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Company:Forbes (2)
Description: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:
Application Requirements:
You must submit a resume. Please schedule an appointment with an Internship Counselor in C102 or M101.
Money & Investing is looking for an intern who can write knowledgeably about financial news for Forbes’ Markets desk.
• Post on on investing and personal finance topics
• Conduct research through financial statements and statistics
• Assist editors and staff writers with special projects
• Fact check magazine stories
• Thorough understanding of markets, investing, and finance terms
• Economic and finance majors preferred but not required
• Ability to multitask and meet deadlines
The Product Development team is looking for an intern with an interest in helping to build digital and mobile products and experiences.
• Collaborate on ideas for Forbes List launches and features
• Write requirements for new products
• Project manage small features
• Competitive analysis among digital publishers
• Up-to-speed on digital publishing trends
• Interest in digital journalism and storytelling
• Hands-on experience with publishing platforms (Tumblr, Wordpress, etc.)
• Experience with Photoshop and HTML preferred but not required
• Highly organized with attention to detail
• Fluent in Social Media 
SportsMoney is searching for an intern to research and report the business of sports.
• Research teams and athletes in order to find, understand, and communicate to group all relevant information about team finances
• Read through leases and financial documents
• Conduct phone and email interviews
• Fact check magazine stories

• Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel
• Basic accounting and financial skills
• Eager to read through financial documents
• Knowledge and interest of sports industry
*The Technology channel seeks an intern to spend a summer in the Bay Area while working for Forbes’ Silicon Valley bureau. *This internship can be based in NY or CA.
• Write and report about leading companies and innovators in the rapidly-expanding tech world.
• Research emerging technology trends and leaders
• Assist editors with special projects
• Interest and knowledge in technology industry, trends, and terminology
• Up to date with new technologies
• Basic understanding of reporting, fact-checking, editorial ethics, and social media
The Forbes Video network seeks an intern who has experience producing, shooting and editing video.
• Assist with shoots and video production
• Shoot video for editorial storytelling
• Edit short video pieces
• Coordinate video production schedule
• Familiar with Final Cut Pro
• Experience with video cameras and shooting
• Experience with lighting preferred but not necessary
• Highly organized with attention to detail
• Fluent in Social Media
The Wealth team seeks an inquisitive, investigative reporter to help research the Forbes 400 list of the wealthiest people in the U.S.
• Gather information on wealthy individuals via phone and email interviews
• Search through SEC documents to value individual fortunes and companies
• Write 100-word bios on each person on list
• Create blogs, web features, and short magazine stories
• Prior internship in finance or journalism related areas
• Strong analytical and reporting skills
• Understanding of financial terms and figures
• Experience reading and searching through SEC documents
• Ability to work through early or mid-September is a plus
Internship Type:
Stipend_or_Credit:$15/ hour. Academic credit is recommended.
Deadline:11/15/2013 12:00 AM

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