Media-Related (non-credit) Internship - Develop and Operate a New Channel

Looking for an intern to help operate a new YouTube channel geared towards millennials and Gen-Xers, especially in the Chinese-Americans demographic. The channel, 2ND Gen, just launched February of 2021. The channel has 18k subscribers and growing. Our parent company, Ming Jing news, has 200k subscribers.

The channel has 4 types of shows—a 5-minute animated explanatory video showing how America works, a companion video to explain in depth the animated video, a weekly live show discussing current events and the audience-favorite, which is interviews featuring prominent members of the Asian-American community.

You will learn how to:

1. Operate a YouTube channel
2. Research and compile reputable sources for content
3. Edit videos
4. Find and book guests
5. Produce a show from scratch
6. Understand intellectual property rights and copyright
7. Draft interview questions
8. Draft scripts
9. Depending on the intern’s talent, intern may even host or co-host some episodes
10. Operate the equipment at our TV studio once the state permits us to safely open again—studio has been closed due to COVID

Paid, Non-Credit Media Related Internship -- Editorial/Content Specialist

As an Editorial/Content Specialist Intern, you will join a dynamic 30-person startup streamlining the painful and stressful process of renovating. You will collaborate with our editor, account management team, general contractors, and homeowners to create engaging content that resonates with our audience, learn and implement search engine optimization, partner with our social media manager and PR team, and understand the dynamics of remote team collaboration. This role is perfect for someone who is excited to share their passion for renovation and home design and tell stories through compelling, user-friendly copy and design.

Position Type: The internship is 20 hours per week, but potentially up to 40 hours per week, Monday-Friday.

Length/Duration: The spring semester, but has potential to last longer

Responsibilities:

- Handle inbound public relation inquiries professionally and quickly
- Coordinate end-to-end content production on Sweeten’s blog
- Source and organize content from experts, homeowners, and general contractors
- Develop interesting new content using Sweeten resources and imagery
- Learn and implement our brand style and voice
- Work with Sweeten’s photo archive for media and blog content
- Organize and manage blog archive
- Conduct user research to uncover actionable insights for improving content
- Monitor and report on content performance
- Report directly to our Blog Editor and support Content Manager to help develop best practices for future success and growth

Qualifications:

- Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with a strong grasp of grammar and style
- Passion for storytelling
- Meticulous attention to detail; highly organized in a fast-paced startup environment
- A self-starter, with a strong work ethic who is professional in every interaction
- Flexibility and versatility in performing long-term tasks and immediate requests
- Exceptional organizational skills and impeccable attention to detail
- Proficient in WordPress
- Strong executive function; ability to work remotely

Requirements

- Send a cover letter and resume detailing what you could bring to the position
- Provide links to past published work, blog posts, and social media
- Prior professional experience

Salary
This position pays $15/hr. (This internship is not eligible for credit.)

Communications Intern (Remote)

The National Committee on U.S.-China Relations is looking for full- and part-time interns. The internship offers an exciting opportunity for current students and recent graduates to join a communications and public relations team supporting initiatives focused on U.S.-China relations, while working directly on programs that enhance and inform that evolving relationship. The internship is unpaid, but working from home costs are reimbursed.

Location: Remote (business hours are from 9 to 5 EST)

Responsibilities include:

-Work directly with the NCUSCR communications team to produce events-related communications, including creating event graphics, digital invitations, and social media notices
-Help produce post-event promotional content, including social media messaging, video clips, transcript outsourcing and editing, and reporting on events for monthly e-newsletter
-Distill key takeaways from our programs to create compelling promotional content
-Collaborate on and contribute to video interview series, podcasts, and outreach to public audiences
-Translate various materials and correspondences (English - Chinese)

Qualifications:

-Excellent research, writing, editing, and interpersonal skills, and strong attention to detail
-Ability to work well and thrive within a team environment
-Academic background in journalism, public relations, communications, or related fields. Chinese studies, international relations, and related fields also considered.
-Video editing and/or graphic design skills
-Knowledge of Adobe CS products, including Photoshop, InDesign, Premiere, Illustrator, etc. preferred
-Knowledge of Mandarin Chinese
-Ability to work a minimum of three days per week during business hours

