Internship Summer 2013 Digital Media Fantasy & Insider
ESPN 242 reviews - Bristol, CT
Full-time, Internship

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The Digital Media Fantasy&Insider internship will be responsible for editing and posting stories within the Fantasy and Insider sections of ESPN.com, and performing other supporting tasks for those content operations. The position provides a unique opportunity to be exposed to an assortment of top-notch writers and editors and be exposed to multiple methods of content creation and distribution across a variety of sports, in an environment where performance can be measured in terms of growth and revenue.

ESPN, Inc., The Worldwide Leader in Sports, is the leading multinational, multimedia sports entertainment company featuring the broadest portfolio of multimedia sports assets with over 50 business entities. Headquartered in Bristol, Connecticut, ESPN is 80% owned by ABC, Inc. (a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company), and 20% by the Hearst Corporation.

ESPN was founded by Bill Rasmussen and launched on September 7, 1979. Now with over 6,500 employees, each year ESPN televises more than 5,100 live and/or original hours of sports programming. The company’s mission is to serve sports fans. Anytime. Anywhere.

ESPN Internship Information:
If you are graduated you do not qualify for an internship. Please apply to full time positions.
You must be currently matriculating within a degree program and in good academic standing; available for employment within 12 months of the internship. Graduation date of August 2013, Fall 2013 or Spring 2014.
10 weeks; 40 hours/week
Ability to work nights and weekends as necessary
Subsidized housing is available on a first come first serve basis for interns who live greater than 50 miles of work location
Authorized to work in the United States for any company
Intern must be able to provide his/her own transportation to and from work.
Responsibilities
Edit and polish freelance- and staff-generated articles, checking for accuracy, proper grammar, style and appropriateness.
Working with Deputy and Senior editors on content planning
Analyzing available performance metrics to help determine successful content types
Provide research and editorial support for tent-pole projects such as fantasy draft kits and Insider power rankings.
Basic Qualifications
Strong writing/editing skills
Basic understanding of HTML
Sports fan with strong knowledge of players/teams in at least one major professional/college sport
Preferred Education
High School Diploma or equivalent
Additional Information
Imagine a career with an organization that brings smiles to millions every day. Imagine working with people whose passion for what they do is simply indescribable. We are The Walt Disney Company, live with a rich legacy of innovation, entertainment, and lifelong memories. With our vast array of both businesses and professionals, you’ll have the opportunity to join a team that’s beloved around the world, and to find out how it feels to love what you do. We invite you to discover for yourself why a career with Disney is the opportunity you‘ve been looking for.

ESPN Internship Information:
If you are graduated you do not qualify for an internship. Please apply to full time positions.
You must be currently matriculating within a degree program and in good academic standing; available for employment within 12 months of the internship. Graduation date of August 2013, Fall 2013 or Spring 2014.
10 weeks; 40 hours/week
Ability to work nights and weekends as necessary
Subsidized housing is available on a first come first serve basis for interns who live greater than 50 miles of work location
Authorized to work in the United States for any company
Intern must be able to provide his/her own transportation to and from work.

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