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Digital Internship

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Interns working in the Digital Department help manage Democracy Now! social media accounts across multiple platforms, disseminate daily show content on the internet, and produce web-specific content.

Upcoming Session Dates
January–June 2021

Activities

  • Help disseminate Democracy Now! daily show content through the internet
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    Other tasks as assigned

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  • Technical and journalistic writing specific to social networking platforms
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  • Managing an organization’s social media networks and monitoring basic metrics
  • Experience working in a professional environment that must meet daily deadlines

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  • Knowledge of Democracy Now! and commitment to its mission
  • Familiarity with major news stories from a broad swath of journalistic sources
  • Experience with social media platforms used by Democracy Now!
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  • Authorization to work in the United States
  • High school diploma/GED or equivalent

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