Monday, April 26, 2010

Paid internship @ Yakima Herald-Republic

The Yakima Herald-Republic, a 35,000-circulation daily newspaper in Washington state, is offering a paid summer reporting internship.

"We are looking for a hard-working reporting intern to write for Page 1 and local news. This is a paid internship that runs from June until late August, with flexibility of dates based on your schedule," the ad states. "...Applicants who are recent college graduates are preferred. Spanish-language skills are a must. If no suitable graduates are available, we will consider students currently working toward a college degree."

To apply, submit a cover letter explaining why you’re interested in the Herald-Republic, what you can contribute and what you hope to learn, as well as available dates; a resume, up to 10 work samples and a list of three references. Letters of reference also are acceptable. Applications must be postmarked or e-mailed by May 7. Send to: Barbara Serrano Managing Editor Yakima Herald-Republic 114 N. 4th St. Yakima WA 98901 For more information, call Barbara at 509-577-7672 or at

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Friday, April 23, 2010

Paid internship @ Washington state newspaper

A newspaper chain in Mount Vernon, Wash., is offering a paid reporting internship this summer.

The intern will work 10 weeks as a full-time reporter for Skagit Publishing publications, which include daily newspaper Skagit Valley Herald, weekly papers Courier-Times and The Argus, and a variety of special publications.

Applicants should be rising juniors or seniors, have multimedia skills and have a vehicle. E-mail cover letter, resume and clips to

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Tuesday, April 20, 2010

6-month paid internship @ Vault

Vault, a leading publisher of career guide books and websites, is offering a 3 to 6 month paid editorial internship in its New York office.

"College students are encouraged to apply," the ad states. The position is 30 hours per week.

E-mail cover letter, resume to Write "Editorial Intern" as your subject header.

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Monday, April 19, 2010

U.K. TV station hiring young journalists & interns

Channel 4, a public television station in the United Kingdom, is offering paid 10-week internships and a year-long training program in television production and journalism.

The training program provides 12 months of on-the-job training in TV or new media production and pays £17,000. Deadline to apply is April 30.

Seven paid internships are also available, and it runs from August 9 to October 15. "Your background, age and qualifications aren't as important as your potential," the ad states. Applications open in May.

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Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Paid summer journalism internships in NYC area

  • BRONX, N.Y.: Norwood News, biweekly newspapers in the Bronx section of New York City, seek two or three reporting interns for the summer. Interns will be paid a small fee per article and/or photograph that appears in the newspaper. Academic credit can also be arranged. Interns must be able to commit at least 12 hours a week, ideally on consecutive days. Send a cover letter, resume and at least two clips or writing samples to or via fax, (718) 324-2917.
  • HOBOKEN, N.J.: Hoboken Digest, a newly launched 30,000, circulation bimonthly magazine just across the river from Manhattan, is looking for a part-time summer editorial intern. Internship is for school credit and offers a stipend. You can also work from home. Send a resume, cover letter, and clips (if you have them) to and put HD Intern in the subject line.

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Thursday, April 8, 2010

Nike seeks young female sports reporter

Nike is seeking a young woman to serve as a field reporter and produce content for its website,

All your on-the-job expenses (including travel and gear) will be paid for. And your profiles of famous female athletes and music stars will appear every month on

Go to for details on how to apply.

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Friday, April 2, 2010

Paid summer internships @ newspaper chain

Wick Communications, a chain of 28 community newspapers, is offering paid summer internships for reporting, photojournalism and graphics and page design.
The 12-week internships pay $360 a week plus overtime, with a travel allowance of $400 if you need to relocate for the summer and an additional $400 a month living expense allowance if needed.

To apply, click on Wick Editorial Internships and print and complete the application form that downloads.  Applications must be received by April 30, but interns are already being selected.

Questions may be directed to Human Resources Director Thomas Riebock at tom.riebock[at]

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Monday, March 29, 2010

Paid multimedia internship in Montana

The Montana Stockgrowers Association is offering a paid multimedia internship in Helena, Montana, this summer. The 12-week internship pays $5,000.

The intern reporter will put together feature packages for the organization's website and help them develop their social media presence. Applicants should be juniors, seniors or graduate students with strong interviewing skills and experience in video production and editing. You'll need to be able to create multimedia stories including video, photographs and well-written articles.

Deadline is April 15. Click here to apply.

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Thursday, March 25, 2010

Paid summer internship @ history website

The Thomas Jefferson Foundation is redesigning its main website,, and needs a multimedia intern to assist. The full-time summer internship is based in Philadelphia and pays $3,000-plus. Academic credit is also available.

While this may not seem like the most ideal journalism internship, in this economy it's important to be flexible and consider non-traditional opportunities.

"The intern will play key roles both in facilitating the integration of social content complementing the new site’s curatorial content, and in interpreting this content," the ad states. "This will entail tasks ranging from tagging objects in the collection, interviewing Monticello staff, blogging, creating community profile information, and facilitating dialog with onsite visitors. This is a unique and valuable opportunity for history students to engage first-hand with how social media is used to give a world-class cultural institution a thriving and dynamic participatory online presence."

Applicants should send a cover letter and resume (word or PDF) by Monday, April 19th to with the subject line: "2010 American History Internship".

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Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Paid journalism internship for South Americans

Recent university graduates from Chile and Nicaragua can apply for a one-year paid journalism internship in Spain.

The Pescanova-EFEverde International Internships will give two young journalists the opportunity to spend a year in Spain, splitting their time between EFEverde, a new global platform for environmental reporting operated by international news agency EFE, and the communications division of Pescanova, a Spanish seafood company. The interns will produce multimedia content on topics related to marine resources and sustainability.

Click here for more info.

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Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Paid internship @ vegetarian magazine

VegNews, a San Francisco-based magazine that covers vegetarianism, is offering a paid internship from July through December. The gig pays a $500-per-month stipend and offers perks such as free food.

"Interns will gain invaluable experience reading and pitching stories, fielding inquiries, participating in editorial meetings, researching story ideas, copy editing, fact checking, and writing for the magazine, website, newsletters, and blogs," the ad states.

