10 Journalism Internships, Scholarships, Conferences & Awards

Journalism Internships, Scholarships, Conferences & Awards

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Writing and Journalism Internship, DoSomething.org, NYC

“DoSomething.org is the premiere organization for teens and social change. Interning at DoSomething.org is a great way to learn the ins and outs of the not-for-profit world, work in a fun and young office environment, and get great work experience. We give our interns tons of responsibility and are also known to have brownie bake-offs every once in awhile. Our office (complete with disco ball and Pac-Man machine) is located in Manhattan, NYC.”

Reporting Internship on Gun Violence, Washington D.C.

“Independent investigative reporter and MSNBC contributor seeks an intern to work approximately 20 hours a week. The focus will be on Guns in America, Gun Violence, and the Gun Lobby including the National Rifle Association or NRA.  Journalist supervising the intern is also an adjunct professor at American University, and is prepared to work with intern’s faculty administrators to help arrange university credit. . . . Most of the intern’s research will focus on gun violence, gun control, the gun lobby and related issues. The intern may also be tasked to assist with other substantive matters involving press freedom, human rights or journalist security.”

Editorial Internship, Moviefone (HuffPost/AOL), NYC

“Moviefone is the pioneer Movie Discovery site, founded as a phone movie discovery service in the late eighties, heralding a transition into online movie discovery, and evolving into the iconic, full-service movie site with movie news and reviews that it is today. It maintains a top-3 movie service site ranking in ComScore and is poised for the next generation of services like multi-platform movie information, on-demand and streaming movie content, and geo-enabled mobile information and innovative user-upload features. . . . The Moviefone team is looking for an intern who is a quick study, VERY passionate about movies, and can help with editorial programming tasks with an emphasis on production and behind-the-scenes functions!”

Editorial Internship, Rodale, Pa. or NYC

“Rodale is a global lifestyle company with a mission to inspire and enable people to improve their lives and the world around them. . . . Rodale publishes some of the best-known health and wellness lifestyle magazines, including Men’s Health, Prevention, Women’s Health, Runner’s World, Bicycling, Running Times and Organic Gardening, and is one of the largest independent book publishers in the United States. . . . Rodale is currently accepting resumes for the 2013 Summer Internship Program. These paid internships are open to students eligible for academic credit from an accredited college or university. The ideal candidate will have a strong academic record, previous intern experience and an interest in the chosen area of the business. Internships are based in the Company’s Emmaus, PA and New York City locations.”

Entrepreneurial Internship, NPR, Washington D.C.

“This is not your typical internship.  It’s first of its kind, and we need a entrepreneurial spirit who is one-of-a kind. The Generation Listen internship was created to support the newly formed Generation Listen initiative. We’re seeking a passionate NPR fangirl or fanboy, one who connects deeply with our mission of creating a more informed and civically engaged public. This is a startup venture within NPR. We’re looking for an intern to help us grow and build an engaged community of younger fans. We’re navigating in unchartered territory, and you’re coming with us on the journey.”


Marketing, Writing & Editing Internships, The Surf Channel, Online or Calif.

“Internships are now available at the Surf Channel for students interested in getting real world experience in marketing, writing and editing/production. Hours are flexible, 10 hour per week minimum. See how a film tour is launched, learn to make contacts within the surf sports industry, get a chance to try our some of your own ideas in a fun environment.  We also offer off-site internships for journalists– get yourself published by writing articles about surf.”

Editorial Internship, GossipCop.com, NYC

“The entertainment site GossipCop.com seeks a summer intern for a part-time, unpaid editorial position. Individual will work closely with editors on content creation and social media, assisting with the reporting of celebrity news. The ideal candidate is a blog-savvy ‘news hound’ with a passion for celebrity and entertainment stories, an eye for viral pop culture content and breaking news, experience with WordPress, fluency in a variety of social media platforms, and previous writing for publications online. Intern would work 10 hrs/week, preferably over 2 days, out of our New York offices. Please send cover letter, resume, and writing samples to marly@mediaite.com.”


New Media Internship, KMGH, Denver

“The New Media Department internship program gives students real-world experience into the operations of a website at a television news station.  The internship includes learning alongside newsroom management, web producers, multi-media journalists, photographers, producers and assignment desk editors.  We work with colleges and universities to provide students the opportunity to apply coursework learned or taught in the classroom with practice in the workplace.  Students are placed in television broadcast areas related to their major and career goals.”


Management Seminar for College News Editors (MSCNE), Summer, University of Georgia

“The University of Georgia’s Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication sponsors both an annual management seminar and awards program that I’d like to bring to your attention.  The Management Seminar for College News Editors (MSCNE) has provided leadership, journalism and multimedia training experience for 50+ top college editors each summer for nearly two decades. Information on the program found at www.grady.uga.edu/management.”


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