The digital comics service LINE Webtoon is branching out by offering 15-weekpaid internships out of its Los Angeles-based offices. The company is looking for "the next generation of content ninjas" for what it's calling LINE Webtoon University.
"We are looking for interns for either Spring or Summer who love comics and will work closely with the Webtoon content team. The content team is responsible for the development and curation of 150 series from creators from around the globe including hits unOrdinary, Siren's Lament, Assassin Roomate, and My Giant Nerd Boyfriend," reads the posting. "Students will learn how to develop and evaluate pitches, the ins and outs of editing comics from a wide variety of genres and formats, how to work with creators and creative teams, the logistics of digital publishing, and how to move projects from the concept stage through to execution. Additionally, overviews of entertainment law and business best practices will be covered."
The positions are open only to college students.
Interns will report to Tom Akel, LINE Webtoon's Head of Content.
Full details about the openings can be found here, with the application deadline being January 15, 2018.