Cronkite Award winner Scott Pelley
CBS Evening News anchor and managing editor Scott Pelley will be in the First Amendment Forum for Q & A on Sunday November 20 at 5:00 p.m. We hope you will join Mr. Pelley in an interesting and informative time of Q & A.
Cronkite Ethics and Excellence Professor Jessica Pucci shares the best ways to research hashtags and use them before, during and after reporting.
Friday November 18
10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Spring 2017 – Cox Media Sales- PAID- deadline extended
JOB TITLE: Advertising Sales Intern – Spring Semester (part-time)
Cox Media is looking for a results-oriented Advertising Sales Intern with responsibility for providing administrative, coordination and marketing support to members of the Cox Media Marketing and Client Solutions team. Executes basic marketing-focused activities that directly support the Sales teams in creating and implementing marketing strategies, programs and materials for Cox Media products and services. This position strives to successfully attract new clients, grow total advertising spend with existing clients and reduce overall client churn in the local market.
•Gathers and compiles research data, programming data and campaign summaries from various sources for use by Sales and other departments
•Maintains media kit to ensure most up-to-date information is available
•Develops or formats sales presentations and other sales collateral material
•Generates and distributes promotional campaign affidavits for clients and networks
•Executes and coordinates internal and external client events, promotions, sales incentives, client trade and ticket requests, package creation and premium disbursement
•Pulls key media research reports for Sales Services and Sales Consultants
•Assists Marketing Communications Specialist with maintenance of Cox Media’s social media presence on identified platforms
•Performs general office administrative support, as required
•Attends sales calls, as required
•Analyzes competitive data to identify sales leads and opportunities
•Performs other duties as requested that directly support the Cox Media Marketing & Client Solutions team
Attributes/Skills we seek:
•Strong desire to learn
•Customer focused attitude
•Self-motivation and accountability
•Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills
•Currently enrolled Junior+ in a related degree program such as Journalism, Marketing, Advertising, Business Management and or Marketing Communications
One or more of the following
•Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Work, PowerPoint and Excel. Media sales research software and data experience a plus
If interested, please send your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org by November 17. A recruiter from Atlanta will review resumes and select the best students to interview for this highly-coveted paid internship with Cox Media. Interviews will be conducted November 29 at the Cronkite School.
Spring 2017- Arizona Capitol Television
CLASS STANDING: OPEN (Second semester freshmen – Grad Students)
HOURS: MINIMUM 18 HRS/WEEK
TYPE: PAID ($2350/semester); (Must register for course credit)
ACTV interns help provide live coverage of legislative meetings and produce feature stories about Arizona.
Contact: Jason Fitzpatrick
Location: 1700 W. Washington St., Phoenix
CLASS STANDING: Currently enrolled JR.+ with previous internship experience
HOURS: MINIMUM 18 HRS/WEEK
TYPE: PAID ($500/month)
If you love technology, connecting with emerging startups and tech titans and love dogs, keep reading!
National technology media and events company Tech.Co has an opening for a PR/MKT intern.
Our intern will be assisting with developing email marketing and social media campaigns, messaging and press releases for our 3-day global conference Innovate! and Celebrate and editorial packages to outside partners and sponsors and seeking public relation placement opportunities for our co-founders of Tech.Co and Director of Audience Engagement.
Our intern will have many touch points in our company and interact with some of the finest people in the technology industry around the country.
Our intern has to function at a high octane pace, find solutions to improve efficiency and streamline tasks, is a self-starter, reliable, has high organizational skills, responsive, wants to learn all about how a technology publication works, has a positive attitude and is drama-free, is all about the work and must love dogs.
Our rockin intern will report directly to the Director of Audience Engagement & Strategic Partnership, Tishin Donkersley, who has worked in tech media for 14 years, is the tech correspondent for all Phoenix affiliate networks, has been seen on USA Today Tech, The List, TechCrunch, Tech.Co, and more. Tishin received the 2015 Arizona Governor’s Council Diversity Award for her efforts in workforce equality.
