The Next Zuck




Looking for an internship or ways to get hands-on experience?

The Next Zuck is looking to fill positions for the spring semester!

The Next Zuck, is a media startup, web series and website that features college entrepreneurs, student-run startups, investors, accelerators, startup programs and more. Founded by Amanda Quick, Honors student and Crown Scholarship winner. So far, the team has interviewed college entrepreneurs at Syracuse University, Cornell University, Columbia University, Michigan State University, Ohio State University, Miami University (OH), RIT and Ithaca College. They will officially launch in mid-February.

If you’re interested in becoming apart of the team email with your name, resume, and short blurb (150 words) about your experience and interest.

The Next Zuck is looking for: Animators, Copy Editors, Video Editors, Programmers, Researchers, Social Media Gurus, a Web Director, Writers, and anyone interested in startup culture! (see below for details).

Animators – Animation team members will work with our production team to design animations for each of our web segments. Experience with animation is required. Please submit a resume and examples of work.

Copy Editors – We are looking for two copy editors who will edit stories, blog posts and “startups to watch” blurbs. Copy editors will be required to edit 3-4 stories a week as well as consult with Co-Founders and web team before posting to the website. Previous experience with copy writing is preferred for candidates, but not required. Candidates should have strong writing and editing skills. Please submit a resume and two writing samples.

Video Editors – Editors will work with our production team at the Orange Television Network. Editors will edit 1 video a week (2-3 minutes in length) and will be required to use Avid and/or Adobe Premiere. Editors should also be familiar with After Effects. Please submit a resume and links to your work.

Programmer – Will work with Web Director. Please submit a resume and links to any of your sites.

Researchers – Researchers will work with our campus team to research student startups and startup cultures prior to each of our campus visits. Research includes contacting students startups, incubators, accelerators, semester programs, unique startup events and potential partners who would be interested in being featured by The Next Zuck. Candidates should be curious, interested in startups and willing to meet with Co-Founders twice a month to discuss research and potential story ideas. Please submit a resume.

Social Media Team – The social media team will be responsible for posting and generating content to Facebook,Twitter, Instagram, Tumblr and Pinterest daily. Candidates should have experience with social media in a professional manner. Please submit a resume.

Web Director – Will work with Programmer to design and keep website up to date. Web Director should be familiar with Word Press, HTML 5, Javascript and Google Analytics. Please submit a resume and links to any of your websites.

Writers – Will write 1-2 stories per month about a student startup or campus startup event. Co-Founders and researchers will provide writers with story ideas and contacts. Candidates should be curious, creative, and strong writers with good interview skills. Please submit a resume and two writing samples.

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