Additionally, "VegNews offers a host of benefits to ensure a fulfilling experience including a $500 monthly stipend, daily vegetarian lunch, product sampling, complimentary event tickets, all-you-can eat vegan cookies, a wonderful work environment (one block from the ocean in one of the most veg-friendly cities in America), advancement opportunities, course credit, and more."

To apply, e-mail cover letter, resume, and writing samples to Managing Editor Elizabeth Castoria at internships [at] with "VegNews internships" in the subject header.

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Paid internship @ AOL Travel

AOL Travel, a website that attracts 5.3 million unique visitors per month, is offering a full-time paid editorial internship. The position is based in the Washington, D.C. suburbs of Sterling, Va. and allows for some telecommuting.

"Interns will work closely with the editorial team to develop and maintain AOL Travel’s editorial presence by assisting with programming, special editorial projects, fact-checking, researching, travel deal scouting, and data entry," the ad states. "For interns that prove to possess strong writing skills, there may also be opportunities to contribute to online articles. This position will give the right candidate a strong introduction to all facets of web publishing and editorial production."

Apply online.

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Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Paid sports journalism internships

The U.S. Olympic Committee is offering paid summer internships to help produce content for its websites. Internships are in summer, based in Colorado Springs and pay $8.50 per hour.

Responsibilities include: "Maintain and up-date and USOC Coaching/TeamUSA web-sites with text, and video. Manage webcast/podcast content and schedule. Shooting and editing of video from conferences and seminars..."

Deadline to apply is 5 p.m. on March 31. Apply online.

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Paid internship @ NYC lifestyle website, a website and electronic newsletter that covers "style, food, fashion and fun," is offering paid summer internships in its New York City office.

"Summer editorial interns [will] assist with fact checking, administrative, and receptionist duties as well as other editorial projects," the ad states. "Writing opportunities also available."

E-mail your resume to

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Sunday, March 14, 2010

Paid internship @ Wisc. newspaper

The Racine (Wisc.) Journal Times, a 27,000-circulation daily newspaper, is offering paid internships this summer. Positions are full-time and pay $8 per hour.

"Our interns do not get coffee, unless they want a cup," the ad states. "You will be working as a newspaper reporter, covering Racine County. This is an opportunity for you to accumulate plenty of bylines, work hard, have fun and learn a lot. You will receive intensive on-the-job training, including a focus on online journalism. You'll even have your own beats, with guidance and support from experienced journalists."

Applicants should be entering their senior year in college and have writing experience with a college newspaper or other publication.

Apply online.

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Wednesday, January 6, 2010

Paid internship @ NYC newspaper

The Queens Chronicle, a 160,000-circulation weekly newspaper in New York City, seeks interns.

"Interns will be expected to help with typical office work, write articles for the paper and take photographs, along with various other newsroom duties," the ad states. A $500 stipend will be paid at the end of 12 weeks.

Send a resume and clips to editor Lisa Fogarty at

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Paid internship @ Las Vegas Review-Journal

The Las Vegas Review-Journal, a 172,000-circulation daily newspaper in Nevada, is offering a paid summer internship on its City Desk. The internship runs 12 weeks and pays about $500 per week.

"Our City Desk intern typically fills a variety of assignments, from cops to courts to only-in-Vegas features," the ad states. "The job involves some general assignment work and filling in for vacationing staff writers, as well as opportunities to generate your own stories. Our staff has no dead weight, and interns are expected to hit the ground running. Expect to pitch in on weekends and work some long shifts."

By Jan. 31, send a cover letter, a resume with three references, and five diverse clips showing spot news, deadline reporting and news feature experience to: Warren Bates, Assistant City Editor, Las Vegas Review-Journal, P.O. Box 70, Las Vegas, NV 89125-0070.

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Paid internship @ Reading Eagle

The Reading Eagle, a 60,000-circulation daily newspaper in Northeast Pennsylvania, is offering paid summer internships in news, sports, photography and design.

"Interns are treated as regular staff members and usually compile a substantial clip file," the ad states. "...We select the best candidates available, so experience usually is important. Most times that experience was gained at a college newspaper."

Apply by mid January. Send resume, clips and references to

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Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Entry-level reporter @ New Republic

The New Republic is looking for reporter-researchers for its 2010-2011 paid internship program.

Job duties include reporting, researching, and fact-checking for TNR and TNR Online stories; formatting articles and blog posts for the Web; and performing occasional clerical tasks. Reporter-researchers work closely with writers and editors, and they have an open invitation to pitch magazine or Web articles.

Most reporter-researchers finish their program with a substantial portfolio of clips and have gone on to work almost everywhere in journalism--including TNR itself. Political journalism experience is preferred (but not imperative); fluency with LexisNexis and other search techniques, a willingness to put in long nights fact-checking, and a sense of humor are mandatory.

The yearlong job will begin in late summer 2010 and will pay a stipend. E-mail the following items to Seyward Darby at job [at] tnr [dot] com, with the subject line "(Your Name) RR Application 2010":

1. A cover letter.
2. A one-page resume.
3. A 750-word critique of the politics section of a recent issue of the magazine.
4. Two clips (if possible, one opinion and one news).
No phone calls and no snail mail. Don't expect confirmation. The deadline is February 12, 2010, but do not submit applications before January 1.

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Tuesday, December 29, 2009

HuffPost seeks paid Chicago intern

The Huffington Post, a popular liberal news website, seeks a Chicago-based intern. The position is 3 to 5 days per week, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and is compensated.

Responsibilities: researching and loading breaking news stories for Chicago page; editing and posting daily blog submissions; general administrative duties; search engine optimization; working with the Chicago editor to execute slideshows and other writing projects; covering events when appropriate for HuffPost Chicago.

Click here for more info.

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Paid internship @ SF music magazine

The San Jose-based publisher of DRUM! and other music magazines seeks a paid editorial intern. Internships begin in January and pay $250 per month.

"We're looking for an intern who knows music and drums and is interested in journalism or marketing communications," the ad states. "The intern will be working with our editors and our publisher on web-related projects to develop drumming content for social networking sites, as well as other editorial projects as required."

Apply online.