Bonus points if you know: Mailchimp, Buffer, Canva or Photoshop, how to write a press release
Contact: Tishin Donkersley
Spring 2017- Phoenix Magazine Photo
CLASS STANDING: Currently-enrolled JR+
Required: Own transportation, a digital camera and a portfolio of their best work (10 or so images);
Must have access to a DSLR camera and photography experience and a reliable means of transportation
HOURS: MINIMUM 10 HRS/WEEK
TYPE: UNPAID (Must receive course credit)
We will be interviewing for two interns, a Photography intern and a Digital Publishing intern. The Photography intern will work out in the field on various photography assignments, as needed. Proficient photography skills and owning a DSLR camera, and a reliable means of transportation is a must for this position.
The Digital Publishing intern will work within the PHOENIX magazine office up to 2x a week and help with video editing, production of online editions and other digital products. This will require knowledge of Adobe Premiere Pro, a high comfort level for using online technologies (we will teach how to use these programs) and a fine attention to detail.
Contact: Mirelle Inglefield
Spring 2017- Maricopa County Attorney’s Office
Social Media- help assist in creating campaigns for social media, implementing campaigns and daily communications, tracking success of social media outreach
Video Production- help to plan, shoot, edit and promote videos created for internal and public education about MCAO
Media Monitoring- research recent stories about involving MCAO or potential legal matters making news headlines
Public Speaking- help with community outreach events including visits to schools and community centers to help educate on public safety topics
Contact Amanda Jacinto
Spring 2017- Sports Radio Station Internship
We are looking for an intern to help out with a sports talk show on a Valley sports radio station. Great experience for someone interested in a career in sports journalism, radio or TV.
This will be a fun experience. You will assist booking guests, writing scripts, assisting with interviews, editing segments and eventually getting some air time as a part of the show. You will work behind the scenes at a radio station … so you can see firsthand how things operate. And you will also assist bringing in sponsors, which means some cold calling, stopping by businesses and assisting the sales director.
Please send a resume or quick summary of your background.
Ideal candidate will be a college student or someone passionate about sports and radio. Pay is based on sales commission.
Spring 2017- ASU ENTERPRISE MARKETING HUB- VIDEO PRODUCTION
CLASS STANDING: OPEN (Second semester freshmen – Grad Students)
HOURS: MINIMUM 15 HRS/WEEK (prefer 2 full days per week)
TYPE: UNPAID; (Must register for course credit)
ASU Video Production is the central video producing department for Arizona State University and Sun Devil Athletics. Based in the Enterprise Marketing Hub, located in Downtown Tempe, we are an available resource to all departments across the University with video production needs. Our largest client is Sun Devil Athletics, all videos you see on thesundevils.com have been produced by our team. We also produce ASU’s content for the Pac-12 Network. So there are opportunities to work at football and other sporting events.
We have been running an internship program with Cronkite for many years, and we prove popular with students because our internship is very hands-on. We are always busy so there are plenty of filming and editing opportunities. We have a diverse team of staff all with specialist areas, and all willing to pass on their knowledge and expertise over the duration of the internship.
All our work can be viewed at vimeo.com/ASU. We prefer our interns to have two whole days available during the working week. There are opportunities for our strongest interns to stay on as paid student workers after the internship.
Potential interns must feel comfortable filming, and have experience editing with Adobe Premiere Pro, it is preferable to have taken Cronkite’s Videography module prior to applying for our internship.
Contact: James Daniels
Location: 660 S. Mill Ave. Suite #401, Tempe
Spring 2017- Phoenix 11
CLASS STANDING: Currently enrolled Juniors+
HOURS: MINIMUM 18 HRS/week
Type: UNPAID (must receive course credit)
Multi-Media Journalist — writes, produces, edits and sometimes shoots. This person will report to the Station Manager and will assist her on city-wide production projects as well as day to day city coverage.
Requirements Valid driver’s license and complete a background check
Contact: Deborah Sedillo Dugan
Location: 140 N. 1st Ave in Phoenix, close to the Cronkite School and just off the light rail.
Spring 2017-Tanner Community Development Corporation (TCDC)
As the oldest AME church in Arizona, founded in 1886, Tanner Chapel has continually provided spiritual support and needed resources for the underserved in our City. Then, in 2001, the church decided to formally expand its outreach in the community and provide business-like solutions to the growing need for affordable housing and family services, resulting in the creation of two separate 501 c 3 organizations: Tanner Properties and Tanner Community Development Corporation (TCDC). In the last 14 years, the combined impact these two organizations have had in the community is remarkable. More than 500 units of affordable housing for seniors and grandparents raising grandchildren and an estimated 2500 families and individuals have been touched by one of TCDC’s programs and coalitions.
