Vox Media is hiring a

SB Nation Fall 2017 Internship

Washington, United States
Internship

SB Nation is the fastest-growing online sports media brand and the largest network of over 300 individual fan-centric sports communities. From the beginning, SB Nation has focused on developing the highest quality grassroots sports sites on the web — recruiting only the most respected web-native journalists to build their communities.

SB Nation is seeking qualified editorial interns for Spring 2017. These students should expect to be hands on with various aspect of digital journalism. This internship will include working with our social team to create content and maximize social media presence. They will also work with our news team on original reporting and packaging of a news item and/or feature. They should expect to leave the internship with at least ten bylines, as well as a better understanding of digital media as a whole.

Interns will be paid and should demonstrate the following:

  • Desire to work in a fun, digital-first newsroom that emphasizes unique writing, distinct voice and commitment to our audience.
  • Interest in a career in sports journalism, shown through either coursework, activity in campus publications, or internship at other publications.
  • Commitment to 20 hours per week working in the SB Nation office in downtown Washington D.C. for approximately 12 weeks during Spring 2017, beginning in January. Interns must provide their own transportation. Some assignments will require work outside of the office.
  • Enrollment at a local university in or near Washington, DC, as a graduate or undergraduate student.

Does this sound like a good fit for you? Submit a resume, three writing clips, and a one-paragraph statement about why you’d like to work at SB Nation. Also include any social media handles you use - Twitter, Snapchat, Instagram.

The deadline for application submissions is September 30, 2016. 

About working at Vox Media: You'll be joining a family of focused, hard-working, creative people who are passionate about creating for the web, building tools to foster online community, and doing work that's challenging and fun. Vox Media is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to building a safe, inclusive environment for people of all backgrounds. Everyone is encouraged to apply, including women, LGBTQ people, people of color, and people with disabilities.