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Forbes will select a handful of promising young journalists for to participate in the Forbes Editorial Internship Program for the summer of 2014.  For the past 2 years we have participated in an “Early Action” recruiting process with the goal of receiving an early commitment from our summer interns.
Last summer’s editorial interns wrote dozens of posts for and contributed to some of our biggest web/print packages, including the Best Colleges and Forbes 400 issues. Some wrote pieces for Forbes magazine; a few continue to write as contributors after heading back to college; others have been hired as full time staffers.
Duties will include reporting, fact-checking and writing stories, as well as assisting staffers with special projects. Accepted applicants will be assigned to a desk—Wealth, Investing, etc—and will work closely with the corresponding editors.

Qualifications or Eligibility:
Forbes Asia follows the business personalities and companies of the Asia-Pacific region.
• Research Asian businesses and wealthy individuals
• Fact check Forbes Asia magazine content
• Blog at about developing Asian stories
• Social-media communication about Forbes material
• Familiarity with web media including Forbes
• Fluency in an Asian business language – Chinese, Korean, and Southeast Asian languages desired
 Business/Lifestyle seeks an intern interested in business and real estate to assist the Business and Life Desks with all editorial tasks.
• Create slideshow galleries
• Post on and edit headlines
• Process contributor contracts
• Fact check magazine stories
• Journalism major/minor OR internship at a journalistic publication
• Basic understanding of reporting, fact-checking, and editorial ethics
• Experience with WordPress or similar publishing platforms
• Fluent in social media
College Rankings requires a self-motivated, well-organized intern-reporter to work on our annual ranking of America’s Top Colleges.
• Report /write college profiles by contacting various universities
• Photo research / create photo galleries
• Research for info-graphics
• Trend spotting for future themes, blog posts
• Fact check magazine stories
• Strong written and oral communication skills
• Prior reporting and editing experience
• Ability to multitask and meet deadlines
The Entrepreneurs team seeks an intern that is innately curious and is interested in startups of all kinds.
• Post on about entrepreneurs and startups
• Conduct research for projects and lists
• Assist channel producer with photo galleries
• Fact check magazine stories
• Strong writing skills (journalism major not required)
• Understanding of financial terms
• Basic understanding of fundraising and equity
• Knowledge of social media and WordPress is a big plus
The Leadership channel of seeks an ambitious and resourceful intern to carve out a beat covering people and events in the broad field of leadership.
• Write about the activities of business executives and others doing noteworthy things in positions of power
• Cover education and careers and look for online articles in these realms
• Create slideshows
• Fact check magazine stories
• Journalism major/minor OR internship at a journalistic publication
• Strong written and oral communication skills
• Knowledge of social media and WordPress
• Ability to use multiple resources during research
Application Requirements:
You must submit a resume. Please schedule an appointment with an Internship Counselor in C102 or M101.
Internship Type:
Stipend_or_Credit:$15/ hour. Academic credit is recommended.
Deadline:1/1/2015 12:00 AM

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