Here are Dow Jones News Fund (DJNF) Internships for education in the journalism / mass communication field.
American Society of Magazine Editors Internships
Summer internships are at more than 40 consumer magazines and business publications for college students interested in magazine journalism. Most magazines are in New York. Interns receive a minimum stipend of $325 per week (before taxes); housing arrangements are at New York University. Applicants must be college juniors and be nominated by their dean or department head familiar with their journalistic ability and experience. Write for applications on or after Oct. 1 to: American Society of Magazine Editors, 919 Third Ave., 22nd Floor, New York, NY 10022; http://www.magazine.org/asme/internship-program ; E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Tel. 212-872-3700.
Association for Women in Sports Media
Since 1990, AWSM has placed 100 female college students interested in sports media careers in paid internships in news and magazine writing, copy editing, public relations and broadcast. All interns receive a $1,000 scholarship from AWSM in addition to whatever pay the internship provides. Copy editing interns receive an additional $1,000 scholarship from the Associated Press Sports Editors. All interns receive $300 toward travel expenses for the annual AWSM convention, waived convention registration fees and free lodging at the host hotel. Applications must be submitted online by Oct. 31 through the website: http://awsmonline.org
The Birmingham News Summer Internship Program
Students entering their junior or senior years in college are paid to work each summer in reporting and editing internships. Applicants should have completed substantial coursework in journalism, worked for campus or other publications and maintained a B average or above. Send applications by Nov. 15 to Hunter George, executive editor, The Birmingham News, P.O. Box 2553, Birmingham, AL 35202. The newspaper also offers four-month sports internships, with a deadline of April 1 for fall and Sept. 1 for winter. Contact Tom Arenberg, sports editor. And six-month photography internships, with a deadline of March 15. Contact Walt Stricklin, director of photography.
The Boston Globe
Summer interns work as full-time employees for 12 weeks between Memorial Day and Labor Day. They are paid a weekly wage, and shifts vary. An intern superviosr serves as a writing coach and there are weekly meetings with editors and staff members on a range of issues and topics pertaining to journalism. Application forms for the 2010 program can be downloaded from the Web at www.bostonglobe.com/newsintern or obtained from: The Boston Globe, P.O. Box 55819, Boston MA 02205-4819, 617-929-3212. Applications must be postmarked by Nov.1.
Business Press Educational Foundation Student Intern Program
Annual paid summer 10-12 week long internships in business press editorial are available to faculty-recommended journalism majors. Internships take place at specialized business magazines nationwide. Juniors, non-graduating seniors and graduate students should apply by Jan. 14 through their journalism professors, who receive applications from BPEF in October. BPEF emphasizes full representation of the U.S. population and encourages minorities and mature students to apply. For information, contact: Peter Loibl, Educational Services & Intern program, American Business Press, 675 Third Ave., Suite 415, New York, NY 10017; www.americanbusinessmedia.com; Email: email@example.com; Tel: 212-661-6360, Ext. 3322; Fax: 212-370-0735.
Cancer Research Institute Science Writing Internship
Two students are selected each year to serve six-month science writing internships at CRI in New York City. Candidates must be good writers, capable of assimilating and organizing information. Graduate students with a strong science background are preferred but a science degree is not required. These internships are paid. To apply, mail or fax a resume, three writing samples and a cover letter to: Jill O’Donnell-Tormey, executive director, Cancer Research Institute, 681 Fifth Ave., New York, NY 10022; www.cancerresearch.org ; E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Tel: 212-688-7515, Ext. 223; Fax: 212-832-9376.
Columbia Journalism Review Internship Program
Available to undergraduate and graduate students with an interest in a journalism career to work part-time or full-time at CJR. Internships are offered spring, summer and fall semesters. Application should be made the semester prior to when the internship takes place. Applicants should send a cover letter, resume, clips and names of two recommendations to: Tom O’Neill, CJR, 700 Journalism Building, Columbia University, New York, NY 10027; www.cjr.org ; Tel: 212-854-1881; Fax: 212-854-8580.
The Dallas Morning News
The Dallas Morning News offers internships in news, copy editing, business, features, sports and dallasnews.com. Internships are also available in photography, graphic arts, the Washington, D.C. bureau and the reference department. When possible at least one intern will be offered a full-time position. Click this link for details. The application deadline is Oct. 30 except for photography which must be received by Dec. 1. Send all materials to: Linda Leavell, Managing Editor – Interactive, The Dallas Morning News, P.O. Box 655237, Dallas, TX 75265-5237; Tel: 1-800-431-0010.
