Jobs

Interested in working at The Mighty?

We’re looking for people who are driven to succeed and passionate about making a big impact. Even if these positions aren’t a perfect fit, we’d love to hear from you.

Right now, we are hiring for full-time, part-time, and internship positions.

Full-time positions:

Internship positions:

Applications for Spring 2019 internships due by Dec, 1 2018.

Spring 2019 Editorial Intern (remote) — must be for academic credit

In this internship, you’ll assist the editor-in-chief as well as our news team in day-to-day editorial operations. We’re looking for someone passionate about health journalism and excited to learn the ins and outs of start-up life. This internship is fast-paced. We’re looking for an eager learner ready to take on the often spontaneous tasks of our small but Mighty editorial team.

Opportunities include:

  • Working one-on-one with both our editor-in-chief and director of news
  • Transcribing interviews
  • Assisting in research for our long-form reported pieces
  • Mastering interviewing and basic reporting
  • Learning how to optimize a story for social sharing
  • Pitching stories our community cares about
  • Getting involved with our newly launched platform
  • Planniimplementingmenting an internship project

This position must be completed for academic credit. To qualify, you need to be available for at least 10 hours per week. To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to [email protected] with the subject line EDITORIAL INTERN –[your name].

Spring 2019 Mental Health Editorial Intern (remote) — must be for academic credit
For The Mighty’s mental health editorial internship, your personal experience with mental health challenges is an asset. We’re seeking an intern who’s passionate about helping the mental health community connect and share their stories. Editing and writing experience is required. Creatively, open-mindedness and a desire to learn. 
Opportunities include:
  • Assisting The Mighty’s mental health editorial team.
  • Managing our social media platforms / learning about social strategy
  • Mastering AP style
  • Mastering The Mighty’s editorial guidelines
  • Editing contributor stories
  • Writing articles
  • Planning and implementing an internship project.

This position must be completed for academic credit. To qualify, you need to be available for at least 10 hours per week. To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to [email protected] with the subject line Mental Health intern –[your name].

Spring 2019 Chronic Illness Editorial Intern (remote) — must be for academic credit

Our chronic illness team is seeking an intern to assist editors in all aspects of their job. Candidates should have writing experience and be able to provide samples or clips. Your personal experience with chronic illness or rare disease is an asset. Our team all have a passion for helping people with health conditions and creating content that truly means something to our community. Experience in social media is a plus.
Opportunities include:
  • Editing and framing contributor blog submissions
  • Pitching, researching and writing news and op-ed pieces
  • Creating “listicles” based on insight from our community
  • Planning and implementing an internship project
  • Pitching to our video producers
  • Assisting in day-to-day editorial operations

This position must be completed for academic credit. To qualify, you need to be available for at least 10 hours per week. To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to jo[email protected] with the subject line Chronic Illness intern –[your name].

Thank you for your interest in The Mighty.

Spring 2019 Video Intern (Los Angeles) — must be for academic credit 

We’re seeking an intern to support our video production process. If you have a genuine interest in the health topics on The Mighty and you want to build upon your video experience at a fast-paced media startup, this job is for you. In this role, you will work directly with our Video Producers, so the ability to work effectively on a team is important.

Personal experience within the health community is an asset. You should also have working knowledge of Adobe Premiere and Photoshop.

Responsibilities may include:

  • Creating graphics for videos
  • Researching video concepts and gathering relevant assets for Producers’ ongoing projects
  • Assisting with day-to-day video operations (casting, scheduling, encoding, distributing, etc.)
  • Coordinating Facebook Live videos with contributors from our community
  • Tracking analytics on video performance to inform our video strategy
  • Communicating with Mighty community members who want to be in our videos
  • Planning and implementing an internship project

This position must be completed for academic credit. To qualify, you need to (a) be available for at least 10 hours per week and (b) be able to work in-person from our office in Burbank, CA (near Los Angeles).

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to [email protected] with the subject line Fall Video Intern – [your name]