News Internship

Voice & Nation - New York, NY

Internship

Job Description

  • The intern will conduct interviews and video record people in public places (vox pop) to get their opinion regarding the latest news
  • Questions will be provided to the interviewer in advance
  • The intern will interview five (5) individuals two times per week (ten people in total per week)
  • Interview dates will be scheduled in advance
  • Videos must be sent unedited within 24 hours of receiving the questionnaire
  • Each of the questionnaires includes around 10 news topics
  • The interviewer must feel comfortable asking questions regarding different news topics, such as politics, entertainment, and sports, among other ones
  • Interviewers name will appear on the video credits
  • Compensation: Unpaid, however, a symbolic stipend per month will be paid

Skills Required

  • Courteous
  • Responsible: deliver work on time
  • Comfortable approaching strangers at public places
  • Good a creating rapport with strangers
  • Fast thinker to probe respondents about their answers
  • Comfortable interviewing different topics such as politics, entertainment, sports, among others
  • Portray a neutral attitude any point of view from respondents

Qualifications

  • Studied at least a year at a college or university

Benefits you can enjoy by joining our news team

  • Acknowledgment: Your name will appear on the video credits at the end of each video
  • Short work time: Approximate Hours Per Week: 3 - 6 hours
  • Stipend: A small payment of $150 per month will be given to you

Requirements

  • Submit a resume with a cover letter stating why you would like to work with us (if you haven’t done that yet)
  • Send a 1-minute video interview asking a couple of respondents the following question: Which political party do you think will win the 2020 presidential election and why?
  • You can interview a friend or acquaintance if you wish
  • No need to edit the video
  • You can record the video with your smartphone
  • Please send your video using a Google Drive, Dropbox link, or similar

Video Evaluation Criteria

  • Interviewer's ability to ask questions clearly and fluently
  • Ability to follow up with additional questions to get deeper into the topic
  • Interviewer attitude (Positive, energetic and courteous attitude)
  • Please send your resume and the short video to our hiring email.

Please send your resume and the short video to our hiring email.

Job Type: Internship

Experience:

  • University or College: 1 year (Preferred)

Education:

  • Bachelor's (Preferred)

Location:

  • New York, NY (Required)

Language:

  • Flued English (Preferred)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • Multiple locations

Internship Compensation:

  • Pay