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  • Public Relations
  • Summer
  • ,
  • 2011

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WebMD (NASDAQ: WMBD) is the most recognized and trusted brand of health information and the leading provider of health information services, serving consumers, physicians, healthcare professionals, employers and health plans through our public and private online portals and WebMD the Magazine. [More than 60 million unique visitors access the WebMD Health Network each month.] The WebMD Health Network includes WebMD, Medscape, MedicineNet, emedicine, emedicineHealth, RxList, and Our goal at WebMD is to educate consumers with the most reliable, timely, and accurate health information available. We empower consumers to take a more active role in their care by providing engaging, relevant and credible health and wellness information across our more than 60 health, wellness and lifestyle centers. The centers feature medically-reviewed information, news, communities, and personalized health assessments by topic. WebMD’s award-winning editorial team leads in journalism, content creation and community services, while our medical editors provide expert insights. Our world-class health experts deepen the community experience by offering health and wellness support. We offer broadcast-quality videos featuring real stories and expert interviews. The popular WebMD Symptom Checker features an interactive graphic interface and helps people pinpoint potential conditions associated with their physical symptoms.
WebMD is unique in that we are providing comprehensive mobile health applications both for consumers, with WebMD Mobile, and physicians, with Medscape Mobile. WebMD Mobile combines a symptom checker, comprehensive drug and treatment database, and essential first aid information. Medscape Mobile provides the most comprehensive drug information for healthcare professionals, clinical reference tools, and continuing medical education on a mobile device. It’s the only medical application to deliver specialty-specific news and medical education that leverages the assets of Medscape’s award winning editorial content.

Requirements/Necessary Skills for Recruitment: 

The Sponsor Content internship is an opportunity for an aspiring copywriter to experience both the creative and business/operational sides of writing for the Web. Specific duties include:
Writing, editing and proofing headlines and call-to-action copy for advertisements within Funded Editorial programs
Assisting with intake of work though trackers and on-site meetings
Managing day-to-day, copy-related tasks for larger sponsored programs, such as client and medical/legal/regulatory (MLR) changes
Attending program kickoffs, build reviews and weekly status meetings
Drafting promotional modules, optimizing page metadata for search, and crafting copy for ad banners and programming drivers. Work must balance creativity and user engagement with relevant MLR restrictions
Proofreading and editing client deliverables and internal communications
Strong writing skills
Working knowledge of MS Word/Excel
Background in health, science, English or advertising a plus
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Benefits & Perks: 
Hours Required: 
12-15 Hours Per Week