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Wednesday, May 5th, 2010 at 12:58 pm  |  32 responses

Be SLAM’s Web Intern

Now is the time.

SLAMDo you want to unite hoops fans across the globe? Are you professorial in the international language of basketball? Do you want to help spread the world’s growing passion for the game?

Then SLAM has the perfect job for you.

SLAM has an immediate opening for a web internship at the SLAM Dome in New York City. The ideal candidate will be dedicated to the web ONLY. Experience with WordPress, Photoshop, basic HTML and major social media platforms is preferred. The internship would require coming to our office two days a week (Mondays and Wednesdays), plus being ready to work remotely (including weekends).

WHAT YOU’LL GET

Experience: You will have all the tools to learn how to be a great editor, planner and communicator.
Exposure: If you’re interested in a career in basketball media, SLAM is an excellent place to start.
College credit: Available to those who qualify.

RESPONSIBILITIES

• Vetting and editing blog submissions.
• Corresponding with blog contributors.
• Expanding SLAMonline’s network of contributors.
• Developing SLAM’s social media properties.
• Posting news items.

APPLICATION

To apply, tell us…

About Basketball

• What makes a person fall in love with the game for life?
• Your ideas for connecting with those who care and appreciate the game of basketball.

About You

• A few words about yourself. (Please note, due to legalities we can’t hire minors.)
• SLAMonline commenter username (if available).
• Twitter handle (if available).
• Your contact info.
• Any questions you may have.

Do NOT include…

• Resumes, writing samples, CVs, PowerPoints or any other attachment.

An email that thoroughly addresses the above is all that’s necessary. Those hung up on becoming SLAM’s next great blogger should not apply. Writing skill grants no advantage.

We apologize, but we will not respond to everyone. You’ll hear from us if we’re interested, and thanks in advance!

To apply, please send us an email with the word Intern in the subject to: slam.web.internATgmailDOTcom. Do not contact any editor directly.

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  • http://www.slamonline.com/ niQ

    Interestinggggg.

  • riggs

    Oh man id be a shoe in (especially since im a master at both photoshop and wordpress) but my current job devours my time.

  • http://kimblewright.blogspot.com/ Kimble Wright

    Besides the whole traveling to NY thing, I’m all in. Haha Unfortunately, I’m can’t do this internship; I live in New Orleans.

  • http://www.slamonline.com Holly MacKenzie

    As a former intern I’ve gotta tell you that you never know where it will lead you, how amazing the people you’re going to meet/work with are going to be and just how much one decision that involves commenting moderating can change your basketball-loving life.

  • http://www.hoopsvibe.com/nba/overdribbling/index276.html chiqo

    stupid new york requirement. argh.

  • stevenashjr13

    Ditto on the New York thing. I’d be all over this except I live in frickin Wisconsin.

  • Twinparadox

    If I can afford a plane trip across the world fours times a week…I’d apply…

  • http://www.bulls.com Enigmatic

    Y’all let me know when you need someone in Alaska. Lol.

  • http://Twitter.com/pdxgaybball Dma

    I’m not allowed to leave my city limits per court order haha. Why can’t we just web conference in a la cisco? It is 2010 yknow

  • T-Money

    Isn’t it sad that I have a well-paid corporate job but that I’d rather intern for free at SLAM if money were not an issue?

  • http://www.sovainmag.com Sovain

    I agree with T money

  • http://twitter.com/dominicderose dlouis

    I’m on board with T-Money.

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  • http://www.stonesthrow.com Michael NZ

    This job can totally be done from New Zealand.

  • Andynorstrom

    Damn, this is EXACTLY what I wanna do too bad I’m 16 and live in England… I love hoops :(

  • michael

    is the whole “going to NY” thing a requirement? or can i still apply even though im not american?

  • PlanetAsia14

    If you ever extend out to Utah (Utah being the key word), I would love to.

  • http://www.hibachi20.blogspot.com BETCATS

    I would apply, but i gotta finish high school, then go to college, then graduate college, first.

  • http://www.sovainmag.com Sovain

    This job can truly be done at home. I have the exp. I do everything they ask for with my site

  • J-Ro

    do we have to hop on LeBron and Kobe’s nuts too?

  • http://thetroyblog.com Teddy-the-Bear

    Sounds cool, too bad I don’t live in New York anymore.. Upper West-Side whaddup!
    I guess it’s Ryne Nelson’s turn to show people the ropes? Good on you, Ryne!

  • http://www.robbz18.blogspot.com Robbi

    Damn!!! Do you guys need an Intern in the Philippines?

  • 6marjons

    lol at j-ro

  • TyMo

    So when will you have an internship for “SLAM’s next great blogger?”

  • http://www.slamonline.com/ niQ

    It’s awesome, practically everyone who’s interested isn’t from New York.

  • Marco

    Hey Ryne, what about SLAM Italia?
    Here nba magazines are so awful that I gave up on reading them, but the market for basketball is growing bigger every day.Slam would be killin’, I’m sure.Think about it. (I will work even for free)

  • http://slamonline.com Spaceship Jay

    I’m pretty much in the same boat as riggs. My job is all-time consuming as well.

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  • http://slamonline.com/ Ryne Nelson

    SLAM Italia… we’re hoping to get there one day. @TyMo: Internships don’t make great writers/bloggers.

  • http://air-tsinelas.blosgpot.com Roy

    How I wish I could apply for internship there. Flying from the Philippines to the US would cost me a lot of money. I can only dream of contributing articles to Slam one day though. :(

  • http://twitter.com/HabeebaHusain Habeeba Husain

    Is now no longer the time? :(

  • derrick

    Will they provide housing? Or is this a paid internship?

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