Watch for the Cronkite School Scholarship application to open on, or around December 15. The deadline to apply for Cronkite School Scholarships is January 31, 2019.
Student Organization Night
Cronkite students are invited to this annual event designed to help them connect with the numerous opportunities available at the school. Meet with student media outlets, including the campus newspaper, online news site, campus radio station and sports broadcasting extracurriculars.
Also, network with the leaders of student organizations, including student chapters of professional organizations and clubs like sports journalism, photojournalism and fashion journalism.
Thursday January 10
First Amendment Forum
SPRING 2019 INTERNSHIPS
Spring 2019- San Diego Padres Spring Training- Communications/Media Relations
The position will close for applications on 01/03/2019
Duties & Responsibilities
-Responsible for preparing daily materials pre-game for the press box, including:
-Compiling daily press clips
-Producing daily Lineup sheets
-Home and visiting game notes
-Coordinate all press box operations, including:
-Working with home and visiting broadcasters, preparing booth and assisting with all requests
Working with home and visiting media, assisting with all requests
Working with visiting media relations staff, assisting with all requests
Assist with Fox Sports San Diego on all day-game needs for televised games
Assist with Padres entertainment/production team with daily interviews and b-roll footage for daily news station feeds
Assist with daily media credential assignments and distribution
Assist with all other media relations game-day responsibilities
Must be able to work all Padres Spring home games (exceptions reasonable)
Able to work flexible hours, including evenings, weekends and overtime as needed
Proficient computer skills in Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, and Outlook
Experience with Adobe InDesign a plus
Professional image and demeanor
Fluently bilingual in English/Spanish a plus
Minimum physical requirements: able to lift and transport up to 25 pounds
Excellent written and verbal skills. Proven ability to correctly use punctuation and grammar
General knowledge of office skills a plus, use of office equipment (copier, laser printers, fax machine, telephones, computers)
Please check with your school to make sure there are enough hours to qualify for internship credit.
Spring 2019- Society for American Baseball Research (SABR)
SABR is accepting internship applications for the Spring 2019 semester.
An internship with SABR will involve responsibilities across a variety of disciplines, possibly including:
-Working on-site at a local SABR conference, such as the SABR Analytics Conference
-Working with our Membership Director or Director of Operations on organizational duties, membership renewal drives, customer service
-Working with our Director of Editorial Content to help publish and/or produce content for our website at SABR.org
Please send a resume and cover letter in PDF form to Jacob Pomrenke by 5:00 p.m. MST Friday, January 4, 2019.
Spring 2019- St. Vincent de Paul Digital Storytelling Internship- PAID
The Society of St. Vincent de Paul is seeking a Digital Storytelling Intern to assist in elevating and enhancing the nonprofit’s public image through storytelling and digital marketing. St. Vincent de Paul works with some of the most vulnerable in our community – working-poor families and homeless individuals. Working with them to tell their stories takes someone with sensitivity, but also recognition of the significance and privilege of being able to be their voices.
The Digital Storytelling Intern will assist in developing content for the organization’s marketing channels, which include social media, web and print publications, emails, and event/branding collateral. The intern will learn and gain hands-on experience with media relations, content development and social media.
The Society of St. Vincent de Paul is a non-profit organization working to feed, clothe, house and heal individuals and families in need. The organization has been providing services in central and northern Arizona since 1946. Programs include services for the homeless, medical and dental care for the working poor, charity dining rooms, thrift stores, a transitional housing shelter and general assistance for individuals in need. Learn more at www.stvincentdepaul.net
• Students pursuing a bachelors or master’s degree in public relations, marketing or journalism
• Proficiency in Office, Adobe Creative Suites and social networking sites
• Applicants must possess excellent written and oral communication skills and strong organization skills, able to balance multiple deadlines.
• Hours are flexible and average approximately 15-20 hours per week.
• Assist with content development, brand journalism and media relations.
• Coordinate social media presence for SVdP’s main accounts and thrift store accounts.
• Write, take photos and develop content for SVdP e-newsletter, blog and print newsletter with statewide circulation of 90,000
• Track and measure results of media relations.
• Occasional assistance on events and fundraisers.