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Paid D.C. journalism internships

Paid political journalism internships in Washington, D.C. are rare. Here are two places seeking Spring semester interns:
  • ExecutiveGov, a daily blog that covers senior executives in the federal government, seeks a paid reporting intern to start immediately. Position is 20-30 hours per week, based in the Washington, D.C. suburb of Vienna, Va., and pays $13 per hour. Responsibilities include: Research and write four to six stories a week, plus shorter news briefs; track news and develop contacts and in-depth knowledge in a specific coverage area; attend hearings, meetings and other news-making events in Washington from time to time; actively contribute to the end-of-week meetings.
  • The Sunlight Foundation, a non-partisan, non-profit organization dedicated to promoting open government, paid intern to serve as a researcher/reporter starting in January 2010 in its Washington, D.C. office. Pay is $8.25 per hour. "Duties will include some news aggregation, writing short daily posts for the reporting site and working on longer, in-depth investigative reports," the ad states. E-mail a resume and writing samples to Bill Allison at

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Paid internship @ video game website, an AOL website that is one of the most visited online game destinations, seeks a paid editorial intern. The Fall internship is based in New York City, 20 hours per week, and pays $10 per hour.

The intern's duties will include: creating and maintaining editorial content on the Blog; promoting articles on the blog through link exchanges, promotions, etc.; assisting game directors with programming and research for various AOL Games/ projects; researching online gaming trends and doing competitive analysis; marketing and promoting via viral ideas, social networking, etc.

Apply online.

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Friday, November 27, 2009

Paid summer internship @ Reno Gazette-Journal

The Reno Gazette-Journal, a 67,000-circulation daily newspaper in Nevada, is offering paid summer internships. The 12-week position are available in the following categories: news writing, sports writing and photography.

"Interns would work directly with current staff members in concept development, story writing and editing as well as other aspects of a newsroom," the ad states.

Submit a resume with references and two clips to RGJ Sports and Business Editor Lauren Gustus at No hard copies or phone calls.

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Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Paid spring intern @ Boston publisher

Brill, a Boston-based international publisher of scholarly books, journals, and electronic resources, is seeking an intern for the spring 2010 semester. The position comes with a small stipend.

"The intern will have the opportunity to work in the editorial/production department and to be exposed to all facets of the publishing industry," the ad states. "S/he will be introduced to the steps leading up to production and learn how a manuscript is brought from initial submission to bound book. Duties include preparing a manuscript for typesetting, checking proofs, facilitating the trafficking of all proofing stages, and adjusting images for press. In addition, s/he will have the opportunity to assist in the development of marketing plans and materials to promote these works. Marketing responsibilities will include working with databases, writing promotional copy, market research, and conference support."

Submit cover letter, resume to: Michael Mozina, Brill, 153 Milk Street, Sixth Floor, Boston, MA 02109. Or fax to: 617-263-2324. Or e-mail to: No telephone calls.

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Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Paid D.C. journalism internship for international students

International students are eligible for a journalism internship in Washington, D.C. that provides free housing, a stipend and the opportunity to publish articles.

Here are the specifics:

The Scripps Howard Foundation Semester in Washington internship program brings two international students per year to Washington, D.C., to work at the Scripps Howard News Service for a semester or summer term. The internship is designed to give international students an opportunity to cover events in the U.S. capital, as well as to report and write feature stories for the Scripps Howard Foundation Wire. Stories written by Scripps Howard interns may be published in newspapers across the United States.

The internship is open to undergraduate journalism or communications students who intend to pursue careers in journalism after graduation. Interns must be fluent in both spoken and written English. Interns who are selected in the program will work in one of two periods: January to April or June to August.

The internship is sponsored by the Scripps Howard Foundation, which strives to advance the cause of a free press through support of excellence in journalism, quality journalism education and professional development. International participants in the program are recruited and selected by the International Center for Journalists, which provides training and other assistance to journalists across the globe.

Interested journalism students can get an application by clicking on the link on the right-hand side of this page. The deadlines are November 20 (for the January-April term), and March 1 (for the June-August term).

An application form is available at:

For more information contact:
International Center for Journalists
1616 H Street, N.W., Third Floor
Washington, D.C. 20006, USA
Tel: 202/737-3700
Fax: 202/737-0530

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Monday, November 16, 2009

Paid summer internships @ Virginian-Pilot

The Virginian-Pilot, a 170,000-circulation daily newspaper in Norfolk, Va., is accepting applications for paid summer internships.

Internships are 12 weeks, pay $600 per week, and available for reporters, copy editors, photographers, and page designers.

The deadline to apply is Dec. 1.

Here's more info from the newspaper:

Our internships are highly competitive. Therefore, experience working on a college newspaper is a must, and a previous internship at a daily paper is a plus. Reporters and photographers will need a car. Juniors and seniors are preferred, but sophomores and graduate students also are eligible.

The Pilot selects six interns, who will be notified by early February 2010. The pay is $600 a week. All internships run for 12 weeks, except for the one on the sports desk that lasts for six months. Interns will have regular opportunities to meet with The Pilot's editors and other newsroom professionals to talk about their career options.

Questions? E-mail, call 757.446.2456, or fax 757.446.2414. Please do NOT send completed packets by e-mail.

1. Submit a cover letter, resume and the names of three references.

2. Reporters, copy editors and designers should include eight to ten published work samples showing the range of your best writing, page layout or headline writing. You may include a CD to accompany your packet or add links, but we still must see examples of your published work as it appeared in print.

3. Photographers should submit a print portfolio or CD that includes at least 20 samples of published photographs.

4. Send completed packet to: Denise Bridges, Director of Staff Development, The Virginian-Pilot, 150 W. Brambleton Ave., Norfolk, VA 23510

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS IS DEC. 1, 2009. Packets postmarked after Dec. 1 will NOT be considered.

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Thursday, November 5, 2009

Paid Spring intern @ NYC TV station

WPIX, a New York television station and the flagship of the CW Network, seeks a paid intern for Spring 2010.

