The Leroy F. Aarons Newsroom Internship

Title: The Leroy F. Aarons Newsroom Internship

Location: Oakland, Calif.


Description: Through a generous grant with the Oakland Tribune and the Bay Area News Group, NLGJA offers students the opportunity to participate in a paid, 10-week internship at The Oakland Tribune.


Qualifications: The position is open to all students who are undergraduates, graduate students or recent graduates. Applicants should demonstrate an interest in a career in print and multimedia journalism and a commitment to NLGJA’s mission of ensuring fair and accurate coverage of LGBT individuals and the issues that most affect them.

To apply: Electronic applications are required. Application materials can be sent—as PDF or Word documents—to To apply, student applicants should submit the following: A cover letter explaining your career goals and how you see NLGJA’s mission of working “ within the news industry to foster fair and accurate coverage of LGBT issues” impacting your work and work life, A one-page resume, 3 to 10 samples of your work, and one letter of reference. Applications must be received by NLGJA’s National Office by Friday, June 1, 2012 to receive consideration.

Interns: It is strongly advised that you enroll in the journalism’s department’s internship class. Read more here

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