Writer/Columnist/Social Media Communications Intern - Health IndustryBookmark This
Lupus Survival Guide
DescriptionLupus Survival Guide, a division of TAL, Inc., is a health-related website and blog that posts information related to Lupus, Autoimmune diseases, health, nutrition, etc. The website is currently undergoing a rebranding and we are seeking 2 interns who want to build their writing/social communications portfolio and establish themselves as a published writer in the health industry. Come enjoy a flexible, telecommuting and creative work environment, where you will be under the guidance of a published author who has years of journalism experience under her belt. Lupus Survival Guide was just named the top Lupus blog of 2013 by Healthline.com.
Interns should want to build their writing portfolio and be in a Journalism, Media, English, or Communications field. A health field will be considered, as long as excellent writing abilities are proven. Our interns will be treated as columnists, who will contribute to weekly content on the site, with the potential of having their own area of expertise. You will also be ghostwriting on occasion. You must be able to work well with a team and with an editor, and be willing to edit your work before it is published to the site. Experience with Blogger's dashboard is helpful. You may also be responsible for posting articles to our various social media accounts. Interns who have any marketing experience, or can suggest ways to help us build our brand will be considered first.
ResponsibilitiesResearch hot topics in our specific areas and pitch potential articles.
Writing weekly content, minimum 1-2 articles (500 word min).
Suggest ways to build brand through marketing, blogging, guest blogging, reaching out to press, etc.
RequirementsCollege student studying Journalism, English, Media, Communications or health related filed of study.
Receiving college credit for this internship.