Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Paid Fall internship @ biz website

BNET, a top 10 business website owned by CBS Interactive, is offering a paid Fall internship in its San Francisco office.

Internship is 10-15 hours per week and runs from September through early December.

Duties include: blogging in BNET's Industries section or in management-oriented Insight section; fact checking original content and contributing original reporting; pitching, reporting, and writing bylined articles; using BNET's content management system to help publish original and licensed articles and podcasts; light copyediting and proofing.

"As critical members of BNET’s small, award-winning editorial team, interns gain hands-on experience in all aspects of producing and publishing content online," the ad states.

Apply online.

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Thursday, September 3, 2009

Paid intern @ newspaper association

The Newspaper Association of America is seeking a college student for a four-month paid Fall internship in its Washington, D.C. area headquarters.

"The intern will help write case studies and research innovative business practices to be published on the NAA Website and in an online database for members," the ad states. "The intern will work at our office in the Ballston area of Arlington, Va., for up to 15 hours a week and be paid $12/hour."

By September 14, e-mail a cover letter, resume and five writing samples to diane.hockenberry@naa.org.

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Wednesday, August 12, 2009

Paid interns @ Dallas Business Journal

The Dallas Business Journal seeks two paid interns who can work about 20 hours per week during the Fall semester.

"Earn money while gaining invaluable experience working +/- 20 hours a week helping generate news across multiple platforms for the Dallas Business Journal (dallas.bizjournals.com and acbj.com)," the ad states.

To apply, e-mail kbumgarner@bizjournals.com.


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Tuesday, May 5, 2009

Paid photo-editing internship in Hong Kong

TIME magazine's Asia edition is offering a paid photojournalism internship.

The internship is based in Hong Kong, runs 3 months and pays a monthly stipend. Note that it involves editing photos, not taking them. Internships are available beginning in June, as well as later in the year.

The intern will be "tasked with photo research for daily web stories, and travel and art stories for the print magazine," the ad states. "Interns will be working with different departments within the magazine - the art, production, and edit departments, as well as correspondents and photographers around Asia, and photo agencies around the world. This will be a good opportunity to learn the workings of a news magazine as well as the world of editorial photography. This is a photo editing internship. There will be no opportunities to take pictures for the magazine."

To apply, e-mail maria_wood@timeasia.com with your letter of intent, resume and photo editing clips.

Location: Hong Kong

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Friday, May 1, 2009

Paid photojournalism internship @ Richmond Times-Dispatch

Richmond Times-Dispatch, a 200,000-circulation daily newspaper in Virginia's capital, is offering a paid photojournalism internship in the fall.

The 10-week gig pays $450 per week and is open to college students and new graduates.

Application deadline is June 2. Applications should include a cover letter, resume, and CDs of photo samples. Send your application to: Andrea Bedson, Office Manager, Newsroom, Richmond Times-Dispatch, P.O. Box 85333, Richmond, VA 23293.

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Thursday, April 16, 2009

Fall reporting internship @ Newsday

Newsday, a 400,000-circulation daily newspaper in Long Island, offers reporting internships year-round.

Interns work two days per week. They must receive academic credit from their college. As for pay, the website doesn't mention any compensation; but, in the past Newsday has provided a $25 per day stipend.

May 31 is the deadline for a Fall internship, which begins in September. To apply, download an application online.

Location: Melville, New York

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Wednesday, April 1, 2009

Paid journalism internships in NY, DC and SF

College students and recent graduates can apply for paid 12-week internships in New York, Washington and San Francisco. Internships provide a $2,000 stipend and are available in the fall and summer.

The Media Consortium, a network of over 40 independent media outlets, including The Nation, Talking Points Memo, The American Prospect, Link TV, Air America and Mother Jones, is sponsoring this new internship program and it will place interns in its members' newsrooms.

"Interns will complete one or more major editorial projects, have weekly duties (including fact-checking, research, writing and media production) and meet with top editors and reporters for mentoring sessions," the announcement states.

Four internships are available for the summer program (May 18-August 14) and another four are available for the fall program (September 14-December 11).

Applicants must have a minimum of 3 years of college or have completed undergrad or grad school within the last year. Applications are being accepted for both semesters; the deadline for the summer program is April 9. Apply online.


Location: New York, New York

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Tuesday, March 24, 2009

Paid Fall internships @ Palm Beach Post

The Palm Beach Post, a 175,000-circulation daily newspaper in South Florida, is offering paid internships during the Fall 2009 semester.

One internship is for sportswriting and two internships are for photography. Pay is $475 per week.

Applicants for the sportswriting internship should send a cover letter, resume, reference list and 5-7 clips. E-mail materials to Lynn Kalber, Director of Administration/Digital, at lkalber@pbpost.com.

Photography applicants need to have had at least one previous photo internship. In addition, they should send a photo story (either in slides, prints or on CD) and clips of published works. E-mail materials to Photo Editor Greg Lovett at Glovett@pbpost.com.

Deadline to apply is April 1.

Location: West Palm Beach, Florida

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Wednesday, February 25, 2009

Paid sports reporter intern @ Sun-Sentinel

The South Florida Sun-Sentinel, a 227,000-circulation daily newspaper in Ft. Lauderdale, is offering a paid internship in sports reporting for Fall 2009.

The 10-week internship begins in September and pays $530 per week. Deadline to apply is March 1. Applicants should have worked for their college publication or have had a previous internship.

