SOURCE: Directory One Newswire

Directory One Newswire

September 05, 2012 09:39 ET

Houston Search Engine Optimization and Search Engine Marketing Firm, Directory One, Announces Year Round Paid Internship Program Opportunities

The Leading SEO/SEM Company Shares Industry Secrets With Next Generation of Online Marketing Professionals, Offers Unique Internship Opportunities

HOUSTON, TX--(Marketwire - Sep 5, 2012) -  Houston Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and Search Engine Marketing (SEM) Firm, Directory One, announced recently that it is offering a year-round paid internship program. The program gives interns a unique opportunity to learn about both the basics of search engine optimization and search engine marketing as well as the trends in the rapidly changing world of web marketing today. 

As Houston's leading SEO/SEM company and one of the first to develop online search tools enhancing online visibility in this growing new industry, Directory One gives interns the opportunity to gain hands-on experience and valuable insight in a real-life work setting. Interns are required to dedicate 10 hours a week to the position, Monday - Saturday. The salary is $300 per month.

"The interns eligible for this program will learn about a variety of disciplines related to journalism, marketing, and advertising -- including gathering information, writing articles, preparing proposals, scriptwriting, and developing press releases," said Philip O'Hara, Directory One founder and president. 

"They will also learn about key tools necessary in today's online marketing -- including social media setup, blogging, and mobile web SEO," added O'Hara, who also taught an SEO/SEM course at Houston Baptist University.

Interns will gain valuable insight into the development of website marketing plans, optimized content creation, link building, Ad Words, HTML, and posting services. And they will learn how to mock up a website and create a keyword document. 

According to O'Hara, the program is designed to enhance the intern's knowledge of the ever-changing world of Internet search engine optimization and search engine marketing -- and its support role in traditional advertising and marketing efforts.

Eligible interns must be detail-oriented, organized, and have excellent follow-up skills. Experience in Photoshop, Adobe Suite, Google Docs, Microsoft Office, copywriting, creating collateral material, social media set-up, and posting are helpful as well. 

To become a paid intern at Directory One, call 713-973-7899 to start the intern interview process. You must leave a message to be considered for one of these positions. Following your phone call, email your resume to

Directory One has become the search engine optimization and search engine marketing company to which others look since opening its doors in 1981 -- serving as the leading business directory service in Houston before introducing SEO/SEM to the online market. Contact Directory One Houston search engine optimization online or by calling (713) 465-0051 to learn more about Houston search engine marketing tools and resources.