Editorial Intern - Tech News - Winter/Spring 2017

*This is an internship that starts the first Monday in January and ends the Friday before Memorial Day*

The Details

Mashable is seeking 2 ambitious and tech-savvy undergraduate (juniors and seniors are eligible) or graduate-level Editorial Tech News Interns for Winter/Spring 2016. As interns focusing on technology news, you'll have the opportunity to work with and learn from Mashable's editorial leadership in the company's New York City headquarters. You'll also be able to work for one of the few media companies on Snapchat's Discover platform.

The Day to Day

  • Pitching, writing and reporting stories
  • Thinking as a storyteller in multiple ways, including text, visuals, social conversation
  • Coordinating with team members, editors, writers and illustrators on your stories
  • Fact checking
  • Framing stories for different social networks
  • Engaging with Mashable's sizable audience, wherever it is
  • Assisting with video content, live broadcasts, podcasting and other multimedia projects
  • Help keep Mashable's Tech Channel organized and running smoothly

Must Haves

  • Hard worker with a positive, can-do attitude
  • Thrives on tight deadlines and fast pace
  • Familiarity and strong interest in tech
  • Knows an opportunity when they see it
  • Team player: You know when to ask for help, and ask TO help
  • Skeptical eye, with an instinct to check ALL facts, assumptions and presuppositions
  • Strong social media presence, especially on Snapchat
  • Enthusiasm for Mashable's core coverage areas: tech, culture and entertainment
  • Know your way around a CMS
  • Strong grasp of grammar and AP Style
  • Minimum availability of 40 hours a week (this is a full-time internship)
  • Based in NYC 

*Mashable Internships are Paid*

About Mashable

Mashable is a global, multi-platform media and entertainment company. Powered by its own proprietary technology, Mashable is the go-to source for tech, digital culture and entertainment content for its dedicated and influential audience around the globe.

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