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Writers at Large

 

Our Writers at Large are the backbone behind all our incredible content at Rakbo. They create bi-weekly posts for the site on topics of their choice, and share them with friends and followers. ALL college students welcome to apply!

TIME COMMITMENT: (2-4 HOURS A WEEK) *LIMITED NUMBER OF SPOTS

Not sure whether you are eligible to work for us? Contact your school’s international student office or email us at and we will contact them for you. 

PERFECT IF YOU’RE PASSIONATE ABOUT:

  • Multilingual journalism
  • Sharing experiences with others
  • Brainstorming article ideas
  • Digital publications
  • Building an online community

SKILLS YOU’LL GAIN:

  • Digital editorial skills
  • Writing a shareable piece of online content
  • Understanding of WordPress
  • Digital marketing and keyword optimization
  • Community management
  • Critical thinking

ROLES YOU CAN TRANSITION TO POST RAKBO:

  • Online community manager
  • Digital marketing strategist
  • Editorial contributor
  • Editor
  • Content marketing strategist

PERKS OF BEING A CONTRIBUTOR:

  • Getting to be a part of the Rakbo team (AKA joining a growing network of international connections!)
  • Your very own byline
  • Professional work samples
  • The ability to have your opinion and voice be heard by millions
  • Boosting your own personal brand/website/social media profile

 

Graphic Design Intern

We are currently seeking multiple graphic design interns for the Winter semester.
Our Graphic Design interns help set our visual tone for all channels of Rakbo content; all while gaining relevant work experience.

PROJECTS YOU’LL WORK ON:
-Product and apparel store development through WooCommerce and Printful
-Branding campaigns in Instagram and Snapchat using Canva and Adobe products
-Marketing collateral layout and creation using all Adobe products
-Launch events

REQUIREMENTS:
-Self-Motivated type that enjoys going down rabbit holes
-Not afraid of risks or the unknown
-Strong visual composition and and layout skills
-Competence in art production
-Willingness to learn


PERKS OF BEING A CONTRIBUTOR:
-Connecting with thought leaders and mentors
-Professional work samples
-Boosting your own personal brand/website/social media profile
-Helping fellow students make the best of the time in the US!
-Working with leadership who is just as concerned with your development as the business

RAKBO’s PLEDGE TO ALL OUR INTERNS
+We will be as concerned with your development and experience as we are with profit and loss
+We will do everything in our power to provide you the skills to get your dream job
+We will give you guidance on optimizing your resume and portfolio
+We will write you Letters of Recommendation

COMPENSATION:
This is a 12-week unpaid internship program that requires Interns to call into a weekly 30 minute meeting with Rakbo’s leadership

 

Digital Marketing (Link Building/SEO) Intern

 

You want to live the dream right…travel and make money while doing so? Well you need some skills before you set out, and Rakbo Internships set you up PERFECTLY for the Digital Nomad life.Ask @CassidySlockett and her 13.5 IG followers if her digital marketing internship was worth it; or @Coltinmemola if he’s satisfied with his UX/UI internship now that he’s adding “Worked directly with the CTO to overhaul UX/UI interface on Rakbo.com” on his resume.


But they worked hard, and so will you. We track outcomes, not minutes…So if you fear being empowered with autonomy and decision making authority, this might not be the place for you..

For any “How do I show I have experience if I can’t get an internship.” It’s not impossible, just find a creative workaround. Check out part 1 and part 2 of our How to land your dream internship for tips. hint: making a simple wordpress and documenting projects you’re working on is a good way to start

 

Scope and Responsibilities

Rakbo is seeking an intern to learn to develop backlinks for our specific keyword database. During this internship, you will help support the ideation and deployment of a new backlinking strategy for the support of the continued growth of Rakbo.com. You’ll work directly with the CTO and Editor-In-Chief.

– Upgrade your skill level by listening to growth related podcasts

– Discovery of project needs with CTO and Editor-In-Chief

– Source and compare vendors

– Develop scalable and repeatable backlinking strategy

– Measure and document outcomes

– Present weekly insights to leadership team

– Adjust strategy appropriately

Qualifications

– Recent graduates or university students in their third or fourth year

– Ability to document and improve processes

– Intellectually curious problem solver

– Not afraid of failing multiple times

– Can work remotely

Start Date      May

Duration         12 Weeks

Total Hours    240

Salary            Unpaid

Classification Intern-Part Time

Location        Remote

 

Attach a file in the application Answering these two questions and feel free to use Google or other resources to help you. This is your chance to show you’re an intellectually curious problem solver. Informally cite your sources if the ideas aren’t your own.

1) What backlinks would you add to the below article?

https://www.rakbo.com/move-aside-new-york-philadelphia/

 

2) We have over 250 blog posts that need backlinks. What strategy will you use to determine the order you work on them?

 

 

Rakbo is a growth company. We’re looking for team members to grow with us. We offer exceptional career development potential, as well as the freedom to work wherever you want.

 

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UX/UI intern

 

We are currently seeking a UX/UI intern for the Winter semester.