"Interns will learn and experience the operation of the assignment desk, field reporting, and pre-production," the ad states. "At the assignment desk, they will make beat calls (calls to police and other authorities to gather news). They will also interact with the Assignment Editor, as well as gather and process research materials. Interns will witness the breaking news process, assist the Assignment Editor with assigning crews and coordinate reporters and stories. Interns will have the opportunity to shadow reporters in the field, learn interview and story development processes as well as production in the field. "

Apply online.

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Tuesday, October 6, 2009

Paid statehouse reporting internships

College and grad students along with recent graduates can apply for a 21-week paid internship in statehouse across the nation.

The Ben Franklin Fellows program begins January 1, 2010. Positions are available in print, broadcasting and multimedia.

"Benjamin Franklin Fellows will not be coffee-fetchers or lunch-lackeys," the ad states. "Franklin Fellows will work in a variety of statehouses across the nation with seasoned correspondents to produce daily news as well investigative pieces. The statehouse beat will challenge fellows to research complex issues, such as government spending, ethics abuse and statewide elections, and report the consequences to citizens. Upon completing their fellowship, participants will have completed a portfolio of professional clips, internet dispatches and broadcasts. Fellows also will have unique networking opportunities with a nationwide collection of state capital bureaus."

By October 20, e-mail a resume, a cover letter and your five your best work samples to: Or mail materials to: Scott Reeder Regional Managing Editor Franklin Center for Government and Public Integrity 107 W. Cook St. Suite G Springfield, IL 62704 Telephone inquiries are welcome at: (217) 528-9607.

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Monday, September 28, 2009

Journalism contest for Canadian students

Canadian Living, a 527,000-circulation monthly magazine that covers food, fashion, crafts, health and family advice, is offering Canadian students the chance to get articles published, win scholarships and work as magazine interns.

"If you're currently enrolled full-time in a journalism program at a Canadian college or university, we encourage you to apply today by submitting an application package and your pitch for the perfect Canadian Living feature story," the contest ad states. "Selected entrants will be invited to write and submit their stories in full. The six best pieces will be published nationally in Canadian Living Magazine or on and the writers will be awarded cash prizes. The two grand prize winners will each be awarded $1,500 and a 12-week internship at our Toronto editorial office."

Click here for more info.

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Sunday, September 20, 2009

Paid internship @ beauty magazine

American Salon, a 123,000-circulation magazine that covers hairdressers and beauty salon owners, is offering a full-time paid internship in its New York office.

Internship starts immediately and runs through mid-December. Intern will write, proofread and perform administrative tasks.

"Candidates must have good writing and copyediting skills, as this is a writing-intensive position," the ad states. "They should also be independent workers, organized and able to multitask. InDesign experience is a plus."

E-mail a cover letter, resume and two writing samples to

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Paid internship @ Playboy magazine

Playboy, a 3 million circulation men's magazine, is offering a paid editorial internship in its Chicago office. (Yes, the magazine is more than just photos; it's also famous for its monthly interviews of notable public figures.)

"Responsibilities will include office administration, research, contributing to the website, preparing house copy for the magazine with the opportunity to pitch ideas and tackle more ambitious projects in a professional environment," the ad states. "College upperclassmen or recent grad who majored in Journalism or English preferred."

Apply online.

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Paid internship @ Huffington Post

The Huffington Post, a liberal news website and one of the most visited websites in the world, is offering a paid full-time editorial internship in New York City. The job pays $10 per hour and recent grads are welcome to apply.

Duties include: Researching, writing, reporting and copy editing original content; suggesting stories for aggregation; promoting HuffPost New York on social networking sites; putting together slideshows and other general research projects.

"This is great opportunity to learn all the ins and outs of new media and get a hands-on exposure to how the site works," the ad states. The intern would have an opportunity to pitch articles and blog posts.

Send resume and very brief statement of interest with "NEW YORK INTERN" in the subject line to

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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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Sunday, September 13, 2009

Paid video production intern @ NY Daily News

The New York Daily News, one of the largest daily newspapers in the nation, is offering a paid Fall video production internship.

"Candidates must be a student enrolled in part or full-time education to qualify for the stipend-based, academic internship," the ad states. "You must have at least one strong film or news internship and a strong video portfolio."

The intern will work independently and shoot and edit video. Other duties include ingesting video and archiving videos. Knowledge of Final Cut Pro and Live Type is a must.

Submit video portfolio with URL links to DVDs and tape not accepted.

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Wednesday, September 9, 2009

Paid Fall internship @ Discover magazine

Discover, a monthly 850,00-circulation magazine that covers science for a general audience, is offering a paid Fall internship in its New York City office.

They're seeking "
candidates who are enrolled in or have completed a graduate-level science-writing program, but other graduates who demonstrate an interest in science journalism will be considered. A monthly stipend is offered with this position. Duties include, but are not limited
to, researching and fact checking, developing and writing stories for our news section, and performing other duties to assist the editors in producing the magazine. Internships are for four months, and start Monday, September 25th."

Click here for more info and to apply.

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Monday, September 7, 2009

Paid Fall internship @ Dallas magazine

Spirit, the magazine on board Southwest Airlines' flights, seeks a paid intern to work in its Dallas office for the Fall semester.

"The position is paid and is open to all students and recent grads.," the ad states. "15-20 hours a week minimum. Some experience with reporting, research, and fact-checking preferred."

E-mail resume, clips, and cover letter to Associate Editor Mike Darling at

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Sunday, September 6, 2009

Paid full-time internship @ AOL Travel

AOL Travel, a website about travel that attracts over 5 million unique visitors per month, is offering a paid, full-time, one-year internship in its Washington, D.C. area office.

"Interns will work closely with the senior programming manager to develop and maintain AOL Travel’s editorial presence by assisting with programming, special editorial projects, fact-checking, researching, travel deal scouting, and data entry," the ad states. "For interns that prove to possess strong writing skills, there may also be opportunities to contribute to online articles. This position will give the right candidate a strong introduction to all facets of web publishing and editorial production. "

The position is based in Sterling, Va., and offers a "competitive salary." Click here for more info and to apply.

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Paid Fall internship @ NYC TV station

WPIX, a Tribune Broadcasting television station in New York City, is offering a paid Fall internship in its newsroom. The intern will even have the opportunity to produce his/her own segments.

