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September 30, 2014

Industry: Online Media
Experience: None
All Locations
Salary: Unpaid
Ad Expires:
July 16, 2013
Job ID: 1486436 offers a 12-week internship that will enable journalism students to practice their classroom learning in a real-world environment, and showcase their talents on an up and coming sports magazine on the Internet. Writers will receive regular feedback on their work from editors, and will be followed throughout the program by's staff of professional journalists.

Interns will undergo on-the-job training to provide a working knowledge of online publishing. This includes: multimedia publishing, writing engaging content for an online audience, optimizing text and headlines for search engines, and publishing on the Internet in a timely manner.

Interns will write on current events in the news and political writing industry.

You will be expected to research, write and promote via social media 3-5 stories per hour you are scheduled each week. Each 160-word story takes 10-15 minutes to write. Weekly assignments will be given for during these hours. Each week will require 10 hours. This will compute to be a 120-hour program as per most college standards. If you need more we can work that out. Hours are based on your availability, so they are flexible.

In addition to writing for an online publication, you will be taught social media promotion and personal branding techniques.

Internship Support:

-You will have the support of full time editors seven days a week.

-You will get regular feedback from all editors and an editor will work with each individual on personal goals and training.

-You will receive weekly assignments to teach above goals

-Writing and technical support from all editors via email and from the Senior Editor by email, instant message and phone/text.

Internship Goals:

-To improve research and writing skills

-To create an online identity via social media

-To learn or improve online writing styles and techniques such as SEO and CMS

-To learn Time Management in a virtual setting

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