Apply Now! East of Borneo Publications Internship

Date Published: March 21, 2024

East of Borneo is seeking a Publications Intern for Summer 2024!

This is a full-time, paid opportunity supported by the Getty Marrow Undergraduate Internship Program.

East of Borneo is an online magazine of contemporary art and its history as considered from Los Angeles. We publish new essays and interviews alongside a multimedia archive of image, text, video, and sound curated in collaboration with our community. East of Borneo Books sees the extension of our mission into print, calling attention to a diverse range of critical writing on the visual culture of Los Angeles.

The Publications Intern will report to the Editor in Chief and support the activities of the magazine as part of a small editorial team with expertise in art writing and publishing. The internship will provide valuable training in research, editing, and online publishing, as well as the opportunity to assist with events and programs. The training provided for this position will appeal to students interested in contemporary art and writing, and particularly in the application of current technologies to transform the format and interactivity of arts scholarship. Students with a special interest in publication design are also encouraged to apply.

This internship is 40 hours/week for a period of 10 weeks (June–August 2024).

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Attend weekly editorial meetings, Getty Marrow Arts Summit, and learning community events
  • Utilize in-house style sheet to copyedit and proofread articles for publication
  • Assist with image sourcing and permissions and prepare images for publication using Adobe CS
  • Assist editors with archive and collections research and development
  • Help support and organize East of Borneo programs and events
  • Coordinate and curate social media accounts to highlight archive and publications
  • Design promotional and publication materials as needed

More info about the Getty Marrow Undergraduate Internship Program here.

To apply for East of Borneo’s Publications Intern position, please submit a resumé and cover letter outlining your interest and qualifications, along with two professional or academic references, to Please include “Publications Intern 2024” in the subject line. Applications due Wednesday, April 10, 2024.