David E. Rosenbaum Reporting Internship in Washington
David E. Rosenbaum was a reporter and editor at The New York Times for more than 35 years, most of them in the Washington bureau, where he wrote about politics, economics and government policy. He was particularly adept at translating obscure government policies into lucid and accessible stories. A prize-winning writer with a keen eye for detail, he was a role model and mentor for countless reporters in Washington and across the globe. He died in 2006 at the age of 63. In his honor, The Times and the Washington Press Club Foundation will select an exceptional intern to report and write across a wide variety of subject areas in the Washington bureau during a 10-week summer internship. The position, which is co-sponsored by the foundation, is intended for aspiring reporters with a demonstrated interest in or aptitude for writing about government and policy. It is aimed at financial aid students who hope to become print journalists in Washington. A portion of the first week of the internship will be spent in New York for orientation to the newspaper. The remainder of the internship will be spent reporting and writing bylined stories from The Times’ bureau in Washington, where the intern will be assigned a mentor from the ranks of the Washington staff. Applicants must be seniors or graduate students with previous daily newspaper experience. Applicants should send a cover letter, resume, eight to ten clips from daily professional or college newspapers, and proof of financial aid from their college or university. A 500-word essay on the applicant’s specific interest in Washington news also is required. Salary is $600 a week. Application deadline is Nov. 15. All application material should be sent to: Adrianne Goodman, Washington Weekend Editor, The New York Times, 1627 Eye St. N.W., Seventh Floor, Washington, D.C. 20006. Email: email@example.com No telephone calls, please.
Dow Jones News Fund Business Reporting Intern Program
Up to 12 summer internships will be offered to college juniors through graduate students in business reporting at newspapers, web sites and other media. Interns attend a one-week training program in New York City before reporting to work for 10 paid weeks. Those returning to school receive $1,000 scholarships. Applications are available on the Fund’s website; the deadline is Nov. 1. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org; Tel: 609-452-2820; Fax: 609-520-5804.
Dow Jones News Fund Editing Intern Programs
Up to 100 summer internships will be offered to college students to work as multimedia, sports and news copy editors at news organizations. All interns attend pre-internship training program (paid for by DJNF and participating news media) before beginning their internships. Interns are paid regular wages by the media where they work. Interns returning to school receive $1,000 scholarships. This program is open to students who will be college juniors, seniors or graduate students at the time they apply. Applications are available on the Fund’s website; the deadline is Nov. 1. Email: email@example.com; Tel: 609-452-2820; Fax: 609-520-5804.
Eric Breindel Collegiate Journalism Award
The Eric Breindel Collegiate Journalism Award, which began in 2006, offers winners a cash prize of $10,000, as well as a paid internship of his or her choice at either Fox News Channel, The Wall Street Journal, or the New York Post. In addition, residential housing in New York City for non-New York residents will be provided for the winner for the duration of the internship position. Mail submissions byApril 20, 2012 to: Martin Singerman c/oSheila Malecki, 15th Floor, Eric Breindel Memorial Foundation, 1211 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10036.
Hawaii Society of Professional Journalists Internships
Up to 14 summer internships at newspapers, magazines, television stations and public relation firms in Hawaii are available to residents of Hawaii currently enrolled in a two-year, four-year or graduate college programs. Applicants must have completed at least their sophomore year in college and express an interest in journalism. Interns receive a stipend of $3,250. For more information contact: John Black, c/o Trade Publishing Co., 287 Mokauea St., Honolulu, HI 96819; Tel: 808-848-0711.
James Reston Reporting Fellowships
College seniors and graduate students are eligible for one of four fellowships offered by The New York Times. After a one-week orientation at the newspaper, where they will learn about the paper and the city, students will be assigned reporting beats that reflect their skills and areas of interest–business, science, sports, etc. Fellows will also participate in workshops with ranking editors, foreign correspondents and other reporters to develop their journalistic skills. At the end of the 10 weeks, Reston Fellows will spend four days in Washington, D.C. At the end of the summer, one or more fellows are eligible for an extended internship of six months. At the end of the six months, fellows may be offered jobs. To apply or for more details, send resume and eight to 10 writing samples from daily newspapers to: The New York Times, 620 Eighth Ave., New York, NY 10018; www.nytco.com/careers/internships.html .
