Saturday, April 25, 2009

Paid internship @ Ft. Worth magazine

Garden Center, a magazine focusing on the horticulture industry, has an immediate opening for a paid editorial intern.

The position is part-time with flexible hours, based in downtown Fort Worth, and pays up to $10 per hour.

"The intern will have the opportunity to craft news updates and possibly feature stories for digital and print media," the ad states. "Familiarity with horticulture is a plus, but not required."

E-mail resumes, writing samples and salary requirements to or

Location: Fort Worth, Texas

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Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Paid intern @ NYC real estate magazine

The Real Deal, a 60,000-circulation real estate news magazine that "provides an inside look at the big players and major deals" in New York City, is offering a paid internship this spring.

"The internship will provide real reporting experience, and will include research and writing," the ad states. "Monthly stipend provided. Hours are flexible, but interns are expected to work three hours a day at least three days per week."

To apply, e-mail resume and clips to Editor Stuart W. Elliott at

Location: New York, New York

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Thursday, February 5, 2009

Paid video intern @ New York magazine

Beginning late February, New York magazine is offering a paid, part-time internship in video journalism.

The 400,000-circulation magazine covers the life, culture, politics and style of New York City. The intern will work 3 days per week and be paid $7.15 per hour.

"Candidates must be proficient in either Final Cut or Adobe Premiere, and of course other administrative office software," the ad states. "Responsibilities include editing and uploading footage, compiling clips, managing and our YouTube site (, and occasionally assisting on shoots. May be requested to do non-video tasks for as needed."

E-mail cover letters, resumes and any relevant video work to

New York, New York

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Friday, January 30, 2009

Paid internship @ Honduras' magazine

Bay Islands Voice, a monthly magazine that covers the Honduran islands, offers paid internships in both reporting and photojournalism.

Internships are full-time, last 4 months and are available year-round. Interns receive a monthly stipend of $600 -- not much, but apartments cost only about $250-$350 per month. The magazine will assist in locating housing.

"Interns have an opportunity to gain reporting experience, understanding of working in a small news magazine and create a portfolio of writing and photo clips," the magazine's website states. Current students and recent graduates are encouraged to apply.

E-mail cover letter and resume to Managing Editor Thomas Tomczyk at

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Paid multimedia interns @ L.A. Times

The Los Angeles Times, the 4th-largest newspaper in the U.S., seeks paid interns for its online newsroom.

"Qualified candidates will have experience with blogs, ugc, editing/writing headlines and a good understanding of html," the ad states.

Deadline is rolling. Current college students and those who have graduated in the past six months are eligible. Applicants should be web-savvy and must send a letter of recommendation. To apply, contact Mr. Dakotta Alex at Dakotta.Alex[at]

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Paid internships @ Minn. newspaper

The Post-Bulletin, a 45,000-circulation daily afternoon newspaper in Rochester, Minn., offers three paid reporting internships year-round. The newspaper has seen its circulation grown for the past 15 years, and Rochester is located about 90 minutes from Minneapolis.

Internships are of variable length but generally 3-5 months, with a wide-ranging work experience. Pay is about $11 per hour. Those selected usually have previous internship experience and generally are college upperclassmen.

Send a cover letter, resume and best clips to City Editor Randi Kallas, Post-Bulletin, P.O. Box 6118, Rochester, MN 55903. For more info, e-mail or

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Thursday, January 29, 2009

Paid intern @ free speech think tank

The Center for Competitive Politics -- a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization focused on protecting the First Amendment political rights of speech, assembly, and petition -- seeks a communication intern for the spring.

The full-time internship is based in Washington, D.C., has flexible start/end dates and includes a $500-per-month stipend.

By February 1, send cover letter, resume, two writing samples, one recommendation and a transcript or list of all college-level classes taken to date. Apply online.

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Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Paid internships @ AsianWeek

AsianWeek, a 60,000-circulation national newsweekly that focuses on the Asian/Pacific Islander American community, seeks interns for its San Francisco office.

The "Newspaper Workshop" program runs 3 months for 10-15 hours per week and pays a monthly stipend.

Interns' duties include: selecting and digesting news stories for daily publication on, writing brief news stories for weekly print publication, writing announcements of events for weekly print publication, maintaining a journal on internship experiences and some administrative tasks.

E-mail resume and one writing sample to

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Monday, January 12, 2009

Paid internships @ American Spectator

The American Spectator, a conservative 50,000-circulation magazine covering news and politics, is offering paid internships for both the spring and summer. Starting dates are flexible.

"One benefit among many is that we don't do the 'Make A Copy For Me And Get Me Coffee' thing," says Managing Editor J. Peter Freire. "Our interns get to write frequently and can really carve out a place for themselves if they have an idea of what they like to do."

