CBS Corporation Summer 2017 Editorial Intern - CNET in Louisville, Kentucky

Summer 2017 Editorial Intern - CNET

REF#: 26858

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Interactive

JOB TYPE: Paid Intern

JOB SCHEDULE:

JOB LOCATION: Louisville, KY

ABOUT US:

CBS Interactive, a division of CBS Corporation, is the premier online content network for information and entertainment. With more than 280 million people visiting its properties each month, CBS Interactive is a top Web property globally. Its portfolio of leading brands, which include CNET, CBS.com, CBSNews.com, CBSSports.com, GameSpot, TV.com, TVGuide.com and Last.fm, span popular categories like technology, entertainment, sports, news and gaming.

DESCRIPTION:

The CNET Editorial Intern will assist with Smart Home and appliance coverage, as well as lab optimization. S/he will assist in writing news and reviews on the topics of large and small appliances and Smart Home devices. S/he will help to maintain and organize the appliances testing lab and the CNET Smart Home Skill set.

Strong writing capability, experience writing about technology and/or experience with product testing a plus.

Role Responsibilities:

Write general assignment coverage stories on a daily basis

Work with copydesk on headlines, desk and copy editing

Work with copydesk to check for breaking news

Spend time on social - helping to promote our stories via our existing social channels or investigating new places we should be promoting our work

Contribute to the magazine by helping edit/fact check stories and/or writing a piece

QUALIFICATIONS:

A passion for writing

Experience with writing about technology

Excellent oral and written communication skills

Skilled in building successful relationships internally and externally

Ability to work and adapt to change in a fast-paced environment

Flexible, open minded and forward thinking

Willing and open to learning and to new ideas

Ability to work independently and take initiative but also work well with co-workers in a team environment

Internet savvy and passionate about digital media

Experience with product testing a plus!

Additional Requirements:

  • You must be a student currently enrolled in an accredited college or university

  • You must have at least one academic semester left after Summer 2017

  • Must be at least 18 years old

EEO STATEMENT:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled