Spring 2013 National Journalism,Social Media, Broadcast Internships (Paid, Multiple Slots)

NATIONAL JOURNALISM, SOCIAL MEDIA. BROADCAST INTERNSHIPS (MULTIPLE)
1. Variety is looking for paid reporting interns, $10 an hour. Great
clips and experience required. Internships start as early as January
(they really would love some at that time) but summer internships also
available. Send resume, cover letter and three published clips to Shalini
Dore, shali.dore@variety.com.

http://www.variety.com/Home/

2.  The Atlanta Daily World is looking for quality, motivated interns to
join our team. We are now accepting applications for 2013 spring
course-credit internships. Interns can choose to earn course credit or
not.

Spring interns will work primarily with AtlantaDailyWorld.com and the
Atlanta Digital Daily, but will also have the opportunity to see their
work published in the Atlanta Daily World print edition. Exceptional work
may also be published in other black newspapers around the country. We
are seeking interns who are interested in News, Features, Entertainment
and Sports.

Internship Description

The Atlanta Daily World is in search of reliable, skilled and talented
student journalists who want to pursue a career in journalism. Interns
will work 10-20 hours per week during the spring semester. Hours will be
flexible to work around class schedules. Some night and weekend work is
possible. Interns will work closely with the Managing Editor, Digital
Editor and Publisher of the newspaper.

Applications should include a resume, three samples of previous
journalistic work (articles published in student newspapers or magazines
are preferred, but not a requirement), and a 500-1000 word explanation of
why they want to be an intern for the Daily World.

Prospective interns should send emails to
DigitalEditor@AtlantaDailyWorld.com

http://atlantadailyworld.com/3. CBS Interactivehttps://sjobs.brassring.com/1033/ASP/TG/cim_jobdetail.asp?jobId=320365&par

California – San Francisco
Talent has its place. It¹s here. CBS Interactive. Work where innovation
meets creativity. Where the brightest left and right brainers have a seat
at the table. Where you¹ll work on some of the biggest online brands
across sports, entertainment, technology, gaming and news. It¹s where
your talent will find its happy place.

CBS Interactive, a division of CBS Corporation, is the premier online
content network for information and entertainment.  With more than 250
million people visiting its properties each month, it is a top 10 Web
property globally and a top 5 Web property in the U.S. in terms of unique
video viewers. Its portfolio of leading brands, which include CNET,
CBS.com, CBSNews.com, CBSSports.com, GameSpot, TV.com and Last.fm, span
popular categories like technology, entertainment, sports, news and
gaming.

The Communications team is responsible for raising awareness for the
various brands within the CBSi family. Intern will have the opportunity
to work at all levels on the team  with internal and external
communication. Intern will gain exposure to a high functioning, world
class  communications team supporting some of the biggest brands on the
internet.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Research and create media lists for active pitching
  • Materials development (pitches, backgrounders, briefing documents)
  • Media Monitoring for our brands
  • Social media monitoring and posting
  • Selective media outreach
  • Assist with larger industry events (CES, E3, Comic-Con)
  • Required Skills/Experience
  • A passion for writing
  • Organizational Acumen
  • Great interpersonal skills
  • Be a motivated self-starter
  • Background in journalism, marketing or business
  • Curiosity for media, technology, and pop culture
  • Intern candidates must be currently enrolled in college/university
  • with at least one semester to go after completion of the internship
4.Paid #Internship for Spring 2013 – Huffington Post (Washington, DC)You need to sign up for a Mediabistro login to view the listing, which is
here:https://www.mediabistro.com/memberscenter/login.asp?ref=%2Fjoblistings%2Fj

5. The Chicago Reporter is looking for interns interested in data-driven
investigative stories. They’ll give you hands-on data training, teach you
how to properly file FOIA requests and more. It’s an excellent opportunity
to learn some digging skills. This internship is for the 2013 spring
semester, starting in January, and is unpaid but they encourage students
to use their internship to receive college credit.They’d like to begin interviewing candidates next week.Interested students should send resume, cover letter and clips to Maria
Zamudio at mzamudio@chicagoreporter.com. Questions should also go directly to Maria.

6. FREE SEMINAR

Applications are now being accepted for the 2013 CPB/PBS Producers
Workshop at WGBH. This week-long seminar is free and open to media makers
nationwide who want to develop skills and connections for public
broadcasting projects on all platforms.

Apply at http://www.pbs.org/producing/producersacademy

Applications are due at PBS by December 14, and the Workshop will be held
March 30 – April 5, 2012.

