Jobs & Internships offered at K & L Media
K & L Media, Inc. is located Bellingham, Wash., and is currently working with numerous interns. If you are a student who is passionate and driven to work in a professional and engaging environment, K & L Media, Inc., may be the place for you. We are flexible in accommodating each intern’s needs, and are willing to work with you and your program director to insure your internship requirements are met.
If you are interested in applying for the internship, please submit a resume, cover letter and an electronic portfolio or samples of your work to the appropriate contact below. If you have any questions/concerns, please email or call us anytime at 360.483.4576. We look forward to hearing from you.
No positions are open at this time.
- Graphic Design
- Freelance Writers
K & L Media, Inc., offers journalism internships in the areas of visual journalism, news/creative journalism, and environmental journalism. Our hope is to give students an opportunity to use their unique set of skills and abilities while learning and growing in a fun yet professional environment.
The journalism internship will give interns the opportunity to write on a variety of different topics, as well as experiment with different writing styles. Interns will gain experience writing, researching and production of an upscale lifestyle magazine. Most importantly, interns will get published in a premier regional magazine walking away with strong editorial clips that they have earned. Working on your own, as well as in the office with the rest of the editorial staff, each journalism intern will gain valuable experience progressing through the entire editorial process.
Applicants may also be working toward a bachelor’s or master’s degree in English literature, publishing, or creative writing; graduates are also accepted. Optimal candidates commonly have previous experience at school magazines and/or newspapers; have a strong interest in magazine writing; good phone and research skills; and the ability to multi-task. Experience with InDesign, Photoshop and digital photography are a plus but not required.
The position is unpaid, requires a minimum 20 hours a week in 4 to 5 hour blocks between the hours of 9am and 5pm weekdays. Students fulfilling their internship requirements are encouraged to apply and will be given first priority.
For consideration please forward samples of work to email@example.com.
Graphic Design Internships
The graphic design internship will allow for students to use their unique skills to create original designs, advertisements, promotional materials, and much more. Further, it will open the door for them to practice interfacing with clients, co-workers, and all stakeholders involved in a publishing business, as well as allow for them to publish their work in a regional magazine and on the web walking away with great clips they can show prospective future employers.
Applicants should be working toward a bachelor’s or master’s degree in graphic design, publishing, or photography. Considered candidates must have working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, MAC OS and the ability to multi-task and work with others.
The position is Unpaid, requires a minimum 20 hours a week in 4 to 5 hour blocks between the hours of 9am and 5pm weekdays. Students that are fulfilling their internship requirements are encouraged to apply and will be given first priority.
For consideration please forward portfolio samples and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
We are looking for highly motivated, exceptionally organized, smart, energetic and efficient independent thinkers with strong communication skills and an eye for detail to assist K & L Media’s creative and busy marketing and sales team. Marketing interns learn about what goes into an advertising proposal, media kit, and other key components behind the marketing force of a magazine. There are also opportunities to gain invaluable experience in the event planning field, by assisting as needed with events and magazine sponsors.
This is an unpaid position and requires a four-month commitment of 10-15 hours minimum per week; must be available some weekends to assist with events and promotions. Hiring is on a rolling basis, and college credit is available.
This is an unpaid position that offers exceptional opportunities to learn about, experience and network in the magazine/publishing industry. If you can commit to four months at 10 hours a week are a quick-learner, like to pitch in whenever and wherever, can manage a variety of tasks, and be diligent about the details, please email email@example.com.
K & L Media, Inc. is seeking a high-quality, versatile photography intern who wants hands-on experience in the publishing field. Our interns have the opportunity to gain real-world experience working at an premier magazine, see their work in print and learn how to make decisions when out on assignments.
This is an unpaid internship that requires a minimum commitment of 10-15 hours per week in our Bellingham office, during business hours. Internships range from three to six months. Work schedules are flexible and can accommodate class schedules or other commitments. School credit can be achieved with appropriate paperwork from their educational institution.
Applicants should have a passion for photography, able to take direction from others and be able to meet deadlines. Must have access to a digital SLR camera, 8.2MP or higher, knowledge of Mac OS and Windows operating systems and be proficient with Photoshop CS4 or higher.
Responsibilities include, reviewing editorial content and collaborating with the editor and art director on art requirements, take spot photographs on location or in-house to be used in the magazine, which may include environmental portraits of individuals, architectural photography, event and performance photography, food photography, and product/studio photography. Help manage contact lists for photographers and organizations, tear sheets, in-house artwork and portfolios. Organize content on servers for delivery to production department. Contact individuals, business owners, third-party stock photography agencies and photographers to research and obtain imagery. Participate in and coordinate photo shoots as necessary.
To apply for this position, please send a resume, cover letter and online portfolio or digital samples to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Writers are encouraged to submit clips of their work for consideration. Please note that you must be engaging yet non-offensive, smart but not pretentious and witty without being mean-spirited. Note: You will be edited; we are picky about solid facts, editorial integrity and quirky sense of humors.
We consider freelance submissions in the following departments:
- Habitat- Home and garden, interior designer profiles, architects, home remodels, How-To/DIY
- Lifestyle- Arts/entertainment, culture, local history
- Outdoors- Outdoor adventures of all kinds with a focus on the why, the where (+getting there) and the gear
- Shop- Specialty boutiques, owners
- Eat & Drink- Food, drink, recipes, reviews
- Wellbeing- Health & fitness, spirituality, inner beauty
- Explore - Travel, getaways
- Market – Business, finance, tech