This is a paid internship. The intern will receive a $1,000 stipend at the end of the semester. To apply: email cover letter and resume to Mary Chou-Thompson
Spring 2019- Maricopa County Public Health Communications Internship
The Office of Communications & Marketing with the Maricopa County Department of Public Health is seeking an intern to support our team with strategies for internal and external communication for over 30 different programs within our department. This includes assisting in the development of marketing materials, supporting our digital presence in the public through our website and social media platforms, organizing communication assets, along with other various projects.
· Provide administrative support to Marketing team
· Compose and schedule social media content to promote multiple programs, may include writing content, creating videos and graphics
· Organize team files and stock photo library
· Assist in the creation of flyer templates and documentation for various processes
· Monitoring media stories
· Proficient in MS Office; familiarity with design software (e.g. Photoshop, InDesign) and content management systems or video editing is a plus
· Strong editing and research abilities
· Strong oral and written communication abilities
· Organization and process management
Position is unpaid.
Looking for 8-10 hours per week.
Our hours are 8am-5pm, Monday-Fridays.
Contact: Angela Moreth
Spring 2019- Helix House Social Media Intern
Digital Advertising Agency located Old Town Scottsdale. Check us out- Http://helixhouse.com
Intern responsibilities will include:
• Develop a strong understanding of company/client’s products and services
• Build, monitor and grow social media presence, with the help of Hootsuite, on the following networks: Facebook Twitter Instagram Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn
• Daily social media posting and interaction to drive consistent, relevant traffic and leads
• Develop and design content using company resources and stock photos
• Create and distribute online marketing content
• Marketing interaction with local businesses
Online Media Relations – If other areas of interest, we can explore!
Time Commitment: At least 10 hours/per week*
*Hours per week can fluctuate based on individual’s schedule. Some work can be done remotely, although in office is preferred.
We are looking for an intern interested in receiving credit for this internship through their school.
Social Media: Essential to work in today’s business world, our Intern will receive hands on experience and learning with our accounts and those of our clients. With their supervisor’s guidance, our intern will learn online communication, customer interaction and relationship building skills. They will also develop basic graphic design and post scheduling skills, engaging in the full process:* Planning* Posting* Interacting* Management (Hoostuite)* Business Communication
Please send your resume to Marina Grant with subject Social Media intern
Spring 2019- Ability 360 Marketing/Communications Intern PAID
CLASS STANDING: Currently-enrolled JR+
HOURS: MINIMUM 15 HRS/week
Type: PAID ($10.50HR) (Must register for course credit)
Ability360 is currently looking for a marketing intern. Duties include identifying and developing editorial stories about people and events related to the disability community, and participating in marketing campaigns for events (sports, activism, outdoor recreation, community integration). Tasks include writing, editing, online research, event planning. We have opportunities for assignments in photography, videography, commercial art and post-production of media if interested. Writing projects will include interviewing consumers, staff, community members or others in order to develop stories. Content may be distributed to or published in a variety of formats, including newspapers, magazines, radio or print ads, web site, Facebook, and general Ability360 marketing materials. The marketing team publishes LivAbility, a quarterly lifestyle magazine. Interns will get bylines and be involved in all aspects of magazine design, production and distribution. Interns should be competent in developing creative and effective social media campaigns. Interns should be open to collaborating yet competent to produce content on their own. Our small office is an open industrial studio with a casual atmosphere. A good Spotify playlist is welcome. Hours are reasonable flexible. Laptop required. Transportation is not required but is helpful.
