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Internship: Tech News Intern

The Details

Mashable is seeking an ambitious and tech-savvy undergraduate (juniors and seniors are eligible) or graduate-level Editorial Tech News Intern for Fall 2017 (9/5/17-12/22/17). As an intern 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.

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
  • Adapting stories for different social networks and platforms (e.g. Snapchat, Twitter, Facebook Video, Facebook Live, etc.)
  • 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 attitude
  • Thrives on tight deadlines and fast pace
  • Familiarity and strong interest in technology
  • Knows a story 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, paid internship)
  • Based in NYC

About Mashable

Mashable is a media and entertainment company for superfans. Were not for the casually curious. Our proprietary Velocity technology suite gives us the unique ability to combine creativity with data. Our entertainment series and editorial coverage are smart, clever, ambitious, in-depth and first. We devour culture and tech. Our ideas shape the future and we speak to new influencers -- the early adopters who obsess with us around the globe.

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