Summary: TCDC is seeking a bright, strategic, and resourceful intern to help the organization expand its public relations and marketing efforts. The PR and Marketing Intern will work under the guidance of the Director of Fund Development in four main areas: media relations, social media, donor relations and event coordination.
This is a challenging opportunity for a young professional to contribute to the growth of a mission-driven, faith-based organization while gaining hands on experience in nonprofit management.
Location: TCDC Office, 700 E. Jefferson Street # 200
Phoenix, AZ 85034 602- 253- 6904 ext.201
Contact: Dr. Darlene Little, Executive Director
♣Assist in developing and implementing social media strategies aimed at
Increasing TCDC’s visibility, fundraising results and cause-related corporate partnerships
♣Assist with brainstorming, creating, and distributing marketing materials
♣Draft basic public relations materials including, news releases, media alerts, fact sheets, appeal letters, and other materials as directed
♣Support the development and execution of fundraising events and volunteer leadership meetings
♣Assist in the creation and distribution of donor communications
♣Complete communications projects as assigned
♣Assist the Executive Director and other staff, as needed
Intern Requirements and Skills:
Be actively enrolled in, or a recent graduate of, a university public relations, marketing, business or other related program.
Current students must have at least a sophomore standing.
Possess excellent verbal and written communications skills; demonstrate ability to undertake public relations writing assignments
Ability to interact professionally with stakeholders and work cooperatively in groups.
Ability to prioritize tasks; focus on multiple projects and deadlines simultaneously.
Compensation: This is an unpaid internship. The organization will provide a stipend of $1,000 per semester.
Work Schedule: Intern is expected to work no less than 20 hours per week. The organization’s normal business hours are 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
To Apply: Send cover letter and résumé to Jan Elliott, Director of Fund Development email@example.com
Closing Date: November 17, 2016
Spring 2017 Envida Group Social Media Internship
Envida Group is a full-service digital marketing agency with focus on online marketing and social media. As part of Envida Group’s marketing team, you will help manage our client’s social media accounts and research how to improve them. In this fast-paced environment, good communication skills and the ability to interact effectively with a diverse range of personalities, are essential. A high degree of initiative, analytical thinking, independent judgment and follow-through is necessary to assure success. This position is a paid internship after 30-days and requires an 10 to12 hour/week commitment.
• Create content for all assigned social network accounts, including Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Snapchat, and Twitter.
• Respond to inquiries and requests across all assigned account social networks.
• Support online PR outreach by researching interesting and relevant blogs
pertaining to each individual client.
• Write blogs.
• Research latest social media trends.
• Develop creative ideas for current and future campaigns.
• Analyze and track our social media outreach to determine optimized
strategies for each account/client.
• Create monthly summary of social media analytics.
• Complete competitive analysis for our clients.
• Account creation/customization
• Conduct internet-based research.
• Participate in team meeting and brainstorm sessions.
• Degree or pursuing degree in Marketing/Advertising, Communications, English, or Journalism.
• Excellent visual, oral and written communication skills.
• Highly organized, detail-oriented, and possess outstanding follow through skills.
• Self-starter with a strong sense of urgency.
• Experience with Microsoft Office including Word, Power Point, and Excel.
• Independent thinker, but not afraid to ask questions.
• Willing and able to learn new skills quickly and effectively.
Strongly Recommended Qualifications
• Experience managing social media for business
• Experience with Google Analytics
• Experience with Hootsuite and/or other Social Media Dashboard
• Experience with Photoshop is a plus
• Experience with RSS building
• $12/hr (after 30-days)
Please submit a resume and any marketing/writing samples to firstname.lastname@example.org
Spring 2017- CW6- KASW
CLASS STANDING: Currently enrolled JR.+
HOURS: MINIMUM 12 HRS/week
Type: (Must receive course credit)
Interns will take a hands-on role with production, creation of web and social media content for news programming at CW6. We are looking for hard-working, positive students who are eager to pitch stories and contribute in a decidedly bold and alternative local newsroom environment. Our interns must have basic ability to edit in premiere, and some classwork writing for print and broadcast.
