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DIGITAL EDITORIAL MEDIA INTERNSHIPS

WHAT ARE THE GENERAL REQUIREMENTS?

  • Able to meet deadlines
  • MUST BE enrolled in a university/ college
  • MUST have a good work ethic & attitude

PS: You need to be enrolled in college to qualify for the internship program. Do not apply if you are a recent grad or if you are NOT enrolled in college.

WHAT INTERNSHIP POSITIONS ARE AVAILABLE?

 

SEGMENT PRODUCTION INTERN (NEED TO BE BASED ON NYC)

BLENDtw is launching a new segment called “The Real Talk” and we need an intern to assist with the following:

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Shootings on location
  • Research about guests & pitch ideas for the segment
  • Edit and upload videos

REQUIREMENTS

  • Previous experience shooting with a camera
  • TV production experience
  • Reliable, punctual and passionate about our content

SOCIAL MEDIA:

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Experience monitoring and/ or creating content for social media sites RESPONSIBILITIES (DEPENDS ON SM ROLE)

SM EDITORS

  • Follow social media trends closely & share discoveries with staff daily.
  • Maintain weekly social media report card with social media growth analytics and insights.
  • Curate social media content & load all content into publishing systems.
  • Create “Catching Headlines” to publish content online.
  • Monitor BLEND accounts/website & expand our presence in social media by engaging audiences & attracting more followers.

SM CONTRIBUTORS

  • Follow social media trends closely & share discoveries with staff daily.
  • Pitch stories and create content (news, inspirational quotes, questions, etc.) to be posted on ALL SM sites
  • Like & share BLEND content in SM platforms on a daily basis

CONTRIBUTOR-SECTIONS

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Good writing skills & passionate about storytelling
  • Experience writing for a news organization is necessary
  • Eager to contribute and collaborate with a team to achieve the best possible results

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Pitch 1-2- story ideas per week
  • Write and submit one piece per week (exceptions apply to breaking news writers)

CONTRIBUTORS-MY VOICE & OUR STORY

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Good writing skills & PASSIONATE about Human Stories

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Will contribute two human profiles per week to our My-Voice- Our Story site!

VIDEO

REQUIREMENTS

  • Able to create videos using Adobe Premiere Pro or final cut pro
  • Must have proven experience/passion for video content
  • Passionate about current issues & media

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Pitch 2 or 3 story ideas per week
  • Research & fact-check and gather reliable sources for stories
  • Create short videos pieces on current events, human stories, etc. per week

HOW DOES INTERNSHIP WORK?

  • We are based in NYC, BUT you do NOT need to be based HERE! This internship is digital. In fact, we are LOOKING for a DIVERSE group of people from all over the country & world!
  • You MUST be available ONCE a week for a group meeting.
  • We are FLEXIBLE. We work with your availability. Interns are expected to commit to BLEND about 10-13 hours a week.

 

WHAT DO YOU GET?

Invaluable Experience

BLEND is more than an internship, we are a MOVEMENT! We are trying to tackle issues that affect our generation, so interns are the backbone of our publications. Interns are team-players. Are you ready to be challenged?

Build professional portfolio

Sharpen & learn new editorial skills. Receive a letter of recommendation + certificate (upon) completion of the internship.

Make long-lasting connections

Ready to join a vibrant community of people trying to make a difference in the world.? We currently have interns from 20+ colleges across America. Join an alumni network of 200+ students/ journalists/ entrepreneurs trying to revolutionize the media world!

Receive college credit (optional)

About 80% of our interns receive college credit for this internship.

Job Opportunities

BLEND hopes to create dozens of JOBS in the next few years AND INTERNS will be the first ones to be considered for full-time paid positions

 

HOW TO APPLY?

If interested, please send us your resume to team@blendtw.net. Include internship position desired in the subject line and a small explanation of why you want to intern with us! Cover letters are highly encouraged.