Contact: Loren Worthington
Location: 5025 E. Washington St., Suite 200, PHX
Spring 2019- Knight Agency
CLASS STANDING: OPEN (second semester FR-graduate student)
HOURS: MINIMUM: 15 HRS/WEEK
(at least two full days/week)
TYPE: UNPAID; (Must register for course credit)
The Knight Agency is a boutique public relations firm accepting a part-time Spring 2019 intern for our Scottsdale, Arizona office. The aspiring PR, event marketing and communication expert will be responsible for assisting our mid-to-senior level team members with a range of multiple accounts in the culinary/restaurant, hotel/travel, beauty, entertainment/nightlife, wellness/fitness, commercial and residential real estate, technology and lifestyle industries. The mentorship program is a hands-on experience in all sectors of public relations, from media relations, social media to event planning. Clients include Scottsdale League for the Arts (Scottsdale Culinary Festival), Arizona Institute of Motion, Aqua-Tots Swim Schools, CRUjiente Tacos, The Keating Hotel, The Lafayette Hotel, Swim Club & Bungalows, Jake’s Unlimited and more. If you are a restaurant seeker, tech enthusiast, fitness and wellness advocate, or a social media whiz, let’s chat. Requirements: Currently enrolled through Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism or W.P Carey School of Business Anticipated experience or skills: – AP style writing – Research development – Press release and media alert writing – Verbal and written communication – Social media Specific projects: – Media list building and research – Develop and pitch newsworthy and trend story ideas to reporters, editors, producers and bloggers – Press release and media alert development – Press clipping – PR reporting – Event coordination – Event marketing – Social media management – Account and office management – Creative team brainstorming – Marketing outreach
Contact: Melody Pierce
Location: 6895 E. Camelback Rd., Scottsdale
Spring 2019- SparkPoint Studio
CLASS STANDING: OPEN (second semester FR-graduate student)
HOURS: MINIMUM: 15 HRS/WEEK
TYPE: UNPAID; (Must register for course credit)
SparkPoint Studio, a multi-media company that focuses on PR, branding, social media, content creation, community and publishing for women storytellers (working with over 500 authors, major publishers, brands and influencers) with headquarters in Phoenix, AZ, and satellite offices in New York, California and Texas, is seeking a new “Spark Interns” to join our fast-paced, growing and unique company. Looking for students who have a passion for books, strong time management skills, and an interest in learning client and media relations. Learn more at: gosparkpoint.com
Contact: Taylor Brightwell
Location: 1018 W. Roosevelt St. Phoenix
Spring 2019- On Semiconductor Social Media Internship- PAID
The Social Media Intern is responsible for coordinating and executing the company’s social media strategy, working across key social media channels including Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. The successful candidate will work closely with key members of staff, external social media consultants, to learn about social media, digital communications and marketing in a business to business environment. This role will be instrumental in increasing our social media presence and gaining visibility for our brand among clients and candidates. The candidate will be expected to bring innovative ideas and have a role in assisting in managing new projects that will move the program forward. Reports To: Social Media Coordinator and Corporate Communications Manager. Apply today.
Spring 2019- Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC) Marketing & Communications – PAID
Located in downtown Phoenix, GPEC is the regional economic development organization dedicated to
attracting quality employers to Greater Phoenix and supporting programs and policies that increase the
competitiveness of the region’s economy.
Services provided include:
• International and domestic business relocation and expansion services
• Regional marketing
• Economic research and analysis
A public/private partnership, GPEC works with 22 cities throughout Maricopa County and has more than
160 private investors. Its board of directors is made up of some of the region’s most distinguished business
Marketing & Communications internship responsibilities may include:
• Developing content for marketing materials
• Helping to coordinate and assist with day-of-preparations for a variety of events
• Pitching and creating content for the blog
• Assisting with capturing and analyzing department metrics
• Supporting with writing press releases and other public relations activities as assigned
• Researching and compiling news stories relevant to GPEC’s mission
• Utilizing content management system to update websites/microsites (training provided)
• Monitoring and interacting with social media channels
Desired Candidate Qualifications
Undergraduate juniors and seniors with some previous work or internship experience preferred, but any
interested applicants will be considered. Candidates studying any major are encouraged to apply, however,
individuals concentrating in marketing, communications, public relations or related fields are most
successful. Candidate qualifications include:
• Knowledge of social media platforms and content production apps (ex. Spark, Canva, etc.)
• Strong writing skills, knowledge of AP Style
• Experience with the Adobe Creative Suite is not required, but is a plus
• Organizational skills and attention to detail, ability to tackle multiple projects at once and meet
• Highly motivated to learn, grow professionally and work in a team environment
• Open to giving and receiving feedback
• Have special interest in marketing, communications and/or media relations
Hourly wage begins at $11.75 per hour and increases after 6 months. We prefer internships last at least 6
months (one semester). We review applications on a rolling basis as positions become available. We are
flexible in accommodating students’ schedules.
Application Information: Qualified candidates should respond by sending a confidential resume to email@example.com. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.
