Editorial Intern (Firsthand)

Are you an aspiring writer with an interest in interviews and explainers that will help our readers better understand the community and the world around them?

As an Editorial Intern with our Firsthand team, you will pursue feature stories for Mothership’s website and social media platforms. 

Here's some of our past work for your reference:

  1. Firsthand from Queenstown: 42-year-old sells ‘S’pores most expensive ice cream’ from HDB flat
  2. S’porean man, 28, pursues exotic dance career while trying to be good role model to 3-year-old daughter
  3. Mothership Investigates: Why is there a place in South Africa also called S'pore? And why is there no info on it anywhere?
  4. POV: I’m from Vietnam & met my husband through a foreign bride agency in S’pore. It was fate.
  5. S'porean couple goes from 'aiya, too soon lah' to BTO-ing just 4 months into relationship

A snippet of what you can expect to be doing on a day-to-day basis:

  • Participating in daily newsgathering and reporting
  • Working with the team to pitch and develop story ideas
  • Pursuing leads, conducting research, and following up on pitches
  • Conducting interviews with newsmakers
  • Scripting and hosting for video and social media content

Able to commit for at least six months? Email your resume to [email protected]. Please state "Internship Application – Editorial Intern (Firsthand)" in the subject line. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.