7. 2013 ABC News Internships – Spring (NY and CA)

Job Description
More people get their news from ABC News than from any
other source. ABC News is responsible for all of the ABC Television
Network¹s news programming on a variety of platforms: television, radio
and digital.Our program offers students:

  • a world-class news production internship experienceexperience at a diversified global Fortune 100 company
  • exposure to our business operations, technology and processes
  • ability to participate in intern-specific and companywide activities for social networking
  • opportunity to develop professionally with exposure to management
  • competitive pay
ABC News has internship opportunities in the following areas:

  • Good Morning America
  • News Magazines (20/20, Primetime, What Would You Do?)
  • World News with Diane Sawyer
  • Nightline
  • ABCNews.com
  • ABC News NOW
  • ABC NewsOne and NewsOne Sports
  • Brian Ross Investigative Unit
  • This Week
  • Specialized UnitsABC News Radio
  • ABC News Assignment Desk
  • Search Engine/Social Media Optimization
Eligibility:
This internship program is open to undergraduate and graduate level
students who are currently enrolled in school and are in their Sophomore
year at a minimum.Interns MUST meet the following criteria:
Currently earning a college/university degree in a related field
Available a minimum of 16 hours per week
Excellent communication skills
Demonstrated computer proficiency with Microsoft Word, Access, Excel, and PowerPointLength:
The Spring internship program runs approximately from January 2013 ­May
2013.

Location:
New York, NY, Burbank, CA and Glendale, CA. Students must provide their
own housing and transportation.

Qualifications:
Hiring decisions are based on your major field of study, past
work/internship experience, and extracurricular activities. We are
looking for students who will make the most of this great opportunity.

Compensation:
We offer an attractive hourly salary. Interns are not eligible for>company medical benefits, holiday pay or sick pay.

https://sjobs.brassring.com/TGWEbHost/jobdetails.aspx?partnerid=25348&site

8. ProPublica is seeking an intern to both report and help build
community around our investigative projects with social media and
engagement tools.

The internship will begin in January and last for up to a year. It is
full-time and based in New York. Compensation is $700 per week. There is
no specific deadline for applying. We are considering applications
immediately.

Interns will be part of our investigative team focused on quick-turn
reporting that riffs off the news as well as our engagement team, which
works across social networks to build communities around our coverage and
develops crowdsourcing and social media strategies for our reporting.
Applicants should have prior journalism experience, and a demonstrated
interest in leveraging social media for newsgathering purposes.

Here are a few examples of the kind of explainers and hard-hitting pieces
we do, as well as examples of our engagement efforts. Niemab Lab has also
written about our approach to digital journalism, crowdsourcing and
audience engagement.

Interns at ProPublica have gone on to work at The New York Times,
Bloomberg, NPR, Center for Public Integrity and the Chicago Tribune.

If you would like to apply, please send an email to
internships@propublica.org with your resume and a note explaining why
you¹d be a good fit. Also, include two clips and an explainer-type sample
post. It should help guide readers through some accountability topic in
the news. Here are a few examples.

Please include your clips as attachments ‹ either Word docs or PDFs.

Your application will come into the inbox of several staff members, so
there is no need to address it to a specific person.
http://www.propublica.org/about/jobs/

9. GLOBAL NEWS INTERNSHIP PROGRAM

http://www.ap.org/company/careers/news-internship

AP¹s 12-week paid, individually tailored Global News Internship Program
for summer 2013 offers full-time students and recent college graduates
the opportunity to train across media platforms and learn from skilled
journalists and editors dedicated to the highest standards. Integrity is
the foundation of AP, reflected in our accurate, fair and honest
reporting.

Aspiring cross-format journalists will work in an AP newsroom with a
designated trainer, contributing to AP¹s text, video, photo and
interactive reports. Interns will cover breaking news and complete a
final enterprise project working across multiple formats. Their stories
may be featured in media outlets around the world.

AM I ELIGIBLE?
The internship is open to U.S. and international students as well as
recent graduates. Applicants must be:
a) current full-time students within two years of earning an
undergraduate degree (juniors and seniors) or
b) current full-time graduate students or
c) students who will graduate December 2012 or later

HOW MANY PEOPLE ARE IN THE PROGRAM?
AP will select as many as 20 interns.