"The internship will focus on five areas: newsgathering, news production, features production, news library management and sports -news production," the ad states. "... The interns may assist with coordinating live shots, pulling file tape and general duties of the line producer.In addition, the interns will be able to attend pitch meetings, and under the supervision of a segment producer, work on their own segments."

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

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Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Paid internship @ Entertainment Weekly

Entertainment Weekly, a 1.7 million-circulation magazine that covers movies, television, music, Broadway and pop culture, is offering a part-time paid internship in its Los Angeles bureau.

The 3-month internship begins in mid-September and pays $10 per hour. "In addition to office duties such as transcribing, interns will have the opportunity to write for the magazine and/or its website,," the ad states.

Students and recent grads are encouraged to apply. By September 1, e-mail a cover letter, resume, and three published clips to

Location: Los Angeles, California

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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 ( and," the ad states.

To apply, e-mail

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Monday, June 29, 2009

Paid summer intern @ Northwest newspaper

The Shelton-Mason County Journal, a weekly 10,000-circulation newspaper near Washington state's capital, seeks a summer intern to work the cops and court beat.

Intern will initially work alongside staff reporter, then fill in for the reporter while she is away for several weeks. The internship will begin in mid to late July. Northwest applicants are preferred but the newspaper will consider all applicants. Salary is listed as "negotiable."

E-mail a cover letter, resume and a few clips to Editor Greg Skinner at

Location: Shelton, Washington

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Wednesday, June 3, 2009

Elmira, N.Y. newspaper seeks paid H.S. interns

The Elmira (N.Y.) Star-Gazette, a 25,500-circulation daily newspaper near the New York-Pennsylvania border, is offering paid internships this summer to high school juniors and seniors.

"The successful candidates will receive hands-on experience in the field of journalism and be paid for their work thanks to a $2,000 grant provided by the Tripp Foundation," the announcement states.

Interested candidates must submit a cover letter, resume (including references) and at least two writing samples (schoolwork is acceptable). The cover letter should state the applicant's perspective on the evolving role of a community newspaper.

Applicants also must have a valid driver's license and auto insurance.

The deadline to apply is Friday. The internship begins in early July and ends before school resumes, or when the candidates must report to college.

Click here for more info.

Elmira, New York

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Saturday, May 23, 2009

Paid intern @ Dallas talk radio show

The Michael Baisden Show, a nationally-syndicated talk radio show recorded in Dallas, is offering paid internships.

Interns will work daily from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the show's Dallas studio. Duties include: assist producers in studio with show, set up studio daily, research as needed.

Applicants should be based in the Dallas-Ft. Worth area and enrolled in college or graduate school.

To apply, e-mail your resume to

Location: Dallas, Texas

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Friday, May 15, 2009

5-month paid science writing internship

Nature Medicine, a highly-regarded monthly academic journal covering biomedical science and translational research, is offering a 5-month paid science writing internship.

The full-time internship starts in June, is based in New York City and pays $1,000 per month.

"The intern will be closely involved in the editorial process and write news articles and briefs, as well as blog entries," the ad states. "This is not a paper-pushing internship! The person selected for the position will be reporting stories and working on editorial content full-time."

Apply online by May 20.

Location: New York, New York

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Paid internship @ NYC TV station

WPIX, a New York television station and the flagship of the CW Network, is offering a paid newsroom internship this summer.

The internship pays a stipend and college credit may also be arranged.

"The internship will focus on three areas: newsgathering, news production and features production for the Morning Show and News at Ten broadcasts," the ad states. Applicants "must be enrolled in a parallel major in the field of Journalism, Broadcasting, Communications etc., as the internship is designed to provide hands-on experience."

Apply online.

Location: New York, New York

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Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Entry-level reporters @ Wired magazine

Wired, a 700,000-circulation magazine that covers how technology affects culture, the economy, and politics, is offering extended paid internships.

The full-time positions last 6 months, pay $12 per hour and are based in San Francisco. Openings include:
  • Reporting intern: "This position is best suited to a college graduate with entry-level reporting and writing experience in the field of journalism. Responsibilities include pitching ideas to Start section editors and assisting them with research and special projects. The reporting intern is especially involved in idea generation for recurring Start items such as Q&A, Alpha Geek, Best lists, and so on. There are light administrative duties as well, such as mailing, updating databases, and preparing for section meetings."
  • General Edit intern: "This position is ideal for a recent college graduate with some journalism experience (e.g. previous internship, school paper). Geek-savvy pop culture knowledge is a must. The job involves fielding all of the email, mail, faxes, and phone submissions received by the editorial department. This intern is also charged with mailing issues to authors and helping with stories in the Play section of the magazine. Knowledge of GarageBand and a passion for music is a plus."
  • Gadgets intern: "This position is best suited to a recent college graduate with a strong interest in gadgets, consumer electronics, and technology. Responsibilities include reviewing products for and assisting with the production of our GadgetLab blog. Interns also assist with research for special product packages. This is a great opportunity to get your hands on the latest tech gear before everyone else does. There are light clerical duties as well, such as responding to story and product pitches, and ordering products for review."
  • Research intern: "This position is for someone with great reporting skills and a supreme attention to detail -- ideally a college graduate with prior fact-checking or professional reporting experience. The primary duty is checking the accuracy of magazine content. In this capacity, the research intern works closely with senior editors, copy editors, designers, photo editors, and writers, primarily on the magazine’s Play section, so an affinity for geeky pop culture is a plus. Other responsibilities include Nexis searches and filing copies of magazines."
By May 20, e-mail a cover letter and resume within the body of an email message to Do not send attachments; they won't be read. Put your name and which internship you're applying for in the subject line of the email. You may only apply for one position; however, you will be considered for others as the editors deem appropriate. No phone calls.

Location: San Francisco, California

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Monday, May 11, 2009

Paid online journalism internships in Atlanta

The Tenth Amendment Media Group -- which operates an online newspaper along with an online news, talk and entertainment station -- is offering paid editorial and photojournalism internships. These summer positions are based in Atlanta.

