We’re hiring paid interns for Spring 2014!
The Week is seeking driven, enthusiastic web editorial interns to work out of our Manhattan office for 2-3 days a week from January through May. The ideal candidate is a bright undergraduate or graduate student pursuing a career in journalism who possesses solid research and writing skills and a knack for all things web. A sense of humor helps, too.
Interns will gain hands-on experience in a digital newsroom by assisting The Week’s team of editors in researching, pitching, writing, and promoting stories. Other responsibilities include moderating comments, building articles in the CMS, and other aspects of basic web production.
• Excellent communication skills and editorial judgment
• Ability to thrive in a fast-paced news environment where multitasking is a must
• Familiarity with Wordpress, Moveable Type, or any other type of content management system
• Digital experience and basic understanding of HTML and coding a plus
• A cover letter
• A resume
• Your availability
• Two writing samples
Please send all of the above to Rollins@theweek.com with the subject line “WEB EDITORIAL INTERNSHIP.” Interns should be able to commit to working at least two eight-hour shifts per week and will be paid minimum wage.