School of Media & Strategic Communications

Fall 2017 Journalism Internship -- The Daily Caller

With more than 20 million readers a month, The Daily Caller, a 24-hour online news publication founded by Tucker Carlson and Neil Patel, is seeking a journalism intern who is interested in a fast-paced, exciting workplace that values motivation and innovation.  As an intern at The Daily Caller, in our Washington D.C. office, you will be involved with all facets of the 24-hour news publication, from aggregating articles to producing original pieces.  Interns will also be assigned work by the staff as needed which will focus on electronic research, but could encompass other duties as well.

We are looking for bright and focused individuals who can work within deadlines and are dedicated to the integrity and growth of the publication.

Because we are a start-up, every aspect of our company is very hands-on.  After the introduction period, we ask that you express which tasks you prefer and capitalize on them.  Whether that is writing stories, creating movies, posting slide-shows, working with our business department to analyze statistics and improve sales, or whatever that may be, we are all ears and we want to make sure you have the opportunity to explore all of your interests.

Qualifications

Interns should be:
* Hard working and motivated
* Knowledgeable about politics and contain at least one year of journalism experience
* Able to successfully handle multiple tasks at once
* Exceptional verbal and written communication skils
* Creative and resourceful
* Detail oriented

Experience with computers, including Wordpress, is a plus.
Interested candidates should send a resume, cover letter and writing samples to margaret@dailycaller.com 

 

Please note -- this internship is unpaid.

Digital Media Fellowship (New York City) for Mother Jones

Digital Media Fellowship (New York City):  Mother Jones is looking for an all-star digital-media fellow to keep us current on social platforms, and enhance our multimedia coverage of breaking news -- especially with snappy, smart video.   THis fellow will work closely with Mother Jones' digital news team in our New York City office.  You'll learn about every aspect of modern online publishing, collaborating with seasoned editors and reporters.  You'll also attend regular skill-building sessions covering topics that span the operations of a media organization.

Desired Skills:
* Video editing experience, including familiarity with the Adobe Creative Cloud suite (especially Premiere)
* Evidence of hands-on production, including writing for video and shooting in the field
* Stellar writing ability, as demonstrated by published work
* Comfort with content management systems
* A zeal for online news and media
* A working knowledge of HTML and experience with Photoshop
* Endless enthusiasm for digital storytelling languages like memes, GIFS, and Vines
* Deep familiarity with social media
* Previous reporting experience a strong plus

Ideal candidates will have experience working in a fast-paced digital newsroom.  We'll want you to bring some skills to the table:  Maybe you've got experience as a quick-hit blogger, you've worked in social media or you've more-than-dipped your toes in video-editing software.  The fellow will work in the New York City office.

Please submit:
* A cover letter and resume, including the names and numbers of two references
* Two videos you have worked on, describing what role you played in their production (i.e., editor, shooter, producer, etc.)
* Two writing samples (links to online versions preferred)

Please send these materials by wnd of business, Friday, June 2, 2017, to fellowships@motherjones.com 

Marketing Internship -- Boardroom Salon for Men

Boardroom Sales for Men, the leader in the upscale men's grooming segment and the place where men get ready, is looking for a passionate intern candidate to help develop, execute, and evaluate marketing strategies.  Boardroom provides the ultimate relaxed grooming experience for men across 26 locations throughout Texas, Tennessee, Oklahoma and Georgia.

The Marketing intern will be responsible for assisting in the execution of marketing strategies and initiatives to drive profitable business results.  This position will work on various projects and will coordinate and execute with operations and marketing teams.

This self-motivated individual will assist with day-to-day marketing functions such as media resesarch, creative strategy, branding, updating and maintaining social media and community relations, in addition to various operational funtions.  As an intern with Boardroom, you will gain valuable experience in many facets of the marketing industry including research, copywriting, social media, strategy, graphic production and more.

The Markting intern will report directly to the Marketing Manager and CEO.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
* Develop new marketing tactics to the marketing leadership team in response to the competitive landscape for all Boardroom markets
* Collaborate on PR and editorial content for print, online and blog publications and special projects
* Secure and engage strategic partnerships with organizations and businesses within the communities of each salon and handle outreach for
  charitable donations
* Assist in creation of social calendar and content and execute across all social platforms
* Work on specialized marketing projects designed to support overall business and drive customer awareness of products and services
* Monitor and understand salon performance and client satisfaction trends and resolve issues and make improvements as needed to achieve
  targets

FUNCTIONAL AND TECHNICAL SKILLS:
* Understanding of general marketing principles, branding, social media, events and marketing material development
* Familiarity of use of social media channels such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Linkedin, etc.
* Grasp of social media analytics; ability to effectively interpret and summarize data
* Great attention to detail, enthusiasm, organization, multi-tasking and desire to be a team player
* Experience creating news releases, pitches and other media materials
* Strong work ethic, attention to detail and ability to work individually
* Ability to prioritize arrangements, meet deadlines and adapt to changing needs
* Advanced skill set with Microsoft Office, specifically Excel and Word, and strong verbal and written organizational skills
* Prior retail experience and/or internship experience preferred
* Web Design/WordPress skills a plus
* Graphic design skills a plus
* Knowledge of SEO and SEM is an asset

REQUIREMENTS/QUALIFICATIONS:
The ideal candidate would be passionate about marketing , and currently enrolled in an accredited undergraduate marketing, public relations or related program. They would be balanced in terms of being both intuitive and savvy about marketing, pop culture, public relations and social media.  A fire for creativity and the hustle to do good work!

We, as the Boardroom corporate team, pride ourselves on being passionate, results driven, eeliable and team-oriented leaders.

Qualified and interested candidates should submit a resume and work samples to Boardroom's Marketing Manager, Lauren Rachel, at lauren.rachel@boardroomsalon.com

PAY:
 * $12/hour -- up to 40 hours per week.  Ideally, position should be filled soon, possibly early June through early August.  This depends too on the intern's school start date.