Editorial Intern

Posted On: July 19, 2012

Paid Journalism Internship

Media Organization: TheBody.com (part of Remedy Health Media)

Company Description

TheBody.com is the world's leading online HIV/AIDS information and community resource. We are part of Remedy Health Media, (http://www.remedyhealthmedia.com ) America’s fastest growing health information and technology company, providing wellness information in print at the point-of-care and on digital and mobile platforms. Remedy’s publications, intuitive tools and online resources empower more than 150 million patients and caregivers to better manage their medical conditions and lifestyles each year. Remedy’s portfolio of digital brands, including HealthCentral.com and TheBody.com, reach more than 24 million unique users each month. Other digital assets include an online lead generation platform, RemedyLife; and Intelecare, an enterprise-class mobile and online adherence platform, providing on-demand content, customized reminders and mail-order pharmacy features. Remedy also publishes the largest consumer health print publication, Remedy’s Healthy Living, and the leading diabetes-specific magazine, Diabetes Focus.

Job Description

TheBody.com Needs You!

Learn the inner workings of a major health website! We're looking for a sharp graduate-level student or recent college graduate to join us in maintaining and improving the world's most comprehensive online HIV/AIDS resource. Responsibilities will vary depending on your skill set, but are likely to include keeping the site up to date, copyediting, proofreading, corresponding with the HIV/AIDS community, fact-checking, conducting background research, data entry and reporting/writing articles.

The ideal candidate would be someone who is extremely detail oriented, has editorial/writing experience (especially on issues related to health and social justice) and is comfortable with computers (Microsoft Office experience is a must). Hours are flexible, but candidate should be able to work at least 15 hours a week. Knowledge of basic HTML and interest in HIV/AIDS a plus.

Length of Internship:
A minimum of 12 weeks, with the possibility for renewal if the internship remains a good fit.

New York, NY

This is a paid internship, with pay to be determined based on applicable experience.

To Apply

Email resume, cover letter and writing sample to wtong@thebody.com.