Internships

Internships

small nb InternshipsRated RnB offers an internship program for highly motivated and driven students who are looking to break into the entertainment industry. Our internship program is not like most programs. We don’t believe in only assigning interns to grunt work. Instead, we create a fun, educational, and hands-on program that will benefit students. See our available positions below.

Editorial Intern

Are you a budding journalist or blogger? We are seeking a motivated and qualified intern to join our editorial team. Editorial interns will work closely with the editor-in-chief. Editorial interns will gain hands-on experience in most aspects of online journalism/blogging and the music industry. This internship is unpaid. However, an intern may receive college credit. Internship positions generally last  8-10 weeks.

Responsibilities may include the following:

- Assist with researching feature story topics
- Assist with writing and proofreading articles
- Conduct interviews with artists, songwriters, producers, etc.
- Brainstorm ideas for feature stories, interviews, contests, etc.
- Assist with event coverage (Depends on location)
- Other projects as needed.

Knowledge & Skill Requirements:

- Strong writing and copy editing skills.
- An understanding of R&B/Soul music.
- Motivated and a self-starter.
- Experience with WordPress is a plus!
- Ability to multitask and prioritize.
- Able to work in a team.
- Willingness to learn.

Other Requirements

- Must be available to work at least 3 days a week.
- Must be computer savvy.

To apply for this position, please email your resume and two writing samples to intern@ratedrnb.com.

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Social Media Intern

Are you a social media enthusiast looking for an opportunity to exercise your social media skills? We are seeking a zealous individual to join our social media team. The intern will work closely with the editor-in-chief. This is an unpaid internship. However, an intern may receive college credit.

Responsibilities may include the following:

- Assist with day-to-day management of Rated RnB’s social media accounts.
- Assist with brainstorming, planning, and implementing social media campaigns.
- Collect and monitor social media metrics.

Knowledge and Skills Required:

- Previous professional experience in social media preferred.
- Strong knowledge of various social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, Google+,  etc.
- Ability to multitask and prioritize.
- Willingness to learn.
- Experience with WordPress is a plus!
- Must have access to a computer and internet.
- Undergraduate student seeking a degree in Journalism, Public Relations or related.

Other:

- Must commit at least 10 hours a week.

To apply for this position, please email your resume, cover letter and any links to your work to intern@ratedrnb.com.