The Arts Health Network NSW / ACT (AHNNA) is not-for-profit affiliation of academics, artists, health practitioners and allies who provide information, research, resources and activities to broaden understanding of the impact and value of creative arts in improving health outcomes. AHNNA is looking for an editorial intern to assist in the content production on their website and social channels for a 6 month period.


Tasks include:

  • Working with the editors of the Arts Health Network website to assist in researching, interviewing, writing, editing and publishing articles on the website and other social media platforms
  • Managing a content calendar, reminding network members to submit articles, and scheduling publishing weekly dates for online publication
  • Sourcing appropriate imagery, managing image size constraints and ensuring appropriate IP image clearance for online publishing
  • Generate a monthly digital and social media analytics report


Required Knowledge and Skills

The applicant may be currently studying or have recently completed studies in communications, journalism, writing, digital and social media, public relations, health sciences or courses relevant to the activity areas of the Arts Health Network and is keen to develop their professional skills in this area to enhance employability.

Essential Skills:

  • Excellent written communication skills
  • Knowledge of preparing and editing effective and well-written editorial content
  • Confident communication skills

Desired Skills

  • Knowledge of image manipulation and management (Photoshop skills advised)
  • Experience publishing digital and social media content on platforms such as WordPress, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn
  • Some experience developing and managing a digital and social media content calendar


Time Commitment

The internship position requires half a day per week commitment over 6 months (or 1 day each fortnight). In addition, it is required to attend a monthly editorial meeting of about 1 hour using video conferencing.

There are 2 internship opportunities per calendar year (January to June, July to December).

The intern must be able to work remotely on their own laptop or computer and have Internet access.



Please note there although there is no remuneration available for this internship position, it does offer valuable professional experience in the non-for-profit sector and the opportunity of working with leaders in the field of arts and health. Previous interns have gone on to gain valuable and relevant employment in the sector.

On the successful completion of the internship the intern would receive written recognition of their activities and achievements from the Arts Health Network NSW/ACT to use for further employment application and reference.


For more information about the position contact one of the editorial team:

Ian Thomson

Dr Claire Hooker

Dr Bernard Cohen

Feature image by Anthony Shkraba from Pexels