Contact: Hailey Frances
Location: 645 E. Missouri Ave. Suite 100, Phoenix
Spring 2017- Boys & Girls Club of the East Valley PR and Communications Internship
CLASS STANDING: Currently enrolled JR.+
HOURS: MINIMUM: 10 HRS/WEEK
TYPE: Unpaid (Must register for course credit)
PR and Marketing: BGCEV is looking for interns to help support the overall marketing and public relations of Boys & Girls Clubs of the East Valley. Our organization consists of 12 clubs and a school in 9 communities in the valley. Duties will include: Writing Press Releases both for the organization as a whole and also for individual branches as needed. There will be interaction and relationship with media, BGCEV Staff, donors and sponsors, that will include stewardship, fundraising event needs and communication efforts with the variety of audiences we serve. (Print, Digital, Social, and Direct Marketing will be the overall focus)
Broadcast and Video: BGCEV is for interns to assist with developing video production for digital and social media purposes. In addition, we will be working to develop overall messaging to the variety of audiences we engage. Those audiences include: Parents, Donors, Sponsors, Youth, Teens, Community, Local Gov’t, Staff and Media. Boys & Girls Clubs of the East Valley consists of 12 clubs and a school in 9 communities in the valley. Interns will be working with the overall organization and also individual branches.
Contact: Lisa Ellis
Location: 2602 W. Baseline Rd. #25 Mesa, AZ
Spring 2017- Eight/Arizona PBS
CLASS STANDING: OPEN (Second semester freshmen – Grad Students)
HOURS: MINIMUM 10 HRS/WEEK
TYPE: UNPAID; (Must register for course credit)
Eight/AZ PBS – Horizon/Horizonte
Our show cannot run without intern help. Interns help distribute the show scripts and rundowns, time the show, give time cues to the host, help bring guests up to the green room, reformat transcripts and do other duties related to the show. This helps interns learn producing skills.
•Interns also have the opportunity to go out on shoots with producers, create and edit “interstitials,” which are one-minute long bumpers that we use to get guests in and out of the show. This could include research, conceptualizing an end product, going on shoots and editing the final product. This helps interns learn reporting skills.
•On occasion, interns also do packages, which would include research, going out on a shoot, doing interviews, writing a script and editing the package.
HORIZON/HORIZONTE INTERNSHIP DESCRIPTION: Interns work as program coordinators for Eight’s public affairs programs Horizon and Horizonte. DUTIES: Interns are responsible for various pre-production tasks including creating a font rundown, timing, copying, and distributing scripts to the host and production crew. During production, interns communicate the amount of time remaining in interviews to the host and production crew. They also are responsible for providing an accurate countdown to the end of the show. Other responsibilities include: proofing and preparing written program transcripts for online publication, maintaining files, and assisting producers with other tasks, as needed.
HOURS: Interns are assigned to coordinate one show on a specific day each week. For scheduling purposes, we need interns with flexibility (available two or more evenings a week) in their schedules. Horizon is typically recorded Monday-Friday at 5:30pm, so we are looking for program coordinators who are available weekdays from 2:30pm-6:30pm. Horizonte usually tapes on Wednesdays at 6:45pm, so we need a coordinator who is available Wednesdays between 3:30pm and 7:30pm. In addition to their weekly production coordinator shifts, interns will work the balance of hours required for their internships in the Horizon/Horizonte office during regular business hours. PAY: This is an unpaid internship.
CONTACT: Mike Sauceda
Location: 5th Floor Cronkite Building
Spring 2017- Ability 360-PAID
CLASS STANDING: OPEN (Second semester freshman to graduate student)
HOURS: MINIMUM 12 HRS/WEEK
TYPE: PAID $10/HR (Must register for course credit)
Marketing & Public Relations Intern
Ability 360 and the Virginia G. Piper Sports & Fitness Center for Persons with Disabilities (SpoFit) is currently looking for a Marketing & Public Relations intern. Duties include identifying and developing editorial stories about people and events related to the disability community, and participating in marketing campaigns for events that both Ability 360 and SpoFit create, sponsor and promote.
Tasks include writing, editing, gathering clips, online research, event planning, as well as related assignments that could include photography, videography, commercial art and post-production of media. Writing projects may include interviewing consumers, staff, community members or others in order to develop stories or content. Content may be distributed to or published in a variety of formats, including newspapers, magazines, radio or print ads, web site, Facebook, and general Ability 360 marketing materials.
