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Digital Internship

Session Dates
January–June (application deadline November 15)
July–December (application deadline May 15)

Democracy Now! Internships are paid, 20 hour per week, temporary work placements to help students, people early in their careers and career changers to gain entry-level skills and experience in the fields of outreach, social media, education, fundraising, translation, archiving and IT in a non-profit setting. Find out more about the Internship Program.

Interns working in the Digital Department will help manage the Democracy Now! social media platforms and produce social content, disseminate daily show content across the Internet, help promote Amy Goodman’s events online and welcome Democracy Now! show guests.

Activities

  • Help disseminate Democracy Now! daily show content through the Internet
  • Foster alliance building and networking amongst Democracy Now! supporters, likeminded groups and organizations, and journalists/bloggers/editors
  • Help generate content for and manage Democracy Now!’s social media platforms, including: Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Google+, SoundCloud, Tumblr, Instagram & Pinterest
  • Monitor the Democracy Now! social media platforms and identify ways to engage our audience
  • Help to foster an online relationship between Democracy Now! and its partner TV & radio stations
  • Support the development of specific online outreach programs
  • Other tasks as assigned

Educational Opportunities

  • Technical and journalistic writing specific to social networking platforms
  • Public relations and online outreach experience
  • Internet and social media research under tight deadlines
  • Managing an organization’s social media networks and monitoring basic metrics
  • Experience working in a professional environment that must meet daily deadlines

Qualifications

  • Knowledge of Democracy Now! and commitment to its mission
  • Experience with social media platforms used by Democracy Now!
  • Basic journalism skills demonstrated through previous work experience and/or related classwork;
  • Demonstrated enthusiasm to promote Democracy Now! content to existing and new audiences.
  • Authorization to work in the United States
  • High school diploma/GED or equivalent

To Apply

Session Dates
January–June (application deadline November 15)
July–December (application deadline May 15)

Subscribe to Democracy Now!’s Daily Digest email to be notified when the application period opens and then follow the links to apply.

Candidates may apply for only one internship per session.

Democracy Now! is an equal opportunity employer. People of color, people with disabilities, women and LGBTQ-identified people are encouraged to apply.

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