WhatcomTalk Posts Job for Summer College Interns


Over the summer, college students living in Bellingham and Whatcom County can gain valuable work experience as a member of the WhatcomTalk writing team. Join our team of paid, professional writers and craft stories over the summer. Enjoy the flexibility to build a portfolio of published work this summer while being paid for each assignment.

WhatcomTalk publishes positive stories about people, businesses and organizations doing good things around Bellingham and Whatcom County. Our stories are published online and distributed via social media to over 39,000 Facebook followers. Our platform reaches more than 300,000 viewers each month — people that want to know about great things happening around us.

Job Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent plus planned enrollment in the fall at an accredited technical school, community college, or university
  • Proven experience creating error-free articles on deadline
  • Ability to interview and interface with local people
  • Skills to snap quick photographs during interviews to submit with stories
  • Initiative to pitch story ideas on a monthly basis
  • Sincere passion for sharing the positive stories happening in our community

To apply:


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