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Vox Media // combining media, content, tech & distribution
 
Media, Internship    New York City    Posted: Friday, March 06, 2020
 
   
 
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ABOUT VOX MEDIA

As the leading independent modern media company, Vox Media ignites conversations & influences culture. Across digital, podcasts, TV, streaming, live events, & print, we tell stories that affect our audience's daily lives & entertain as much as they inform.

Vox Media has been named one of Fast Companys Most Innovative Companies in Media, an Company of the Year, Digidays Best Company for Parents, & one of the Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality by the Human Rights Campaign.

INTERNSHIPS AT VOX MEDIA

The Vox Media Summer Internship Program provides current students the opportunity to dive into our editorial networks, lines of business, & functional areas. Interns will learn about the media industry & their specific area of focus while making valued contributions to their teams. The summer internship program aims to be a true learning experience & includes a comprehensive orientation & programming throughout the summer. Programming includes training on skills like resume building & effective feedback, Vox Media-focused sessions like food photography with Eater & building loyal audiences with our podcast network, & opportunities to network & socialize with your colleagues such as intern/manager trivia with Vox Media branded prizes.

ABOUT THE ROLES

Were excited to bring on 24 interns this summer across many of the major functions of our business: Audio, Core Services, Data Science, Editorial, Product & Technology, & Revenue.

This specific application is for summer internships with the editorial teams at The Verge, Eater, Vox.com, The Cut (24 hours/week), Vulture, The Strategist, & New York Magazine team.

The Editorial interns will:

  • Have strong journalism skills: writing, reporting, editing
  • Understand SEO, & photo-, art-, & design-related posts
  • Manage & update coverage calendars
  • Research assistance, e.g., transcriptions, features, clip files, etc.
  • Support photo shoots, e.g., permitting, outreach, call sheets, site research, etc.
  • Aggregate stories & links based on theme & brand
  • Pitch stories, when appropriate
  • Ideal candidates will have digital media and/or journalism experience (from school, volunteer work, or past internships!), an ability to meet deadlines autonomously, & be organized, communicative, & enthusiastic about the work

The Print Intern (29 hours/week) for New York Magazine will:

  • Support Editorial Assistant & Assistant to the Editor-in-Chief
  • Research & transcriptions for the magazines top editors & writers
  • Manage the incoming books system
  • Support the Design Editor in building the weekly newsletter
  • Ideal candidates will have digital media and/or journalism experience (from school, volunteer work, or past internships!), an ability to meet deadlines autonomously, & be organized, communicative, & enthusiastic about the work

The Visuals Intern for Vox.com will:

  • Demonstrate proficiency in Adobe creative suite. Mandatory: Adobe Illustrator, Indesign, Photoshop (After Effects, Premiere a plus)
  • Accept feedback & take direction
  • Have a genuine interest in topics in the news
  • Have experience in data visualization as a plus (a statistics/policy background isnt necessary, but a general comfort with numbers preferred).
  • Ideal candidates will have digital media and/or journalism experience(from school, volunteer work, or past internships!), an ability to meet deadlines autonomously, organized, communicative, & enthusiastic about the work

WHEN: June 1 - August 21 (with flexibility to end earlier depending on school schedule)

WHERE: NYC & DC

PAY: $15/hour, & up to 40 hours per week, unless otherwise noted

WORKING AT VOX MEDIA

This is a 12 week internship, starting June 1 & ending August 21. Vox Media strives to provide comprehensive healthcare options for our employees & to ensure that our healthcare & other benefits are LGBTQ-inclusive. You'll be joining a group of focused, hard-working, creative people who are passionate about doing work that's challenging & funand who strive to maintain a healthy work/life balance.

Our portfolio features influential & respected editorial properties including Vox, New York Magazine, The Verge, The Cut, Eater, Vulture, The Strategist, Polygon, SB Nation, Intelligencer, Curbed, Grub Street & Recode. Off-platform, the Vox Media Podcast Network offers one of the largest collections of popular podcasts, & Vox Media Studios produces & distributes the award-winning nonfiction shows. Powered by innovative technology that scales quality, the Chorus publishing platform & Concert advertising marketplace answer the always-changing needs of modern audiences, creators & marketers.

Vox Media is committed to building an inclusive environment for people of all backgrounds & everyone is encouraged to apply. Vox Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer & does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, national origin, protected veteran status, age, or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state, or local law.

 
 
 
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