INTERN - SUMMER 2018 - UNDERGRADUATE - NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE CREATIVE - INTRA-COMPANY & CUSTOM CARTOGRAPHYRead Now
OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY
The National Geographic Channels form the television and production arm of National Geographic Partners, a joint venture between 21st Century Fox and the National Geographic Society. As a global leader in premium science, adventure and exploration programming, the Channels include: National Geographic Channel (NGC), Nat Geo WILD, Nat Geo People and Nat Geo MUNDO. Additionally, the Channels also run the in-house television production unit, National Geographic Studios. The Channels contribute to the National Geographic Society’s commitment to exploration, conservation and education with entertaining, innovative programming from A-level talent around the world, and with profits that help support the society’s mission. Globally, NGC is available in more than 440 million homes in 171 countries and 45 languages, and Nat Geo WILD is available in 131 countries and 38 languages. National Geographic Partners is also a leader in social media, with a fan base of 250 million people across all of its social pages. NGC contributes over 55 million social media fans globally on Facebook alone.
JOB DESCRIPTIONFox is proud to support a culture of creativity, entrepreneurial spirit and community that attracts the industry’s brightest talent. The Fox Internship Program offers an exciting opportunity for you to gain practical experience while interning for one of the biggest media and entertainment companies in the world. You will have the opportunity to participate in real-world projects, which provides valuable work experience and leadership skills.
The Fox Internship Program provides mentoring and learning opportunities to help you develop your skills, network with Fox employees, and learn more about what it’s like to work in the entertainment industry.
Learn how to design and research maps and graphics to National Geographic standards—working alongside map editors and other cartographers to acquire and verify data.
Participate in the research process to determine the best story to be told and acquire the most-up-to-date data available
Produce visually pleasing, accurate, and informative maps and graphics utilizing the latest software while adhering to set printing guidelines.
Create thematic spreads for our cornerstone product, the Atlas of the World, and assist as needed with maps and graphics for the National Geographic Magazine and other departments—working with photo editors, writers, researchers, and editors to create an integrated product.
While individuals of all academic backgrounds are encouraged to apply, applicants should have prior experience in cartographic research and production.
To participate in Fox’s Internship program you must meet the following criteria:
Please submit a resume and a cover letter detailing your qualifications.