Wanna Join The Lucky Jefferson Squad?


Here's what we're hiring for:


Literary Illustrator Interns

Literary Illustrator Interns receive hands-on practical experience in illustration for publishing, and working with published works for a small literary journal. Interns are encouraged to explore projects and illustrating different forms of writing creatively while approaching the conceptualization and art-making process with the tools gained in school.

Who we look for: High School, Undergraduate, or Graduate students who have a passion for writing, literature, and all things poetry; students who are interested in building their portfolio early on and want to learn how to create fun digital content from published works while exploring illustration in publishing. 

What You'll Be Doing: 

  • Creating concepts and artwork using published poetry and other topics 
  • Learning the standards and various approaches to illustrating poems and other forms of writing

What You'll Earn: College Credit 

Internship Duration: 2-6 months, can extend for the right artists 


If This Is Your Dream: Please send a resume or Linkedin Profile, and a portfolio including at least 3 pieces of completed artwork (a link to your website is perfect too) that you are proud of sharing to luckyjeffersonlit@gmail.com.


Take a tour of our website to make sure you are familiar with our work & can see yourself a part of it. 


  • Build a professional portfolio
  • Learn about illustration in publishing
  • Receive college credit + experience 

Note this internship is REMOTE, but candidates in the DC, MD, and VA area are encouraged to apply.