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Koreaboo is now hiring interns in multiple departments

Submitted: by Flowsion

Looking to expand your writing skills and be a part of a new startup company? Koreaboo is currently offering internships for talented writers that fulfill some small requirements.

We have lots of events, contests, and features planned and we'd like to have some of our amazing readers on board with us. In 2011, we've launched multiple concerts and collaborations with entertainment companies. 2011 also brings many concerts just waiting to be attended and reported on by us. Writing for an up and coming news site gives you the opportunity to get in "behind-the-scenes" to k-pop and write about the things you love. Why read on breaking news when you could be the one to break it?

Along with writing interns, Koreaboo is also looking for a developers, web designers and videographers. If you have experience with Final Cut or Adobe Premiere/After Effects, don't hesitate to apply.

Join the Koreaboo family and be on the cutting edge of k-pop news!


Web Designer
- Great sense for cutting-edge design style
- Understanding of the "Koreaboo" style
- Experience in XHTML / CSS
- Dribbble account is a plus
- Experience designing icons and other graphics from scratch

- Lives in North America, Korea or Japan
- Experience with photography at a professional level
- Basic understanding of photography
- Able to PP own photos at great efficiency and speed
- Equipment owned must be respectable enough for a photography position

- Experience in editing videos
- Experience in After Effects / Animation (or similar programs)
- Artistic talent and creativity
- Computer that can handle rendering of HD videos
- Knowledge of videography and understanding cuts as well as style of filming
- Equipment owned must be respectable enough for a videographer position

- Advanced knowledge in PHP, XHTML, and CSS
- Advanced knowledge in SQL
- Experience using SVN (can be taught)
- Knowledge of Invision Power Board (highly recommended)
- Linux/Unix experience

Writer Intern
- Passion for Korean related news, whether it be music, dramas, movies or Korea itself!
- Being able to read and write Korean or Japanese fluently is considered a strong asset.
- Available from 9AM to 5PM PST, 5PM PST to 1AM PST, or 1AM PST to 9AM PST. This is flexible.
- Good grasp of the English language, both grammar and spelling.
- Experience in writing, whether it be a personal blog (Tumblr) or stories.
- Follow Koreaboo rules and regulations.

Fit the criteria? Please send your applications to interns@koreaboo.com with the subject line "Koreaboo [Job] Intern", (replacing the job with the one you are applying for) including the following information:

- Name, Age, and Location
- Languages fluent in (for writers)
- Time Availability
- Two writing samples (for writer)
- Portfolio (web designers, photographers, videographers)
- Equipment owned (photographers and videographers)

We thank everyone who submits an application! Unfortunately, we will not be able to respond to all applicants as space is limited. Don't miss your chance to be a part of the new upcoming k-pop blog, right from the start!

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  • omega 322 Points

    Sounds like an exciting opportunity!

    02 October 2010 - 06:43 AM

  • Amaya 128 Points

    Aw, I was really hoping to be able to apply as a writer, but I can't translate from Korean to English. :(

    02 October 2010 - 06:47 AM

    • Naysay 282 Points

      It says that translating would be a "strong asset".

      Just give it a try anyway~

      10 May 2011 - 06:47 PM

  • Mindy 67 Points

    Editors require translation skills too? Ah well. D:

    02 October 2010 - 09:37 AM

  • xshoeee 25 Points

    Yup, me too. The translation is a road blockage. Haha

    02 October 2010 - 09:40 AM

  • Chai 26 Points

    if i could only understand hangul...
    ah wel.
    good luck to those who apply!! :D

    02 October 2010 - 03:33 PM

  • milkaddict 2 Points

    Going to try out for editor :D

    02 October 2010 - 05:12 PM

  • Kitsune 272 Points

    just went for editor :)

    05 October 2010 - 02:39 PM

  • thewintercloud 1 Points

    Writing samples need to be about Korean related news?

    05 October 2010 - 06:55 PM

  • dreamersakura 23 Points

    What exactly will the editor be doing besides editing of course? What do we have to submit? Essays?

    05 October 2010 - 07:08 PM

  • Flowsion 3133 Points

    It would be best to submit articles on Korean related news. The editor will also be submitting articles.

