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2016 Pulliam Journalism Fellowship Program, Deadline: 11/1/15

Posted on: September 1st, 2015 by ewrobins

The 2016 Pulliam Journalism Fellowship welcomes applications for next year’s program. Twenty winners nationwide will be chosen for a 10-week internship, which will run from June 6 through August 12, 2016 in Indianapolis and Phoenix.

For 42 years, the Pulliam Fellowship has awarded internships to promising journalists committed to news reporting. More than 600 Fellows have completed the program. Many are still working in news. Four have won the Pulitzer Prize.

Eugene C. Pulliam of Central Newspapers created the Fellowship in 1974 for college graduates pursuing news reporting. Gannett Co. has continued the program since its purchase of Central Newspapers in 2000. We welcome applications from college juniors and seniors and graduate students. Most applicants have some prior newswriting experience, including college newspapers.

Fellows will be assigned to either The Indianapolis Star or The Arizona Republic as reporters, photographers, and social media specialists. They also meet with editors for informal discussions on their careers and issues in journalism.

To apply, students must complete an application form found at www.indystar/com.pjf and send it with the following: a recent photo; five to 15 writing samples; three letters of recommendation; and college grade transcripts.

The deadline is Nov. 1, 2015. The internship pays $650 a week; transportation and housing are the intern’s responsibility.

For questions, call me at (317) 444-6001 or e-mail me at russell. pulliam@indystar. com. Or you may call Stuart Warner at The Arizona Republic in Phoenix at (602) 444-8640 or e-mail him at

Visit our Web site at the application form.

Online Marketing Intern, Premier Properties of Oxford

Posted on: August 12th, 2015 by ewrobins

Premier Properties of Oxford, a local realtor who also markets Castle Hill in Oxford (see, is looking for an intern to help with online marketing for that facility. Pay and number of hours weekly will be determined.

For more information, contact: Steve Vassallo, Realtor with Premier Properties of Oxford and Exclusive Marketing Rep for Castle Hill, at 985-852-7745 or

Marketing Communications Internship, Nashville — Year round

Posted on: April 30th, 2014 by elwalke1


This is a paid internship.

Marketing Communications / Business Administration Assistant

PURPOSE: Marketing, communication & administration for our company – Paid Training – Travel Opportunities -Management for those that qualify

-Implementation of marketing plans, including product positioning, campaign strategies, and market strategy insights.
-Discovery of strategic business opportunities through cross function collaboration with sales, HR, etc.
-Marketing opportunity for revenue
-Provide product/service support in order to establish proper channels of information and communication.
-Responsible for branding, advertising, trade shows, company events and promotional collateral
-Work with management on projects dealing with media relations, business communications, success stories

These are personal traits that will best help the associate to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.
Stress Tolerance – Job requires accepting criticism and dealing calmly and effectively with high stress situations.
Judgment and Decision Making – Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
Integrity – Job requires being honest and ethical.
Initiative – Job requires a willingness to take on responsibilities and challenges.
Leadership – Job requires a willingness to lead, take charge, and offer opinions and direction.
Achievement/Effort – Job requires establishing and maintaining personally challenging achievement goals and exerting effort toward mastering tasks.
Dependability – Job requires being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations.
Social Orientation – Job requires preferring to work with others rather than alone, and being personally connected with others on the job.
Attention to Detail – Job requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks.
Cooperation – Job requires being pleasant with others on the job and displaying a good-natured, cooperative attitude.

Candidate must be very articulate, have a sense of humor, easygoing, but very disciplined. We need a culture fit!


-Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Business Administration, Communications, Advertising or Journalism
-Minimum (0) zero to (5) five years of relevant experience in marketing management with proven success, however we offer paid training
-Must have wide range of experience and understanding of the marketing including product positioning, pricing, promotions, market research, sales and distribution.
-Should be a proactive self-starter with the ability to work independently. Need strong ability to set priorities, solve problems, and be resourceful under pressure.
-Experience working with agency/client partners, exhibiting the ability to generate maximum return through effective marketing strategies and direction.

Local Multiple-Platform Internships

Posted on: September 24th, 2013 by elwalke1

Oxford-based is seeking juniors and seniors for internships.

-Interns are required to submit a minimum of two stories per month
-Students must have a serious interest/experience in the following: writing, graphic design, broadcast, multimedia, photography or integrated marketing
-Students will be managed and adhere to the rules set forth by the news editor and student editor and coordinator. is a professional news publication and as such we expect our interns to perform to their best ability. We will train you, give you the tools you need to succeed and help you prepare for your field. If you would like to just freelance with us that is also an option we welcome. This includes any topic of interest that covers on a daily basis (from sports to entertainment).

Contact Victoria Boatman (Student Editor and Coordinator) –

Scripps Howard Internships — Offered Year-round

Posted on: September 24th, 2013 by elwalke1
Want to really ramp up your employability? The Scripps Howard Foundation offers multiple internship opportunities around the calendar and around the world. The highly sought-after internships are based in Washington, D.C.

Follow the link:

Journalism Internship Guidelines and Forms

Posted on: September 19th, 2012 by elwalke1

You must fill out the internship forms, submit them and verify that you are enrolled before you begin your internship.

You will not be able to receive credit for an internship you have already completed or for one that is in progress.

Download the forms here