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Fall Virtual Intern - News Media

Fox News

Remote / Virtual 07-20-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description

Fall 2021 FOX News Media Virtual College Associate Program (Remote)

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 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 Fall 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 Fall
• Share your top areas of interest

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. You may be placed on Fox News Channel, Fox Business, Fox Nation, Foxnews.com, or Foxbusiness.com.

Journalism/Production
• Mornings with Maria
• Digital Editorial

Corporate
• Finance

FALL 2021 SCHEDULE:
• General Application Deadline: Sunday, August 15, 2021
• Program Timeline: September 13, 2021 - November 19, 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:
• 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:
• Finance & Accounting – Excel
• Production – Adobe Premiere, Adobe Audition, iNews, Avid, FinalCut Pro
• Editorial – SEO, CMS
• The ability to work in a fast paced 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

#EntryLevel #EarlyCareer

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gpmq9o-34-204-180-223-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Fox News

FOX News Media operates the FOX News Channel (FNC), FOX Business Network (FBN), FOX News Digital, FOX News Audio, FOX News Books, the direct-to-consumer digital streaming services FOX Nation and FOX News International and the recently announced AVOD platform FOX Weather. Currently the number one network in all of cable, FNC has also been the most watched television news channel for 19 consecutive years, while FBN currently ranks among the top business channels on cable. Owned by FOX Corporation, FOX News Media reaches 200 million people each month.