WHERE ARE THE INTERNSHIPS LOCATED?
U.S. internships are available in Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles,
New York, Philadelphia, San Francisco and Washington, D.C. International
locations are Jerusalem, Johannesburg, London, Mexico City, Moscow, New
Delhi, Rome, Sao Paulo, Seoul and Tokyo.

WHEN DOES THE PROGRAM START?
You must be able to start the internship in June.

HOW TO APPLY
Applications for the 2013 internship open Jan. 2, 2013, on
careers.ap.org. Required documents must be submitted online by Jan. 16,
2013, and include:

A 300-word autobiographical essay on this topic: ³The Associated
Press seeks to recruit and retain a workforce that embodies a wide range
of talents, experiences, achievements and journalistic skills. Please
describe the qualities and accomplishments you would bring to the company
as an intern.

A resume and cover letter (please include your projected graduation
date).

Three to five examples of your work (links to a website of your
clips, photos, multimedia work and video are preferred).

Two letters of reference, one from a professor or faculty adviser on
college/university letterhead and the second from a previous internship
or former employer.
For questions, email internship@ap.org.

Minority Science Writer’s Internship (Paid Intern)

MINORITY SCIENCE WRITER’S INTERNSHIP, AAAS/SCIENCE MAGAZINE (PAID INTERNSHIP)

LOCATION : Washington, DC

WEB : http://www.aaas.org/mswi

DETAILS:

Science is a global activity, but the demographics of the journalists who cover it don’t reflect that diversity. The Minority Science Writers Internship is for undergraduate students who are interested in journalism as a career and who want to learn about science writing.

The Internship takes place each summer at the Washington, D.C. headquarters of AAAS’s Science magazine, the largest interdisciplinary journal in the world. Interns spend ten weeks at Science under the guidance of award-winning reporters and editors, and have a chance to experience what science writers do for a living. Interns are expected to contribute to the weekly news section, including bylined articles in the print and electronic news service.

The paid internship includes travel costs to and from the internship site in Washington, D.C. Living accommodations and expenses are the responsibility of the Intern. The Internship runs from June to mid-August.

DEADLINES AND APPLICATION DETAILS:

The 2013 summer program application deadline is March 1, 2013. Applicants must be enrolled in an undergraduate academic program when they submit their application. Please download an application, which includes instructions on submission, at http://www.aaas.org/careercenter/internships/MSWI_images/MSWI_Application.pdf.

Minority Science Writers Internship
AAAS
1200 New York Ave., NW Room 639
Washington, D.C. 20005
202-326-6441
http://www.aaas.org/mswi
 

Media & Comm Internships, Washington, DC (Expenses Paid)

MEDIA & COMMUNICATION INTERNSHIPS WASHINGTON, DC (PAID PROGRAM EXPENSES)

APPLICATION  DEADLINE NOV 2 

In cooperation with The Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars, the University of Memphis is pleased to announce a unique opportunity for students to work and study in our nation’s capital.  The Washington Center (http://www.twc.edu) maintains ties with thousands of organizations–governmental, nonprofit, corporate, and international–that can provide high quality internships in Washington, D.C.

Recognizing the potential for internships to enrich students’ educational experiences and professional preparation, the Tennessee Board of Regents has agreed to provide funds to assist students accepted for internships with The Washington Center. During Fall 2013 each student enrolled in the program may earn 12 – 15 hours of undergraduate academic credit.

Who can apply?

Applicants to this program may come from any major, as long as they hold a GPA of 2.75 or better and are at least second-semester sophomores. Those undergraduate students accepted by The Washington Center are assigned, according to their interests, to one of the following thematically organized programs:

  • Advocacy, Service and Arts
  • Business and Management
  • Global Trade and Regional Integration
  • International Affairs
  • Law and Criminal Justice
  • Media and Communication
  • Political Leadership
  • Science, Technology and Society

Please note: This internship will not cost any more than a regular semester at the U of M if the student is staying on campus and has a meal plan. While interns will pay U of M tuition and fees, they will also receive about $6,000 in financial assistance for The Washington Center’s housing and program fees.  All U of M financial aid arrangements (Hope Scholarship, University scholarships, etc.) remain in effect.

Application Procedures: Deadline November 2, 2012

1. Visit www.twc.edu for additional information about The Washington Center.

2. Consult with your academic advisor to determine how this experience would fit into your degree program.

3. Complete (do not submit) the online application form http://portal.e.twc.edu/  including the Resume, Issues Essay, Statement of Professional Interest, Names and email addresses of two individuals agreeing to submit letters of recommendation.

