YES! Interns

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YES! Magazine provides internships for qualified individuals in the editorial  departments (both print and online), the education department, and the media and outreach department. Each internship offers a valuable work experience in a supportive and motivating work environment.


Here is our current crop of amazing interns:

Morgan Grady-Benson, Education Outreach Intern

Morgan Grady-BensonMorgan Grady-Benson is an educator, blogger, art activist and social justice writer. Morgan recently graduated with a degree in Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies from Middlebury College, where she co-founded an arts activist group addressing rape culture and organized for racial justice and administrative change. Morgan is passionate about using humor and creative tools for powerful storytelling about injustice and the solutions we need for a better world. She is excited to bring her experience working with student writers and artists to her work at YES! Magazine. As the Education Outreach Intern, Morgan hopes to empower people of all ages to engage in social justice issues that affect our communities.

Carla Bell, Solutions Reporting Intern

Carla Bell is a Greater Seattle area freelance writer with local bylines at Real Change News, The Stranger, Crosscut, The News Tribune, South Seattle Emerald, City Arts Magazine, Seattle’s Child Magazine, Parent Map Magazine, and nationally at Essence and Ebony magazines. Carla’s work is focused on abolition, civil and human rights, reparations to those negatively impacted by social injustice, culture, and arts.

Yasmeen Wafai, Solutions Reporting Intern

Yasmeen Wafai is a journalist from Tacoma, Washington. She recently received a degree in journalism and media production from Washington State University in Pullman, Washington. While at WSU, she was a reporter and assistant news editor for the award-winning student newspaper The Daily Evergreen. Yasmeen was also a member of the WSU chapter of The Association for Women in Communications and served as secretary for the group. In her last semester at WSU, Yasmeen was the editorial intern for Washington State Magazine on the WSU campus. Yasmeen has freelanced for The Seattle Times and is looking forward to continuing her passion for writing in an area she holds dear to her heart.

Divya Rajasekhar, Digital Intern

Divya Rajasekhar is an avid reader and writer from Seattle. She is currently studying English and Information Sciences at the University of Washington. At school, she writes for the student newspaper The Daily and for online magazine HerCampus UW. She also volunteers with the Pipeline Project and participated in the 2019 Literacy Arts Program. Additionally, she has founded a professional service sorority called Delta Kappa Delta, of which she is currently the president. Outside of school, Divya has interned with the Pacific Science Center and Brown Girls Write. In her spare time, Divya enjoys reading fiction, spending time with her family, friends, and her pets, and giving back to the community however she can.