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Got Twitter Skills? You Could Be Lebron James’ Intern

Heads up, college students, the unemployed, and those looking to trade their offline desk jobs for a career in social media: Lebron James is hiring an intern for online content development and digital sports marketing.

The basketball superstar doesn’t take social media lightly. He was the second-most-tweeted-about Olympian in 2012, and has more than 8 million followers.

Here’s the deal with the internship:

What you need in order to be qualified:

- Available at least 10 hours a week
- Strong knowledge of basketball and technology trends
- Proficient with Word and Excel
- Familiarity with WordPress, Tumblr, Facebook, YouTube, Twitter
- Proficient with Adobe Photoshop and InDesign
- Must currently attend college or a four-year university (Editor’s note: might be able to convince them even if you’re past the late-teen-acne phase!)

Extra credit:

- Resident of Ohio, South Florida, or New York
- Basic knowledge of XHTML/CSS
- Experience in journalism, marketing, or communications
- Basic knowledge of photography or videography
- Spanish fluency (Editor’s note: this one might be harder to fake.)

What you’d be doing:

- Maintaining basketball and technology industry dossiers
- Researching trends and advancements in technology and sports
- Assisting the content development team with LeBronJames.com
- Communicating and interacting with LeBron fans around the world

Interested?

Apply by submitting your resume, cover letter, and a 500-word writing sample explaining why you’re the perfect fit to opportunities[at]lebronjames.com. The deadline is Tuesday, June 4 at 10 a.m.

Applicants granted interviews must provide documentation showing they are currently enrolled in school.

Editor’s note: Never mind, then.

Have you come across any other interesting social media opportunities for college students recently?

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