Want to gain experience in writing and social media? Are you up on celebrity gossip, movies and music? Love talking sports? Argue all things news? We have the internship for you!
TheCelebrityCafe.com offers a 120-hour, 12-week internship for college students with a passion for writing in a fun, relatable style to write trending stories about entertainment, national and world news, sports, as well as opinion pieces, reviews, and top ten lists in SEO-optimized format (we’ll teach you how!).
Interns will receive regular feedback on their work from editors, and will be followed throughout the program by our staff of professional journalists while doing weekly assignments and keeping a detailed timesheet.
***This internship is a telecommuting position and can be done virtually anywhere there is an internet connection.
What you can accomplish with us:
-Have your work posted on Google News and other search engines for the world to see.
-Build your personal portfolio. Everything you write goes under your writing profile that is searchable via Google, Bing, Yahoo and any other search engine.
-Undergo on-the-job training to provide a working knowledge of online publishing.
-Learn how to use social media for self-promotion and personal branding. Use of Facebook, Twitter, StumbleUpon, etc is REQUIRED.
Academic credit is REQUIRED.
REQUIRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE
- High attention to grammar, voice, and syntax.
- Ability to edit, proofread, critique your own work.
-Working knowledge of AP Style
- Openness to explore and discuss subjective differences in writing styles.
- Excellent communication skills.
- Ability to excel in a fast-paced, creative environment with good cheer and flexibility.
- Willingness to both take charge and/or take direction.
Did we mention you can interview celebrities?
Part of the screening process will include assessment of your skills with an original writing sample.
Fill out this form to get started on the application process - http://thecelebritycafe.com/write-for-us