Social Media Intern

- Commit to growth of our social media networks. Implement plans to increase followers on popular social media websites such as Twitter, Pinterest, Facebook, YouTube and LinkedIn
- Create and curate engaging content as dictated by the monthly editorial calendar to promote sales, blogs and products, under the guidance of the CEO and Creative Director
- Post on the Statement Films Social Media Channels daily according to the calendar, while maintaining the Statement Films aesthetic on all channels
- Assist in communicating and building relationships with brands, platforms, and prospective partners
- Build and update media lists and databases
- Fully support company’s media outreach strategy and execute it in different phases
- Support the company’s digital event strategy and execution
Work alongside the team to create a plan for social media strategies monthly
- Assist in the growth of the brand by raising awareness through various social media platforms
- Monitor postings to ensure brand message is constant from the terminology used to images posted
- Interact with followers and potential customers by communicating and answering questions through the company's social pages.

Qualifications for Social Media Intern

- Enthusiasm and a can-do attitude
- A strong command of the English language both written and spoken
- Bachelor's degree or completing a Bachelor’s in journalism, media, business or related field. If the candidate is passionate, we will consider degrees in other fields
- 1-2 years of social media management experience or a relevant equivalent
- Familiar with multi-social posting through programs such as Hootsuite and HubSpot
- Comfortable with working with Microsoft Office and Adobe Suites
- General knowledge of Search Engine Optimization and internet ranking for web content
- Entry level experience determining how to cater unique marketing campaigns to a unique audience
- Ability work alongside a diverse group of employees and simultaneously work toward many company initiatives at once
- Entry level understanding of social media strategy and how to use the concepts throughout various forms of outreach

Writing and Translation intern

Main tasks and responsibilities:
- Working on translating and editing texts for major international clients, for both print and digital media.
- Assisting in a wide range of other projects, including social media, market research and copywriting.

Requirements:
- Excellent writing skills, mainly in English and Spanish – however we would also consider natives of other languages.
- A passion for languages – knowledge of more than one language is a big plus
- Enthusiasm and the ability to take initiative.
- Great attention to detail in writing and editing.
- Interest in technology and ability to quickly learn new software tools.

This internship has a minimum duration of 6 months, minimum 20 hours per week (full time preferred) and it’s possible to work remotely, or from our offices in Madrid.

Content Writing Intern

Copyleaks is looking to hire a Content Writing Intern who will be tasked with writing assignments on blog articles, website content, writing for social media, writing for SEO, etc.

The ideal candidate will have a strong passion for technology, education, marketing, artificial intelligence, and writing about the digital world. The candidate should be a self-starter and open to taking the lead on written assignments. This position will be unpaid but offers exceptional value and meaningful writing experience.

Minimum Requirements:
- Interest, coursework and/or experience in Writing, Media, English, or Communications.
- Proficient with Google Suite.
- Strong written communication.
- Must be a team player as well as a self-starter.
- Ability to thrive in a demanding environment, requiring deadline-driven productivity, commitment, adaptability, communication, initiative, and follow-through.
- Juggle multiple tasks and responsibilities.

If you think you are the right fit and you want to walk away with meaningful work experience that will enhance your career, feel free to apply.

Paid, non-credit internship with a startup company

Responsibilities
• Monitor all forms of media
• Schedule and coordinate speaking engagements, appearances, photoshoots, and other special events (in-person work is suspended due to the pandemic)
• Write press releases and other materials
• Screen phone calls
• Assist with mailings and print production
• Create interview preparation materials
• Compile contact lists
• Contact and follow up with media partners & journalists
• Search for press clippings
• Create or update databases

Requirements
• Public Relations, Communications, Marketing or Journalism major/Gender studies student with a strong interest in PR and communication will also be considered
• Strong verbal and written communication skills
• Solid understanding of social media
• Writing skills
• Proficient with Microsoft Excel and other Microsoft Office applications
• Extremely persistent, innovative and result-driven

Benefits
• Practical public relations experience working directly with clients & media contacts
• Shadowing, mentoring, and training opportunities with CEO & skilled professionals
• For gender studies students a very unique opportunity to learn cutting edge research and findings
• Opportunity to participate in networking events
• Flexible schedule for students
• Compensation available

Audience Development/SEO Intern

Medium has launched a series of subscription-based publications that exist to serve readers, not advertisers — and we are seeking a thoughtful, collaborative, and creative intern to join our growing audience team for the summer, helping to take Medium's off-platform communities to the next level.

