Duke University was created in 1924 through an indenture of trust by James Buchanan Duke. Today, Duke is regarded as one of America’s leading research universities. Located in Durham, North Carolina, Duke is positioned in the heart of the Research Triangle, which is ranked annually as one of the best places in the country to work and live. Duke has more than 15,000 students who study and conduct research in its 10 undergraduate, graduate and professional schools. With about 40,000 employees, Duke is the third largest private employer in North Carolina, and it now has international programs in more than 150 countries.
The intern will work 20 hours a week for eight weeks as part of the four-member team that plans and creates content and to build the audience for Faith & Leadership, the online magazine of Leadership Education at Duke Divinity. The intern will have the opportunity to write, to edit and to conduct interviews, and will participate in all aspects of our editorial process, from developing ideas to final publication.
The intern will work virtually from North Carolina.
Faith & Leadership is the online magazine of Leadership Education at Duke Divinity, which designs educational services, develops intellectual resources, offers grants and facilitates networks of Christian institutions. Leadership Education’s mission is to create lasting change by strengthening the ecology of Christian institutions that enable U.S. congregations and pastors to flourish. Our audience includes leaders in denominations, seminaries, church-related colleges, large membership congregations and Christian non-profit organizations.
The Faith & Leadership team creates and posts six pieces of editorial content every two weeks, including feature articles, interviews, essays and sermons. This content is shared via a biweekly email newsletter, as well as on Facebook and Twitter.
The intern will have the opportunity to write, to edit and to conduct interviews, and will participate in all aspects of our editorial process, from developing ideas to final publication.
This position is offered through the Duke-NCCU Summer Communications Internship Program.
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