Tech News Intern

Posted On: August 2, 2017

Paid Journalism Internship

Media Organization: Mashable

Company Description

Mashable is a media and entertainment company for superfans. Were not for the casually curious. Our proprietary Velocity technology suite gives us the unique ability to combine creativity with data. Our entertainment series and editorial coverage are smart, clever, ambitious, in-depth and first. We devour culture and tech. Our ideas shape the future and we speak to new influencers -- the early adopters who obsess with us around the globe.

Job Description

Mashable is seeking an ambitious and tech-savvy undergraduate (juniors and seniors are eligible) or graduate-level Editorial Tech News Intern for Fall 2017 (9/5/17-12/22/17). As an intern focusing on technology news, you'll have the opportunity to work with and learn from Mashable's editorial leadership in the company's New York City headquarters.

The Day-to-Day

Pitching, writing, and reporting stories
Thinking as a storyteller in multiple ways, including text, visuals, social conversation
Coordinating with team members, editors, writers, and illustrators on your stories
Adapting stories for different social networks and platforms (e.g. Snapchat, Twitter, Facebook Video, Facebook Live, etc.)
Engaging with Mashable's sizable audience, wherever it is
Assisting with video content, live broadcasts, podcasting, and other multimedia projects
Help keep Mashable's Tech Channel organized and running smoothly

Must Haves

Hard worker with a positive attitude
Thrives on tight deadlines and fast pace
Familiarity and strong interest in technology
Knows a story when they see it
Team player: You know when to ask for help, and ask to help
Skeptical eye, with an instinct to check ALL facts, assumptions, and presuppositions
Strong social media presence, especially on Snapchat
Enthusiasm for Mashable's core coverage areas: tech, culture, and entertainment
Know your way around a CMS
Strong grasp of grammar and AP Style
Minimum availability of 40 hours a week (this is a full-time, paid internship)
Based in NYC

To Apply

Please apply online via our careers portal: Internships