E-mail a resume, writing samples, and references to editor[at], with the subject line "INTERNSHIP."

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Sunday, January 11, 2009

Paid student blogger @ journalism website

The Center for Innovation in College Media, a non-profit think-tank that was created to help college student media adapt and flourish in the new media environment, seeks a paid intern to help produce content for its blog.

The January-April gig pays a $500 stipend and the intern can telecommute from anywhere. It's a good chance to develop new media skills and network with other journalists -- which could lead to a great job after college.

By January 18, e-mail your resume and a 250-word essay (or post on your weblog, even better) explaining what ideas you have for the Center's website to scmurley[at]

Be forewarned - CICM will be posting a poll for readers to vote on who is the best potential intern (results will be viewable only by staff) with the winner posted on the website in the future.

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Wednesday, January 7, 2009

Paid internship @ Consumer Reports

Consumers Union, the nonprofit publisher of Consumer Reports magazine, has an immediate need for one paid intern in its San Francisco bureau. The internship is for 24 hours per week for 20 weeks at $16 per hour beginning as soon as possible.

"The work will primarily involve reading and developing the many stories we have gathered from consumers across the nation whose lives have been dramatically affected by the financial crisis," the internship posting states. "The intern will work closely with CU’s Financial Services Campaign Team, and will be called upon to read and verify stories, communicate with consumers, as well as conduct research and write for publication."

To apply, visit and look for “Intern – Financial Services” Job #1884 (West Coast Office).

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Tuesday, January 6, 2009

Paid spring intern @

ESPN is seeking a student to assist editors in maintaining and updating editorial content for the "Insider" section of its website.

This is a paid 20-25 hours per week, semester-long position. Students may also qualify for college credit, depending on the university's requirements. Applicants must be students and live within an easy commute to the magazine's office in New York City.

E-mail cover letter and resume to

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Monday, January 5, 2009

Paid internship @ YES Network

The YES Network, the #1 Regional Sports Network in the country and TV station of the New York Yankees and the New Jersey Nets, is offering a paid internship in Spring 2009.

The intern will work 20-25 hours per week. Duties include: identifying newsworthy soundbites and passages from YES shows for publicity purposes, handling information requests, researching and writing press release, biographies, fact sheets and other press materials, etc.

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Sunday, December 21, 2008

Paid internship @ Portfolio magazine

Portfolio, a 400,000 monthly business magazine, seeks an editorial intern for its website for the Spring semester. The paid position is based in New York City.

The intern will write news stories and blog posts, conceive and research interactive pieces, and contribute to the daily production of the website. Applicants must be currently enrolled and have the ability to receive school credit for the internship. The position pays a daily stipend covering food and travel.

E-mail cover letter, resume and 2-3 clips to Laura Rich at No calls.

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Friday, December 19, 2008

Paid internships @ NY Dailly News

The New York Daily News, the nation's fifth largest daily newspaper, offers internships year round, including paid internships in the summer.

"Interns receive individual news and feature assignments as well as assist staff writers on reporting major breaking news stories for our newspaper and website," the news editor said. "There are reporting/writing positions on the main city desk in Manhattan and in the three borough offices: Queens, Bronx, and Brooklyn. Positions are available seven days a week and we’ll set a schedule around your school and/or work hours. College juniors and seniors and grad students preferred."

In the summer months only, the Daily News has a limited number of positions that come with a $350/week (or $70/day) stipend. The positions are full-time reporting/writing internships that run 10 to 12 weeks long. There is one sports position and six or seven city desk/news positions. These positions are extremely competitive and have increasingly gone to graduate students. The deadline is February 1.

Unpaid/for-credit positions are available for the spring and fall semesters -- as well as over the summer. Students must get credit to qualify and usually must commit to two days a week (more is welcome). There is a rolling deadline.

E-mail resume, links or PDFfs of clips, and letter to John Oswald, News Editor, at or send your application to: John Oswald, News Editor, New York Daily News, City Desk/3rd floor, 450 W. 33rd Street, New York, NY 10001.

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Thursday, December 18, 2008

Paid internships in investigative journalism

The Center for Public Integrity, a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that produces original investigative journalism on issues of public concern, is offering paid internships in the spring and/or summer in its New York and D.C. offices. The position pays $10 per hour.

"Assignments may include everything from poring through government reports, records, and statistics to interviewing government officials, academics, economists, activists, whistleblowers, and others," the ad states. "Interns typically focus on a single project under the supervision of investigative journalists at the Center. Interns also may be asked to assist in online media production, fundraising, and communications."

The application for the spring internship, which will involve working on a project about sexual assault cases, is due immediately. Apply for the summer internship by February 6. The application and more info can be found at

This seems like a great place to launch your career. My friend began his journalism career here and now writes for the Politico and regularly appears on Sunday morning political shows.

