Summer 2017 Journalism Internship

Washington, DC
Mar 08, 2017
Jul 28, 2017
Full Time

DC SCORES is seeking a self-motivated, hard-working, outgoing, creative, social media-addicted, eager-to-learn individual to serve as our Summer 2017 Journalism Intern. This paid intern will be a critical member of our team and will directly assist the Communications Manager with several forms of internal and external communications, in addition to much more. The internship requirements include:

Social Media

  • Develop and post content for DC SCORES' several social media channels including Blogger, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram and Snapchat.
  • Stay on top of best practices for social media and develop new social media strategies for the organization.
  • Attend DC SCORES programming daily; write blogs, live Tweet, post photos to Instagram and Snapchat.
  • Maintain and boost the DC SCORES Intern Twitter account on a daily basis.

Graphic design, videography, photography

  • Know how to shoot video and splice clips into top-notch, high-quality videos that can be used externally.
  • Create Infographics that are cutting-edge using free online programs.
  • Know the basics of taking good photos and be comfortable in any situation.



  • Passion for urban education, youth development and the nonprofit sector.
  • Self-motivated and reliable. Don't have to be asked twice or reminded about a project.
  • Excellent organizational abilities and capacity to manage multiple projects.
  • Strong written communication and editing skills.
  • Experience using social media, including: Facebook, Twitter, Blogger, YouTube, Instagram, Snapchat.
  • Strong experience shooting and editing video.
  • Excellent verbal communication skills; comfortable being outgoing and visiting schools.
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively within a team.

Compensation and schedule
This highly competitive internship (May-July) is 20-30 hours per week (flexible) and comes with a $500 stipend.

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