4. By November 2 submit to Dixie Crase in Manning Hall, Room 404 the following items:

  • Print copy of completed online application including the Resume, Issues Essay, and Statement of Professional Interest
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Official Transcript

By December 1 students will be notified regarding the status of their applications. Applications will be reviewed by a panel of University administrators and faculty. The University will select five students to recommend for admission to the Fall 2013 program. Students recommended for admission will be required to submit an application fee.

If you have questions or need additional information contact Dixie R. Crase drcrase@memphis.edu or phone 901-678-3102. Best wishes!

Email Ms. Crase for document on how to improve your application.

V-2 Media Digital Production Interns (Paid)

V-2  MEDIA DIGITAL PRODUCTION INTERNS (PAID)

LOCATION: Memphis

CONTACT:  Mark ThompsonHome

WEB: www.V2memphis.com

DESCRIPTION:  V-2 looking for video production interns.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

V-2 is looking for paid interns who have some experience in video shooting, editing or motion graphics.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Basic broadcast quality video camera operation experience
  • Digital video editing experience in multiple platforms
  • Motion graphics experience a plus.

TO APPLY:

Mark Thompson
Partner, V2 Media (formerly TV II Multimedia)
Mark@V2memphis.com

New Media Internship, Emerge Memphis (Paid)

NEW MEDIA INTERNSHIP, EMERGE MEMPHIS (PAID)

LOCATION : Memphis

CONTACT:

Elizabeth Lemmonds, Chief Brand Officer with LaunchYourCity, Inc. elizabeth@launchyourcity.com

WEB  www.launchyourcity.com

DESCRIPTION:

EmergeMemphis is a non-profit economic development initiative that provides business support services to Mid-South startup companies and entrepreneurs coupled with flexible space options to provide the proper context for rapid startup growth. From social entrepreneurship to technology startups to creative firms, EmergeMemphis provides the context and culture for growth.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

•  Assist Office Manager with administrative duties as needed, including mailings, document preparation, conference room reservations, events, etc.

•  Assist Office Manager in production of a Policy Manual for member companies.

•  Manage the front desk, including the signing in and out of Emerge guests, when the Office Manager is away.

•  Maintain current company listings in the lobby and on the Emerge website (www.emergememphis.org).

•  Update the Emerge website, including publishing of blog posts and maintenance of public events calendar.

•  Manage Twitter and Facebook accounts, in accordance with brand standards.

QUALIFICATIONS:

•  The ability to work 20 hours per week, including Fridays from 9am-1pm.

•  Attention to detail and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.

•  Strong written communications skills.

•  Basic software familiarity, including word processing, spreadsheets, photo editing and social media. Familiarity with document layout programs (e.g., Microsoft Publisher, Adobe InDesign) and blogging software (e.g., WordPress) a plus.

TO APPLY:

Interested individuals may contact Elizabeth Lemmonds, Chief Brand Officer with LaunchYourCity, Inc., at elizabeth@launchyourcity.com. Please include your name, resume and contact information.

20 hours per week

$7.50/hour

AAJA/Sport Journalism Institute Internship (Paid, Nov 2 Deadline)

2013 AAJA/SPORTS JOURNALISM INSTITUTE INTERNSHIP (PAID)

LOCATION : Missouri and National

CONTACT :

Nao Vang
AAJA Student Programs Coordinator
415-346-2051 ext. 102
naov@aaja.org

WEB :  www.aaja.org

DESCRIPTION:

College students interested in sports journalism can get specialized training, a paid sports news internship, a scholarship and industry contacts through the 2013 Sports Journalism Institute.

The Associated Press Sports Editors established the institute to increase racial and gender diversity in the sports departments of America’s newsrooms. APSE formed partnerships with AAJA, the National Association of Black Journalists and the National Association of Hispanic Journalists to connect the institute’s opportunities with college students aspiring to be sports journalists.

The 2013 program starts with the training sessions taught by Poynter Institute faculty May 31 to June 8 at the University of Missouri at Columbia, followed by the internships.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND REMUNERATION:

The program combines an intensive week of instruction from top professionals with an eight-week paid internship at a print, digital or electronic media outlet. Class session topics range from ethics to photo editing, to how to keep a running score at a baseball game to copy editing. Upon completion of the program, college students receive a $500 scholarship.

Travel logistics, housing arrangements and internship placements are made by the institute.

QUALIFICATIONS:

College sophomores and juniors with editing and online skills are encouraged to apply. Applicants  do not need to be AAJA members, but must sign up as members if selected.

