Part 1 (Monday, August 7 ): How to study the mag or website, how to edit the test piece, what they are looking for when they ask for a critique or for your ideas, and more.
Part 2 (Tuesday, August 8): Learn how to tailor your test to the specific mag/site you’re applying to and how to write display copy and subject lines so good that it’ll sell a future employer on YOU. The little touches editors expect on tests, and the conventions of following up after an edit test.
We’ll also provide sample edit tests for you to take home.
When: Monday, August 7 and Tuesday, August 8 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. (BYO sack dinner!) NOTE NEW TIME!
Where: Midtown Manhattan. You’ll get the deets after signing up and paying.
How much: $185
Who’s it for: Editorial Assistant, Assistant Editor and Associate Editor applicants. You must be no more than 24 months out of college. College students are also welcome.
How to sign up: RSVP REQUIRED. Use the form below to sign up and submit your payment via PayPal. Tell us where you work, your position and how long you’ve been working there (or if you’re unemployed). Questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org.