Interns will have numerous opportunities to publish their work on Facebook, web sites, and in newsletters; distributes content to local and national media outlets.
Contact: Loren Worthington
Location: 5025 E. Washington St., Suite 200, PHX
Spring 2017- Knight Agency
CLASS STANDING: Currently enrolled JR+
HOURS: MINIMUM 15 HRS/WEEK
TYPE: UNPAID (Must receive course credit)
The Knight Agency is a personalized boutique public relations and event marketing firm accepting resumés for a part-time spring internship in our Scottsdale, Arizona office. The aspiring PR, 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, entertainment/nightlife, wellness/fitness, commercial real estate, legal, transportation/logistics, 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.
• Media list building and research
• 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
Location: 6895 E. Camelback Rd., Scottsdale
Spring 2017- Red Cross Seeks a Media Relations Intern
Be on call during shifts to vet and assess media inquires, share information on smaller incidents, and notify leadership of need to scale up response.
Serve as media spokesperson for local news outlets in person, over the phone or through Skype interviews.
Work with chapter and regional leadership to write and pitch local stories to local media.
Showcase Red Cross services and programs through earned media outreach at events, training, interviews, etc.
Write and distribute media advisories and press releases.
Maintain list of subject matter experts to speak with media.
Maintain media log of queries, interviews and news stories.
Create and maintain media lists.
Protect the reputation of the Red Cross by identifying and assessing potential for harm to Red Cross brand, misinformation or information gaps. Work with communications management to develop a strategic approach for responding.
Carry out the same duties from: Red Cross shelters, aid stations, warehouses, emergency operations centers, etc.
Communications, marketing and development staff, Red Cross volunteers, and community partners.
Submission of a portfolio of news releases, video clips of on-camera work or equivalent work samples
Required training provided:
Orientation to the American Red Cross
Public Affairs Essentials (Online)
Introduction to Red Cross Communications
Fundamentals of Disaster Public Affairs, National Response (Webinar) (Recommended)
Social Media Basics (Recommended)
Regional Communications Officer
One or two semesters during normal business hours, Monday through Friday.
Schedule will be flexible based on school schedule and credit requirements.
Obtain Red Cross training and networking opportunities
Hands-on experience with a professional non-profit organization and staff
Opportunity to see work viewed by the public, promotional campaigns, and disaster communications.
Email a resume and a brief essay on why you would like to be an American Red Cross Media Relations Intern to email@example.com
Spring 2017- Arizona Voices Institute- PR and digital internship- PAID
Arizona Voices Institute is a 501(c)(3) non‐profit and non‐partisan initiative of the Greater Phoenix Leadership (GPL) dedicated to increasing public participation in the legislative process. Arizonavoices.org was created by the Institute as a way to directly empower and collectively encourage citizens to propose solutions for the challenges faced by Arizona. Our goal: Ensure that the policies adopted by the Arizona Legislature reflect the priorities of Arizona citizens.
The Arizona Voices Institute (AVI) is seeking an intern with strong knowledge, interest understanding of the public relations, public policy and digital media landscape. The intern will develop public relations campaigns to create, attract and increase engagement and communication with Arizona Voices stakeholders and partners. The role includes managing various digital and social media channels and how to effectively use them in our public relations strategies. The intern hired for this position will possess strong critical thinking skills and is a creative idea‐generator with ability to work in a fast‐paced environment.
The Public Relations and Digital Media Intern will play an active role in the management of and communication through the arizonavoices.org online platform communicating to its more than 7,000 members, leadership groups, local media, elected officials, trade associations and advocacy groups. The intern will engage members on the arizonavoices.org website and social media platforms and in person to help develop new advocacy partnerships and create and publish content that sparks community and civic engagement and dialog about current legislative initiatives.
The intern will also assist in the creation of partnerships to support our ongoing legislative and advocacy objectives, build communication strategies, aligning and managing all digital and social media platforms and other relevant channels. The intern will help secure new partners and help spark community engagement and dialog about current bills before the Arizona legislature; engage with collaborating organizations to encourage partnership and participation and use all relevant analytical tools to assess performance.