TO APPLY:

Applications must be submitted to AAJA by November 2, 2012.

New Media Internship, Scripps-Howard Foundation (Paid) Nov 1 Application Deadline

NEW MEDIA INTERNSHIP, SCRIPPS-HOWARD FOUNDATION (PAID INTERNSHIP) NOVEMBER 1 DEADLINE!

LOCATION  Washington, DC 

CONTACT

Jody Beck

Jody.beck@scripps.com

Director, Semester in Washington Program

Scripps Howard Foundation Wire

202-408-2748

WEB  www.shfwire.com

DESCRIPTION:

Interns report for the web-based Scripps Howard Foundation Wire and may also report for campus, hometown or other news organizations. Interns work with an experienced Washington editor to choose, report and edit stories. Tours of Washington journalism and government institutions and guest speakers are part of the program.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Interns produce multimedia coverage using social media, blogs, online stories, videos and slideshows. Spring interns will cover the inauguration.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Juniors and seniors studying print, online, broadcast and photo journalism are invited to apply.

To apply, visit: http://www.shfwire.com. Click on “apply” and “reporting internship” to download the application form.

This is a paid internship that also includes a furnished apartment.

DEADLINE

Postmark of November 1, 2012 for Spring Semester 2013

Postmark of November 1, 2012 for Summer Semester 2013

Students may also wish to talk with our own UofM Chelsea Boozer (Helmsman) who recently completed this internship.

SLATE Newsblog/Social Media Intern (Paid) Oct 7 Deadline

SLATE LOOKING FOR NEWSBLOG/SOCIAL MEDIA INTERN (PAID INTERNSHIP) OCTOBER 7 DEADLINE!

LOCATION  New York City  (Must be on location)

CONTACT

WEB: www.slate.com

DESCRIPTION:

Slate is offering a paid internship for a highly energetic, self-starting individual who has a nose for news, sharp and quick writing skills, and a passion for social media. This is a jack-of-all-trades position for a tech-savvy person comfortable doing everything from coming up with viral story ideas to contributing to our newsblog, The Slatest, to running social media feeds.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Great editorial judgment.
  • Ability to write clean, fast, and clear copy are a must.
  • This is a six-month-long position starting ASAP reporting to Slate‘s innovations editor.
  • Must be able to work out of our NYC office.

TO APPLY

Please email a very brief cover letter of 300 words or less and a one-page resume to slatestjob@slate.com

City Gear Marketing Interns (Two Paid Slots)

CITY GEAR MARKETING INTERNS ( TWO PAID SLOTS)

LOCATION  Memphis

CONTACT Clay Presley

WEB  http://citygear.com/

DESCRIPTION

City Gear is looking for two interns to start immediately working in the online division of our Marketing Department.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Interns would be responsible for generating content that will be posted to our eCommerce and website.

QUALIFICATIONS

We are looking for individuals who are able to do extensive web research. These students must have excellent writing skills with experience in AP Style. They will deal with the brand standards of popular shoe and street wear designers, such as Nike and Jordan.

This is a paid internship. $10.00 per hour

Time frame:   at least 4 weeks

with possibility of a long-term internship and/or employment

Start date:      Immediately!

TO APPLY

Send resume to Clay Presley at cp@shelmar.com.

Or call 901-345-8525 ext. 1020.

American Junior Golf Association Internships

The American Junior Golf Association (AJGA) is looking for qualified applicants to serve as in-house interns. The interns will be stationed in our headquarters in Braselton, Georgia. :

 

COMMUNICATIONS DESCRIPTION:
The AJGA is seeking a Public Relations, Journalism or Mass Communications major to assist the in-house communications staff of a nonprofit golf association with daily communications tasks. Based on the candidate’s abilities, the internship may include media relations, writing and editing news and feature stories, the design and creation of publications or advertisements, video editing and web site maintenance, as well as administrative tasks such as organizing files, photography, news clippings and publications.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Mass Communications
  • Writing

SKILLS PREFERERED:

  • AP Style Knowledge
  • Adobe InDesign
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Microsoft Word
  • Final Cut Pro

 

For questions and additional information, please contact: Lauren Shelly, Manager of Recruiting and Special Events
lshelly@ajga.org

 

To apply for a spring or summer internship, visit http://www.ajga.org/careers/

 

Interns: It is strongly advised that you enroll in the journalism’s department’s internship class. Read more here http://www.memphis.edu/journalism/pdfs/2012journalisminternshipfall.pdf

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