Journalism Intern

  • Unit C - #387
  • Intern

Company Description

ABOUT VOMI:  Virtual Organization Management Institute is the world's leading and only 100% virtual global educational institute, think tank, professional association, certification and accreditation provider, and conference producer strictly focused on the modern virtual organization management discipline founded and pioneered by its founder since 1997.  http://www.virtualorganizationinstitute.com | http://vomi.eventbrite.com

Job Description

"A Virtual Organization is an organization which strictly uses all of the following:  a virtual workspace,  a virtual workforce, and virtual organization management best practices, policies and procedures for operating in a 100% virtual environment."    
               by Prof. Pierre Coupet of Virtual Organization Management Institute

Overview

Seeking aggressive, self-starting interns worldwide who eat, sleep and breathe all things Social Media, entertainment, celebrity, pop culture, futuristic architecture, global education, politics, corporate governance, corporate social responsibility, global environment, green energy, poverty and social causes, and international relations; who can dive right in and participate in the process of developing and creating dynamic content for a new global online publication.  Will receive highly practical experience in story conceptualization, critical reading and analysis, editorial writing, internet research, fact checking, and collaborative work in a virtual organization publication environment.   You are highly encouraged to generate your own ideas and contribute to the overall concept.   

As an associate editor intern, you will oversee contributing writers, assign topics and post stories to our online platform; as well as have direct access to the leadership of VOMI Global Think Tank and Advisory Board.  As a writer, duties include, but are not limited to, writing daily posts on current events, writing opinions, and promoting published work on various VOMI social networks.  You will have a chance to interview experts, authors, celebrities, entrepreneurs, public officials, political analysts, foreign officials and dignitaries, and ordinary people from all walks of life.   May also be involved, under strict supervision, in planning and/or attending Board meetings;  learning and using parliamentary procedures based on Robert's Rules of Order; recording and transcribing minutes of board meeting; and helping draft Board resolutions.   

This is a 30-Day UNPAID Global-Virtual Internship,  with a possibility of being extended for up to a maximum period of 90 days based on your initial performance during the first 30 days.  Our internship program is Year-Round and is open to all applicants worldwide who meet our strict requirements.   All selected interns who have successfully completed the maximum total of 90 days of internship will receive a $500 stipend for tuition and education expenses subject to meeting all other stipend award requirements.   

Internship Highlights:  This virtual organization internship is part of a global educational residency training program at our newly formed VOMI Global Think Tank & Advisory Board, [  http://shortlinks.virtualorganizationinstitute.com/zurhf  ]  effectively making you a pro tem member of the board; gives you a unique and invaluable opportunity to interact directly with the chairman of the think tank-advisory board and founder of the modern virtual organization management discipline and other significant players in the field, as well as a front row seat at the forefront of the latest virtual organization management developments at VOMI.     

To Apply:

For immediate consideration, submit your resume to Vern Evans, Chief Talent Officer, at internship@virtualorganizationinstitute.com or online.

Qualifications

Qualification Requirements: 

You must be a graduate student, or undergraduate in your 3rd or final year, majoring in Journalism or a related discipline.  Must have a min 3.00 GPA in your major or equivalent; a 3.5+ GPA is preferred.  We also require a minimum of 2 brief writing samples Experience managing blogs and websites helpful, but not required. Experience with Wordpress is a big plus Admission is limited only to students who will receive course credit for the internship, however, a waiver of this requirement due to extenuating circumstances may be considered on a case-by-case basis.   As well, we require the following:

•    Above all else, an Oustanding WORK ETHIC! 
•    Strong passion and a drive to succeed
•    Excellent written and oral communication, research, and writing skills 
•    Experience with social, digital and online communication platforms
•    Willingness to work under close supervision and within the constraints of tight deadlines in a 100% virtual organization environment 
•    Fluency in English required, additional language proficiencies (French, Chinese, etc.) are a plus 
•    Excellent multitasking and time management skills
•    Highly disciplined, focused, and extraordinary ability to adapt and thrive in a virtual organization
•    Must be totally self-sufficient in a 100% virtual environment
•    Proficiency with all Microsoft Office applications
•    STRONG references

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Virtual Organization Management Institute
16161 Ventura Blvd
Encino, CA 91436
United States

skype: VOMI.HR