2016 Scout Internships: Join Our Team!

Opportunities for talented, sports-fanatic students to develop and showcase their talents.

SCOUT INTERNSHIPS 2016

Scout, a network of more 300+ college and pro sports sites, is looking for smart, driven writers, editors, broadcasters and social media mavens to join our team.

Ideal candidates are energetic, creative and flourish in a fast-paced environment. Interns in our program create content from day one. This is a fantastic opportunity to showcase your talents and work side-by-side with our editorial, social media and video teams. 

Scout will provide proper verification for any college credits that may apply through our internships. Please note these internships are unpaid.

All internships run 10-16 weeks, depending on whether students are in a quarterly or semester system. 

All interns must be available 20 to 40 hours per week, including off-hours and weekends, depending on the role. 

Scout interns will either work out of our Seattle or New York City offices, or work with our regional publishers from their city of residence, depending on the role.

SOCIAL MEDIA INTERN

Responsibilities

  • Manage and create content for a Scout college/pro team site social account
  • Brainstorm social media campaigns 
  • Use social network analytics to inform programming

Qualifications

  • Up-to-date on latest trends and techniques for Twitter, Snapchat, Instagram, Facebook and others 
  • Understands sports and fan culture
  • Skilled at creating viral content and writing creatively on deadline
  • Passionate and knowledgeable about your favorite sports team
  • Understand fan culture in college and pro sports

To apply: Send a resume to internships@scout.com with cover letter, list any social account(s) you manage. Choose a video/story from any site in the Scout Network and demonstrate how you would share it on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

VIDEO INTERN

Responsibilities

  • Qualified interns will contribute on- and/or off-camera for Scout's video programming
  • Hands-on editing, script writing and voice-over 
  • Assist in all facets of video production, from brainstorming to analytics

Qualifications

  • Experience with editing software 
  • Broadcasting experience (on-camera, voice-over, editing and/or production)
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Understands sports and fan culture
  • Passionate and knowledgeable about your favorite sports team
  • Understand fan culture in college and pro sports

To apply:  Submit a resume to internships@scout.com with a brief cover letter, list any social account(s) you manage and attach or send links to any writing/video samples of your work.

EDITORIAL INTERN

Responsibilities

  • Write/report news, feature and opinion articles covering a specific sports team
  • Use site analytics to inform editorial decision-making
  • Brainstorming and writing stories for Scout's national and team-specific sites

Qualifications

  • Strong, deadline writing and copy editing skills 
  • Experience with content creation in a CMS 
  • Ability to research photos and working knowledge of photo editing software
  • Passionate and knowledgeable about your favorite sports team
  • Understand fan culture in college and pro sports
  • Up-to-date on audience-driving techniques for Twitter, Snapchat, Instagram, Facebook and others 

To apply:  Submit a resume to internships@scout.com with a brief cover letter, list any social account(s) you manage and attach or send links to any writing/video samples of your work.


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