    05 October 2010 - 07:21 PM

  • Natalie 60 Points

    Applied twice... still no reply ): Couldn't I have had an email saying that I didn't make it, instead of silence? D: Well, good luck to everyone else who applies! <3

    13 October 2010 - 08:45 AM

  • raeleexhime 135 Points

    danggg :/
    wish this was photography or something else.. XD

    13 October 2010 - 08:47 AM

  • Flowsion 3133 Points

    Hi Natalie! We're just finishing up responding to e-mails now.

    13 October 2010 - 08:54 AM

  • momoyome 19 Points

    How long are you going to be accepting applications Flo?

    13 October 2010 - 11:09 AM

  • joAnnwashere 1151 Points

    Another question, would I still be able to volunteer at events and all that jazz if I do qualify for an Editor job? :] Volunteering at events and helping out with random site needs is what I love to do most, but being an editor on top of all that would be even greater!

    13 October 2010 - 12:12 PM

  • Flowsion 3133 Points

    We'll be accepting applications indefinitely. We're always looking to expand our team.

    Yes, you will still be able to volunteer at our events.

    26 October 2010 - 08:36 PM

  • istillakid 55 Points

    when it says writing samples, are translated articles okay?

    26 October 2010 - 11:34 PM

  • Flowsion 3133 Points

    That's fine, istillakid.

    27 October 2010 - 03:31 PM

  • NaNaNaaaaA 19 Points

    Can I just submit school projects since...I'm not really a blog person xD? I have a few but, I'm not sure if they're really...good lol.

    04 December 2010 - 06:56 PM

  • Teukieteuk 418 Points

    I totally would apply but who would take my place as koreaboo's #1 fan?

    04 December 2010 - 10:28 PM

    • Naysay 282 Points

      You have my sword!

      10 May 2011 - 06:48 PM

  • sarangtaeminnie 35 Points

    So you have to be able to read/write Korean in order to apply? :(

    16 December 2010 - 09:07 PM

  • CinderLi 7 Points

    aaaaahhh..all da requirements were good til I got 2 da Korean translation part -__-

    30 December 2010 - 08:18 PM

  • Flowsion 3133 Points

    It is not a requirement, it's a strong asset, however.

    02 January 2011 - 11:06 PM

  • bubabi 5 Points

    if korean translation is just a strong asset then i would apply but i don't got the time now because im in my last year of high school. very busy. hope next time the requirement for korean translation are also strong asset:) good luck to those who are apply. :D

    02 January 2011 - 11:23 PM

  • Vickygirlzz 1 Points

    Where can I apply? I really love writing and I will be sure that I can make everyone happy~ ^^

    06 January 2011 - 06:49 PM

  • snowyICEgun 1 Points

    Hey i think it would be better for all prosepective internees if u cut down on the japanese and korean language grasp part.
    How about a grasp in at least 1 other language?

    07 January 2011 - 07:05 PM

  • marc paul 1 Points

    hoe to audition

    08 January 2011 - 05:53 AM

  • ranne 7 Points

    am i able to join this even though i can't translate korean to english but i do can read hangul letter and turn it to a romanize one....

    09 January 2011 - 12:44 AM

  • epicprincess 14 Points

    I will apply, since I think my writing skills are pretty strong, considering the fact that it's what I really love to do as well. I can read Korean, just can't understand it. But will try anyways! Thanks for the opportunity, koreaboo!

    05 February 2011 - 11:26 AM

  • Stick8D 8 Points

    Sigh I wish I were more qualified to apply ;___;

    16 March 2011 - 11:41 AM

  • gdkey 0 Points

    Heh i wanted to apply but I cant translate korean really well.
    Ohwells if you need someone with Chinese/English/Malay skills,
    I here! hehe.
    Goddluck to those who apply!(:

    20 March 2011 - 09:24 PM

  • WOOmyYOUNGheart 18 Points

    Just emailed in my application! Can't wait! ^^

    21 March 2011 - 04:46 PM

  • LikeYG 0 Points

    yes yes how long are you letting applications to flow in?

    26 March 2011 - 02:53 PM

  • nonstopnessa 0 Points

    If only I understood or read Hangul :(

    26 March 2011 - 08:57 PM

  • theailona 0 Points

    I've sent an email yesterday :3
    Would love to help as a writer, but I can only read & write hangul. I don't understand them XD

    29 March 2011 - 09:09 PM

  • wutpanda 0 Points

    Just wondering, if we don't get the internship, do we get an email stating that we didn't get it? Or do we just assume that we didn't get the internship if we didn't receive an email.

