Very Good Light Is Seeking A Summer Editorial Intern In New York, NY

Very Good Light, the leading site for Generation Z men and beauty, is seeking a summer editorial intern who is ambitious, self-starting and has a can-do attitude.

Some duties will include: writing original content, brainstorming big picture stories to finding new beauty products/trends; assisting with social media including Instagram Stories; booking and securing talent; and more.

The site has been covered in the New York Times, Vogue, Allure, Teen Vogue, HighSnobiety, USA Today, among others. We believe confidence starts from the inside out.

Who were looking for:

  • Interns who love diversity, understand inclusivity, have a curiosity for beauty/grooming products and how they enhance the lives of men.
  • Woke candidates only.
  • Students who want to change perceptions, push culture, and spread inclusivity throughout the world.

Intern duties include:

  • Assisting on photo shoots as well as posts, from longform to short.
  • Reviewing products, calling beauty/grooming products in, testing.
  • Writing, editing and learning to become a better Web journalist (writing enticing HEDS, DEKs, being concise and deliberate with sentences).
  • Possibly attending industry events: Fashion week, backstage at fashion week, market appointments, parties, representing Very Good Light.
  • Assisting with social media responsibilities from Instagram, Twitter to Facebook.
  • Assisting with the editorial calendar, pitching stories and seeing stories go from ideation to completion.


  • Understanding of journalism, strong reporting and writing skills.
  • A commitment of 15-30 hours a week.
  • A strong understanding of the Web, Internet, beauty trends, and how social media.
  • Great attitude and a can-do spirit.
  • Ability to be an independent thinker and work independently.


Very Good Light is the leading men’s beauty and grooming destination for Generation Z and young Millennials. Born from the idea that confidence comes from the inside out, Very Good Light aims to redefine masculinity and men’s beauty standards. This is accomplished through personal essays, impactful longform stories, compelling photography and videos, along with personable how-tos and product reviews. We believe that confidence starts from the inside out.

Weve had the opportunity to work with the best of brands and tell compelling, culture-pushing stories. Just look at our recent genderless campaign with Milk Makeup. Our site, though in its fifth month, is constantly in the press. From the New York Times, Teen Vogue, Vogue, USA Today, Digiday, Fashionista, Observer, Racked, Refinery29, Highsnobiety and more, were one of the buzziest new brands.


Were an extremely small team and a startup. Whats awesome about that? Being able to get your hands dirty with real world experience. Unlike traditional internships where you fetch coffee or do menial tasks, youll be able to interview, report and write real stories. Plus: opportunity to go on photoshoots, assist on video shoots, as well as go to industry events from fashion week to beauty/grooming parties.

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