Our UX/UI interns help set our visual layout for our various web properties and applications. We’re a startup in our growth stages, so flexibility and an entrepreneurial drive will be paramount.

Responsibilities include the following:
+Design web and mobile user interfaces / workflows and architectures
+Effectively balance and prioritize multiple projects
REQUIREMENTS
+Experience using Adobe Creative Suite
+Strong design skills and experience, particularly with using Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign.
+Have a very unique style and be passionate about good design
+Ability to perform well under pressure
+Must be able to work well on your own and prioritize tasks
+Must be able to adapt new technologies and requirements
+Able to work independently and as part of a team on multiple overlapping projects
+Detail oriented, a self-starter and a strong team player
+Demonstration of self-motivation, ability to learn quickly
+Ability to present technical topics to a technical or non-technical audience

PERKS:

+Working with leadership who is just as concerned with your development as the business

+We will do everything in our power to get you your dream job

+We will give you guidance on optimizing your resume and portfolio

+We will write you Letters of Recommendation

+We will drive traffic to help you build your brand and social media following

COMPENSATION:
This is a 12-week unpaid internship program that requires Interns to call into a weekly 30 minute meeting with Rakbo’s leadership.

 

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Digital Marketing and PR Rep

At Rakbo, we aim to inspire students from around the world with content, resources, and information that will help them make the most of their time in the US. No matter your question or concern, we’re here to help guide you every step of the way, from freshman orientation to graduation day.

We are currently seeking multiple Digital Marketing & PR Reps for the Winter semester.

The Digital Marketing & PR Rep is for the person who is always commenting, tagging and loling because of the newest meme. Our Marketing & PR Reps evangelize for Team Rakbo. We’re just getting started, so we need you to go out and make sure everyone on your campus knows our story. Our goal is to get our following to 100,000 in year 1 through digital and event outreach. Bonus points for getting us some coverage on your favorite blogs and youtube channels. You’ll need to really believe in our mission to provide content and resources that help you make the most of your time in the US. Interested?

TIME COMMITMENT: (2-4 HOURS A WEEK) *LIMITED NUMBER OF SPOTS

  • PERFECT IF YOU’RE PASSIONATE ABOUT:
    • Public relations
    • Marketing
    • Startups
    • Digital strategy
    • Meme humor and or subreddits
    • Building an online community
  • SKILLS YOU’LL GAIN:

    • Social media metric tracking
    • Growth hacking
    • Influencer sourcing
    • Digital marketing and keyword optimization
    • Online community management
    • Working on a team as a remote member
  • ROLES YOU CAN TRANSITION TO POST RAKBO:

    • Business/Sales development rep
    • Social Media marketer
    • Online community manager
    • Growth hacker
    • Digital marketing strategist
    • Global Communication associate
  • PERKS OF BEING A Digital Marketing and PR Rep:

    • Getting to be a part of the Rakbo team (AKA joining a growing network of international connections!)
    • Connecting with thought leaders and mentors
    • Professional work samples
    • Boosting your own personal brand/website/social media profile
    • Helping fellow students make the best of the time in the US!

Not sure whether you are eligible to work for us? Contact your school’s international student office or email us and we will contact them for you. 

 

 

Social Media Marketing Intern

At Rakbo, we aim to inspire students from around the world with content, resources, and information that will help them make the most of their time while abroad. No matter your question or concern, we’re here to help guide you every step of the way, from freshman orientation to graduation day.

We are currently seeking one Social Media Marketing Intern for summer 2017.

The Social Media marketing Intern is for the person who is always commenting, tagging and loling because of the newest meme. Our Social Media marketing Intern evangelize for Team Rakbo. We’re just getting started, so we need you to go out and make sure everyone abroad knows our story. Our goal is to get our following to 100,000 in year 1 through digital and event outreach. Bonus points for getting us some coverage on your favorite blogs and youtube channels. You’ll need to really believe in our mission to provide content and resources that help you make the most of your time in the US. Interested?

TIME COMMITMENT: (25-35 HOURS A WEEK)

  • PERFECT IF YOU’RE PASSIONATE ABOUT:

    • Public relations
    • Marketing
    • Startups
    • Digital strategy
    • Meme humor and or subreddits
    • Building an online community
  • SKILLS YOU’LL GAIN:

    • Social media metric tracking
    • Growth hacking
    • Influencer sourcing
    • Digital marketing and keyword optimization
    • Online community management
    • Working on a team as a remote member
  • ROLES YOU CAN TRANSITION TO POST RAKBO:

    • Business/Sales development rep
    • Social Media marketer
    • Online community manager
    • Growth hacker
    • Digital marketing strategist
    • Global Communication associate
  • PERKS OF BEING A Social Media Marketing Intern:

    • Getting to be a part of the Rakbo team (AKA joining a growing network of international connections!)
    • Connecting with thought leaders and mentors
    • Professional work samples
    • Boosting your own personal brand/website/social media profile
    • Helping fellow students make the best of the time in the US!

Not sure whether you are eligible to work for us? Contact your school’s international student office or email us and we will contact them for you. 

 

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