Internships & Employment

Employment Information

Smithsonian magazine has a staff of editors and researchers. Articles are written on a freelance basis. When staff positions are available, they are listed at the Institution's human resources Web site:

Freelance submissions

To submit a pitch for a freelance story for the print magazine, fill out this form. To submit a pitch for the website, fill out this form. Due to the volume of submissions, we cannot guarantee a response to every pitch, but we will be in touch if we are interested in your story.


Smithsonian currently runs internships through various universities. If you would like to intern with Smithsonian, please contact your university's internship coordinator about being in touch with us.