Yearlong Autos Editorial Intern

U.S. News & World Report

Washington, DC

U.S. News & World Report is a multifaceted digital media company dedicated to helping citizens, consumers, business leaders and policy officials make important decisions in their lives. We publish independent reporting, rankings, data journalism and advice that has earned the trust of our readers and users for nearly 90 years. Our platforms include Education, Health, Money, Travel, Cars, News and 360 Reviews.

We reach more than 40 million people monthly during moments when they are most in need of expert advice and motivated to act on that advice directly on our platforms. Our signature franchises include our “Best” series of consumer guides on colleges, graduate schools, hospitals, diets, cars, financial services and more. These guides provide an easy-to-digest list for consumers to better understand and compare when making their decisions. We continue to publish annual guides of the authoritative Best Colleges and Best Hospitals rankings on our website and in print. And our U.S. News Live flagship conferences highlight important national conversations including Healthcare of Tomorrow and Healthiest Communities.

We believe in having a broad range of talent and backgrounds at U.S. News. We strive to maintain a welcoming workplace where everyone is given an opportunity to succeed and contribute to their fullest. Learn more about our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion initiative.

Your role in helping us shape the future:

U.S. News empowers everyone to thrive. As a paid intern, you’ll have the opportunity to leverage your strengths and skills to help ensure the high quality of our consumer-oriented automotive rankings and reviews. This one-year, full time internship in our Washington, D.C. office is open to recent college grads.

In this role, you’ll play an important part of our production process. You’ll fact check new and used auto reviews and upload images and articles to our custom content management system. There may be opportunities for writing, but please note that is not part of the primary duties. Our ideal teammate is deadline- and detail-oriented and has strong communication skills.

Are you up to the challenge?

  • Fact check and research auto reviews and articles

  • Edit and upload photos

  • Work extensively in a custom content management system

  • Play an intrinsic part of the production process

  • Work closely with a talented and diverse team of writers and editors

  • Learn to write with a focus on search engine optimization

You should definitely have:

  • This is a full time, entry level position for college graduates ONLY

 

  • Utmost attention to detail

  • Willingness to learn

  • Ability to work on tight deadlines

  • Ability to handle several tasks simultaneously

  • Strong communication and organizational skills

It would be nice if you had:

  • Experience gathering, processing and analyzing data from multiple sources

  • Basic experience using Microsoft Excel (sorting, filtering etc.)

  • Desire to work on consumer-focused products

What it’s like to work with us:

Talent is our best asset!

We invest in people with passion and potential who understand U.S. News’ dedication to our consumers.

  • Our internship rate is $15.20 an hour, and health benefits are available

  • Entrepreneurial, mission-driven culture with core values of quality and integrity

  • Focus on fostering personal and professional growth

  • Collaborative Work Environment ~ Fun, diverse, inclusive and ambitious co-workers

Other Job Info:

  • This is a one-year internship

  • Please submit a resume and cover letter for consideration

  • These statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this job. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees assigned to this job.

  • These statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this job. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of employees assigned to this job.

  • This position will require the successful candidate to show proof of vaccination against COVID-19. As an equal opportunity employer, the Company will provide reasonable accommodation to those individuals who are unable to be vaccinated consistent with federal, state, and local law.


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