• Creates and/or updates Facebook, Twitter, and all arizonavoices.org accounts
• Creates and manages social media editorial calendars for arizonavoices.org
• Develops social media strategy to engage arizonavoices.org members across all social channels
• Generates new engagement ideas based on knowledge of social media dynamics
• Responds to posts or comments to increase engagement with arizonavoices.org and its members
• Monitors online review sites supporting arizonavoices.org online reputation and presence
• Posts updates, news, and announcements in a timely manner using appropriate content and content management system
• Performs research to find articles, stories, resources, or other content that is relevant to discussion on arizonavoices.org and posts it to relevant social media pages in a manner that invites conversation and interaction
• Helps increase arizonavoices.org members through online social engagement and interaction
• Maintains current information on all social media sites
• Completes other social media projects as assigned
• Develops content for the arizonavoices.org campaigns, website and social channels
• Contributes to website content, blog posts, and other site interactions
• Maintains and completes website updates using WordPress as needed
• Support the GPL and AVI team in developing legislative and advocacy partnerships.
• Regularly observes trending online and media discussions of current Arizona legislative initiatives, bills and issues and incorporates into communication strategies
•Connect with potential partners to encourage using arizonavoices.org as part of their advocacy efforts. Create communication and content to support partner legislative and advocacy efforts.
•Support the engagement and outreach activities of AVI during the legislative session to include outreach to legislative staff, providing support for events and activities at the state capitol.
• Creative self‐starter comfortable with taking initiative and working in collaboration with a team
• Understanding of the public relations process and creation of integrated public relations campaigns
• Excellent communicator with a strong background in content strategy and development
• Experience with Microsoft Office applications, basic photo and video‐editing software
• Experience with W ordpress a plus
• Familiarity and facility with mainstream social media platforms
• Available to work 15‐20 hours per week
• Work remotely and from Arizona Voices offices as work dictates
• Use of personal laptop is required to complete internship projects and tasks
This is a part‐time internship, paying $1,000 per month.
Candidates maintain a positive attitude under pressure, exhibit a strong work ethic, and enjoy working with a wide range of personalities. Most importantly, the candidate should be flexible and willing to take on multiple tasks in a start‐up environment. This internship will benefit a student studying digital media, marketing, public relations, public affairs, political science, journalism and related fields.
Please send your resume and cover letter to Karl Gentles
Summer 2017- Internships at National Publications
The deadlines to submit summer internship applications and materials for high profile publications are typically in October-December. If you’re interested in applying, please click the link and review all of the requirements and deadlines.
Internships: news, entertainment, sports reporting; videography/photography; multimedia
Deadline: November 30
Summer 2017- ASME Magazine Internship
The deadline to apply for the ASME Magazine Internship Program 2017 is December 1, 2016. This information is also posted at www.asmeinternship.org. Please note that students must submit all application materials on the website.
The Magazine Internship Program usually gives preference to students who have been recommended by academic departments and career-guidance offices over other applicants from the same school. Colleges and universities are encouraged to nominate no more than two students to apply to the Magazine Internship Program. A letter of recommendation should be included with the student’s application.
Summer 2017- Chronicle of Higher Learning
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 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 in the past year. 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.
Q. Is it paid?
A. Yes, you’d make $625 a week before taxes.
Q. What are the internship’s dates?
A. Roughly from Memorial Day (May 29) to Labor Day (September 4), but we’re flexible to accommodate different academic schedules.
Learn more about the CHL Internship Program and apply today. Deadline is January 2.
SCHOLARSHIPS AND FELLOWSHIPS
Kroc Fellowship at NPR
Recent graduates interested in public radio journalism can apply for a one-year fellowship with National Public Radio (NPR).
The NPR Kroc Fellowship will train three fellows in public radio journalism – writing, reporting, producing and editing, for both radio and the web.
Fellows will receive a US$40,000 stipend, benefits and a paid vacation. Fellowships will be primarily based at NPR’s Washington headquarters, but may also include an assignment at a member station.
Applications are open to students who have earned an undergraduate or graduate degree on or after Jan, 1, 2016 or who expect to earn an undergraduate or graduate degree by the spring of 2017 before the fellowship begins in August 2017.
Journalism or radio experience is not required. Foreign nationals interested in applying must have the necessary employment authorization.
The deadline to apply is Dec. 31.
