Content Programming Intern, Yahoo News in Work From Home at Yahoo Inc

Date Posted: 2/2/2023

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Intern
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    2/2/2023

Job Description

Yahoo is a global media and tech company that connects people to their passions. We reach nearly 900M people around the world, bringing them closer to what they love—from finance and sports, to shopping, gaming and news—with the trusted products, content and tech that fuel their day. For partners, we provide a full-stack platform for businesses to amplify growth and drive more meaningful connections across advertising, search and media.

Yahoo is a global media and tech company that connects people to their passions. We reach nearly 900M people around the world, bringing them closer to what they love—from finance and sports, to shopping, gaming and news—with the trusted products, content and tech that fuel their day. For partners, we provide a full-stack platform for businesses to amplify growth and drive more meaningful connections across advertising, search and media.


We are looking for stellar talent in the form of technical writers, marketers, creatives and finance whizzes that can contribute to our outstanding team of interns this summer.


We offer a variety of internships to students who want jobs with real responsibility, outstanding training, and the chance to learn from the best through 1:1 mentorship in a small team setting. As an intern, you will gain valuable work experience while developing your skills and establishing a track record to set you up for a potential full-time position after graduation.


During the course of your internship, you will take part in an exciting lineup of intern events and engage in meaningful projects that significantly impact the success of our businesses. At the end of your summer, you will have the opportunity to present your work to our leadership and network with our hiring managers.


About the role:

This internship position will join our Yahoo News Content Curation & Distribution team and will have the opportunity to work with and assist our editorial teams responsible for running the Yahoo News app, website (desktop + mobile destinations), all social media channels (including the Yahoo News TikTok, which has more than 2 million followers!) and a suite of newsletters. This is a great opportunity for a student journalist looking to gain skills in a fast-paced newsroom environment and to work alongside our product, design and engineering teams to gain a more holistic sense of the digital news media landscape.
 

Requirements:
  • Should be pursing a degree in Communications, Journalism, Media Studies or equivalent
  • Must have related experience from prior media internship or college/ university publication
  • Demonstrated interest in and knowledge of daily news cycle
  • Proficiency in social platforms and online publishing software
  • Curiosity, collegiality, eagerness to experiment and learn new things

Job Responsibilities
  • This role will shadow and participate in all aspects of our Yahoo News programming team workflow and will include the following experiences and more:
  • Updating daily news offering in the Yahoo News app
  • Learning strategy, best practices for sending news push notifications
  • Newsletter programming and deployment
  • Will be exposed to meetings/ workflow with our product, engineering and design teams
  • Opportunity to create content for the Yahoo News TikTok (2M+ followers)

Yahoo is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against based on age, race, gender, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability or any other protected category. Yahoo is dedicated to providing an accessible environment for all candidates during the application process and for employees during their employment. If you need accessibility assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability, please submit a request via the Accommodation Request Form (www.yahooinc.com/careers/contact-us.html) or call 408-336-1409. Requests and calls received for non-disability related issues, such as following up on an application, will not receive a response.

At Yahoo, we know that diversity makes us stronger. We are committed to a collaborative, inclusive environment that encourages authenticity and fosters a sense of belonging. We strive for everyone to feel valued, connected, and empowered to reach their potential and contribute their best. Check out our diversity and inclusion (www.yahooinc.com/diversity/) page to learn more.

US Only: Please be aware that Yahoo requires all employees entering a U.S. Yahoo office and/or attending a company event (including client events) are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19.  This position will require the successful candidate to obtain and show proof of a vaccination to enter a U.S. Yahoo office and/or attending a company event (including client events).  Yahoo is an equal opportunity employer, and will provide reasonable accommodation to those individuals who are unable to be vaccinated consistent with federal, state, and local law.

The compensation for this position ranges from $45,760.00 - $135,200.00/yr and will vary depending on factors such as your location, skills and experience. The compensation package may also include incentive compensation opportunities in the form of discretionary annual bonus or commissions, in addition to equity incentives. Yahoo provides industry-leading benefits including healthcare, 401K savings plan, company holidays, vacation, sick time, parental leave and an employee assistance program. Eligibility requirements apply.

Yahoo has a high degree of flexibility around employee location and hybrid working. In fact, our flexible-hybrid approach to work is one of the things our employees rave about. Most roles don’t require specific regular patterns of in-person office attendance. If you join Yahoo, you may be asked to attend (or travel to attend) on-site work sessions, team-building, or other in-person events. When these occur, you’ll be given notice to make arrangements. 


If you’re curious about how this factors into this role, please discuss with the recruiter.



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