"Editorial Interns will write up to 3 three stories weekly and two investigative features a month," the ad states. "Photography Interns will catch the news on film while the reporter is either present or not. Often times, we will just provide photography coverage rather than written coverage of news events."

For info about editorial internships, click here. For photojournalism internships, click here. T
o apply, e-mail us your resume and cover letter to Dominique Huff at

Location: Atlanta, Georgia

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Friday, May 8, 2009

Paid new media internships

Serra Media, a Seattle-based company that develops websites and web applications for newspapers, journalism start-ups and university journalism programs, is offering paid internships this summer. Interns may also earn college credit and telecommute.

Here's the kicker: applicants get to design their own internship experience.

"We’re taking a different approach to finding interns," the company's website states. "Instead of a specific, rigid framework of duties, tasks, hours and pay that you try to ply yourself into, we’re inviting you to make a pitch on the assignment as if you were an entrepreneur. (Because you are.) These are paid positions, but the amount we pay and the number of hours you work per week are flexible. So, instead of applications for a set position and fixed number of hours, we’re looking for pitches from people who are interested in working with us to develop our ideas and see their own brought to market, no matter their situation."

In addition, "You can earn course credit for the assignment, if needed. You can also work remotely if you don’t happen to live in the Seattle area."

Apply by May 22. For more information, click here.

Location: Seattle, Washington

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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 with your letter of intent, resume and photo editing clips.

Location: Hong Kong

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Monday, May 4, 2009

Paid fashion journalism internship @ NY mag

New York, a 400,000-circulation magazine covers the life, culture, politics and style of New York City, is offering a paid internship to assist with fashion coverage for its website.

The internship is based in New York City, two days per week and pays $7.15 per hour.

"Candidates must be model obsessed," the ad states. "Know who the new girls are, the older girls, who is breaking into which campaigns, etc. You must be comfortable researching fashion and model history, making contacts, and digging up any information necessary. A writing ability is a must, as are keen organizational skills. HTML knowledge is a plus. In addition, you will assist the fashion department with whatever they may need. The ideal candidate will have previous fashion and magazine experience (either interning or otherwise), be eager, meticulous, flexible, professional, and be able to work in a fast-paced, extremely deadline-oriented environment."

To apply, e-mail 2-3 writing samples along with your resume that illustrate your model knowledge to No phone calls.

Location: New York, New York

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Paid internships @ Nieman Journalism Lab

The Nieman Journalism Lab, a Harvard-based think-tank focused on improving journalism in the Internet Age, is offering paid "microinternships" this summer. Schedules are flexible and interns may telecommute.

Hurry and apply -- the deadline is May 7.

"Here’s the deal," the website states. "We’ll expect you to write one solid, reported blog post per week. Note the word “reported”; we’re not looking for people to opine. These would be short stories about new journalism startups, attempts at innovation in established news organizations, or interviews with people making a difference in the future of journalism..."

Interns may telecommute: "If you’re based around Boston, then you’re welcome to come down to our office to work. If not, you’d work from wherever you are, on your own schedule."

As for pay, it's "Not a lot ... But it might pay your rent if you live somewhere cheap. The idea is that you’d probably do this work in addition to a traditional internship or your regular job."

Click here for more details and to apply.

Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts

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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 30, 2009

Paid business journalism internship

InvestmentWires, a news website that covers finance, is offering a paid summer reporting internship. The position is based in New York City and starts May 14.

"Your duties will include: scanning a variety of news sources; identifying and reporting on breaking news; writing original content, including exclusive stories; developing industry sources; and editing colleagues' stories and headlines," the ad states. "Ideal candidates should: have solid typing and writing skills; be comfortable on the telephone; possess (or be on track to completing) a Bachelor's degree; and be ready and willing to learn. "

E-mail your cover letter and resume to

Location: New York, New York

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Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Paid internship @ video gaming magazine

GamePro, a 500,000-circulation video gaming magazine, is offering a paid editorial internship. The position is 15 hours per week and based in San Francisco.

"The intern will gain experience in online media by helping us maintain our game database," the ad states. "This person will be tasked with creating and updating our game product pages by writing product descriptions, posting screenshots, programming site indexes, updating product information, and other tasks as necessary. Additionally, there will be opportunities to aid in the creation and publication of online and print articles, including features and more."

Only students currently enrolled in an accredited college or university, pursuing a degree in a related field, are eligible. To apply, e-mail your resume to

Location: San Francisco, California

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Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Paid intern @ AOL Food

AOL seeks a paid editorial summer intern for its Food Web page.

Internship is based in New York City, runs from June 1 to the end of August and 2 to 3 days a week. Duties include: programming content; pitching ideas; writing original content; reporting latest news/ trend stories; promotional outreach (other sites/social bookmarking); SEO; and reaching out to PR reps.

"The qualified candidate should have a passion for food, be motivated, highly organized, and have strong writing skills; web experience is a plus," the ad states. "Candidates must be either a junior, senior, or in graduate school preferably majoring in journalism."

E-mail cover letter, resume, any available clips or blog posts to Sarah De Heer at with 'Summer Internship' in the subject line.

Location: New York, New York

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Monday, April 27, 2009

Paid summer interns @ journalism organization

The National Association of Black Journalists seeks multiple summer program assistants. The positions pay $10 per hour and are based in Adelphi, a Washington, D.C. suburb in Maryland.

Duties include, among other things, producing publications, helping plan events and attending the organization's annual convention and career fair, which will be held in Tampa from August 5th through 9th.

Applicants must be a current or recent undergraduate at an accredited college/university. For more info, click here.

To apply, send cover letter, resume, transcript, three writing samples of your best work and a reference letter from current college professor or academic advisor to Irving Washington, Program Manager, 8701 Adelphi Rd., Adelphi, MD 20783. Or e-mail

Location: Adelphi, Maryland

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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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Friday, April 24, 2009

Paid internship @ science magazine

SEED magazine, an international science magazine, seeks a paid intern to assist with its website.

The position is based in Manhattan and pays a monthly stipend. The intern will work closely with the editorial team in production of daily content and maintaining the website.

Applicants should be fluent in basic HTML, image preflighting, Photoshop and web image formats.

