May 7, 2010

1-year paid internship @ U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World Report, a one million circulation news magazine, is offering a full-time paid summer internship that "is likely to be extended to 12 months." Position in based in Washington, D.C.

"Duties involve creating editorial content for an interactive-content project and helping to produce the Health & Science Channels on the website," the ad states. "Editorial content generation will require a strong interest in 'news you can use' consumer journalism, especially health- and hospital-related... Web production will require knowledge of (or a willingness and ability to quickly learn) HTML, Photoshop, standard web practices, and how to use a content-management system; copyediting skills and experience in web production are definite pluses. Duties will include uploading photos, video, and articles and blogs to our content-management system; creating widgets, slide shows and splash pages; updating and maintaining science and health pages; selecting new science articles to post online; helping to produce major online rankings projects, and assisting other web producers in updating and maintaining the site."

To apply, contact Avery Comarow, Health Rankings Editor, at

Washington, DC

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