Wednesday, January 6, 2010

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 jboor@readingeagle.com.

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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 editor@homerulenews.com.


Location: Atlanta, Georgia

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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 2, 2009

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 departuresms@gmail.com

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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Saturday, February 28, 2009

Full-time photo intern @ InStyle

InStyle, a 1.7 million-circulation monthly women's magazine, seeks a photo intern to begin immediately. Position is full-time and pays $7.15 per hour with overtime.

"Duties include processing invoices/advances for shoots, heavy photo research, tracking art and portfolios for the department, occasional scouting as well as assisting other photo editors with their assignment," the ad states.

E-mail cover letter and resume to InStylePhotoIntern@gmail.com.

Location: New York, New York

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Friday, February 27, 2009

6-month photo intern @ Birmingham News

The Birmingham News, a 150,000-circulation daily newspaper in Alabama, offers six-month internships in photography.

Deadline is March 15 for the internship beginning July 1. October 15 is the deadline for the internship beginning January 1.

To apply, send a cover letter, resume and clips to: Walt Stricklin, Director of Photography, The Birmingham News, P.O. Box 2553, Birmingham, AL 35202. Or fax to: (205) 325-3440. Or e-mail: wstricklin@bhamnews.com

Location: Birmingham, Alabama

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Wednesday, February 18, 2009

Paid photo intern @ Oprah's magazine

The Oprah Magazine (a.k.a. 'O'), a 2.7 million-circulation magazine founded by Oprah Winfrey that covers women's issues and lifestyle, seeks a paid photo intern to begin immediately.

This full-time position is based in New York. Duties include: organizing/tracking all art, returning portfolios, art and tearsheets to photographers and additional important administrative duties. Applicants must have an interest in photography and basic knowledge of Photoshop.

"Our ideal candidate must have a strong interest in magazine and photography, excellent administrative and organizational skills, and work efficiently and autonomously in a very fast paced environment," the ad states.

To apply, e-mail resume and cover letter to Kathy/Marina at oprahphotointern@gmail.com. No phone calls.

Location: New York, New York

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Monday, February 16, 2009

Paid internships @ Indiana newspapers

Paid summer internships in reporting, graphic arts and photography are available at newspapers in Indiana for college students.

But there's a catch: Students must have at least one term remaining following completion of the internship and they must be residents of Indiana or attend an Indiana college or university

The "Pulliam Internships" run 10 weeks and pay $330 per week. Although most internships will occur during the summer months, they may be performed any time prior to Dec. 31 of the given year.

By February 27, send a resume, recommendation letter, three work samples and a personal statement of 400 words or less on why you want to do the internship. You must also submit an application form, which can be downloaded online. Mail materials to: Karen T. Braeckel, Director, HSPA Foundation, Pulliam Internship Program, 41 E. Washington St., Suite 301, Indianapolis, IN 46204.

Location: Indianapolis, Indiana

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Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Paid photojournalism intern @ Michigan paper

The Monroe Evening News, a 20,000-circulation daily newspaper near Detroit, is offering a paid summer internship in photojournalism.

Intern is paid $300 per week and provided with Nikon digital gear and pool glass. "Interns shoot sports, news, features, photo stories and multimedia packages as a full-time member of the four-person photo staff," the ad states.

By March 15, send cover letter, resume and portfolio to: Bryan Bosch, Chief Photographer, The Monroe Evening News, 20 W. First St., Monroe, MI 48161

Location: Monroe, Michigan

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Monday, February 9, 2009

Paid full-time photo intern @ Gotham magazine

Niche Media, publisher of Gotham, Hamptons and other regional luxury lifestyle magazines, is offering a paid full-time internship in its photo department.

"This is a great opportunity to work closely on photo shoot production, photo research and see the ins and outs of a fast paced work environment," the ad states. "Candidates must be able to work full time."

E-mail resume, cover letter, samples of current photography and availability to Gillian Nadel at gilliann@nichemediallc.com.

New York, New York

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Sunday, February 8, 2009

Paid internships @ Reno Gazette-Journal

The Reno Gazette-Journal, a 70,000-circulation daily newspaper in Nevada, is seeking summer interns for news writing, sports writing and photography.

Internships are paid and run 12-weeks. Interns work directly with current staff members in concept development, story writing and editing as well as other aspects of the newsroom.

To apply, e-mail a cover letter, resume and three clips (they may be online links) to Lauren Gustus via e-mail at lgustus@rgj.com.

Reno, Nevada

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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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Paid photojournalism internships @ San Jose papers

Silicon Valley Community Newspapers, a chain of 11 weekly and biweekly newspapers that provides "fiercely local" coverage to San Jose area neighborhoods, seeks two paid photography interns for the summer of 2009.

The internship runs 16 weeks, from May 18 through September 4, and pays a $1,120 stipend. Mileage will also be reimbursed monthly. Your own digital equipment and transportation are required. Applicants must be available to work some evenings and weekends.

To apply, e-mail Senior Staff Photographer Jacqueline Ramseyer at jramseyer@community-newspapers.com

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Tuesday, January 13, 2009

Paid internships @ large Chicago paper

The Arlington Heights (Ill.) Daily Herald, a 143,000-circulation daily newspaper in the Chicago suburbs, offers paid summer internships in reporting, copy editing, photojournalism and graphic arts.

Hurry, the deadline is this week -- January 15.

Students and recent graduates are eligible. More info and an internship application can be found online.

In addition, the newspaper offers a one-year residency position (a.k.a. an extended paid internship) for recent graduates.

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Friday, January 9, 2009

Paid photojournalism internship @ Roanoke Times

The Roanoke Times, a 95,000 circulation daily newspaper in Southwest Virginia, offers a paid photojournalism internship during the summer. Current students and recent graduates are eligible.

"This is an advanced internship where you will be working on daily assignments as well as stories and multimedia projects," the ad states. "Our interns are treated as staff photographers and are closely supervised and coached. You will cover a wide range of daily assignments and be strongly encouraged to produce one longer-term, in-depth story."

Paid internships run for 12 weeks from May to August The interns is supplied with Nikon digital gear, lighting equipment and digital recorders (for audio slideshows) and must be technically proficient in an electronic darkroom.

Apply online by January 23.

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Wednesday, January 7, 2009

Paid photojournalism internship in Michigan

The Muskegon Chronicle, a 43,000-circulation daily newspaper located on the eastern shore of Michigan, offers a paid photojournalism internship during the summer.

The internship runs 10 weeks and pays $400 per week. Deadline to apply is January 15.

E-mail cover letter, résumé with references and portfolio of photos (digital portfolios should include captions and be Macintosh compatible – no online portfolios) to Photo Editor Greg Dorsett at gdorsett@muskegonchronicle.com.

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Monday, December 22, 2008

Paid internship @ Greensboro News & Record

The Greensboro (N.C.) News & Record, a 90,000-circulation daily newspaper, offers paid summer internships: one reporting internship, one copy editing internship, one sports writing internship and one photography internship.

Applicants are required to submit a portfolio of clips, layouts or photographs indicating strong news judgment, creativity, and ability to perform under deadline pressure.

The deadline to apply is January 1. Send a resume, cover letter and appropriate work samples to: Internship Recruitment Coordinator, News & Record, PO Box 20848, 200 E. Market St., Greensboro, NC 27420.

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Friday, December 19, 2008

Paid summer internship @ Maine newspaper

The Ellsworth American, a 156-year-old, 12,000-circulation weekly newspaper in Downeast Maine, seeks two paid full-time summer interns to write feature stories and take photos for its arts section and special sections, particularly a 62-page monthly entertainment guide and feature magazine called "Out & About."

Send resume and clips to Letitia Baldwin, The Ellsworth American, P.O. Box 509, Ellsworth, Maine 04605. Or e-mail lbaldwin@ellsworthamerican.com.

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Saturday, November 29, 2008

Paid photojournalism internship in Bay Area

The Palo Alto Weekly, a 37,000 circulation newspaper in the Bay Area, seeks photography interns.

Interns work approximately 20 hours per week and are paid a $600 stipend. Internships last 13 weeks. Interested applicants should send a resume and cover letter to Karla Kane at kkane@paweekly.com or call (650) 326-8210 ext. 236.

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Monday, November 17, 2008

5-month paid photojournalism internship

Sidney Daily News, a 12,000-circulation daily newspaper in Midwest Ohio, is offering a five-month paid photojournalism internship.

The intern will have the same responsibilities as a full-time staff photographer. Daily assignments will include features, spot news, high school sports, photo stories/pages, and online media. Knowledge of Soundslides is a plus.

The internship is open to current students and recent graduates. It pays $330 per week. The position will run from January through the end of April/beginning of May. Start and end dates are flexible.

The application deadline is November 19. Send resume with cover letter, and a portfolio on CD to: The Sidney Daily News c/o Erin Pence PO Box 4099 1451 N. Vandemark Rd Sidney, Ohio 45365. For more info, e-mail to Erin Pence at epence@sdnccg.com Please no calls, e-mails are welcome.

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Thursday, November 6, 2008

Paid internships @ South Florida Business Journal

The South Florida Business Journal seeks paid interns for reporting, photography and graphics/design. Both full- and part-time internships available.

The Fort Lauderdale-based weekly newspaper is known for aggressively covering business news throughout the region both online and in print.

Interested candidates should e-mail clips to Managing Editor Leslie Kraft Burke at lkraftburke@bizjournals.com.

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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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Monday, September 1, 2008

"College Photographer of the Year" contest

Applications are being accepted this month for the College Photographer of the Year contest.

The contest "recognizes outstanding work of students currently working toward a degree. The contest embraces diverse approaches to photojournalism as well as providing a forum for student photographers to gauge their skills against those of their peers."

The winner will receive the $1,000 Col. William Lookadoo award, the $500 Milton Freier award and a paid 14-week internship with National Geographic magazine.

The entry deadline is October 1. Judging takes place in November.

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