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U.S. News & World Report is seeking a paid intern for our consumer-oriented automotive site, usnews.com/cars. This one-year internship in our Washington, D.C. office is ideal for recent college graduates with strong data skills to support our online data processes.
Our ideal teammate is deadline- and detail-oriented and has strong communication skills. You’ll gain experience working with a content management system, online publishing and search engine optimization. This person will primarily be responsible for gathering automotive data for our site, conducting data audits, editing and uploading photos, fact checking car reviews and analyzing site traffic data. Note that this is not a writing position. This is a great opportunity for a highly-motivated individual to expand his or her experience in online media.
U.S. News & World Report is a multi-platform publisher of news and analysis. Focusing on Health, Money, Education, Travel, Cars and Public Service/Opinion, U.S. News has earned a reputation as the leading provider of service news and information that improves the quality of life of its readers. U.S. News Best Cars helped more than 40 million car shoppers in the past year through its rankings and reviews of new and used cars, automotive news and analysis. Our car rankings are based on a consensus of America's top automotive experts, as well as safety and reliability data.
Interns are expected to work 37.5 hours each week for a one-year period. Our internship rate is $12 an hour, and health benefits are available. Please email your cover letter and résumé to email@example.com with the subject line “autos internship.”
Whether it’s choosing a hospital, finding a doctor or picking a health insurance plan, U.S. News & World Report’s analysis, tools and content help consumers make informed choices to achieve their best possible health. Our unique data-driven journalism requires talented quantitative people who can dive through tons of data and generate easy-to-understand metrics and advice for the average family. In the intern role, you’ll be assisting our product managers and editors in launching data-rich tools like our Best Hospitals Rankings.
The Intern, Health Care Products role is a 12-month internship based in our Washington, D.C. office. There are two primary responsibilities:
1) to gather, transform, and standardize sets of data related to health insurance;
2) to assist in analysis, project management, feature development and market research related our various Health Care sites.
The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic, technically savvy, and able to manipulate data. He or she is able to break complex ideas into manageable parts, and set and work to deadlines. He or she should be a team player and willing to tackle new projects and job functions as needed.
Please note, this is not a reporter/writer job.
This is a full-time (37.5 hours a week) hourly paid position with medical / dental benefits. Applicants must send a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. Include “Intern, Health Care Products” in the subject line. No phone calls please.
The Health & Wellness team at U.S. News & World Report (http://health.usnews.com/health-news/health-wellness) is seeking a reporter, a position that involves extensive reporting, writing and editing. The beat includes a wide range of Health & Wellness topics, including diet and nutrition, fitness, mental health and happiness, and parenting. The reporter will write several weekly stories and slideshows, along with daily news round-ups, and will contribute to social media efforts, edit blog posts from outside contributors, and assist with rankings projects.
We offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental and 401(k) plans.
Applicants must provide a cover letter, résumé and 3 writing samples. Please email all materials to email@example.com and include "Health & Wellness Reporter" in the subject line. No phone calls, please.
The Product Marketing Specialist will work as part of a specialized team within U.S. News supporting our two analytics platforms, Academic Insights (ai.usnews.com) and Hospital Data Insights (hdi.usnews.com). These products allow executives and senior administrators at universities and hospitals to gain a deeper understanding of the U.S. News rankings as well as to benchmark their peer institutions.
This hands-on role is ideal for someone with strong analytical skills, personal drive and entrepreneurial attitude. The Product Marketing Specialist will be part of a small startup team within U.S. News & World Report. As such, the Product Marketing Specialist will have exposure to many parts of the businesses: marketing, sales, account management, product development, project management and operations.
Our ideal candidate:
Applicants must provide resume and cover letter. Please send all materials to firstname.lastname@example.org and include "Product Marketing Specialist" in the subject line. No phone calls, please.
U.S. News & World Report is looking for a Production Associate with strong design skills to join the team responsible for creating and publishing U.S. News Weekly, a digital publication focused on national news, policy and politics, and the company’s signature print guidebooks: Best Graduate Schools, Best Colleges, and Best Hospitals.
Qualified candidates will have a great eye for detail and be skilled at managing the workflow to meet hard and fast deadlines. They will have experience using InDesign, InCopy, Photoshop and Illustrator. A degree in graphic design or fine arts and a background in design for mobile devices and HTML5 will be a plus. Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume and salary requirements to email@example.com.
The Education section at U.S. News & World Report seeks a motivated, full-time editorial project manager based in our Washington, D.C., office. The primary duty of the project manager is to oversee the launches of our hallmark rankings, such as Best Colleges, Best Graduate Schools and Best High Schools, for the Education channel of usnews.com. In this role, the person will work closely with the Education editorial team of editors, reporters and Web producers, as well as the broader design, tech, PR, and advertising and sales teams.
In addition to managing Web-based projects, this person will be called upon to edit consumer-focused, online content on a regular basis, including stories, blog posts and multimedia content.
We're looking for a candidate with a proven track record of managing successful projects and products who also possesses sharp editing skills. Strong organizational skills, along with the ability to juggle myriad responsibilities in a busy environment, are musts.
Applicants must provide three references in addition to a resume and cover letter. Please send all materials to firstname.lastname@example.org and include “Editorial Project Manager” in the subject line. No phone calls, please.