Send cover letter, resume and 7-10 work samples to: Kathy Pellegrino, Recruitment Editor, Sun-Sentinel, 200 E. Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301.

Location: Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

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Sunday, February 15, 2009

Paid Fall journalism internships in D.C.

March 16 is the deadline to apply for a fall placement in the Scripps Howard Foundation Semester in Washington program.

The hands-on journalism program brings six junior and senior print journalism majors to Washington, D.C., for three academic terms -- fall, spring and summer -- where they function as reporters for a web-based wire service. Stories are available to any newspaper in the country. The 14-week Fall program includes a $2,350 stipend, free housing and academic credit.

Interns cover everything: politics, breaking news, business, sports and features, including home and garden, health, fitness, technology, travel and food. They also attend lectures from experts at the Capitol, the Supreme Court, the Student Press Law Center, the Washington Post, the State Department, the Pentagon and others to better understand how to cover the news.

Apply online.

Find more opportunities on CubReporters.org's political journalism page.

Location: Washington, DC

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Paid internships @ Denver magazine

5280, a 70,000-circulation monthly magazine that covers all things Denver, offers year-round paid internships in print and online. (In case you're wondering, the magazine derives its unusual name from Denver's elevation of 5,280 feet above sea level.)

Interns write stories, research and fact-check. "Both internships are very hands-on and offer lots of staff interaction," states the magazine's website.

Both part- and full-time internships are available. Deadlines for applications: Summer (March 15); Fall (July 15); Spring (November 15).

E-mail a cover letter, resume, and three to five published clips to editinternships@5280.com. In the subject line, designate the internship to which you are applying by writing "Print Internship" or "Web Internship."

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Friday, January 30, 2009

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]LATimes.com.

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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 furst@postbulletin.com or kallas@postbulletin.com.

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Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Paid internships @ Skiing magazine

Skiing magazine, a Boulder, Colo.-based magazine focused on skiing, is offering 12-week paid internships in reporting and photojournalism during the summer and fall.

Interns receive a $1,200 stipend for 3 months. Their duties include: article research, fact checking, proofreading, writing articles, calling in gear for testing, participating in staff editorial meetings, and interviewing subjects.

"We try to keep the grunt work (shipping, filing, etc) to a minimum," the posting states. "Skiing Magazine is a small staff (four editors and two art directors), so interns work closely with staffers."

If interested in a writing/reporting internship, e-mail resume, cover letter and writing samples to: megan.michelson@bonniercorp.com. For photography internships, e-mail resume, cover letter and portfolio to: Niall@skiingmag.com.

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Paid photojournalism internships @ National Geographic

National Geographic Magazine is offering paid photography internships during the summer and fall of 2009.

The internships run 14 weeks and pay $480 per week. When on assignment away from the city, the Geographic pays all expenses. Transportation expenses to and from Washington at the start and conclusion of the internship are covered by the Society. The interns are responsible for their own housing.

"The program is an opportunity for young photographers to experience first-hand the rigors of life in the professional world," the announcement states. "It is also an opportunity for us at the Geographic to scrutinize the work of those in whom we may have further interest. We are proud that many of our regular 'shooters' are former summer interns."

Selection is based on a portfolio. Interns must be at least 21 years of age and U.S. citizens, or have appropriate student work documents. Both college and graduate students are eligible, and the selection committee will also consider someone not currently in school.

By January 31, send a portfolio of recent work (no more than 30 images), a resume, and a letter of recommendation from a photography teacher or established photojournalist. CDs are the preferred method of submission but portfolios may also be in the form of slides, prints or clippings of any combination, in color and/or black and white. Digital images should be sized to approximately 1600 wide, 72 dpi.

Address application packet to Susan Smith, Deputy Director of Photography, National Geographic Magazine, 1145 17th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20036. (Clearly label your envelope, NGM Photography Internship, and if you would like for us to return your portfolio, you must include a self-addressed stamped envelope.)

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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 joswald@nydailynews.com 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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Saturday, October 25, 2008

Paid photojournalism internship @ National Geographic

National Geographic Magazine is offering a paid photography internship during the summer or fall of 2009.

The 14-week internship pays $480 per week. When on assignment away from the city, the Geographic pays all expenses. Transportation expenses to and from Washington at the start and conclusion of the internship are covered by the Society. The interns are responsible for their own housing.

"The program is an opportunity for young photographers to experience first-hand the rigors of life in the professional world," according to the ad. "It is also an opportunity for us at the Geographic to scrutinize the work of those in whom we may have further interest. We are proud that many of our regular 'shooters' are former summer interns."

To apply, send a portfolio of recent work (no more than 30 images), a resume, and a letter of recommendation from a photography teacher or established photojournalist.

All portfolios must be postmarked no later than January 31, 2009. Send to Susan Smith, Deputy Director of Photography, National Geographic Magazine, 1145 17th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20036. Please clearly label your envelope, "NGM Photography Internship" and if you would like for us to return your portfolio, you must include a self-addressed stamped envelope.

The internship is aimed at college and graduate students, but non-students will also be considered. Interns must be at least 21 years of age and U.S. citizens, or have appropriate student work documents.

"We are interested in strong photojournalism and your ability to produce a visual narrative," the ad says. "We will also consider an aspiring studio photographer. CDs are the preferred method of submission but portfolios may also be in the form of slides, prints or clippings of any combination, in color and/or black and white. Digital images should be sized to approximately 1600 wide, 72 dpi."

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