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HOOPSWORLD Intern Program 2012-2013
Posted By HOOPSWORLD On August 26, 2012 @ 8:55 am In All,Legacy | No Comments
HOOPSWORLD’s Intern Program is a hands-on opportunity for enrolled college students to build their work experience and learn the behind-the-scenes operations of a professional news publication.-
All positions are virtual in nature, but will require applicants to attend select meetings, attend games as assigned and to work closely with a senior member of our team.
Interns will assist in transcribing interviews, preparing written reports, conducting interviews and assisting in the general preparation of news and editorial materials.
Scheduling is flexible, but most projects will require fast turnaround in a post-game environment, meaning late nights and weekends.
To qualify for the HOOPSWORLD Intern Program, applicants must be enrolled in a college or university and be in their sophomore or junior year.
All applicants must be in good academic standing and have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
To qualify, Applicants must live within 20 minutes of an NBA team, have reliable internet connectivity, and possess a personal laptop or desktop computer.
An advanced knowledge of the NBA and its teams is a plus.
This is a compensated role.
First, do not blindly submit… if you do not meet the criteria above, you will not be considered.
Equally if you are not prepared to work hard in this role, do not apply.
Here is what we are looking for…
- You will need to submit a current writing sample. This needs to be about the NBA, and involving a current event… Free agent signing… trade… or piece of NBA news – submission details will follow.
- We will be evaluating writing samples and setting up phone interviews.
- From those phone interviews we will select up to THREE candidates for the 2012-2013 season
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