Magazine Internship Spring 2013 (Unpaid)

EDITORIAL INTERNSHIP: AT HOME TENNESSEE MAGAZINE

At Home Tennessee is looking for an intern for the upcoming semester. Internship responsibilities include but are not limited to:

1.Assistant to the editor.At Home TN logo-black-150dpi.jpg
2.Help answer phones and do typical office duties.
3.Help edit articles.
4.Help write titles / subtitles.
5.Research various items for editorial content.
6.Call/email P.R. companies/ manufactures to request hi-res photography.
7.Occasionally assist editor at a photo shoot.
8.Gather research information about featured subjects and places.

Interns should be responsible, have a strong work ethic, be able to work independently, and be incredibly detail-oriented. They should be comfortable and effective communicating over the phone, in person, and via email. Candidate should have experience in Microsoft Office. We’re looking for interns who do not need hand holding! Prior office and magazine experience
is a plus. Journalism majors preferred.

Academic Credit
This is not a paid position. Students will receive 150 hours per semester for 3 hours of credit.

Please send resume and cover letter to: Janna Herbison Editor at jherbison@athometn.com

http://athometn.com

Two DC Internships (Unpaid)

TWO WASHINGTON, DC INTERNSHIPS (UNPAID)

INTERN ONE:  UNDP

UNDP is looking for interns who can start in January 2013, but slots are open for the rest of the year.

Details on  UNDP Internships can be found at http://www.us.undp.org/WashingtonOffice/DCInternships.shtml.

FOR MORE INFORMATION:

Marissa Ayento  marissa.ayento@undp.org—————————————————————————–

INTERN TWO:  CAPITAL SEMESTER PROGRAM

 

Political Journalism Track of the Capital Semester program, sponsored by The Fund for American Studies and held each fall and spring in Washington, DC.

This academic internship program is for undergraduates seeking to obtain professional experience in the fields of journalism, communications and public relations. Students are placed in internships for 30 hours a week while earning 12 transferable credits.

Please consider forwarding the announcement below to students and encourage them to apply by November 15.

PLEASE NOTE THIS IS A FEE BASED PROGRAM.

FOR MORE INFORMATION:

Dana Faught   dfaught@tfas.org

University of Memphis Basketball Social Media Intern (Unpaid)

UNIVERSITY OF MEMPHIS BASKETBALL SOCIAL MEDIA INTERN (UNPAID)

IMMEDIATE NEED

LOCATION : Campus

CONTACT:  James Alford at jllford1@memphis.edu

WEB: http://www.gotigersgo.com/index-main.html

DESCRIPTION:  Basketball team looking for intern to assist with social media.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Assist with Memphis Basketball social media. Intern would need to be available for office hours as  needed.  Intern would also assist with events such as Memphis Madness.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience in PhotoShop
  • Final Cut Pro
  • WordPress
  • Familiarity with all social media platforms

TO APPLY:

James Alford at jllford1@memphis.edu

Social Media Internship, Red Rover (Unpaid)

SOCIAL MEDIA INTERNSHIP, RED ROVER (UNPAID)

LOCATION : Memphis

CONTACT: Joy Doss  - joy@redrovercompany.com

WEB : www.redrovercompany.com

DESCRIPTION:

            Red Rover in Memphis is looking for a social media intern.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manage the MALS Facebook and Twitter profiles — from posting original content to sharing/re-tweeting content from other related organizations/influencers to interacting with key influencers through these channels on behalf of the organization. The ultimate goal is to increase the fan/follower base significantly prior to the general public campaign launch next year.
  • Write and distribute press releases to the media, making follow-up pitches where appropriate.
  • Write newsletter and email campaign copy.
  • Design newsletter and email campaigns (dependent upon candidate’s skills).
  • Support the organization’s fundraising efforts from a communications and marketing perspective.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Ideally, the candidate will have significant social media experience, preferably with a strong Facebook and Twitter following of their own. They should also have strong writing skills.

TO APPLY:

Contact Joy Doss, joy@redrovercompany.com, for further information.

Intern, Desoto Times-Trib, Click Magazine

INTERN DESOTO TIMES-TRIB, CLICK MAGAZINE

 LOCATION:  Desoto County

CONTACT:

editor@desotimestribune.com

WEB: http://desototimes.com/

DESCRIPTION:

PH Publishing, home of Click Magazine and the DeSoto Times-Tribune, is seeking interns for the fall, spring and summer. The ideal candidate is a self-starter who’s undaunted by deadlines, organized, and adept.  Candidate should be motivated by the opportunity to be an integral part of a growing publication.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Write, research and fact check articles for Click magazine, and the DeSoto Times-Tribune
  • Contribute articles for both the magazine and newspaper
  • Pitch story ideas
  • Represent the publications at special events, assist event photographers and write event descriptions
  • Contribute content for e-newsletters, as well as learn the basics of SEO, social media, and Google Analytics
  • At times may be requested to sit in staff meetings to gain a basic understanding of how a publishing company works.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Recent graduate or current student (with junior standing)/Journalism or English major
  • Overall GPA of at least 2.5
  • Live in, or near Desoto County with access to reliable transportation
  • Demonstrate ability to exercise independent judgment
  • Working knowledge of social media
  • Friendly with good communication and customer service skills.

TO APPLY:

Email your resume, cover letter and up to three writing samples to:

editor@desototimestribune.com or call

662-429-6397 ext 247

Please denote date of earliest availability as well as preferred schedule.

Tennessee At Home Magazine Internship

TENNESSEE AT HOME MAGAZINE INTERNSHIP (UNPAID)

LOCATION Cordova, TN May 2012 Issue Cover

CONTACT  Jenna Herbison – Editor

WEB http://athometn.com

DESCRIPTION

  • Assistant to the editor.
  • Help answer phones and do typical office duties.
  • Help edit articles.
  • Help write titles / subtitles.
  • Research various items for editorial content.
  • Call/email P.R. companies/ manufactures to request hi-res photography.
  • Occasionally assist editor at a photo shoot.  
  • Gather research information about featured subjects and places.