Spring 2019- ASU Video Production
CLASS STANDING: OPEN (second semester FR- graduate student)
HOURS: MINIMUM 16 HRS/week
(9:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. at least 2 days/week); Required: Completion of JMC 345 (Videography); Prefer students who seek and are eligible for JMC 484 credit
TYPE: UNPAID (must receive course credit)
The internship program within the ASU Enterprise Marketing Hub is primarily focused at students who wish to improve their editing skills with Adobe Premiere Pro, since the vast majority of our workload is editing. There will be opportunities for interns to go out on shoots, and potentially depending on abilities, to shoot for their own projects. We encourage students to come to us with ideas of videos they would like to create, related to the University and Sun Devil Athletics (we are the primary creator of content for Sun Devil Athletics). The two stipulations we ask are that students have either taken the videography class, or have reasonable experience, particularly with Adobe Premiere. And that any students who wish to intern with us have two complete days available each week. Location is Downtown Tempe.
CONTACT: James Daniels
LOCATION: 660 S Mill Avenue, Suite 401, Tempe
Spring 2019- Phoenix Film Festival
This internship will be responsible for developing print and online content for the festival.
-Work directly with the Executive Director and Marketing Director on developing content including but not limited to:
-Act as co-editor of the 72 page Film Festival Program
-Under the direction of the Executive Director, determine placement of all content
-Manage receipt of program content from sponsors and filmmakers
– Write content for pieces about festival
– Proof content and provide to design firm
– Create articles on festival film selections for site
– Interview filmmakers leading up to the festival to assist in promoting their film screenings.
-During the festival, take lead for on camera interviews with filmmakers, attendees and staff for social media.
-Following the festival, develop festival wrap up content for site.
For internships, it is critical that you have availability the weekends of
April 5 to 7 and April 12 to 14.
If you have interest in an internship, please contact Jason Carney about your interest along with your resume.
Spring 2019- Arizona Office of Tourism
SUMMARY: The Public Relation Division of the Arizona Office of Tourism (AOT) is responsible for managing communication activities for several audiences including local, national and international media, tourism partners, constituents, legislators and others. The division generates publicity and manages all media inquiries. The division is responsible for managing media databases and tracking coverage as well as drafting and editing on-line newsletters, press releases, speeches and other materials. The division interacts with all other AOT divisions supplying communications, special event support and community outreach assistance.
GENERAL POSITION SUMMARY: To assist in the development of public relations activities and
materials including research, writing, media relations, community outreach and special events related to all divisions of AOT. The position will provide an opportunity for learning basic public relations tools with an emphasis on writing, media database management, media relations and community outreach activities. Interns will be responsible for managing weekly assignments working with members of the public relations and travel trade teams. 15-20 hours/week; non-paid
Work with public relations team in developing written materials, working on media relations and community outreach assignments.
Participate in media relations research, including tracking and evaluating editorial placements.
Contribute in development and dissemination of media relations materials, including editorial calendar, press releases, media advisories and other materials.
Attend and support public relations meetings, media interviews, media familiarization tours and community outreach events.
Additional duties as assigned for public relations and community outreach activities that may arise during internship period, issue management, etc.
Flexible duties shared by all interns: Due to changing situations in the office (such as staff members out for business travel), there may be times when an intern could be asked to help another intern or another AOT department on a project basis
SKILL & QUALIFICATIONS
Positive attitude, willing to learn, strong work ethic.
Enthusiasm and creativity.
Ability to be self-motivated, well organized, imaginative and goal oriented.
Good public relations writing and computer skills.
Ability to balance multiple responsibilities.
Comfortable in working in a professional environment.
Location: 100 N. 7th Ave. Suite 400, Phoenix
Contact Alena Hicks, senior manager of marketing and strategic partnerships
Spring 2019- Writing/Communications Mayo Clinic
The Mayo Clinic in Florida seeks 1-2 interns to write brief bios for it’s physicians. The bios will be published on the Mayo Clinic website. The intern will have experience in PR/Marketing/Communications or writing and ideally, have experience writing bios. If you’re interested in this opportunity, please send a resume to Cronkite Career Services by December 5.
SUMMER 2019 INTERNSHIPS
LA Times Summer Data Desk Internship- PAID
To apply: Go to 2019 L.A. Times Summer Data Desk Internship. The Data Desk is a team of reporters and computer programmers that works with journalists in The Times’ newsroom to collect, organize, analyze and present large amounts of information. In short, we use data to find and tell stories. Stories that make a difference. Stories that otherwise would not be told. We are seeking an applicant with interest and experience doing the same. Our team is responsible for the full development stack from:
Systems administration on Amazon EC2 to sail our own ships
Database development with PostgreSQL to analyze and share data
Offline analysis with Python, R and SQL for investigative projects
Application development with Python and Django to build custom maps, apps and products
Front-end design for database applications and long-form storytelling
English news writing to pen the occasional story
We don’t expect anyone to walk in the door with all of those skills. But strong applicants will demonstrate having used one or more to be creative and get things done on deadline. We are also passionate about open-source software and hope you are too. You can find examples of our approach on GitHub. Keep up with our latest releases by following @LATdatadesk.