To apply, e-mail your resume along with a cover letter to: Type "SEEDMAGAZINE.COM Online Intern" in the subject line.

Location: New York, New York

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Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Paid broadcasting internship in Long Island

Have a great speaking voice, but didn't land that summer broadcast journalism internship you hoped for?

Consider this alternative:

AccountantsWorld, a Long Island-based consulting firm focused on accountants, seeks a few students with excellent speaking voices to record scripts for multimedia projects.

Interns will work 10 hours per week for 4-8 weeks during the summer and be paid $11 per hour. No knowledge of accounting is required.

To apply, e-mail your resume and an .MP3 file with a recording of your voice to

Location: Hauppauge, New York

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Tuesday, April 21, 2009

Update on openings @ Men's Health

If you applied for the 6-month paid editorial internships at Men's Health that were announced on this site last week, you may want to re-send your materials. reports that the magazine "had some email problems, so any applications that were sent did NOT make it."

The good news is the glitch has been fixed, so resend your cover letter/resume/clips to And, if you haven't applied, you should. It sounds like a great entry-level opportunity in magazine journalism, especially in this economy. Three positions are available.

Location: Emmaus, Pennsylvania

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Online journalism interns @ Sun-Sentinel

The Sun-Sentinel, a 226,000-circulation daily newspaper in South Florida, seeks summer interns interested in online journalism.

Internships are 15-20 hours per week and based in the downtown Fort Lauderdale offices of the Sun-Sentinel. A stipend will be paid to students who complete the internship, and college credit is also available. Most interns are hired on as freelance contributors upon completion of their internship.

Interns will assist with Metromix South Florida, a website about entertainment, and the Sun-Sentinel's GetLocal webpage, which covers local communities.

Assignments will include: Managing online events calendar; shooting and editing photos; producing daily and weekly stories and articles; and attending story and budget meetings.

"Applicants should have an interest in online journalism, Web design or photography and must possess strong writing skills, an understanding of the Internet as a tool for sharing information, and should have some interest or experience in editorial photography," the ad states. "Interns will also be given the opportunity to develop their own enterprise feature to report and produce during the internship period."

E-mail a resume, cover letter and portfolio (if applicable) to: Adam Eisenberg, producer, at

Location: Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

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Monday, April 20, 2009

Summer internships @ NYC newspapers

Norwood News and Mount Hope Monitor, biweekly newspapers in the Bronx section of New York City, seek two or three reporting interns for the summer.

Interns will be paid a small fee per article and/or photograph that appears in the newspaper. Academic credit can also be arranged. Interns must be able to commit at least 12 hours a week, ideally on consecutive days.

"We rely heavily on contributions from our interns," the ad states. "You will not be pushing papers or making coffee. You will be writing serious news stories and other feature articles in a fascinating urban environment."

Writing and/or reporting experience is preferred, but not required. Send a cover letter, resume and at least two clips or writing samples to or fax to (718) 324-2917.

Location: Bronx, New York

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Thursday, April 16, 2009

Entry-level writer @ Smithsonian magazine

Smithsonian, a 2 million-circulation monthly magazine about science, culture and history, offers a full-time paid writing internship. If you're looking to break into magazine journalism, this opportunity is a rare plum.

The 6-month internship begins in July and involves writing and reporting, primarily for the "Around the Mall" department and the magazine's Web site.

"Candidates should have a proven aptitude for writing and, preferably, a strong background in science, culture, history or one of the other areas in which the magazine specializes," the ad states. "A recent undergraduate or graduate degree is a must."

By May 1, send a cover letter, resume, contact info for three references and 3-5 clips to Megan Gambino, Attn: Intern Application, Smithsonian Magazine, Capital Gallery, Suite 6001, MRC 513 Box 37012, Washington, DC 20013. If sending by FedEx or other courier, send to Megan Gambino, Smithsonian Magazine, Capital Gallery, 600 Maryland Avenue SW, Suite 6001, Washington, DC 20024.

Location: Washington, D.C.

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Monday, April 13, 2009

Paid summer internship for environmental reporting

The Great Lakes Echo, an environmental news website sponsored by Michigan State University's Knight Center for Environmental Journalism, is offering two paid reporting internships this summer. But hurry, the deadline is April 15.

Interns will be based at Michigan State, which is located in the state capital city of Lansing, and work 20 hours per week as reporters for the website. Work schedules are flexible. Applicants should have a record of previously published work. Multimedia experience is helpful but not required.

To apply, submit a one page resume, work samples (or links to them), a 100-word essay explaining why you're right for the job and three work or school references with contact information. Send materials to: Barb Miller, Knight Center for Environmental Journalism, 382 Communication Arts and Sciences, MSU, East Lansing, Michigan 48824-1212.

For more information, contact Knight Center Associate Director Dave Poulson at (517) 432-5417 or poulson[at]

Location: Lansing, Michigan

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Paid legal journalism internship

Westlaw, an online legal research service for lawyers and legal professionals in the United States, seeks law students to produce editorial content from statutes, caselaw, secondary analytical law and legal textbooks for a variety of media platforms.

"The position requires analyzing administrative court documents and writing a concise summary," the ad states.

The paid part-time position is based in suburban Minneapolis. Apply online.

Location: Eagan, Minnesota

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Editorial assistant @ Popular Science magazine

Popular Science, a 1.5-million circulation monthly magazine on science and technology, seeks a temporary editorial assistant.

Full-time position pays $600 per week and is based in New York City. Assistant will work on magazine's annual Best of What’s New awards program and special issue. Position starts May 4 and ends September 11.

"The primary duty entails contacting companies (by phone and e-mail) to solicit entries for the program, as well as assisting edit staff in finding and vetting award candidates, and helping art staff with photo research," the ad states.

To apply, e-mail

Location: New York, New York

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Wednesday, April 8, 2009

Paid internship @ The Economist

Young journalists can apply for a paid summer internship at either The Economist or its sister publication, CFO Europe magazine. The 3-month "Marjorie Dean internship" will be based in London.