U.S. News & World Report, the leading authority in educational rankings, has an immediate opening for a data research analyst in its Washington, D.C. office. The responsibilities for this position include:
Please send résumé, references, and salary requirements to: Robert Morse, Director of Data Research, U.S. News & World Report, email@example.com.
Please include Data Research Analyst Position in the subject line of the e-mail message.
U.S. News & World Report, the leading authority in educational rankings, has an opening for a full-time Data Collector in its Washington, D.C. office.
The responsibilities for this position include:
There is no writing involved in this position.
Please send resume, references, and salary requirements to:
Diane Tolis, Data Collection Manager, U.S. News & World Report
Please include Data Collector Position in the subject line of the email message.
U.S.News & World Report is hiring a Yield Manager. This position will be responsible for growing revenue generated from unsold inventory by developing advertising partnerships that are a good fit for our brand.
This position requires a firm understanding of the online advertising ecosystem, experience with ad technology (DFP), and strong data analysis skills.
You will report performance to various groups within the company (management, sales, ad ops, etc) and work closely with them to make sure they have the data they need to make informed decisions.
The ideal candidate should be able to work independently and juggle multiple tasks without losing sight of small details.
Please apply by email, to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include ‘Yield Manager’ in the subject line of your email.
U.S. News & World Report is looking for several front-end developers of varying degrees of experience to join a small but growing team that develops and maintains most of the custom applications for the company. These positions require expert-level knowledge of frontend development, web standards, and cross-browser development. The winning candidates will join our team creating web applications that reach millions of visitors monthly, refining their craft while working alongside our passionate and friendly team.
Applicants will be required to provide code demonstrating a clear separation of content, presentation, and behavior.
Mandatory skills (you’ll need to be strong in these areas from day one on the job):
Pluses that will make you a stronger candidate:
These are full-time, permanent positions. Work will be done onsite at our offices in the Georgetown area of Washington, DC, using state-of-the-art Macintosh desktops with Adobe Creative Suite and your favorite editor. Occasional night and weekend work required.
The USNews.com tech team is a made up of very smart people who are passionate about Web development. The ideal candidate will be able to contribute immediately and will both learn from us and teach us a few new things.
Compensation based on experience.
Please apply by email, to email@example.com. Please include ‘Front-End Developer’ in the subject line of your email. Send résumé in plaintext. No attachments please.
The News section at U.S. News & World Report is seeking an online news editor to help manage our daily news flow. This role includes directing and editing the daily output of a staff of full-time writers, interns and occasional freelancers, as well as coordinating with other editors and web producers responses to breaking news events with video, live blogs and other forms of news content. Strong editing, assigning and newsroom management skills are necessary as is the ability to work under pressure with grace and humor. This editor will work as part of a team and flexibility is essential. A broad knowledge of the news environment and topics ranging from politics to pop culture and everything in between is required. This position is located in Washington, D.C.
We offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental and 401(k) plans. Applicants must provide a cover letter, resume and 3 writing/editing samples. Please email all materials to firstname.lastname@example.org and include “News Editor” in the subject line.
The News section at U.S. News & World Report seeks a full-time web producer who will help manage the News and Special Reports pages on usnews.com. Responsibilities include producing and publishing daily content (articles, blog post, photos, related content) and assisting with the development and management of new editorial products and projects. This Web Producer will also promote News and Special Reports content to other media outlets and via social media.
The candidate should be savvy with SEO, familiar with social media platforms, have experience with content management systems, and be able to juggle myriad responsibilities in a fast-paced news environment. The Web Producer will also have opportunities to write original content. Flexibility around schedules and hours is a must. This position is located in Washington, D.C.
We offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental and 401(k) plans. Applicants must provide at least two references and two or three clips (or links to work published online) in addition to résumé and cover letter. Please send all materials to email@example.com and include “Editorial Web Producer/News” in the subject field.
U.S. News & World Report, publisher of Best Hospitals, Best Children’s Hospitals and other web-based decision support tools for people facing complex choices, seeks a statistical programmer/data analyst skilled at working with health data. You will join an entrepreneurial health ratings and rankings team intent on developing new ways to evaluate hospitals, doctors, health plans and other healthcare institutions.
You’ll work well on interdisciplinary teams, taking advantage of strategic partnerships and expanding access to health data to build new portals that provide consumers with information they’ll use to make informed healthcare choices. You’re intrigued by the prospect of working with journalists skilled at drawing on data for reporting and analysis.
You’re part database architect and part problem solver. You have strong data analysis skills, know how to clean dirty data and are proficient with statistical packages such as SPSS, R and SAS and SQL database managers.
Applicants must provide at least two references in addition to a resume and cover letter. Please send all materials to Angelica Sereda at firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls, please.
The Senior Analyst will work as part of a new team within U.S. News launching an analytics platform centered on the data behind our Best Hospitals rankings. The platform will allow hospitals to view the data behind the rankings and perform competitive intelligence and benchmarking.
This hands-on role is ideal for someone with strong analytical talents, personal drive and entrepreneurial attitude. As with any start-up, the Senior Analyst will have the opportunity for exposure and growth in many parts of the business: marketing, sales, product development, finance and operations.
Our ideal candidate
We offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental and 401(k) plans.
Applicants must provide résumé and cover letter. Please send all materials to email@example.com and include “Senior Analyst” in the subject line. No phone calls, please.