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Magazine and Brand Media Internships

We’ll help you identify internships on campus and in the local market — as well as in the industry’s top markets — that can jump-start your career while you’re still a student.

Magazine media powerhouse Dotdash Meredith, with headquarters in Des Moines, offers an apprenticeship program for Drake journalism students. And our powerful alumni network helps students land summer internships in New York, Chicago, Washington, D.C., and beyond. Students have worked at Texas Monthly, Paste, Cosmopolitan, Teen Vogue, New York magazine, Greater Des Moines Partnership, Principal Financial Group, Beautiful Savage Magazine, Seventeen, GQ, Good Housekeeping, Vitae Design Collective, Marie Claire, Missouri Coalition for the Environment and Indianapolis Monthly, among others.

With our own career services professional, we’ll help you find the right job.

To learn more about internships held by students in all SJMC majors, visit our SJMC Internships page.

Magazine and Brand Media Careers

Drake alumni are working or have worked for such organizations as Seventeen; People; Glamour; Advertising Age; Better Homes and Gardens, and other Meredith titles;;; Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia;;; Allstate Insurance and Target communications departments; the Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation; SparkReaction; Major League Baseball; AT&T; Sony Music Entertainment, and

To learn more about the career paths of SJMC alumni in all our majors, visit the SJMC Employment page.