"This award, financed by the Marjorie Deane Foundation, is designed to provide work experience for a promising journalist or would-be journalist, who will spend three months of the summer at The Economist, writing about economics and finance," the announcement states. "Applicants may also be considered, if they wish, for an internship of similar duration at CFO Europe, a sister publication of The Economist."

It's unclear whether this internship is for Brits only; however, the foundation's website says "Interships are open to all, regardless of age, sex etc."

By April 24, e-mail a cover letter and an original article of no more than 500 words that would be suitable for publication in The Economist to Or mail it to the Business Affairs Editor (Deane internship), The Economist, 25 St James’s Street, London, SW1A 1HG.

Location: London, England, United Kingdom

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Paid 6-month internship @ SF Business Times

San Francisco Business Times, a weekly newspaper about Bay Area business issues, is seeking a paid editorial intern.

The full-time position begins in August and runs three to six months. Pay is $12 per hour. Interns research, proofread, write stories and handle general administrative duties.

"You will assist a team of 15 reporters, editors and researchers in downtown San Francisco on a publication named one of the five best business weeklies in the nation," the ad states. "We cover real estate, nonprofits, biotechnology, health care, finance, technology, law, sports and green business."

E-mail cover letter, resume, two to three references and three to five writing clips to Senior Editor Emily Fancher at

Location: San Francisco, California

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Tuesday, April 7, 2009

Paid internship @ popular lifestyle website, a website that gets 7 million-plus views per month and covers what's trendy in fashion, technology and pop culture, is offering paid internships in its Toronto office.

"You’ll get first hand experience running one of the world’s most popular online publications," the ad states. As for compensation, "There will be a stipend paid, plus Adsense revenue and numerous opportunities that extend beyond the summer term."

Apply online.

Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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Monday, April 6, 2009

6-month paid internships @ Men's Health

Men’s Health, the world's largest men's lifestyle magazine with 22 million readers, is looking to fill three 6-month paid reporting internships.

"You’ll brainstorm, report, write, and fact check, work closely with top editors on a daily basis, and end up with a pile of glossy clips," the ad states. "We favor applicants with experience on college publications who have also had previous internships. We hire interns with degrees in journalism and communications. You must be serious about a career in magazines. Two-thirds of our interns land jobs in the magazine industry. "

E-mail a resume, short cover letter, and no more than three clips to

Location: Emmaus, Pennsylvania

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Saturday, April 4, 2009

Paid design intern @ Cape Cod Times

The Cape Cod Times, a 50,000-circulation daily newspaper serving Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket, is offering a paid summer internship in newspaper design.

The full-time position pays $10 per hour and runs from June through late August.

"You will enter our mix of news, features and business pages, with the possible opportunity to work occasionally in sports," the ad states. "We produce our pages in InDesign. Photoshop and Illustrator ability is helpful. Your schedule must be flexible and will include evening and weekend work, as well as some weekday shifts. You should be creative, detail-oriented and have the ability to learn quickly. You should be enrolled in a journalism or design program, with experience designing pages on a student newspaper strongly preferred. "

By April 29, send design clips, a resume, cover letter and reference information to: Dhyana Sansoucie, Presentation Editor, Cape Cod Times, 319 Main Street, Hyannis, MA 02601. Or e-mail materials to:

Location: Hyannis, Massachusetts

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Friday, April 3, 2009

Paid internship @ China Daily's NYC bureau

China Daily, the self-proclaimed "only national English-language daily newspaper in China," seeks a paid intern for its newly-launched weekly U.S. edition.

The part-time position is based in Manhattan and pays $10 per hour. Interns can also receive college credit. Internship will last at least three months.

Duties include: Pitch story ideas to editorial staff; sit in on editorial meetings; write occasional articles for paper and website; attend newspaper's events; prepare articles for posting on website; research and format weekly event calendar for publication; oversee readers e-mail account; assist with other editorial/administrative tasks as needed.

By May 2, e-mail resume and cover letter to with “CDUS editorial internship” in the subject line.

Location: New York, New York

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Thursday, April 2, 2009

Paid publishing internship in D.C.

Thompson Publishing Group, publisher of print and online newsletters and handbooks on a wide variety of topics, seeks a paid intern for the summer.

The full-time position is based in Washington, D.C., and pays $9 per hour. Possibility for continuing on a part-time basis through the fall semester. Only rising college sophomores and juniors with a journalism background are eligible to apply.

"As a member of our editorial team, you will conduct web and phone research for staff editors, write news articles, proofread publications, and handle other tasks," the ad states. "Knowledge of AP style is a plus."

E-mail a cover letter, resume, two writing samples and the names of two references to

Location: Washington, D.C.

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Paid internship @ fashion website, a popular website about women's fashion, beauty and nightlife, is offering a paid internship.

"We pay a daily stipend and would prefer a recent grad who can work 4-5 days a week," the ad states. "Perfect if you’re interested in nightlife, fashion and getting experience in the Web side of editorial. You’ll be reading tons of fun blogs, updating the website and helping around the office."

To apply, e-mail resume and writing samples to

Location: New York, New York

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6-month paid internship @ Women's Health

Women's Health, a 1.1 million-circulation magazine that focuses on healthy living for women, immediately seeks an editorial intern. The 6-month paid position is based in New York City.

Intern's duties include : Fact checking articles; contacting and interviewing sources; assisting editors with research, statistics and additional reporting; calling in and returning products; working with Women's Health web editors as needed; administrative tasks such as scanning documents, making photocopies and faxing.

"We are seeking a star candidate with a strong desire to learn and grow within the journalism field," the ad states. "Excellent communication and organizational skills is required. Prior internship experience is preferred."

Apply online.

Location: New York, New York

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Photo intern @ Departures magazine

Departures, an exclusive lifestyle magazine published by American Express that has a 1.3 million circulation, is offering a paid summer internship in its Photo Department.

The full-time position is based in New York City. Start and end dates are flexible.

"Photo interns would help the Departures photography dept with photo research, administrative tasks, organizing film, maintenance of incoming and outgoing portfolios, managing caption information and credits for assigned stories, and assistance with shoot production including, but not limited to: travel arrangements, procurement of props, general assistance, fashion assistance," the posting states.

To apply, send materials to

Location: New York, 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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