Mic is a diverse news and media company for young people. Our mission is to inform, inspire, and empower our generation to make change happen. Each month, more than 65 million young people rely on Mic to make sense of the world.
Mic is building a world class video team and is looking for a summer intern to join the short form social content team. Candidates should be passionate about media, politics, and the digital media industry. This internship will be a great opportunity to learn more about and gain experience in video, social distribution and the dynamic digital news and media landscape. The production assistant intern will report to Mic’s Lead Producer.
This is a paid full-time summer internship based in New York City. We expect interns to work 40 hours a week for the duration of the program (June 5, 2017 - August 11, 2017). Interns are responsible for arranging their own housing and transportation.
Source video stories that our audience finds compelling and engaging from across the internet and social networks
Help surface content with viral potential
Secure permissions from rights owners for content use
Work with producers and editors to execute on original storytelling
Facilitate communication and best practices in all interactions with the production team
Passion for editorial storytelling, news and new media
An eye for compelling stories
Process-oriented, extremely organized
Ability to manage projects in a fast-paced environment
Freelance/writing experience a plus
Currently enrolled in an undergrad or graduate program