HuffPost Crime / Weird News Intern

Posted On: August 2, 2012

Paid Journalism Internship

Media Organization: AOL / Huffington Post

Company Description

Yes, AOL has been around for more than 25 years, and yes, we are a leading global web services company operating one of the largest Internet subscription access services in the United States... but big-time things are in the works here. Our already extensive suite of brands now includes industry game-changers such as Huffington Post, Patch, TechCrunch and About.Me. We're working with up-and-coming artists from around the globe to re-invent our brand and help shape the art and design of tomorrow. We're not just embracing the newest online technologies, we are creating them. And at this very moment, we are re-energizing the Web as you know it with the highest quality content possible. Bottom line: We're not your grandma's AOL.

Job Description

HuffPost Crime / Weird News is looking to bring on a vertical editor intern.

The vertical editor intern must eat, sleep and breathe weird news.
This person must be able to:
-craft killer headlines
-manage the Weird News front page
-pitch stories to HuffPost Front.

The right candidate will also be expected to be a voice on Twitter and Facebook, crafting great posts, scheduling them, and doing whatever it takes to foster a community.

This is not a reporting job, but you'll need to have a way with words, to suck in viewers.

You'll also need the ability to dive into web analytics to find what works -- and what doesn't -- as well as an ability to multitask.

Candidates should be currently enrolled in school or 0-6 months out of school.

This internship pays $10/hr at 40 hours / week.

To Apply

Please email your resume to with 'HuffPost Crime / Weird News Intern' in the subject line.