-Mark Grabowski

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Wednesday, December 17, 2008

Paid summer and spring journalism internships in DC

The National Journalism Center is seeking Spring and Summer interns, who will be placed at media outlets around the Washington. D.C. area, gaining real-world experience from professionals in the field.

Interns receive a $1,000 per month stipend for the duration of the 12-week program. Students can take their internships for credit, as well.

2008 placements included: Fox News, Fox Business Network, CNN, NBC News, BBC, Washington Times, Human Events, Washington Examiner , Politics magazine, Townhall , NewsMax magazine, Evans & Novak Political Report, Comcast Sports Net,, American Spectator, Laura Ingraham Show, Sean Hannity Show,, and Radio America shows, such as the G. Gordon Liddy Show, Michael Reagan Show, Dateline Washington, and Greg Knapp Experience – and many more.

Once a week, interns meet together for a training seminar to enhance their writing and reporting skills, their knowledge of journalism principles and fundamentals and learn more about the different topics, such as education and economics, that interns report on while at their placements. Interns are also exposed to speakers in the public policy or journalism fields, where lectures and question-answer seminars provide a chance for participants to learn from Washington insiders.

The Spring internship session runs from February 2 to April 24, 2009. The Summer internship session runs from May 17 to August 7, 2009.

To apply, candidates must submit an application (which can be found online), a cover letter, resume, 2-3 writing samples and 3 references. Please visit for application deadlines and more information about opportunities with The National Journalism Center.

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Tuesday, December 16, 2008

Paid internships @ New York magazine

New York magazine’s website,, seeks Spring semester editorial interns who can work a minimum of two full days per week.

Pay is $7.15 per hour. College credit can also be arranged. Responsibilities include database production, fact-checking, research, reporting, and writing.

New York is a 400,000 circulation weekly magazine that covers the culture, style and politics of New York City.

E-mail a cover letter, résumé, and two or three clips to Put “Spring Semester Online Editorial Internship” in the subject line. No calls.

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Monday, December 15, 2008

Paid internships @ GQ

GQ, a.k.a. Gentlemen's Quarterly, a monthly 800,000-circulation magazine focusing on fashion, style and culture for men, seeks interns for the Spring semester and summertime.

"Selected interns will have the opportunity to assist editors and writers editorially and administratively," the posting states. "As such, ideal applicants must have excellent research skills, a positive can-do attitude, as well as an affinity for the publication and web site. Interns must be able to intern for credit, though a daily stipend will be provided. "

To apply, visit and click the 'APPLY NOW' button.

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Monday, December 8, 2008

Internships @ Anderson Cooper 360

Anderson Cooper 360, a popular TV news show on CNN, seeks interns for the Spring semester.

The positions are based in New York. Because they are unpaid, students must be able to receive college credit. Students must have completed their sophomore year in college prior to the start of the internship

"Interns have the opportunity to participate in how the show ideas are developed, how videotape is gathered and edited, the script-writing process, and how the program is built from an editorial and production perspective," according to the internship advertisement.

Resume, cover letter and a college reference is required. Applicants must have at least a 3.0 G.P.A. To apply, click here.

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Saturday, December 6, 2008

Paid intern @ journalism organization

The Newspaper Association of America Foundation is seeking a college student for a four-month paid internship, starting in mid-January.

The intern will help to create newsletter and web content related to the Foundation’s three program areas: Newspaper in Education, youth editorial content and scholastic journalism. The position is based in the organization's office in Arlington, Va., for up to 15 hours a week and pays $12 per hour.

To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume and five writing samples by December 19. No phone calls. For more information about NAAF, please see

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Saturday, October 18, 2008

Paid spring internships @ The Nation

The Nation magazine, a 184,000 circulation weekly magazine on politics and culture, is seeking paid interns for the Spring for both its New York and Washington, D.C. offices.

Interns typically check facts and conduct research in addition to performing administrative work.

One intern in the New York City office works as the Web Intern. This position requires an interest and understanding of online media in addition to news judgment, fact-checking and copy-editing skills. The position also entails updating's Newsfeed, which requires a wide reading of news on the web and the ability to pick stories of high integrity and reader interest from a variety of blogs.

An additional position is available in The Nation's Washington, D.C. office. This intern works closely with the magazine's Washington editor, attending press conferences and Congressional hearings as well as conducting research and providing clerical assistance.

The Spring 2009 session begins January 5 and ends May 22. There are ten intern positions during each session (nine in New York and one in Washington; two of the New York positions are web-based). There is a $150/week stipend.

The deadline for postmarked applications is November 2, 2008.

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