Editorial Internship 2023

The Trek is looking for an Editorial Intern

Love hiking, backpacking, and the outdoors? Want to work with your favorite long-distance backpacking media company?

Come work with The Trek!

We are looking for someone who is passionate about the trail community, writing, editing, and all things backpacking!  The chosen candidate will get the opportunity to flex their writing and editing muscles in front of a large audience and work under The Trek’s Managing Editor Kelly Floro.

Position Requirements

– Reliable communicator, eye for detail, timely, takes deadlines and accountability seriously
– Ability to stay updated on the outdoor industry and trail community
– Internet access at least every other day
– Background in content creation and editorial work
– Thru-hiking experience is a major plus

Preferred Qualifications

– Knowledge of WordPress
– Proficiency with Google Drive
– Experience backpacking long-distance trails

Time Commitment

Between 5-10 hours of work per week.

This is a remote internship (Can be done from anywhere with internet access). The first two weeks of the internship will serve as a trial period to gauge if the candidate is the proper fit for our team.

For non-academic earning internships, The Trek’s editorial internship comes with a minimum compensation of $15 / hour (or the state minimum wage of where the worker is located, whichever is higher).  We are also happy to work with your university to help get school credit for your work.

<Note: This role is filled through at least November of this year. Please feel free to add your name to the list to be considered for when the role opens up.>

Apply Here

Questions?  Email  [email protected]

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Comments 1

  • Nikki Bryant : Dec 7th

    I am very interested in the intern position you have available. Lately I’ve been on the Appalachian once or twice a week or other state parks in Georgia, enjoying the beauty of the season change. I look forward to hearing back from you.


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