University of Oregon

Content Editorial Intern

Skyward Portland

What you’ll be doing...

Hone your writing and reporting skills in the context of a cutting-edge tech company in Portland, Oregon.

Skyward, a Verizon company, makes operations management software for companies that fly drones commercially. Blog articles, ebooks, white papers, conference presentations, and contributed articles are all essential to Skyward’s marketing strategy. The editorial intern will interview businesses and thought leaders, write original content targeted to Skyward’s primary audiences, edit copy, and learn the ins and outs of content strategy.

You’ll work in a fun, dog-filled office in downtown Portland, near food carts and right across the street from Waterfront Park. You’ll learn from a diverse group of marketing pros, drone experts, military veterans, software engineers, and business leaders. We love spending time together, flying drones at area parks or going for hikes on the weekend.

What we’re looking for...

Basic Qualifications:
•Current enrollment in a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree program at an accredited college or university with an expected completion date between December 2017 and June 2020.
•Good verbal and written communications skills
•Strong familiarity with the AP Stylebook
•You can take direction and accept constructive feedback
•You’re curious and enjoy researching – above all else you are a problem solver
•Ability to work well with a supportive, high-energy team

Preferred Qualifications:
•Journalism majors preferred
•Alternatively, submit published clips that demonstrate your ability to write clean, well-researched copy

When you join Verizon...

You’ll be doing work that matters alongside other talented people, transforming the way people, businesses and things connect with each other. Beyond powering America’s fastest and most reliable network, we’re leading the way in broadband, cloud and security solutions, Internet of Things and innovating in areas such as, video entertainment. Of course, we will offer you great pay and benefits, but we’re about more than that. Verizon is a place where you can craft your own path to greatness. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, find your future at Verizon.

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