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Application deadline for all internships is August 15. Start date varies based on internship. Kansas City-based applicants strongly preferred.


DESIGN INTERNSHIP – Fall 2021 – Applications Due Aug. 15

The Pitch is looking for two design interns for the fall of 2021. Candidates should be college juniors, seniors, or recent graduates looking for experience. Much of our design happens out-of-house, so we are looking for applicants who are driven and independent designers looking for hands-on experience.

Responsibilities include:

  • Designing spot-ads for potential and current clients
  • Designing and paginating sponsored content
  • Designing a feature spread for the print magazine
  • Designing graphics/creating illustrations for editorial stories
  • Conceptualizing and executing branding, design, and promotional material for events
  • Working with multimedia intern to develop social media campaigns
  • Creating assets for social media posts across all Pitch platforms

Applications due by August 15, start date August 26 (flexible depending on class schedules). Unpaid, experience-based internship — college credit applicable — for current college juniors, seniors, or recent graduates.

Send applications to lily @ thepitchkc.com. Include resume and portfolio of work.


EDITORIAL INTERNSHIP – Fall 2021 – Applications Due Aug. 15

The Pitch is looking for story-hungry interns for the fall of 2021. Candidates should be college juniors, seniors, or recent graduates looking for experience. We want journalists and writers with unlimited curiosity who wants to expand their portfolio into news, arts, and culture coverage. Responsibilities include:
  • Writing digital stories for thepitchkc.com
  • Pitching story ideas to Editor-in-Chief of The Pitch for print or online
  • Completing one longer feature with research and interviews for consideration for magazine publication
  • Interviewing members of the community
  • Covering live events
  • Working closely with Editor to improve writing and expand horizons and portfolio
  • Copy editing on online and print pieces
  • Building multimedia stories for online release
  • Setting measurable improvement end-goals for internship experience
Applications due by August 15, start date August 20. Unpaid, experience-based internship — college credit applicable — for current college juniors, seniors, or recent graduates. Send applications to brock @ thepitchkc.com. Include resume and portfolio of work. 

 MULTIMEDIA INTERNSHIP – Summer 2021 – Applications Due Aug. 15

The Pitch is looking for a digital-savvy intern for the summer of 2021. Candidates should be college juniors, seniors, or recent graduates looking for experience. We want journalism, marketing, or PR, students (or applicants with equivalent experience and interests) who want to learn more about digital publications, editorials stories, social media, email marketing, and content management systems at a local publication.

Responsibilities include:

  • Writing social media posts across all Pitch platforms
  • Working with design intern to develop social media campaigns, branding for events
  • Curating and adding events to the calendar
  • Pitching story ideas to Editor of The Pitch for print or online
  • Writing digital stories for thepitchkc.com
  • Receiving mentorship from Content Strategist on a personal passion project related to multimedia work (optional)

Applications due by August 15, start date August 26 (flexible depending on class schedules). Unpaid, experience-based internship — college credit applicable — for current college juniors, seniors, or recent graduates.

Send applications to lily @ thepitchkc.com. Include resume and portfolio of work.


MARKETING INTERNSHIP – Fall 2021 – Applications Due Aug. 15

The Pitch is looking for a digital-savvy intern for the summer of 2021. Candidates should be college juniors, seniors, or recent graduates looking for experience. We want marketing or PR, students (or applicants with equivalent experience and interests) who want to learn more about social media, email marketing, event planning, and content management systems at a local publication.

Responsibilities include:

  • Creating social media calendars and strategies with Content Strategist for all Pitch platforms
  • Writing social media posts across all Pitch platforms
  • Copyediting marketing materials (in house and from clients)
  • Developing reports for social media and email campaigns
  • Assisting Digital Editor in building MailChimp newsletters with A/B testing
  • Curating and adding events to the calendar
  • Assisting the Director of Marketing with Pitch events before and day-of
  • Covering Pitch events on social media
  • Opportunity to attend PR events and cover them on Pitch social media
  • Receiving mentorship from Content Strategist on a personal passion project related to marketing work (optional)

Applications due by August 15, start date August 26 (flexible depending on class schedules). Unpaid, experience-based internship — school credit applicable — for current college juniors, seniors, or recent graduates.

Send applications to lily @ thepitchkc.com. Include resume and portfolio of work.

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