Apply to be an Intern/ Reader at One Story ($500)

One Story is seeking remote interns to join their team for the fall semester (September – December). This job position is 10 hours per week, and the selected interns will receive a stipend of $500 each. 

Benefits of the Internship:

  • The selected interns will gain experience in all aspects of running a small nonprofit literary publishing house.
  • They will learn to read submissions.
  • They will learn to assist with educational programming, social media, and more.
  • Interns will also be expected to participate in mandatory Zoom call meetings.


  • Applicants should be undergraduate or graduate students who are based in the United States.
  • There is no submission fee.

How to Apply:

  • Send a cover letter and CV to [email protected].
  • The subject line of your email should be FALL INTERNSHIP APPLICATION.
  • In your cover letter give reasons why you are interested in working at One Story.
  • The deadline is August 4, 2020.


  • One Story offers a stipend of $500.

Apply to Read for One Story.

One Story is seeking volunteer readers to join its team. Readers will commit to read and assess submissions every week, and will attend remote reader meetings every month. 


  • Applicants should have an interest in short fiction and should be familiar with the work that One Story publishes.
  • Applicants could be from anywhere in the world.


  • Readers will receive a subscription to the magazine. 
  • They will also receieve free admission to One Story’s online educational programs.

How to Apply:

  • Send a cover letter and CV to [email protected]
  • The subject line of your email should be ONE STORY READER.
  • In your cover letter, mention two issues of One Story that you found very interesting and why.


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