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Journalism Graduate Student Fellowship–Deadline: 1/6/15

Posted on: September 25th, 2014 by ewrobins

FASPE (Fellowships at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics), in collaboration with The Museum of Jewish Heritage—A Living Memorial to the Holocaust, is now accepting applications for a fellowship that uses the conduct of journalists during the Holocaust and in Nazi Germany as a launching point for an intensive two-week summer program on contemporary journalism ethics. Fellowships include an all-expenses-paid trip from New York to Berlin, Krakow, and Oświęcim (Auschwitz) where students work with leading faculty to explore both journalism history and the ethical issues facing working journalists today. All program costs, including international and European travel, lodging, and food, are covered.

The 2015 FASPE Journalism program will run from May 24 to June 4. To be eligible applicants must either (1) be enrolled in a graduate program or (2) be working journalists who completed their undergraduate degrees between June 2010 and June 2014.

Completed applications must be received by January 6, 2015. All FASPE programs are non-denominational and candidates of all religious, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

To apply or to learn more about FASPE, please visit: www.FASPE.info.

If you have any questions, please contact Thorin R. Tritter, Managing Director of FASPE, at ttritter@FASPE.info.

The Boston Globe 2015 Summer Internships — Deadline: Nov. 1

Posted on: September 16th, 2014 by ewrobins
The Boston Globe runs one of the top programs in the nation, giving 11 interns the opportunity to work as reporters, or as a photographer, designer or copy editor.
The 12-week paid internship places reporter-interns in our Metro, Business, Living/Arts, Health/Science and Sports departments; the photo intern shoots stills and video for all sections, the design intern creates sections fronts and information graphics for print and online, and the copy editing intern works on local and regional, national and foreign and business copy. We provide direction and feedback, as well as a writing coach who is dedicated to the interns. Globe interns produce every day and finely polish their journalism skills over the summer.
The application deadline is Nov. 1.  More information on the program and an application can be accessed from our website: www.bostonglobe.com/newsintern.

Capital Semester – Political Journalism Track Spring 2015; Deadlines: 10/1 & 11/5

Posted on: September 16th, 2014 by ewrobins
CAPITAL SEMESTER – POLITICAL JOURNALISM TRACK SPRING 2015
WASHINGTON, D.C.
www.DCinternships.org/CSPJ  
EARLY DEADLINE: October 1, 2014
FINAL DEADLINE: November 5, 2014 
Sponsored by The Fund for American Studies, Capital Semester combines substantive journalism and communications internships, courses for academic credit, career development activities, site briefings and lectures led by top policy experts and journalists. This fast-paced, fifteen-week residential program provides undergraduate students from around the world with opportunities to gain the edge in today’s competitive job market and graduate school admissions, and experience the excitement of Washington first-hand.
SAMPLE PAST INTERNSHIP SITES
  • Gannett News Service
  • Houston Chronicle
  • K-global Public Relations
  • NBC Nightly News
  • Politics Magazine
  • Radio America
  • Voice of America
  • The Washington Examiner
  • WJLA ABC 7 News
  • WTOP News Radio 
PROGRAM COMPONENTS
  • Internships – Competitive placements with print and broadcast media outlets as well as PR and communications firms
  • Housing – Roommate matching and furnished Capitol Hill apartments in the heart of D.C.
  • Classes – Full-time course load in accredited by George Mason University
  • Guest Lectures – With Washington’s top policy experts and working journalists
  • Site Briefings – At USA Today, the Newseum, World Bank, State Department and U.S. Capitol
  • Leadership & Professional Development – Leadership, mentoring and career building activities
  • Networking – Interaction with seasoned professionals and student leaders from around the world
  • Scholarships – Generous scholarships are awarded based on merit and financial need and over 75% of students receive scholarship funding
EARLY DEADLINE – 5% DISCOUNT
Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the Final Deadline of November 5, 2014. Students are encouraged to apply for the early deadline of October 1, 2014 to receive a 5% discount on their tuition balance as well as priority internship placement. Detailed information on the program may be found at www.DCinternships.org/CSPJ. 
For more information and an online application, please visit our website www.DCinternships.org/CSPJ or contact Dana Faught, Associate Director of Recruitment and Admissions at dfaught@tfas.org or 202-986-0384.