    08 April 2011 - 07:09 PM

    • Flowsion 3133 Points

      We get numerous e-mails so it's not possible for us to respond to them all. We respond to those we hire and keep the rest on file, so it's safe to assume you did not get the internship if you did not receive a reply.

      08 April 2011 - 07:16 PM

  • MinzyK 0 Points

    so does it count if i just joined here, and still learning Korean (read ,write and speak it?) and i post some lessons on wordpress and write lyrics? and available some of those times?

    11 April 2011 - 03:34 PM

  • Yourmom 0 Points

    How big of a role does age play in the applications?

    14 April 2011 - 05:48 PM

    • Flowsion 3133 Points

      Not a large role at all.

      14 April 2011 - 06:31 PM

  • AnnieTea 0 Points

    When we apply, should we use our real names? I don't use my real name on the internet for privacy reasons, so I am just wondering.

    16 April 2011 - 11:37 AM

  • dreamersakura 23 Points

    By experience as a photographer at a professional, does that mean beyond photo 3-4 at highschool? D:

    21 April 2011 - 08:42 PM

  • dreamersakura 23 Points

    How much experience is needed for photographers to be at a "professional" level?

    10 May 2011 - 06:01 PM

  • tuna 0 Points

    "writer intern" is not proper english? XD haha.

    10 May 2011 - 06:05 PM

  • Imagine8 1 Points

    im gonna apply later on, maybe next month or the one after that...hope thats okay..gotta finish schl first

    11 May 2011 - 03:43 AM

  • torizhao 0 Points

    OMG I should check this earlier....I wanna apply for photographer(volunteer is OK,I just enjoy taking photos of K-POP celebreties).

    16 May 2011 - 06:58 PM

  • yunsyc 0 Points

    JUST sent an e-mail for the photographer position! I hope there is enough space where I can sneak in :)

    16 May 2011 - 07:35 PM

  • ohretro 0 Points

    Are these paid internships?

    13 June 2011 - 02:35 PM

  • BubbleWraps 0 Points

    Have just applied as a "Writer Intern"! (:

    21 June 2011 - 11:04 PM

  • BubbleWraps 0 Points

    Will you announce the accepted candidates anytime soon? (:

    25 June 2011 - 12:58 AM

  • Just Tacos 24 Points

    Out of curiosity, if we did get accepted for a position, how long would it take for us to hear something?

    01 July 2011 - 09:37 AM

  • ktthepoopheadowo 1 Points

    awwwwww... i'd love to help but i'm only in high school... and i don't completely fit the criteria of any of the jobs ^^"

    19 July 2011 - 11:56 PM

    • ktthepoopheadowo 1 Points

      and i'm fluent in chinese not japanese or korean -cries-

      20 July 2011 - 12:01 AM

  • Karaz 0 Points

    Fix the contact us button on the footer... sorry to post about that here but I didn't know where to say that...
    Your website design is awesome and ur news is fast and written in respect..
    the website deserve more attentions from ppl... try to make some events and make the ppl participate more, keep the website lively and active like that :)

    Thanks for creating this website, I was become so bored reading the news from other fishy community....

    09 August 2011 - 10:16 AM

  • chanseobie 25 Points

    Very nice I want to try!

    07 November 2011 - 11:07 AM

    • chanseobie 25 Points

      Also I was wondering what kind of samples you are looking for.. can they be about anything or strictly Korean news?

      07 November 2011 - 11:10 AM

  • torizhao 0 Points

    I just gaved another try...hop I can get in ><

    12 December 2011 - 02:17 PM

  • Eliane 0 Points

    I don't understand the whole time thing, can someone explain

    14 June 2012 - 07:09 PM

    • Congee 1028 Points

      What sort of explanation are you looking for? We want to know what time zone you're in and approximately what time you would be available. Some people have school and/or work so they would not be available during certain times of the day.

      14 June 2012 - 07:17 PM

  • BubbleFeet 4 Points

    Will try to apply on the right time :)

    10 August 2012 - 10:07 AM

  • takemafk 0 Points

    Are you guys still accepting positions for photographers? Thanks! :)

    21 August 2012 - 03:21 PM

  • Akari Liu 0 Points

    Wow intresting i would like to try it hehe :)

    30 August 2012 - 01:15 PM

  • Niji 0 Points

    Um I just applied for this, but it's been a few days and I still haven't heard from anyone, has the hiring stopped?? I'd be somewhat upset, I was really looking forward to this :)

    03 December 2012 - 11:59 PM

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