Kentucky School of Journalism Foundation Internships
Available to graduates of a Kentucky high school attending any college or university or students at any Kentucky college or university who have completed their freshman year. Interns will be placed with a member newspaper of the Kentucky Press Association for a 10-week internship during the summer and receive a $3,000 stipend. For information, contact: David T. Thompson, executive director, Kentucky Journalism Foundation, 101 Consumer Lane, Frankfort, KY 40601; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org; Tel: 502-223-8821; Fax: 502-226-3867.
McClatchy, Inc. Internships
Internships are available in reporting, advertising, graphic arts and photojournalism at the following McClatchy newspapers: The Sacramento Bee; Star-Tribune, Minneapolis; The News & Observer, Raleigh, N.C.; The Herald, Rock Hill, N.C.; The Fresno Bee; The News Tribune, Tacoma, Wash.; The Anchorage Daily News; The Tri-City (Wash.) Herald; The Island Packet, Hilton Head, S.C. For a list of positions and newspaper contacts, call: McClatchy Human Resources at: 916-321-1938. These are paid internships lasting 10 to 12 weeks. Interns are selected by Dec. 1 annually.
The Miami Herald/El Nuevo Herald Internship
Interns at the Miami Herald Media Company can expect to be treated professionally with opportunities for all kinds of assignments that may end up on 1A. Candidates can apply for a 10-week internship in reporting, copy editing, photography, videography, graphics or multimedia. Applicants should send four to seven of examples of their best work, a resume and a cover letter that tells editors why they belong at The Miami Herald/El Nuevo Herald. Interns will need a car, valid driver’s license and a keen sense of adventure. Deadline: Oct. 31. Send materials to Rick Hirsch, senior editor/multimedia, The Miami Herald, 1 Herald Plaza, Miami FL 33132-1693.
The Nation Internships Program
Twenty-four college students and recent graduates are selected annually to serve 12- to 20-week internships at The Nation, a weekly magazine of politics and the arts published in New York City. Interns receive hands-on experience in all editorial and business departments of the magazine. Interns receive a small stipend and are given assistance in taking the internship for college credit or as part of a work-study program. Applications not acceptable by fax or E-mail. For information write to: Richard Kim, The Nation Institute, 33 Irving Place, Eighth Floor, New York, NY 10003; E-mail: email@example.com; Tel: 212-209-5419. The Nation is an equal opportunity employer.
New Jersey Newspaper Foundation Internships
Available to college freshmen, sophomores and juniors who are residents of New Jersey attending any college or university. Interns will be placed with a member newspaper of the New Jersey Press Association for a 10-week internship during the summer, will earn a minimum of $300 a week and receive a $3,000 scholarship after writing a report at the end of the internship. Application deadline is November 15. For information, contact: Thomas Engleman, director, New Jersey Newspaper Foundation, 840 Bear Tavern Road, Suite 305, West Trenton, NJ 08628-1019; www.njpa.org/foundation ; Email: http://firstname.lastname@example.org; Tel: 609-406-0600, ext. 19; Fax: 609-406-0300.
The New York Times Summer Internship Program
The New York Times sponsors the James Reston Reporting Fellowships and Thomas Morgan Internships in Graphics, Design and Photography. For more information visit: http://www.nytco.com/careers/internships.html.
Omaha World-Herald Intern Scholarships
Six $1,000 stipends are awarded at the successful completion of a 12-week editorial internship at the World-Herald; interns are paid. Apply by Nov. 1 to: Jeff Gauger or Joanne Stewart, Omaha World-Herald, 1334 Dodge St., Omaha, NE 68102; Email: email@example.com; Tel: 402-444-1139; Fax: 402-345-0183.
Politics & Journalism Semester
Sponsored by the Washington Center for Politics & Journalism, the program seeks college student journalists, graduate students and recent graduates whose career goal is political reporting. About 13 students are selected for each of two 16-week sessions during the fall and spring semesters. Students work at major news bureaus in Washington, D.C., and attend twice-weekly seminars on politics. Students receive a $3,000 stipend for living expenses. Apply by April 1 for fall semester and by Nov. 1 for spring semester. For information, write to: Terry Michael, executive director, Washington Center for Politics & Journalism, P.O. Box 15239, Washington, DC 20003-0239; www.wcpj.org ; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org; Tel: 202-296-8455; Fax: 800-858-8365.
Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press Internship Program
Offered fall, spring and summer to a few qualified college junior, senior or graduate journalism students interested in the legal problems of the press. Interns help write, report, edit and produce the Committee’s publications. Credit awarded by many schools. Send an application, resume, short writing sample and a cover letter describing interest by Jan. 31 for the summer term; March 31 for fall; and Oct. 31 for spring. Applications are also accepted anytime on a rolling basis until all positions are filled. For information, write: Rebecca Daugherty, internship coordinator, The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press, 1815 N. Fort Myer Drive, Suite 900, Arlington, VA 22209-1817; www.rcfp.org ; Email: email@example.com; Tel: 703-807-2100.
Reuters News Internships
Reuters seeks talented student journalists with a passion for breaking news to work as interns in New York, Wahsington, Chicago, Los Angeles, Boston, Toronto and Latin America during the summer of 2010. The 10-week paid internships are a crash-course in hands-on business, political and general news reporting, writing, broadcast and multimedia skills. Applicant for Los Angles must speak Spanish and for Latin America, Spanish or Portuguese. Go to the careers section of www.reuters.com, enter keywords Journalism Internship in the Job Search bar, then follow the instructions to apply. Deadline: Nov. 15.
Scripps Howard Foundation Semester in Washington Program
Six students, including one international student, work as reporters in Washington for 14 weeks. A stipend of $2,000 is paid and free housing is provided. Students’ stories are published on Web-based wire. Some stories go out on Scripps Howard News Service. Students may also write for hometown or campus newspapers or get internship or independent study credit. Deadline for fall program is March 1. Deadline for spring and summer programs is Nov. 1. The program is open to college juniors and seniors. Contact: Jody Beck, director, Semester in Washington Program, Scripps Howard Foundation, 1090 Vermont Ave. NW, #1000, Washington, D.C. 20002. Tel: 202-408-2748. www.shfwire.com.
The Seattle Times Summer Newsroom Internships
Up to 12 internships are available each summer to sophomores, juniors, seniors or graduate students attending a four-year college or university. Applicants must be journalism majors or have demonstrated a commitment to print journalism; previous experience recommended. Most positions are for general-assignment reporters but other positions are as follows: one copydesk editor, two photographers, one artist or page designer and one sports reporter/copyeditor. Internships are paid and last 12 weeks. All application materials must be received by Nov. 1. For application requirements, write to: The Seattle Times, Newsroom Intern Coordinator, P.O. Box 70, Seattle, WA 98111; Tel: 206-464-2414.
Shattuck Fellowship Program
Paid (approximately $400 per week) summer internships, lasting about 10 weeks, are available to students who have completed their junior year in college and are pursuing careers in magazine editing. Interns work at one or more Fancy Publications’ national consumer and trade magazines in California. Deadline is Feb. 1. Applicants should send a cover letter, resume, writing samples, non-official transcript and at least one letter of recommendation to: Elizabeth Anderson, Shattuck Fellowships, Fancy Publications Inc., P.O. Box 6050, Mission Viejo, CA 92690-6050; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org; Fax: 949-855-3045.
Society of Professional Journalists Pulliam/Kilgore Freedom of Information Internship
A 10-week, $400 per week summer internship allows students to do research and write about Freedom of Information issues. Applicants must be seniors or graduate students in journalism or law students with a journalism background. Up to two internships awarded each year. Applicants judged on journalism experience, interest in Freedom of Information issues and desire to further the ideals embodied in the Freedom of Information Act. Applications must be postmarked by March 1. Open to members and non-members of the Society of Professional Journalists. For information contact: Awards Coordinator, SPJ, 3909 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis, IN 46208-4045; http://spj.org/i-pullkilgore.asp; Email: http://email@example.com; Tel: 317-927-8000; Fax: 317-920-4789.
Sports Illustrated For Kids Internships
Internships are offered to college graduates throughout the year for three-to six-month periods. Interns must have a strong interest in sports and sports journalism. Interns work as fact-checkers and are paid. Send a resume and clips to: Mark McClusky, chief of reporters, Sports Illustrated For Kids, Time & Life Building, Room 413D, New York, NY 10020.
Star Tribune Internships
The Star Tribune offers summer internships in reporting, copy editing, photography, design and multimedia. Pay is about $692 per week, senior writers and editors hold weekly brownbag lunches with interns. Most successful applicants are entering senior year, work for a college news outlet and have interned at a smaller newspaper. To apply send a cover letter, clips or portfolio, resume and two letters of reference to Duchesne Drew, managing editor for operations/recruitment, Star Tribune, 425 Portland Ave., Minneapolis MN 55488. Direct questions to Drew at 612-673-7111 or firstname.lastname@example.org or Neal Justin at 612-673-7431 or email@example.com. The deadline to apply is Dec. 1.
Stephens Media Group Internships
Approximately 30 reporting internships lasting 10 weeks are available each summer. Stephens owns 47 daily newspapers in 16 states, spanning North Carolina to Hawaii. Most of the papers are in the Middle, Southwest, and West Coast states, the largest being the Las Vegas Review Journal and the Inland Valley Daily Bulletin in Ontario, Calif. Salary is comparable to that of an entry-level reporter. Apply by Feb. 28 to: Mr. Jim Hannah, SPHR, director of human resources, Stephens Media Group, P.O. Box 70, Las Vegas, NV 89125-0070; Tel: 702-387-2940; Fax: 702-383-0435.
Thomas Morgan Internships in Graphics, Design and Photography
One summer internship will be offered at The New York Times in each of three categories–graphics, design and photography. College juniors and seniors who have prior newspaper experience are eligible; preference is given to University of Missouri students. After a one-week workshop with Times editors, graphic design specialists and reporters, interns report to their specific area. Graphic design applicants should send a resume and samples of writing and graphic design work. Design applicants should submit portfolio including layouts, dummies and typography. Photography applicants should send a resume and portfolio containing a sample of their best portraits, features, sports and hard news. One intern will be awarded the Thomas Morgan Outstanding Intern Prize of $1,500 at the end of the summer. To apply or for more details, contact: The New York Times, 620 Eighth Ave., New York, NY 10018; http://www.nytco.com/careers/internships.html.
Time Inc. Magazine and Book Publishing Internships
College juniors and graduate students seeking experience in magazine and book publishing as reporters, writers, photographers or graphic designers are eligible for nine-week internships at the following Time Inc. publications: Time, Life, Money, People, People En Espanol, Teen People, Sports Illustrated, SI For Kids, Fortune, Entertainment Weekly, InStyle and Your Company, as well as, Time Digital and Time Life Books in Alexandria, Va. Application requirements include an academic transcript, a resume, 300-word statement of his or her background and reasons for wanting to become a Time Inc. summer intern. These are highly competitive paid internships which may include subsidized housing. Students interested in applying should contact their school placement office for complete application requirements. Minority and disabled students are encouraged to apply. Annual deadline for schools to submit internship nominees is Dec. 1.
U. The National College Magazine Internships/Fellowships
Three to four interns are selected to serve as assistant editors at the magazine’s headquarters in Los Angeles, California, from June-May. Editors assign stories, photos and art to student journalists at college newspapers around the nation as well as generate story ideas, write and edit copy and write headlines and cover lines. Applicants must have graduated by June preceding the year-long internship and have worked on a college publication (newspaper, magazine or year-book) as an editor or section editor. Interns receive $1,950 per month. Application deadline is mid-February; new editors named annually in April. For an application, write: Editor, U. The National College Magazine, 1800 Century Park E., Suite 820, Los Angeles, CA 90067-1511.
The Washington Post Summer Journalism Internships
Open to juniors, seniors and graduate students enrolled in a degree program. Twelve-week paid reporting, visual journalism, Web producing, news, features and information designing and video news editing internships are available. Previous internships and/or experience on a college newspaper is preferred. Applications sent via email will not be accepted. Application deadline is Nov. 1. For application requirements, write to: Newsroom Summer Internship Program, The Washington Post, 1150 15th St. N.W., Washington, DC 20071; www.washingtonpost.com/intern; Email: Peter Perl, AME/Personnel, firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: 202-334-7445.
The Village Voice Digital Media Fellowship for Minority Students
Village Voice Media, in conjunction with the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University, is offering an intensive, eight-week, paid summer fellowship for minority students concentrating on Web and digital media. Digital fellows will be immersed in blogging, photography, video, audio and social media and will produce original reported material for Village Voice online publications. Fellows will be paid $500 per week. Housing will be provided to non-ASU students. The program is open to students who are within one year of graduation, graduate students or post grads. The course runs from June 18 to Aug. 10, at Cronkite’s state-of-the-art journalism school in the heart of downtown Phoenix. Applicants should be within one year of graduation, graduate students or post-grads. The application deadline is Feb. 24 at close of business Arizona time. To apply, send contact information, cover letter, resume, the names of two references with contact information, three “text” work samples that show strong reporting and writing, two optional multimedia work samples on a CD or a link to an online portfolio, and a recent photo attention Elizabeth Smith, Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication, 555 N. Central Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85004. For more information, email Outreach Director Elizabeth Smith at email@example.com