Nielsen Business Media is seeking talented candidates for part-time and full-time editorial internships at its Contract magazine brand for the Fall 2010 semester.
As part of Nielsen Business Media’s portfolio of brands, Contract magazine is at the hub of commercial interior design and architecture, connecting professionals and covering processes, products, projects and practice issues that set the standards in the industry. Contract magazine elevates the relevance and value of commercial design by focusing on its power to transform business and institutional environments.
Internships are structured to provide maximum exposure to both online and print mediums, with our goal being to provide interns with solid experience to complement their studies and prepare them to meet their career aspirations.
Students should be prepared for an extremely hands-on internship that will require exceptional writing skills to provide copy for our magazines and related Web sites on a daily basis. Duties could include, but not limited to: assisting with editorial projects; assisting with blog posts, generating print and online editorial content; researching stories, Web site updating and publishing; and/or copy editing.
Editorial internships are open to college students who have a strong interest in pursuing a career in journalism. Interns will be located in our New York City office.
Two positions (part-time and/or full-time) are available. Fall application deadline is July 5, 5 p.m. EST. Qualified interns will be contacted for phone or in-person interviews soon after. Selected interns will be notified by August 1.
• Applicants must be a U.S. citizen currently enrolled at an undergraduate or graduate institution.
• Must be able to obtain academic credit to students in return for program participation
• Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA
• Comfortable with quantitative analysis and take a creative yet pragmatic approach to problem solving.
• The ability to communicate complex ideas clearly and to work collaboratively.
• Strong computer and Internet skills. Knowledge of Photoshop and social media tools a plus.
How to Apply:
A cover letter. Please include the period (summer, fall, spring, etc.) and type (part-time or full-time hours) of internship.
Copy of academic transcript
Copies of at least two writing samples such as clips, blogs, term papers, etc. Published work preferred, but not required.
(Please note all materials must be received for consideration.)