Mother Jones Fellowship
So you want to be a journalist. You want to learn how a great magazine comes together, how to cover breaking news, how investigations happen, how awards are won. You want skills, you want experience, you wouldn’t mind cash. Well, you’ve come to the right place. The Ben Bagdikian Fellowship Program offers a crash course in investigative journalism. It also supports emerging journalists and media professionals, allowing them to make invaluable contributions to a high-flying news organization.
Mother Jones fellows dive deep into every aspect of a national multimedia outfit—from making news to making it pretty, ensuring its impact, and mastering the inner workings of nonprofit publishing. You should be ready to drill down into complex research, fact-checking, and strategic projects, and have the reporting bona fides or other relevant experience to show you’re ready.
Our fellows go on to do amazing things. They cover groundbreaking events and write award-winning stories for our magazine. Nearly 9 out of 10 of them go on to get jobs in journalism. Graduates of the program have risen to the top of the media food chain; written books; become staff reporters, columnists, and editors-in-chief; and filled the mastheads of publications ranging from the New York Times to Wired to the Huffington Post. Many of them end up on staff at Mother Jones.
Find out more and apply if the gig sounds right for you:
You’d join us for one of the most challenging, wild, and rewarding experiences of your young career. We’ll work you hard and demand your best. And in the end you’ll learn a ton, and be our hero.
Mother Jones believes that a diverse newsroom strengthens the quality of our workplace and reporting. We strongly encourage people from all backgrounds to apply.
Editorial Fellowship (San Francisco): The San Francisco editorial fellowship is a research-intensive foray into investigative journalism based at Mother Jones’ headquarters. Fellows work closely with reporters and editors on everything from fact-checking and researching leads to reporting. As fact-checkers, editorial fellows are MoJo’s best line of defense, tracking down primary sources by conducting interviews, crunching numbers, and scouring government and academic databases.
Fellows also attend production meetings, help craft killer headlines, write for our website, work closely with our senior editors, and have their hands in almost every part of the editorial process. It’s a challenging and fast-paced crash course in magazines. You’ll receive training in every aspect of publishing, from research tools and tactics to libel law and reporting strategies. You’ll also attend regular skill-building sessions covering topics that span the operations of a media organization.
-Stellar writing ability, as demonstrated by published work
-Experience with and desire to pursue complex fact-checking and research projects
-Previous reporting experience a strong plus
-Scrupulous attention to detail and the ability to quickly digest and analyze information
-A real zeal for news and media
-Comfort and experience with digital tools and social-media savvy
-Flexibility and grace under pressure
-Respect for deadlines
-San Francisco editorial fellows work on the research team under the supervision of the senior research editor and the assistant editor to fact-check three issues of the print magazine and weekly online stories.
Applicants must be able to commit to this full-time position for six months, with cycles starting in December and June.
Fellows receive a $1,625 monthly stipend, supported by grants from the Irving Harris and Lannan Foundations, and by the generosity of our nearly 39,000 contributors. After six months, fellows can apply to stay on for a six-month senior fellowship with an increased monthly stipend of $1,950.
Currently accepting applications for the June 1, 2017, start date. Deadline is April 1, 2017.
Online Editorial Fellowship (San Francisco): The San Francisco editorial fellowship is a research-intensive foray into investigative journalism based at Mother Jones’ headquarters. Fellows work closely with reporters and editors on everything from fact-checking to researching leads to reporting. As fact-checkers, editorial fellows are MoJo’s best line of defense, tracking down primary sources by conducting interviews, crunching numbers, and scouring government and academic databases.
Fellows also attend production meetings, help craft killer headlines, write for our website, work closely with our senior editors, and have their hands in almost every part of the editorial process. It’s a challenging and fast-paced crash-course in magazines. You’ll receive training in every aspect of publishing, from research tools and tactics to libel law and reporting strategies. You’ll also attend regular skill-building sessions covering topics that span the operations of a media organization.
Are you obsessed with digital media and eager to strengthen the accuracy and quality of what gets passed around the internet? Online editorial fellows work alongside our editorial fellows to fact-check, produce, and improve content, but do it primarily on our website, with an added emphasis on web production.
Editorial Fellowship (DC): Our editorial fellowship based in our Washington, DC, bureau is a research- and reporting-intensive foray into the life of investigative beat reporters and editors. An immersive and fast-paced mix of fact-checking, web production, research, and blogging, the fellowship means working closely with our team of a dozen reporters and editors in the Beltway to learn the ropes of reporting breaking news, strategizing the delivery of investigative content, and promoting stories through social media and other outlets.