Past interns who have worked with our team have gone on to successful careers working with data at the Los Angeles Times, the New York Times, the Associated Press, Pro Publica, Vox Media, the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel and Factual.
Who is qualified?
Our internships are for students who have not worked professionally as staff journalists. Applicants must be actively working toward an undergraduate or graduate degree and must be eligible to work in the U.S. Graduates may qualify if you’ve finished school within six months of the start of the internship.
How can I apply?
Submit a cover letter; resume with three references; one-page personal essay; and links to up to 10 work samples and your GitHub account, if available. There is no prompt for the essay. These are paid positions.
Deadline: Dec. 15 for the summer 2019 placement
LA Times Summer Design Internship- PAID
Submissions will be accepted for internships working alongside some of the best designers in the business. Applicants should be able to demonstrate a strong visual sense for page design outside the classroom and have newsroom deadline experience. We’re looking for interns to work in multiple areas of our expansive editorial operation, including News, Features, Sports and Business. Design internships do not require a car. These are paid positions.
To apply: Go to 2019 L.A. Times Summer Design Internship. Submit a brief cover letter; resume with three references; one-page personal essay; and up to 10 work samples. There is no prompt for the essay.
Deadline: Dec. 15 for the summer 2019 placement
Summer 2019- Associated Press– PAID
Applications are due by December 9. Click the link to get details on each internship:
Global News General Assignment in N.Y. and across the U.S.
Editing/Reporting in N.Y.
Photo/Video in Mexico
Entertainment News in Los Angeles
Heath and Science in N.Y.
Data Journalism in D.C.
Business News in D.C.
Sports in N.Y.
Photo/Video in Chicago
Summer 2019- Chronicle of Higher Education- PAID
Are you an early-career or aspiring journalist interested (even just a little) in covering colleges and universities? If so, you should apply for our summer reporting internship.
Q. Who are we?
A. The Chronicle is the premier source for news about higher education. We’ve been around since 1966, and more than a million people read us online every month. Click these links to see some of the projects we’ve turned out recently.We’re also an equal-opportunity employer, and one of our top priorities is recruiting and maintaining a diverse staff.
Q. What would I do as an intern?
A. You’d be a full-time reporter in our newsroom, in Washington, D.C. Simple as that.
Click these links for some examples of our past interns’ work.
Q. Is it paid?
A. Yes, you’d make $625 a week before taxes.
Application deadline: January 19, 2019
Summer 2019- Slate, Washington, D.C.- PAID
Candidates for the D.C. editorial internship should be available to work in Slate’s Washington office between 20 and 40 hours per week. (We can schedule hours around classes.) They will tackle a mix of duties, including research, assisting with the Dear Prudence live chat, and writing for the Slatest and Future Tense verticals. They must be organized, have a proven interest in journalism, and be familiar with Slate’s style of analysis and opinion. They must also be able to work efficiently and without much supervision. This internship is paid D.C. minimum wage, currently $13.25 an hour.
Application deadline for summer internships: February 1.
Summer 2019- Chicago Sun-Times-PAID
The Chicago Sun-Times offers newsroom internships to college students and recent college graduates in the news, photography, social media, features, sports and Homicide Watch departments. These opportunities are offered in the spring semester, over summer break and the fall semester. Juniors and above. Recent graduates may apply. Application deadline for summer internships: April 15.
Summer 2019- Orlando Sentinel- PAID
The Sentinel will offer paid internships during 2019 in news, entertainment or sports reporting, video and still photography and multimedia production. Candidates must have completed basic college journalism/communication courses. Professional experience through a previous internship or freelance work is strongly preferred, though students whose experience is limited to campus media also will be considered.
Although interns generally are current college students, we will consider recent college graduates. Application deadline for summer internships: March 1.
Summer 2019- Fox News Channel- PAID
Journalism and digital internships in Atlanta, Chicago, Miami, L.A., New York and Washington. Deadline to apply is March 29.