Dallas Morning News Internship Opportunities–Deadline: Oct. 31

Posted on: September 16th, 2014 by ewrobins
There are exciting possibilities for interns in 2015 at The Dallas Morning News. The deadline to apply is Oct. 31.
Our intern program, we believe, is among the best in the country. Interns here are treated like “real” staffers — right down to actual bylines and business cards — and we pile on extra benefits, too, such as a daylong familiarization tour of Dallas, weekly brown bag sessions, an intern reception with top management and a private intern luncheon with our publisher, Jim Moroney.
In addition, our college interns are paid $15 an hour for a 40-hour week and typically, we hire at least one for full-time employment.
Please visit this link — http://www.dallasnews.com/sharedcontent/dws/img/2015internflyer.pdf — to view our current intern flyer. It will have all the necessary information to apply by our deadline of Oct. 31.

PR, Communications & Journalism Internships–Deadline: Friday, Sept. 19

Posted on: September 15th, 2014 by ewrobins

The state of Mississippi has internship openings, but time is of the essence.

Students interested in Public Relations, Communications and Journalism work for various state agencies should apply by Friday, Sept. 19.

Apply for the internships on the Mississippi State Personnel Boards website at www.mspb.ms.gov – click on “Job Seekers” and select “Student Intern/Student Worker” under Job Openings.

Promotions/Events Internship, Abner’s–Available Now

Posted on: September 5th, 2014 by smitche3

Job Title:  Abner’s Street Team Member
Schedule Hours: Part-Time
Reports To:  Marketing Manager
Location:  Oxford, MS
Contact:  Mary Margaret Andrews, andrewsmarymargaret@gmail.com

Job Description: 
The promotions street team member is part of a team of positive, friendly people who coordinates and executes all Abner’s promotions and events within the local community.  Street team members will be responsible for the execution of special events, social media and client remotes.

Essential Functions: 

• Collaborate with marketing director and entire promotions team.
• Participate in weekly staff meetings with promotions street team.
• Brainstorm ideas and help develop events in the community.
• Execute phone calls and distribute collateral for promotion of events.
• Entertain a group of people in public with games, music and trivia.
• Provide recap from every remote and event within 48 hours of event.
• Promote and market Abner’s events through social media.
• Professional demeanor required at all times.
• Maintain promotional equipment belonging to Abner’s.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Abides by organizational norms and supports organizational goals.
  • Excellent Verbal and written communication and professional demeanor.
  • Strongly organized and comfortable with interacting with a small to large group of people.
  • Ability to follow instructions and think creatively with promotions and events.
  • Ability to learn and comply with well-defined procedures.

Job Requirements:

  • A valid Driver’s License and transportation.
  • Proven track record of regular and punctual attendance.
  • Flexibility schedule to work nights and weekends.

Physical Demands 
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to handle, or feel objects; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 + pounds.

Summer 2015 Internships, The Denver Post–Deadline Oct. 31, 2014

Posted on: September 4th, 2014 by smitche3

Spend next summer in the Rockies with THE DENVER POST
Internship Program 2015

The No. 1 newspaper in the Rocky Mountain region, The Denver Post, is helping shape the futures of the next generation of journalists by offering a 10-week paid internship for the summer of 2015. To do so, we are looking for talented young people who want to make a difference.

Interns work in several parts of the newsroom — as news or features reporters, online producers, photographers or graphic artists or designers. Denver Post interns are paid about $517 per week (housing and transportation to Denver are not included).