What you’ll do
Assist with scaling our SEO strategy by conducting keyword research, updating outdated content, and drafting recommendations for editors to optimize their content.
Collaborate with audience development editors to craft social copy across our suite of publications, including OneZero, Elemental, Forge, Marker, GEN, ZORA, and Level.
Participate in audience team brainstorming sessions around creative engagement audience strategies and campaigns that contribute to follower growth on our owned social accounts.
Ideate with team members on special projects with the mission of broadening our readership and reach.

Who you are
A thoughtful news consumer with a strong interest in audience development and social media.
A hard-working and team-oriented individual.
Detail-focused, curious, and collaborative work style.
Passionate about world-class content and making sure it reaches the right people.
A self-starter; you can take an assignment and run with it.
A strong, clear communicator.
Experience with data analytics or insights platforms is a plus.

What’s In It For You
It’s an opportunity to work with a great team that's passionate about the same thing you are!
Practical experience with social media campaigns and site optimization.
Shadowing, mentoring, and training opportunities with knowledgeable professionals.
Opportunities to participate in networking events and company meetings.
Opportunities to gain an understanding of how a social newsroom works.

About Our Summer Intern Program
Our internships are paid.
You don’t have to be a college student/have to have attended college to apply.
This internship is approximately 40 hours/week Monday-Friday.
Internships begin on or around June 7, 2020, and will last for 10 weeks.
You will be working out of our NY Office. Located in Union Square.
Start and end dates are flexible within 1-2 weeks should your university schedule interfere with our dates).

This position is based in New York.

Digital Editor

Love What Matters is a leading media destination focusing on stories of hope, kindness, compassion, support and healing. We reach over 35 million people per month with a focus on meaningful life moments worthy of amplification.

We’re looking for an ambitious self-starter who understands the media landscape and how to curate meaningful content from social networks.

Digital Editor, Love What Matters

Qualifications
· Strong understanding of curating content across social networks.
· Familiarity with wordpress helpful but not required.
· Strong interest in crafting a compelling, emotional story.
· Skilled in basic editing, writing, production.
· Experience or interest in journalism, researching and writing compelling stories about people, hope, compassion, etc.
· Must be a self-motivated team player with a strong work-ethic, eager to learn and have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
· Ability to work a minimum of 20 hours per week.
· Strong online, search and research skills.
· Ability to find new sources of content across blogs, websites, and other curation sites.

(Individuals with prior editing experience are preferred.)

Duties to be performed
· Reach out on, build, edit, curate and publish stories across Love What Matters platforms.
· Continually find, group, sort, organize, and share the best and most relevant content across the internet for the Love What Matters brand. Maintain and grow LWM presence on various social media platforms, including Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, and YouTube.
· Work with founder and editorial team to continuously improve editorial strategy.

Compensation
$12-15 per hour.

 

Journalism Internship at NuOrigins Magazine

NUORIGINS MAGAZINE, an African-American publication based in New York City, is seeking contributors to our publication.

The publication covers local and unique stories that mainstream press hasn't published or won't publish.

We're looking to empower INTERNS with real life experience in Journalism who can do the following:

Submit unique, editorialized stories outside of mainstream press (The Root, BET.com, TheGrio, Washington Post, etc.) stories that either hasn’t been reported yet or are fresh takes on currently headlining topics.

Must have a passionate desire for journalism, educating, and spreading the news.

Must have journalism and WordPress experience.

WordPress experience is a plus.

Must know AP Style or own the guidebook.

Must have social media experience or some understanding of SEO.

Must be locally based in New York City and able to come in for meetings.

Photographers/Vloggers/Videographers/Graphic Designers/Social Media Influencers looking for expereince are also welcome to apply.

Typical stories are between 300 and 1000 words, 20 words per sentence paragraphs, on deadline.

Knowledge of Slack, instant message and Google Drive is a plus.