Summer 2019- ABC News- PAID
The Disney-ABC Television Group is home to all of The Walt Disney Company’s worldwide entertainment and news television properties. ABC NEWS offers the only PAID internship program in network news.
Our program offers students:
• experience at a diversified global Fortune 100 company
• exposure to network level news research, editorial and operational coverage, and broadcast and digital production on a daily basis
• competitive pay and a rewarding experience
This internship program is open to undergraduate students who are currently enrolled in school and have completed their sophomore year. Graduate students are also eligible for consideration. Interns MUST meet the following criteria:
• Currently earning a college/university degree in Related Field
• Available a minimum of 16 hours per week
• Excellent Communication Skills
• An interest in broadcast news with prior internship or classroom experience in journalism or broadcast production
We offer three programs a year: Fall, Spring and Summer.
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.
We offer an attractive hourly salary. Interns are not eligible for company medical benefits, holiday pay or sick pay.
How to Apply:
Build your candidate profile at DISNEYCAREERS.COM and attach your resume. Please remember to upload your actual resume file.
Summer 2019 Fawcett Digital Multimedia Internship in Pennsylvania
Fallingwater, the architectural masterwork designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, is seeking a digital multimedia intern for summer 2019.
Description: This is a unique opportunity to work at a world-renowned architectural site, enhancing your skills and building experience in the field of public relations and digital communications. The intern will work to support the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy’s Communications Department in the area of digital communications for Fallingwater’s website, social media and other electronic platforms.
Duties and responsibilities may include:
• Content development: Propose and develop content ideas for new videos, social media, podcasts, enewsletter stories and other projects.
• Photography and videography: Take photography and video shoots as assigned inside and outside the house.
• Social media planning: Support Fallingwater’s social media platforms by writing content and developing graphics. Develop a social media campaign for Fallingwater that includes strategies and objectives to attract and engage new and current audiences.
• Web content development: Support Fallingwater’s website presence, including taking photographs, recording video and audio, writing content for website and development of graphics for website. Help to optimize website images in WordPress.
Qualifications: We are looking for a qualified student with progress toward a bachelor’s or master’s degree in communications, public relations, design, media arts, interactive media or a related field. Qualified candidates must have excellent verbal and written communication skills and be able to work independently. Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite (specifically Photoshop and Premiere), Microsoft Office applications and the use of a DSLR camera are required for this position.
Position Duration: Summer 2019. The intern will be expected to work during normal business hours (typically 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.), 30-40 hours per week. There is potential to expand the responsibilities on an as-needed basis through spring 2020.
Location: Fallingwater is located in rural Mill Run, Pennsylvania (zip code 15464), and is approximately 90 miles southeast from the Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT). Having a motor vehicle is strongly recommended as there are no stores or amenities within walking distance of onsite housing.
Pay: This is an hourly paid internship that includes free onsite housing shared with other interns. Interns are required to provide their own food, linens, laundry supplies and toiletries.
Application Process: To apply, email cover letter, resume, two letters of reference and at least three work samples to firstname.lastname@example.org and list Digital Multimedia Internship in the subject line. Application deadline is Jan. 31, 2019.
SCHOLARSHIPS. FELLOWSHIPS. OTHER PROGRAMS.
RTDNA offers nine scholarship opportunities for students, ranging from $1,000-$10,000. Scholarship recipients will also have the opportunity to attend the 2019 Excellence in Journalism conference in San Antonio. Deadline is January 18, 2019. Apply today.
RespectAbility is a nonprofit organization fighting stigmas and advancing opportunities for diverse people with disabilities. As an openly gay man with a disability, I understand what it means to face barriers, prejudice and discrimination in the workforce. That is why it is so important for me to help the next generation of leaders acquire the skills and experience needed to be in high demand for the best policy, communications and development jobs.
I want to let you know about our National Leadership Program for young leaders who want to go into public policy, advocacy, communications or Hollywood, and who are committed to creating a better future. RespectAbility is looking to hire the next generation of leaders to be our Fellows, and we would love to have your help with identifying talented students who are committed to equal rights.
There are opportunities for both paid and stipend Fellowships. Paid fellows make $15 an hour and we hire eight of them each year. Stipend Fellows receive a monthly transportation stipend of $300. Lunch is provided daily for all Fellows. In addition, all Fellows participate in special presentations by guest speakers and intensive strategic communications workshops.
