Slate'sNew York office is hiring interns for the fall, primarily to help with the magazine's culture section. Candidates must be available at least two full days per week. They must be highly organized, have a proven interest in the arts, and be very familiar with Slate. They must also be able to work quickly, efficiently, and without much supervision. For the right person, there may be an opportunity for occasional writing. Candidates must be full-time students (in college or graduate school).
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TODAY IN SLATE
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Can it be again?
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Smash and Grab
Will competitive Senate contests in Kansas and South Dakota lead to more late-breaking races in future elections?