We are currently seeking blogging interns who are interested in sharing their college experience through writing articles for our site.
Interns should be willing to write about topics such as: planning for college, preparing for standardized exams, selecting a college, applying for college, paying for college, and freshman year of college.
Work closely with a professional blogger to write 2-3 blog posts per week. (Each blog post must be at least 500 words).
Conduct research for blog posts, including reading other blogs, conducting interviews, asking questions on Facebook, Twitter, or LinkedIn, etc
Assist with other projects as needed.
Current college student
English, communications, and journalism majors preferred, but not required
Passion for blogging and writing
Good writer, team player, and technologically savvy
Knowledge of WordPress, Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Skype is a plus
Minimum 3-month commitment (but longer if you’d like!)
Spring Internship (March 5, 2012 – May 25, 2012)
Summer Internship (June 4, 2012 – August 31, 2012)
Academic credit is not required to apply
Unpaid part-time internship
Work remotely on your own computer
Time commitment is only 5-10 hours per week, unless you have more time than that!
We’re flexible – write the posts whenever you have time during the week
Learn about the blogging culture and a bit about social media from someone knowledgeable!
Upon completion, you can create a portfolio of your published work
Email your cover letter, resume, and a writing sample to TheCollegeHelper[at]gmail.com (attn: Lauren Anderson).
Also, please indicate which internship you are interested in (spring or summer).