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|Company Name:||PROSE MEDIA LLC|
|Description:||If you love to learn, we want your help. CourseWorld (www.courseworld.org) is the first online education platform for the liberal arts. A fast-growing nonprofit startup, our free video library includes over 35,000 video lectures in the Arts and Humanities.
This is a virtual/remote opportunity, meaning you can work from anywhere.
Commitment is 5 to 10 hours per week for a minimum of three months. Unpaid. Course credit may be available depending on your school.
We offer several types of specializations (you’re welcome to do a combination):
VIDEO PROJECTS: Help build our virtual library by adding, tagging, and categorizing videos (~30 per week) within a desired subject specialty. Whether your passion lies in the Humanities (e.g., Literature, Languages, Philosophy) or the Arts (e.g., Art History, Music, Theater), you'll be
helping to build a valuable educational resource and hopefully learning a lot in the process.
SOCIAL MEDIA, MARKETING & PR PROJECTS: Help promote our grassroots initiative by growing our community on Facebook (www.facebook.com/courseworld), Twitter (www.twitter.com/courseworld), and Pinterest (www.pinterest.com/courseworld). Write and edit status updates; contribute to online discussions; and design witty image macros and quotes.
WRITING PROJECT: Write blog posts that educate and inspire readers by reviewing lessons from select video lectures in the liberal arts.
DEVELOPMENT & GRANT PROPOSAL PROJECTS: Help research and write proposals to potential funders, and assist with other projects pertaining to fundraising and nonprofit management.
ABOUT OUR ORGANIZATION:
CourseWorld (http://www.CourseWorld.org) is a free library of the web’s best educational video lectures in the arts and humanities. An official 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization incorporated in NYC, we want to make it easy for anyone to receive a world-class education in the classic liberal arts by giving everyone the chance to discover and watch exceptional content in one convenient place.
Our growing hub features more than 35,000 videos -- all hand-selected, keyword-tagged, and indexed into more than 700 categories. A global grassroots project with a budget of $0, CourseWorld relies entirely on the efforts of freelance volunteers.
Spread the word. Help build our library. Assist in improving this free educational resource for students and lifelong learners worldwide. Join the global online education movement!
Learn more at http://www.courseworld.org/about. Read about us in VentureBeat: http://goo.gl/FAI2Ef.
|Length of Internship:||3 months minimum|
|Requirements:||- Sincere love of learning and passion for a particular specialization
- Self-motivated, independent, and highly disciplined
- Responsible and deadline-driven
|Location:||Work in New York City or from anywhere virtually|
|How To Apply For This Internship:||Please send a resume and cover letter to email@example.com. Be sure to mention which specialization(s) you are most interested in or knowledgeable about. Candidates selected for an interview will be contacted within one week. Thank you for your interest!