We work with Dow Jones Newspaper Fund to identify candidates for copy editing, online and business reporting positions. Please apply directly to Dow Jones Newspaper Fund for these positions. For more information about the online, copy editing or business reporting internships, visit newsfund.org. We also work with The Sports Journalism Institute to select a sports reporter intern. For more information on the sports reporter internship, visit sportsjournalisminstitute.org.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Applicants should have completed junior year in college before Summer 2015
  • A demonstrated interest in print or online journalism (clips or portfolio)
  • Reporting applicants should include no more than 5 clips
  • Please include cover letter outlining which position most interests you
  • List of three references

If you are a motivated college student looking to thrive in a newsroom atmosphere, please send your letter, clips or portfolio, resume and references to:

Internship Recruiter
Francie Swidler
The Denver Post
101 W. Colfax Ave. Suite 600
Denver, CO 80202

For PHOTOGRAPHY applications, please email your cover letter, portfolio and resume tofswidler@denverpost.com

For GRAPHICS or DESIGN, applicants may send portfolios of 8 1/2 x 11 photocopied designs, non-returnable tearsheets or CDs.

DEADLINE for RECEIVING applications is October 31, 2014. Applications received after that date will not be considered..

Please contact Francie at 303-954-1001 or fswidler@denverpost.com with any questions.

Three Internship Opportunities, The Borgen Project, Work From Home

Posted on: August 3rd, 2014 by elwalke1
WRITER INTERNSHIP
This is a 12-week, part-time internship. The selected candidate will be able to work from home and pick their own schedule, but must meet weekly deadlines. Articles submitted will appear on BORGEN Magazine or The Borgen Project Blog.
- Write 4 articles per week.
– Research topics.
– Assist with advocacy efforts.
– Assist with fundraising. Create a personal fundraising campaign and meet targets.
– Attend national conference call every Monday at 5PM PST.
Qualifications: Strong research and writing skills. Must be able to work independently and meet deadlines with very little supervision. Experience writing SEO friendly content is helpful, but not required.
To Apply: Email your resume and 2 writing samples to hr@borgenproject.org with “Writer Intern” in the subject line.
 
JOURNALISM INTERNSHIP
This is a 12-week, part-time internship. The selected candidate will be able to work from home and set their own schedule, but must meet weekly deadlines. Articles submitted will appear on BORGEN Magazine or The Borgen Project Blog.
- Interview sources and research topics in-depth.
– Write 3 well-researched articles per week.
– Communicate with editors and supervisors.
– Assist with fundraising. Create a personal fundraising campaign and meet targets.
– Attend national conference call every Monday at 5PM PST.
Qualifications: Strong journalism writing skills. Must be able to work independently and meet deadlines with very little supervision. Experience writing for newspapers is helpful, but not required.
To Apply: Email your resume and 2 writing samples to hr@borgenproject.org with “Journalism Internship” in the subject line.
 
EDITOR INTERNSHIP
Edit for BORGEN Magazine and The Borgen Project Blog. The Editor is responsible for reviewing and editing articles submitted by The Borgen Project’s national team of writers. The internship is 260 hours and can be completed part-time or full-time. The position is done from home, but follows a set schedule. A minimum of 15 hours per week and weekend shifts are available for those who prefer it.
- Edit and format articles submitted by national writers.
– Work with writers to improve their articles.
– Assist with fundraising. Create a personal fundraising campaign and meet targets.
– Attend national conference call every Monday at 5PM PST.
Qualifications: Must have great editing skills. Must be able to work independently and meet deadlines with very little supervision. Experience writing SEO friendly content is helpful, but not required.
To Apply: Email your resume and 2 writing samples to hr@borgenproject.org with “Editor Intern” in the subject line.

Fall PR/Social Media Internship, STYLE Advertising, Birmingham, Ala.

Posted on: July 10th, 2014 by elwalke1

PUBLIC RELATIONS AND SOCIAL MEDIA INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY 

Located in Birmingham, Ala., STYLE Advertising is pleased to announce the availability of fall internship positions in the public relations and social media department. Founded in 1970, STYLE Advertising is a full-service advertising, marketing and public relations firm and remains the oldest agency in Alabama still operating under the same name for more than 40 years. Internship positions are from August 2014 until December 2014.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 

 Assist agency public relations director, public relations coordinators and other staff in day-to-day tasks for clients

 Draft and distribute press releases

 Participate in client and staff meetings

 Contribute public relations and social media ideas for new business proposals and plans

