Sports Data Reporting Internship- FiveThirtyEight- Fall 2019

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Media



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Job Description

FiveThirtyEight is looking for data reporting intern to contribute to our sports coverage.

Job Type

Temporary/Seasonal

Segment

Media Networks

Internship Program Subtype

Professional Internship

Additional Information

Internship Eligibility:

* Must possess unrestricted work authorization
* Must be at least 18 years old
* Must currently be enrolled in an accredited college or university and taking at least one class - OR - be a recent graduate of an accredited college or university within the last six (6) months - OR - be currently participating in the Disney College Program, Disney Culinary Program or Disney Professional Internship Program
* Must be willing to relocate to the New York City area and provide your own housing and transportation for the duration of the internship
* Must be able to have a consistent, reliable work schedule throughout the session
* Must not have completed one year of continual employment on a Disney internship or program

Program Dates:

* Must be available from September to December
* Must be willing to work 40 hours/week

Category

Digital and Interactive Media

Basic Qualifications

What you bring to the role?

* Detail-oriented and have reporting and research experience
* Experience in college newsrooms and/or professional news organizations
* A basic knowledge of the major sports is essential, and expertise in topics outside the traditional areas of coverage is a plus
* The ideal intern would have a sense of humor and be eager to think outside the box in terms of using data to cover sports in new ways

Business

Walt Disney Television

Preferred Qualifications

Experience using programming tools such as Python, Ruby and R is a bonus.

Postal Code

10023

Responsibilities

A day in the life?

Aspiring journalists will have the chance to pitch their own stories and collaborate with the best reporters and editors in data journalism as a member of our Sports team. The internship will be a mix of writing, research and data-mining, and fact-checking.

Job Description

FiveThirtyEight is looking for data reporting intern to contribute to our sports coverage.

Additional Information

Internship Eligibility:

* Must possess unrestricted work authorization
* Must be at least 18 years old
* Must currently be enrolled in an accredited college or university and taking at least one class - OR - be a recent graduate of an accredited college or university within the last six (6) months - OR - be currently participating in the Disney College Program, Disney Culinary Program or Disney Professional Internship Program
* Must be willing to relocate to the New York City area and provide your own housing and transportation for the duration of the internship
* Must be able to have a consistent, reliable work schedule throughout the session
* Must not have completed one year of continual employment on a Disney internship or program

Program Dates:

* Must be available from September to December
* Must be willing to work 40 hours/week

Basic Qualifications

What you bring to the role?

* Detail-oriented and have reporting and research experience
* Experience in college newsrooms and/or professional news organizations
* A basic knowledge of the major sports is essential, and expertise in topics outside the traditional areas of coverage is a plus
* The ideal intern would have a sense of humor and be eager to think outside the box in terms of using data to cover sports in new ways

Preferred Qualifications

Experience using programming tools such as Python, Ruby and R is a bonus.

Responsibilities

A day in the life?

Aspiring journalists will have the chance to pitch their own stories and collaborate with the best reporters and editors in data journalism as a member of our Sports team. The internship will be a mix of writing, research and data-mining, and fact-checking.

Associated topics: intern, internship, semester, trainee

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