Editorial assistant Intern with Wordpress and science/technology journalism experience

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KurzweilAI Network, Inc.
 Virtual
Company Location: Boston, MA
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: Part-time, Paid

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Description

We publish KurzweilAI News (a daily newsletter) and a website, http://kurzweilai.net. Please send full details of your Wordpress work, with URLs, and specific journalism experience in science and technology only. If none, please do not respond.

Responsibilities

- Assist with researching news
- Write and edit news and blog posts
- Provide support to the Editor and Managing Editor.
- Proofreading and copyediting
- Assist with posting other content on kurzweilai.net
- Research for current news topics

Requirements

- Must be a native U.S. citizen and resident and native American-English speaker
- Working towards a Bachelor’s or advanced degree in science or technology, or in communications/journalism in science and technology areas.
- Strong communication skills with keen attention to detail, with proven proofreading skill
- Knowledge of one or more areas of science or engineering (degree not required)
- Knowledge of and extensive experience with Wordpress, HTML, MS Word, image editing, with links to Wordpress websites you have worked on
- Must have advanced knowledge of and experience with blogging and social networks, with links to your blogs
- Available during the day (East Coast time) -- flexible schedule and hours per day
- Portfolio of posted articles or blog posts a plus
- Interest in and familiarity with Ray Kurzweil's writing and futures studies a plus-

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