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Company: Derwent Howard
Description: Publishes a range of speciality gaming magazines, including Official PlayStation Magazine, Australian 360 and Ultimate Nintendo.
Position: Editorial intern at the Official PlayStation Magazine
Paid or Unpaid: Unpaid
Length of internship: 1 month full time
Start date – end date: November/December
Job Description: Assisting with the creation of editorial content for Official PlayStation Magazine including news and reviews. Assisting with the proofing process, including sub-editing.
Requirements & Preferred experience: Communications and/or other media/writing courses will benefit, but are not essential. Previous paid or unpaid writing experience in speciality areas like gaming would be preferred.
Skills & Competencies: Good communication and writing/word processing skills are essential. An applicant must also be able to work to strict deadlines. Any familiarity with indesign would also be greatly beneficial.