Content Design and Product Writing Intern (TikTok) – 2023 Summer

Employer TikTok
Location Los Angeles, CA
Type Internship
Apply by February 15, 2023
Posted on December 19, 2022


TikTok is the leading destination for short-form mobile video. Our mission is to inspire creativity and bring joy. TikTok has global offices including Los Angeles, New York, London, Paris, Berlin, Dubai, Singapore, Jakarta, Seoul and Tokyo.
This role is open to LA or MTV.

Why Join Us
At TikTok, our people are humble, intelligent, compassionate and creative. We create to inspire – for you, for us, and for more than 1 billion users on our platform. We lead with curiosity and aim for the highest, never shying away from taking calculated risks and embracing ambiguity as it comes. Here, the opportunities are limitless for those who dare to pursue bold ideas that exist just beyond the boundary of possibility. Join us and make impact happen with a career at TikTok.

The TikTok Content Design & Product Writing team is made up of content designers and technical writers who make the TikTok product easy to use for our diverse global audience. We’re looking for a passionate and focused individual who is ready to solve challenging problems in a collaborative environment.

We are looking for talented individuals to join us for an internship in 2023. Internships at TikTok aim to offer students industry exposure and hands-on experience. Turn your ambitions into reality as your inspiration brings infinite opportunities at TikTok.

This Internship Program runs for 12 weeks beginning in May/June 2023. Successful candidates must be able to commit to one of the following summer internship cycles below:
1. May 22, 2023 to August 11, 2023
2. May 29, 2023 to August 18, 2023
3. June 12, 2023 to September 1, 2023

We will prioritize candidates who are able to commit to these start dates.
Application deadline: February 15th, 2023
Candidates can apply to a maximum of two positions and will be considered for jobs in the order you apply. The application limit is applicable to TikTok and its affiliates’ jobs globally. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis – we encourage you to apply early.

About the team:
We’re looking for interns to join our UX and Product Writing teams! Interns will collaborate closely with members of the TikTok Product Management, Design, Marketing, User Research, and Engineering, and teams to build products that captivate and engage our viewers and content creators.
As an advocate for our users, you’ll use design thinking, empathy, and data to help shape and refine our product and identify opportunities to build better experiences for our users.

Opportunities are available with the following teams:
– Content Design
– Product Writing

– Work closely with Product Writing and Content Design teams to help manage U.S. translation projects and requirements to ensure timely delivery
– Learn and apply U.S. project localization processes and guidelines
– Help audit and review UI strings and respond to vendor translation queries
– Support content audits to identify opportunities and drive consistency across the product
– Add terminology and phrases to the UX writing and localization glossary


– Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Communication, Computer Science, English, Instructional Design, Journalism, Linguistics, Project Management, Technical/Business Writing, UX, HCI, or a related field
– Able to commit to working for 12 weeks during Summer 2023
– Must obtain work authorization in country of employment at the time of hire, and maintain ongoing work authorization during employment
– Graduating December 2023 onwards with intent to return to degree-program after the completion of the internship
– Strong problem-solving and interpersonal skills with the ability to improve efficiency
– Communication skills, experience working across time zones, cultures and with diverse stakeholders
– Experience prioritizing and managing multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment
– Organized, curious, self-motivated, with strong attention to detail

TikTok is committed to creating an inclusive space where employees are valued for their skills, experiences, and unique perspectives. Our platform connects people from across the globe and so does our workplace. At TikTok, our mission is to inspire creativity and bring joy. To achieve that goal, we are committed to celebrating our diverse voices and to creating an environment that reflects the many communities we reach. We are passionate about this and hope you are too.

TikTok is committed to providing reasonable accommodations during our recruitment process. If you need assistance or an accommodation, please reach out to us at

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