RespectAbility currently is looking to hire Fellows for our Spring cohort that runs from January 14 to May 17, with flexibility for start dates. We will accept 12-15 outstanding applicants from around the country who want to advance disability issues and who are seeking careers in media, public policy or advocacy.
Politico Journalism Institute
POLITICO’s mission from the very beginning was to win the audience. We dedicate ourselves to providing accurate, nonpartisan, impactful information to the right people at the right time so that they can act with confidence and speed. We experiment to avoid being disrupted and we have fun disrupting others. And we are not afraid to risk failure if it means being the best at what we do.
The POLITICO Journalism Institute is an educational program (running from May 28, 2019-June 7, 2019) offering intensive, hands-on training for up to twelve university students or recent college graduates who are interested in covering government and politics.
Programming for PJI includes interactive sessions, panels with industry leaders, mentor pairings with POLITICO journalists and an opportunity for participants to have their work published by POLITICO. Throughout the program, PJI participants split their time between American University in Washington, D.C., and POLITICO headquarters in Arlington, VA. All costs for attending PJI, including room, board and transportation, are covered by POLITICO.
Applicants who are rising juniors or seniors at accredited four-year colleges or universities will be given preference. Student members of minority journalism associations are encouraged to apply. After the PJI session, two students will be invited back for a three-month, paid internship in the POLITICO newsroom where they will write, edit and produce content.
Applications are due by 11:59 PM on January 14, 2019.
Fellowships at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics (FASPE)
FASPE is now accepting applications for its 2019 Journalism program.
FASPE Journalism is a cost-free, two-week fellowship program in professional ethics and ethical leadership that begins by examining the actions and choices of German and international journalists in covering and enabling Nazi policies. It then draws on this historical example to help Journalism Fellows both grasp their role as influencers in their field and in their communities as well as identify and confront the ethical issues currently facing journalists and media outlets at large. The program takes place in Germany and Poland at the sites of Nazi actions, allowing Fellows to benefit from the power of the place and immersive, contextual learning.
Program Dates: Saturday, May 25 – Friday, June 7, 2019.
Fully-funded: All program costs are covered, including travel, lodging, and food.
Interdisciplinary: FASPE Journalism Fellows travel with Fellows in the FASPE Business and Law programs.
Itinerary: Fellows will travel to Berlin, Krakow, and Oswiecim (the location of the former Nazi concentration camp of Auschwitz).
Eligibility: Applicants must be (a) currently enrolled in a graduate program with the intention of pursuing a career in journalism OR (b) be currently working as a journalist and have completed a graduate degree in 2017 after OR (c) be currently working as a journalist and have completed an undergraduate degree between 2014 and 2018.
Apply by December 28.
PART-TIME MEDIA/COMMUNICATIONS/WRITING JOBS
Community in a Box- Student Editor
The Interplanetary Community in a Box project is designed to kick-starting creative
conversations around off-world community-building, by getting people to imagine what they
would put in a hypothetical space-community starter-kit: a “Community in a Box.” It’s part of
the Arizona State University Interplanetary Initiative.
The project’s primary focus is a Medium publication, managed by an editorial team consisting of a faculty Editor in Chief, a student Senior Editor, and two student Junior Editors. Student editors of the “Interplanetary Community-in-a-Box Project” publication are expected to work as part of a team to ensure the efficient and timely publication of high quality articles in a
professional manner. The time-commitment expected of student editors will depend on the ebb
and flow of submitted articles, but is anticipated to vary between 5 – 10 hours per week.
Student editor positions provide an opportunity for professional experience and development in
online publication and communication. Given the public profile of the project, and the
overarching Interplanetary Initiative that it is a part of, a high degree of professionalism and skill is expected.
The editorial team, under the guidance of the Editor in Chief, will be responsible for
commissioning and publishing high quality articles that align with the publication’s Contributor
Guidelines. These responsibilities will include:
• Developing and implementing a workflow that ensures a smooth and timely process of
requesting, evaluating, editing and publishing articles;
• Approaching potential authors for contributions;
• Evaluating submitted articles, and deciding on whether to reject, accept with major edits,
or accept with minor edits;
• Providing editorial feedback to authors;
• Publishing articles; and
• Where appropriate, writing articles for the publication.
Incoming articles will be assigned to specific editors, but the editorial team will work
collaboratively to ensure the smooth running of the publication. The Senior Editor will be
responsible for supporting and overseeing the Junior Editors.
