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As traditional media companies are trying to grasp the power of online
communities and user-generated content, Demand MediaTM remains a step ahead
as it works at lightning speed to redefine this space. Demand Media's
executive team has a vision for the future of new media and a proven track
record for delivering on its vision. At the core of the company's unique
approach is the combination of domain services, brand-able domains and niche
content web sites. Founded in May of 2006, Demand Media is privately held and
is based in Santa Monica, CA, with offices in San Francisco and Seattle, WA.
Internship Descriptions
New Media Internship
Do you lie awake at night wondering how you’ll be able to use your
journalism, communications, or English degree in a rapidly changing industry?
Do you secretly wish you could turn your obsession with Facebook into an
actual career? Do you want to learn the ins and outs of online publishing,
but don’t know where to start?
You’re in luck: Demand Media, one of the fastest-growing social media
companies in the industry, is seeking six interns to work out of our Santa
Monica office for the fall quarter. Our internship program is highly
structured, with an emphasis on education. Demand Media interns walk away
with a polished resume and working knowledge of HTML, Photoshop, Search
Engine Optimization, Google Analytics and social media strategies. Demand
Media editors fetch their own coffee.
Responsibilities
-Work with editors to leverage social media tools and syndicate content
across social media channels, including Facebook, Twitter, digg, Yahoo! Shine
and more.
-Choose timely articles and write compelling headlines and copy for homepage
and newsletters of Demand Media properties like Trails.com, LIVESTRONG.COM
and GolfLink.com.
-Attend daily editorial meetings and participate in brainstorming sessions.
-Learn Demand’s proprietary publishing process from the editors of Demand
Media Studios, and work alongside editors to maintain and improve it.
-Complete a long-term final project, determined by intern interest and
company need.
Requirements
Demand Media internships are extremely competitive. All applicants must be
enrolled in college courses and maintain a GPA of 3.0 or better. Applicants
must be available 12-20 hours a week during regular business hours for twelve
weeks.
The internship is for college credit only, but there are plenty of perks,
including free parking, kitchens plentifully stocked with snacks and drinks,
an office between Third Street Promenade and the beach, and the opportunity
to work at a company on the cutting edge of the journalism industry.

Requirements/Necessary Skills for Recruitment: 

The internship is for college credit only, but there are plenty of perks,
including free parking, kitchens plentifully stocked with snacks and drinks,
an office between Third Street Promenade and the beach, and the opportunity
to work at a company on the cutting edge of the journalism industry.
A writing sample is required. Paste the writing sample along with your resume!

Benefits & Perks: 
Hours Required: 
12-15 Hours Per Week