Stellar writing ability, as demonstrated by published work
A hunger to take on research and reporting projects in a wide variety of topics
The ability to quickly digest and analyze information and scrupulous attention to detail
A real zeal for news and media
Comfort and experience with digital tools and and social-media savvy
Flexibility and grace under pressure
A respect for deadlines and a true self-starter
Experience with Photoshop
American Copy Editors Society (ACES) Copy editing Scholarships $1,000-$2,500
College juniors and seniors, graduate students and recent college graduates. You must have been in school for at least one full term or enrolled for such during the period summer 2016 through spring 2017. Previous scholarship winners are not eligible. Students in countries other than the United States may apply. All entry materials must be in English.
Take a look at how to apply. Deadline is November 16.
Association of Women in Sports Media (AWSM)
Since 1990, AWSM has placed more than 140 female college students interested in sports media careers in paid summer internships working in broadcast production, broadcast reporting, print/digital reporting, magazine writing and public relations. All interns receive a $1,000 scholarship and complimentary registration and lodging at AWSM’s annual convention.
A summer in NYC for Free? Take a look at the IRTS Fellowship
When: June 4 – August 5, 2017
Where: New York, New York
Applications Due: Thursday, December 1st by midnight Eastern Standard Time
THOSE SELECTED FOR THE FELLOWSHIP RECEIVE:
-Round trip travel to and from NYC. (air, train, or driving mileage reimbursement)
-Housing at a downtown Manhattan university dormitory in a shared suite setting.
-A living allowance to defray cost of food and personal expenses.
-A full-time internship at a top New York media company that aligns with a student’s interests and career goals.
-Weekly events including panel discussions, company visits and speakers.
-The IRTS Foundation also provides extensive career counseling and networking opportunities to ensure that each student makes the most of this New York experience!
Apply today for the IRTS Summer Fellowship
PART-TIME MEDIA JOBS or VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
The Cronkite PIN Bureau works with professional newsrooms across the country looking to find sources with personal stories to share and to develop deeper relationships with communities they cover.
The Cronkite PIN Bureau is currently seeking a student worker to facilitate engagement projects, reach out to under-represented communities and promote the work of the PIN Bureau. The responsibilities of the job can be adjusted to match the skills and interests of the employee. Duties are technical and complex and involve a high degree of responsibility and judgment. May supervise or direct activities of other student employees. Student must be able to commit to work in the PIN Bureau 16-25 hours per week.
Apply by November 21 at 3 p.m.
Applicants should go to: https://students.asu.edu/employment/search
Click ‘search on-campus jobs’
Search keyword: Cronkite or Job number: 27713BR
Uber Needs a Writer
Marketing Contractor – Rider and Driver Content Implementation
The Content Marketing Contractor will help bolster Uber’s brand presence and drive growth, engagement and retention of our rider and driver-partner base in Arizona, Nevada, and New Mexico.
This role will work cross-functionally with our marketing teams to create and launch rider and driver-facing content marketing campaigns that drive business impact. From product launches to rider promotions and partnerships, you will have the opportunity to give a local voice to Uber’s communications. The right candidate will be an excellent communicator, comfortable in a high-velocity startup, and passionate about delivering a flexible work opportunity to our network of driver-partners. This position is ~20 hours per week and based in Phoenix.
● Develop technical email, web and in-app copy while upholding Uber’s unique brand voice and editorial guidelines
● Build email campaigns and test creative content marketing strategies to engage and retain our riders and driver-partners; ensure consistent voice that builds deeper engagement with rider and driver audiences.
● Develop innovative ideas and engagement tactics that will set Uber apart from the competitive landscape
● Experience in email campaign management, content marketing and copywriting
● Ability to stay ahead of trends and adapt to new and changing email strategies and tools
● Proficiency in HTML
● Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and ability to handle multiple tasks and
● Ability to deliver copy/content at high volumes under tight timelines
● Strong team orientation and proven collaboration skills
● Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and ability to handle multiple tasks and
● Obtaining bachelor’s in English, Communications, Journalism or related field (preferred)
Any interested applicants should send their resume to firstname.lastname@example.org