 Update and maintain agency and client social media channels

 Perform clerical and administrative duties

 Compile and maintain media contact lists

 Write and edit copy for newsletters, blogs and brochures

 Coordinate with media as assigned, in development of appropriate news stories

QUALIFICATIONS: 

 Recent graduate or current student of a public relations, marketing or communications program

 Possess interest in public relations and social media

 Knowledge of AP style

 Experienced with social media outlets such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest and be able to understand the role each can play in a business’ marketing strategy

 Knowledge of Hootsuite a plus

 An innovative self-starter with problem-solving skills, creativity, ambition and a strong work ethic

 Possess a high degree of professionalism

 Ability to execute multifaceted tasks

 Ability to exercise independent judgment and strong attention to detail

 Have exceptional written and verbal communication skills

 Live in or near the Birmingham area and have own form of transportation

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to kirsten@styleadvertising.com or call Kirsten Ebert at (205) 503-5929.

Fall Marketing Internship, ‘stache media

Posted on: July 8th, 2014 by elwalke1

Fall 2014

Sept. 2 – Dec. 12, 2014

We are looking for college interns to be part of ‘stache media’s Lifestyle Marketing program known as ‘stache lifestyle reps. Interns will help develop marketing plans tailored for their community using grassroots promotion. Our structured internship program is designed to be an interactive and educational marketing experience.

Responsibilities as a ‘stache lifestyle rep will include, but are not limited to:

·         Learning about and participating in marketing campaigns to create awareness for artists

·         Attending regularly scheduled conference calls to learn marketing techniques/trends and about the music industry

·         Developing online marketing strategies through social media

·         Attending and recapping concert events

·         Developing reports of marketing efforts

‘stache lifestyle reps dedicate 12-18 hours a week to this internship.

To learn more & apply, please visit: http://www.stachemedia.com/lifestyle

We run our internship 3 times per year; fall, spring, and summer semesters

QUALIFICATIONS:

·         Candidates must be currently enrolled in a college or university

·         This is an unpaid internship. Candidates must be eligible to receive college credit for an internship

·         Display strong written and verbal communication skills

·         Focused, hard working, reliable and dedicated

·         Ability to work independently, follow direction from supervisors, and meet deadlines

·         Passion for music, marketing, communications, and social media

·         Prior street team or street marketing experience is a plus

·         Outgoing personality

·         Offer creative insight to projects, demonstrate ingenuity and an eagerness to learn

·         Possess excellent computer skills and strong organizational skills.

COMPANY OVERVIEW:

‘stache media is a full service marketing agency specialized in music. ‘stache media launched in 2009 as a stand-alone agency operating out of the NYC headquarters of RED Distribution, an award-winning division of Sony Music Entertainment. ‘stache media provides services in online marketing & publicity, college lifestyle marketing, advertising, social media & consumer research, brand & partnership marketing, radio, video promotion and creative production. ‘stache media has served a multitude of artists within the RED and Sony Music Entertainment fold.

RED & ‘stache media label partners include: Broken Bow Records, Communion, Red Bull Records, Downtown Records, Ultra Records, Equal Vision Records, Fader Label, Fearless Records, Reach Records, Last Gang Records, Eleven Seven Music, Century Media, Fat Possum, Arts & Crafts, Big Picnic, Loud & Proud Records, Descendant Records, Megaforce Records, Metal Blade Records, MOM + POP, Nacional Records, Razor & Tie, Thirty Tigers,  Victory Records.

Brand partners include: Onkyo, Sony Electronics, C3 Presents, Red Bull, Vita Coco and more.

Recent RED and ‘stache media releases include:  AWOLNATION, Ingrid Michaelson, Dirty Heads, Rebelution, Steve Aoki, Lecrae, Trampled By Turtles, Nick Cannon, Chase Rice, Jason Aldean, Anberlin, Bear Hands, Lucius, Sleigh Bells, Kaskade, Mack Wilds, St Paul & The Broken Bones, Joe, Joey Bada$$, The Lone Bellow, For Today, Kevin Drew, Pixies, Dustin Lynch, Elliphant