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ABR Editorial Cadetship

Applications are now closed for the ABR Editorial Cadetship.

The Cadetship (supported by the Judith Neilson Institute for Journalism and Ideas) is a full-time twelve-month position, starting in April 2021. The total package is worth $45k to $50K per annum (plus superannuation).

pdfPosition description and application guidelines




'I feel a tremendous sense of pride to have worked for a prestigious literary and arts journal that upholds exemplary editorial standards while fostering emerging talent.'

Dilan Gunawardana
ABR Deputy Editor (Digital) 2017-2018, ABR Editorial Intern 2016–17

‘Being on the staff of a magazine of the calibre of Australian Book Review, with its long history in Australian letters and fine editorial standards, is a singular experience, and it has no doubt been the defining event of my professional life thus far.’

Milly Main
ABR Ian Potter Foundation Editorial Intern, 2012


‘As the recipient of an internship at Australian Book Review in 2009, I know the benefits of such a program firsthand. My internship was an unqualified success, and resulted not only in an increase in my editing knowledge and skills, but also in full-time employment.’

Mark Gomes
ABR Australian Publishers Association Editorial Intern, 2009