Journalism & PR Interns Needed in Poughkeepsie

Hair on Hudson Academy (HOHA) is looking for PR/Journalism students who are looking to create engaging content and write articles for our monthly magazine. Located in the downtown City of Poughkeepsie, Hair on Hudson Academy is at the forefront of the beauty industry for the Mid-Hudson Valley, training tomorrow’s stylists and estheticians since 2017.

But don’t be fooled – we’re not just about cutting hair and painting nails. The secret to our success is where YOU come in! We are currently looking for journalism interns to write, edit, and take photography for an array of creative projects like:

  • Writing and designing regular newsletters
  • Writing, interviewing, editing, taking photography for a monthly magazine
  • Creating promotional material through Canva and more…

You’ll find yourself applying your journalistic skills in a different capacity. Writing and editing is obvious, right? But you’ll see that organizational skills, administrative work, and even interpersonal communication are skills that you’ve been honing throughout your education. Here is a link to our most recent magazine issue:

THIS is your opportunity to truly explore the range of those abilities and learn to diversify your skillset to adapt to any environment – even outside of the newsroom!

We are also looking for PR Interns to:

  • Write, take photography, and design regular social media posts
  • Connect and communicate with local businesses and schools
  • Assist in promoting events and more…

You’ll find yourself applying your skills in the field, connecting with local communities and surrounding school districts. Time to put those theories to practical use!

THIS is your opportunity to truly explore the range of those abilities and learn to diversify your skillset to adapt to any environment.


To apply, send a copy of your resume and any writing samples attached to an email detailing why you’re interested in our internship and what you’re hoping to gain from this experience to  

For any inquiries, please call (845) 452-4642 during our business hours from 9 AM to 5 PM (M-F) or (201) 983-8053 outside of business hours or on the weekends.

We also offer stipends, work-from-home opportunities, schedule flexibility, and more! This is a credit-bearing internship. To receive internship credits, approval from the respective department is required. Located only 20 minutes away from SUNY New Paltz by car. UPL-EB bus goes from SUNY New Paltz campus to Poughkeepsie Train Station. Otherwise, travel arrangements can be made for interns commuting from New Paltz.