November 25 2018
The editorial team will meet regularly, either virtually or in person.
STUDENT EDITOR EXPECTATIONS
A very high level of commitment, ability, and quality of work is expected of student editors,
given the high-profile nature of this publication. Editors will be expected to be able to
demonstrate a high level of ability as writers and editors, and will be expected to be highly
responsive and courteous to contributors, ensuring the timely publication of relevant and high qualityarticles. Editorial positions will be filled competitively.
Specific expectations include
• Learning how to efficiently use a Medium-based publication workflow.
• Working in collaboration with other editors to ensure the timely publication of high
quality articles that meet the aims and objectives of the Interplanetary Community in a
• Timely review of submissions and decisions on whether to reject or accept with edits.
• Providing constructive, courteous and timely editorial feedback and support to authors,
including helping with formatting and image selection/placement.
• Ensuring the timely publication of articles that are accurate, relevant, and readable.
• Manage comments received on articles.
• Writing articles for the publication.
• Other editorial responsibilities, as needed
Student editors need to be able to commit fully to the project until the end of the Spring semester
TERM OF POSITION, AND STIPEND
Student editor appointments will last until the end of the academic year. Junior editors will
receive a stipend of $2,000. Senior editor appointments will receive a stipend of $3,000
Please contact Andrew Maynard if you are interested in being considered for the Interplanetary Community in a Box editorial team
Robbins and Curtin Investigative researcher and writer
Location: 301 E. Bethany Home Rd. B-100, Phoenix
Pay rate: $20/hour
This position is best filled by an inquisitive, ambitious student who wants to investigate, interview and write about aspects of police misconduct. Work product will be used in the firm’s litigation.
Contact: Joel Robbins
December 2018 Graduates- PT Video Producer/Director at Mayo Clinic Scottsdale
Here is a Video Producer/Director freelance opportunity at the Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale.
If you’re interested, please follow up asap with:
Randall Raish I Video Producer/Director I Media Support Services I Ph. 480.301.6020 I Pgr. 127-0577
Mayo Clinic I 13400 East Shea Blvd. I Scottsdale, AZ 85259 I mayoclinic.org
Deepnews Algorithm Testers Needed
Looking for testers for a research project on A.I. to fight misinformation. The Paris-based project Deepnews.ai is looking for students to score news articles for an Artificial Intelligence-related project.Deepnews.ai wants to spotlight great journalism from the web by
using machine learning algorithms. We have built a complex neural network that has been trained to detect all the attributes of in-depth reporting. You will be asked to choose a story in a list, read it carefully, give a 1-5 score. That’s it. You can find all the details in this protocol.
We are looking for students, news readers with a reliable judgment to evaluate information quality. The job is paid $15 an hour (based on our experience, you can evaluate 8-10 stories in one hour). his project is led by Frederic Filloux, associate professor at SciencesPo journalism school, author of mondaynote.com and former Knight Fellow at Stanford.
Deepnews.ai received grants and support from the European Google Innovation Fund, the Knight Foundation, and the JSK Journalism Fellowship.
Please, contact Frederic Filloux
The On Switch Apprenticeship
Over the course of an apprenticeship with theONswitch (approximately 7-10 hours per week), you will learn how to:
•Research and create content for a blog (sheBOOM.com and BleisureLiving.com), using WordPress and Canva.
•Recommend themes for features and develop Google Forms for guest submissions.
•Use social media and e-mail marketing (Constant Contact) to engage with key groups and individuals to build traffic.
•Review submissions for story ideas and write-up appropriate content.
•Analyze weekly results and make recommendations for building audience.
•As appropriate, interview sources for articles via e-mail (or very rarely by phone).
•Analyze competitive media outlets and make recommendations for building brand and traffic.
Skills and Qualities: Passion for writing and storytelling, speed, eye for critical detail, comfort with technology, great aesthetic sense, creativity and curiosity about various businesses. Quick study who is fearless about asking questions and respectfully challenging the norm. Strong analytical skills.
You are expected to work independently, coming up with ideas for new content and growth, being proactive when you have questions.
Deadlines are important in business so communicating when you have conflicts due to school and other responsibilities IN ADVANCE is very important.
Compensation: $10 per approved post plus $50/month for analysis/meetings and other related work.
Contact: Nancy Shenker