Internship

Spring Virtual Intern - College Associate Program - Human Resources Department

Fox News

Remote / Virtual 01-20-2021
 
  • Paid
  • Internship
Job Description

JOB DESCRIPTION
SUMMARY:
FOX is proud to support a culture of creativity, entrepreneurial spirit and community that attracts the industry's brightest talent. The FOX News Media Virtual College Associate Program is for motivated college students who are passionate about the news industry. College Associates are paid to gain real world work experience with guidance from top news professionals. College Associates are assigned to a department that matches their skill set, work experience, and career aspirations. Please note this internship opportunity is for placement within our Human Resources Department and is available nationwide as a remote internship opportunity.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:
• Must be actively enrolled in an accredited college or university and pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree during the length of the program
• Current class standing of sophomore, (second year college student) or above
• Strong academic record (minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA)
• Committed and available to work for the entire length of the program

Students selected to move forward in the interview process:
• Must demonstrate knowledge of current events and/or business news

Students accepted into the Spring 2021 Program:
• Must provide a copy of an unofficial transcript or letter from adviser/registrar showing proof of enrollment and GPA

To Apply:
• Submit a 1-paged resume (PDF preferred)
• Submit a cover letter (Optional)
• Explain why your background and experience make you a good fit for our virtual program this Spring
• Share your top areas of placements you would like to be considered for

AREAS OF PLACEMENT:

You will be considered for an internship based on the content of your cover letter, as well as your prior experience and interests, as determined during the recruitment process.
• Human Resources Department: Fully immersive experience with exposure to different areas of HR
• Human Resources Analytics & Operations: Fully immersive experience working closely with our HR Operations & Analytics team



SPRING 2021 SCHEDULE:
• General Application Deadline: Sunday, January 29, 2021
• Program Timeline: February 16, 2021 – April 23, 2021
• Scheduled Weekly Hours: 16-24 hours per week

NOTE: We are a 24/7 news operation. Schedules vary based on department needs and your availability. We do our best to work around your class schedule.

STANDING OUT AS A TOP CANDIDATE:

Successful students have:
• Passion or interest in Human Resources
• Knowledge of the company and news/media industry
• Strong written & verbal communication skills
• Strong understanding of current events on a national scale
• Knowledge of software systems and programs relevant to your desired area of placement. For example:
• Workday
• Microsoft Outlook
• Zoom
• Slack
• The ability to work in a fast pace and deadline driven environment
• The ability to work well on teams and collaborative efforts
• A self-starter attitude and pro-active nature
• Comfortability asking questions and following directions
• Strong attention to detail

PROGRAM FEATURES:

FOX Master Classes: A variety of presentations, panels, discussions, and trainings geared toward advancing your knowledge of our company, industry, and software systems

Professional Development Series: A variety of activities geared toward enhancing your professional development

FOX Fireside Chats: Participate in open and candid conversations with some of the company's Executive leaders and Directors

Get Published: Showcase your skills and build your portfolio by pitching stories, writing and producing for our online properties

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Company Profile
Fox News

FOX News Media operates the FOX News Channel (FNC), FOX Business Network (FBN), FOX News Digital, FOX News Radio, FOX News Headlines 24/7, FOX News podcasts and the direct-to-consumer subscription streaming service FOX Nation. A top five-cable network, FNC has been the most watched television news channel for more than 18 consecutive years, while FBN currently ranks as the number one business channel on cable. Owned by FOX Corporation, FOX News Media reaches 200 million people each month.