Internship at Climbing Magazine


Climbing, based in Boulder, Colorado, offers three to four editorial internship positions throughout the year; all are unpaid.As the leading vertical publication in the world market, Climbing offers the chance to develop a diverse skill set. Working in conjunction with the editorial, and production departments, interns will gain a perspective of the various facets of magazine publishing. The internships offer value through a variety of projects and plenty of trips out climbing.

Additional Reading: My Internship Experiece at ClimbingBy Federica Valabrega

Requirements for Editorial Internship

  • Interns must be at least of sophomore standing

  • Interns are responsible for finding/providing their own accommodations

  • Offered for a duration of two to three months

  • Flexible workload (could do 20 hours a week, if need to get a second, paying job)


  • Assisting in the editing and writing of various magazine departments from Equipment to Hot Flashes to Tech Tips.

  • Involved in workflow of magazine from concept development to drafts to layout to proofing bluelines

  • Go to events with staff to represent Climbing

  • Organize backstock of magazine issues

  • Miscellaneous tasks around the office

Must be:

  • Organized

  • Majoring in relevant subject (e.g., Journalism, English)

  • Willing to work hard for no pay

  • Efficient

  • Motivated

  • Psyched on climbing!

Application: Please email a résumé including your area of emphasis, a list of applicable classes you have taken or are currently taking, a short description of the assets you'd bring to Climbing, and a sample of your writing to Dougald MacDonald:


Additional Reading: My Internship Experiece at ClimbingBy Federica Valabrega