arts. Aiming to encourage greater diversity in the professions related to museums and the visual arts, the program funds internships at cultural organizations across Los Angeles. Deadline: Spring 2019. Full list of positions for reference when applications click here.
Nicholl Fellowships - Student Academy Awards Intern - Summer 2019 (Academy Gold): This part-time internship will provide exposure to all aspects of the Academy's two international, non- Oscar competitions - the Student Academy Awards and the Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting. The 8-week summer program incorporates learning opportunities including an intensive two-day orientation, weekly panels, exclusive networking events, workshops, screenings, and mentorship opportunities with Academy members. To learn more, visit the Academy Gold page: www.oscars.org/gold
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
Resume Resources & Interview Tips
If you know of a job or internship our WriteGirl alums may be interested in, contact Katie at firstname.lastname@example.org.
writing & publishing opportunities
BOOKFOX is a great list of writing contests, year-round.
More coming soon.
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.