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Assist with scaling our SEO strategy by conducting keyword research, updating outdated content, and drafting recommendations for editors to optimize their content.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.

 

Non-credit Paid Media Intern

Speakable PBC is seeking interns with an interest in and a passion for cross-platform writing, reporting, and social media to join the team for two days each week. An Editorial Intern will assist in the development, production, and execution of editorial content across Speakable, from newsletters, community management, promotional materials, and pitching stories that help amplify the conversation around social impact.

Responsibilities:
• Report, write and research editorial content chronicling the growth in social impact and citizens desire to take action.
• Work with the Editorial Lead on original content creation.
• Brainstorm and contribute ideas in team meetings.
• Help assist with social media efforts.
• Report, write and research marketing content.
• Conduct research as needed.
• Seek out and track news and research in social impact for write-ups to be featured on Speakable.

Requirements:
• Strong writing, research and communication skills.
• Demonstrated interest in topics relating to Speakable’s mission.
• Ability to prioritize and meet multiple deadlines.
• Ability to write social-media-friendly copy in a fast-paced, nimble environment.
• Detail-oriented.
• Proactive, collaborative and eager to learn.
• Passion for positive change.
• Must be based in New York City.
• Ability to work from Speakable 1 day a week preferred.

Non-credit Paid Multimedia Internship

The Multimedia Division at Human Rights Watch (HRW) is seeking undergraduate and graduate students in journalism, film, or related fields to be Multimedia interns for the Spring 2020 semester in the New York office. Ideally, the candidate will be available for a minimum of 16 hours per week for 4 months - timing can be flexible.

This program is designed for students interested in a human rights or journalism career who hope to acquire training and hands-on experience in video production. Under close supervision of the Multimedia team, interns will have an opportunity be involved in every step of the production process. Projects may include transcribing interviews, searching archives for footage, conducting research, subtitling footage, editing photos and using video and photo editing software.

Students will also have opportunities to attend lectures, trainings, professional development workshops, and/or special events relating to human rights, as well as network with other HRW interns, volunteers, and employees. As an HRW intern, students will take skills acquired in school and apply them in a professional setting.

Internship at online national newspaper

The intern will support the newsroom in managing the English version of ilGiornale.it's foreign section.

Key Duties:

- Edit articles: The intern will go through the articles to ensure there are no spelling mistakes or typos, punctuation, spacing or format errors. The intern will also help improve Search Engine Optimization (SEO) by adding tags, SEO titles and metadescriptions.
- Support the newsroom in its social media strategies
- Manage InsideOver.com social media accounts (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter)
- Create multimedia content for the social media channels (photogalleries, videos, Instagram stories)

Requirements:
Excellent English (native level)
Confidence with the use of the main social media (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter)
Interest in foreign news, global dynamics and news media
Eagerness in taking part in a brand new project
Basic knowledge of Italian is preferred but not a must

The internship will be paid and will be full time (from 9:30 am to 6 pm) from Monday to Friday.
The newsroom is based in Milan (central area).
Applications should be made via google form by 15th December 2019.
The internship will start 27th of January and end 26th of June.

Intern

Our interns do web research and writing on any number of topics. You will get edited by veteran journalists and editors.

Seeds of Peace Communications Intern

The Communications Intern supports the Communications team with a range of tasks that may include, transcribing interviews, creating short videos, curating photos, writing blog posts, proofreading documents, research, and some basic design work. The Intern will gain experience in digital marketing and content creation, as well as improve his/her communications writing skills. Requirements: self-motivated, organized, and excellent writing and communications skills. Proficiency in Adobe Photoshop, video editing, and/or InDesign is a plus. General understanding of WordPress and some HTML is also preferred.

Internship

The intern will conduct interviews and video record people in public places (vox pop) to get their opinion regarding the latest news
Questions will be provided to the interviewer in advance
The intern will interview five (5) individuals two times per week (ten people in total per week)
Interview dates will be scheduled in advance
Videos must be sent unedited within 24 hours of receiving the questionnaire
Each of the questionnaires includes around 10 news topics
The interviewer must feel comfortable asking questions regarding different news topics, such as politics, entertainment, and sports, among other ones
Interviewers name will appear on the video credits