Interns should be responsible, have a strong work ethic, be able to work independently, and be incredibly detail-oriented. They should be comfortable and effective communicating over the phone, in person, and via email. Candidate should have experience in Microsoft Office. We’re looking for interns who do not need hand holding! Prior office and magazine experience is a plus. Journalism majors preferred.

TO APPLY Send resume and cover letter to:Janna Herbison, Editor jherbison@athometn.com

Internship with Common Ground

Title: Intern for Common Ground

Location:  1044 Mississippi Blvd, Memphis

Website: http://commongroundmemphis.org/

Description: Common Ground, a race relations initiative started by Commercial Appeal columnist Wendi Thomas, is looking for an intern. 

Contact: Greta Hunter, Program Director for Common Ground
YWCA of Greater Memphis
Sarah Brown Branch
1044 Mississippi Blvd.
Memphis, TN 38126
(901) 948-0493

The duties will include the following:
 

· Assisting with writing website content and follow-up activities associated with implementing a new site design;
· Administrative activities associated with Common Ground communications, advertisement, and electronic follow-up
· Assist with session administration to include recruitment, site coordination;
· Update and maintain social network sites; and
· Attend period meetings.
Hours:  3 to 4 hours, 3 days a week.

Qualifications:

· Good writing and strong oral communications skills
· Able to use Microsoft Office Word, Excel, Power Point
· Transportation required
· 3rd or 4th year students preferred.

To apply: Contact Greta Hunter at (901) 948-0493 for more information.

Interns: It is strongly advised that you enroll in the journalism’s department’s internship class. Read more here http://uofmpdi.posterous.com/want-an-internship-in-the-spring-important-in

Rugby Club needs interns

The U of M Tiger Rugby Football Club is looking to provide opportunities for U of M students to further their careers while providing much needed assistance to the Rugby Club.
 
1.   The club needs sports writers to write at least two articles per week about the games and the players.
2.   The club needs announcers for our home matches. There would be a pre-game ritual, calling the game through the match, and post match wrap up. 
3.   The club will also need the home matches videotaped. 
Each of these tasks could be given adequate structure and oversight so as to fulfill internship requirements.  The club has two seasons each year. The fall season starts in September runs til November, and the spring season begins in late February continuing through early May. 
For more information, contact Tiger rugby coach Sr. Richard Cole at (901) 377-2340 or Dr.Cole@CPTG.net. Visit TigerRugby.org for information on the team.

Interns: It is strongly advised that you enroll in the journalism’s department’s internship class. Read more here http://uofmpdi.posterous.com/want-an-internship-in-the-spring-important-in

Internship at The Wildlife Society

Title:  The Wildlife Society (TWS) editorial intern

Location:  Bethesda, Maryland

Website:  http://www.wildlife.org/

Description:  The Wildlife Society (TWS) is a nonprofit, professional society searching for an editorial intern to write for its quarterly member magazine, The Wildlife Professional. This is a three-month minimum commitment, beginning in June, with a preferred commitment of six months.

Contact:  lmoore@wildlife.org

Responsibilities:  Duties include reporting and writing short news items and longer sidebars and articles about wildlife management and conservation, as well as photo research, fact-checking, preparing online materials and press releases, and some clerical work.  Hours: 35 hours a week (roughly 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.), with some flexibility to telecommute.

Qualifications:  Candidates must have a strong interest in journalism and wildlife science and conservation, with proven skills in reporting, writing, and online research. A Bachelor’s degree is required, as well as a background in science and some writing experience.

To apply:  Qualified applicants should send a cover letter, resume, three to four published writing samples, and the names of two references to lmoore@wildlife.org. The Wildlife Society is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes candidates from all backgrounds. Applicants may be able to apply this internship toward college credit; check with your department heads.

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

Frayser Community Development Corporation Community Newsletter-intern

Title: Frayser Community Development Corporation Community Newsletter-intern

Location: Memphis

Website: http://www.fraysercdc.org/

Description: Intern will assist Frayser CDC and other community-based organizations in producing and distributing a monthly newsletter. Frayser CDC is a stable, aggressive community-based nonprofit development corporation. The CDC focuses on housing renovation for sale and rent, as well as home ownership training, financial literacy and foreclosure counseling. The CDC also does some commercial redevelopment as well as policy advocacy on behalf of the community.

While the Frayser community is very dynamic, communication is weak. The CDC has committed funds to produce a quality newsletter to be used by numerous community-based groups and businesses in order to improve the flow of information in Frayser.

This position is unpaid, but will be a good opportunity for the right journalism student.

Contact: Steve Lockwood, slockwood@fraysercdc.org.

Responsibilities: The internship is part-time position, 15-20 hours per week.
The newsletter will be 8 pages long. 6,000 copies will be distributed, as well as posted on line. The CDC intern will:

· Assist with formation of an editorial board
· Solicit content/articles from neighborhood contributors
· Edit content within guidelines set by editorial board
· Manage layout and printing
· Assist with sales and layout of newsletter ads
· Coordinate distribution including mailings and community distribution locations

Minimum Qualifications: Requirements– training and experience in journalism, strong writing skills, ability to work with a diverse neighborhood, good time management skills, the ability to work independently, computer expertise, ability to meet deadlines and attend to details.

To apply: Please submit resume’ and letter of interest to Steve Lockwood

Interns: It is strongly advised that you enroll in the journalism’s department’s internship class. Read more here http://uofmpdi.posterous.com/want-an-internship-in-the-spring-important-in