Posted On: February 10, 2013
Media Organization: Yahoo!
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Position: Yahoo! News Summer Intern, Editor/Blogger
Location: New York, New York
Compensation: Paid - dependent on experience
Approximate Internship Period: Up to 12 weeks between May-August
Yahoo! News is seeking a summer intern in New York to support all aspects of its editorial efforts. The ideal candidate is a digital-savvy newshound who also reads widely, and who has a native interest in everything from crime to politics to culture, and a strong desire to write and learn about the editing process.
-Edit and write content as assigned for sections or blogs within Yahoo! News
-Research articles and topics, as needed
-Support various editorial publishing tasks, as needed
-Liaise and support various members of the internal team, including product managers, content producers, and others to support all aspects of the editorial process and meet deadlines
Minimum Job Qualifications:
-An undergraduate student currently in their Sophomore or Junior year
-Journalism students strongly preferred
-Should have a grasp of the competitive landscape of online news, and a passion for news
-Previous blogging experience is a plus
-Working knowledge of the social web
-Detail-oriented and willing to work on a range of editorial tasks
-Must be HTML literate and comfortable with web publishing standards
-Ability to multitask and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
-Strong editing, grammar, and online writing skills
-Familiarity with SEO, RSS, Twitter, Facebook and other social media is a plus
-Photoshop skills, experience with blog publishing and content management systems is a plus
Please apply via NYU's Wasserman Career Center (search for the job 882605). Yahoo! Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. For more information or to search all of our openings please visit http://careers.yahoo.com.