ThurstonTalk Invites High School Internship Applications

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Hometown has opened a limited internship opportunity to Thurston County high school students interested in writing or photography. A special thank you to Hometown Property Management owner, Andrew Barkis, for partially sponsoring this experience for high school students.

The internship will run from September 2015 – June 2016 and is open to all Thurston County students in grades 9 – 12.

Read a first hand account of what our interns gained during this school year by clicking here.

What you will get:

  • Content (articles or photographs) published with a byline on
  • Exposure to the workings of a profitable business, creating a niche industry
  • Insight into the applications of social media in the business community
  • Connections with published writers and recognized business leaders
  • Flexibility to complete assignments on your own schedule

What ThurstonTalk expects:

  • One article with four photos or one photo set submitted each month
  • Exceptional, error-free content that matches our platform
  • Consistent follow-through on commitments
  • Sincere interest in what we’re creating at ThurstonTalk
  • Initiative to ask for what you want to learn about

To apply:

  • Write 200 – 300 words that details why Thurston County is an excellent place to live.
  • Send the writing sample to by Monday, June 1, 2015.
  • Include name, school, grade level and contact phone.
  • Indicate two or three goals that you hope an internship with ThurstonTalk will fulfill by the end of the school year.

Questions can be directed to ThurstonTalk at


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