Looking for a summer internship that offers real-world experience at a major daily newspaper? The Columbus Dispatch is accepting applications for its copy desk. Interns do exactly the same work our full-timers do: editing copy and graphics, and writing display text for A1, other section fronts and inside pages. The pace is quick and the standards are high, but the people are friendly and you’ll leave each night feeling like you accomplished something. (more…)
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Enter this week for the best chance of earning a Media Fellows Scholarship. Historically, the number of applications received during our fall review period is a fraction of the summer submissions. Undergraduate juniors and seniors pursuing a career in communications, media, marketing or politics are eligible to apply.
Over $20,000 in scholarships are to be awarded this fall. Application consists of a 500-word essay and one letter of recommendation from a professor or internship supervisor. Applications are due by 11:59 p.m. EST on Wednesday, Nov.11. Scholarship distributions will be made in December, prior to the start of the spring 2016 academic period.
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We currently are accepting applications for the next class of Fellows, who will begin in September 2016. (more…)
The Columbus Dispatch is looking for summer interns to do general assignments on the city desk, public affairs desk and features desk. The 12-week internship is a full-time job and does pay. Experience from a previous internship with a daily or weekly newspaper, or substantial reporting work with a student publication is preferred. Please email Michelle Everhart with resume, cover letter and five clips by Nov. 9. Phone interviews will be set with potential candidates.
Assistant Public Affairs Editor
The Columbus Dispatch
(614) 461-5182 (office)
(614) 623-0732 (cell)
The marketing and communications department at the Center for Innovative Food Technology will hire one interested student for a spring 2016 internship.
CIFT, based in Toledo, Ohio, is a developer and provider of technical innovations and solutions for the food processing, agribusiness and agricultural sectors of the economy in our region, our state and beyond. These innovations and solutions are developed in order to enhance the economic performance of the food processing and agricultural sectors.
The following areas will be some of the responsibilities of the intern:
- Write/edit content for printed materials including flyers, newsletters, brochures, advertisements, speaker bios, signage, etc.
- Assist in maintaining large online database of contacts.
- Event planning.
- Organize and maintain news clippings and photo file (scan newspapers, websites to clip/photocopy articles pertaining to CIFT and/or the industry in general); maintain news binders and filing system for easy access to CIFT employees; create monthly media/advertising reports.
- Research and evaluate potential marketing opportunities for CIFT.
- Assist in maintaining timely website content.
- Ensuring media list remains up to date.
- Create media kits for CIFT events.
- Assist marketing and communications department in various projects.
- Perform other duties as directed (greeting guests at main desk, answering phones, handling mailings, organize mail, etc.).
This position does pay an hourly rate. The program is limited to one student during the summer 2014 term.
Interested students should email a résumé to Jim Konecny at email@example.com.
Applicants should possess effective oral and written communication skills and demonstrated computer literacy. In addition, applicants should be able to demonstrate a working understanding of marketing and communications.
The Toledo Business Journal is seeking an intern for the Spring 2016 semester to assist with producing our monthly newspaper. Tasks involve transcribing telephone interviews into a typewritten document, copyediting press releases, retouching photos using Photoshop, and some data entry. Interns will also research a business news story for one of our special sections, which will be published with their byline.
Candidates should have their own computer and be able to come into our office, located at 5301 Southwyck Blvd., for at least two hours twice a week. This schedule is extremely flexible to accommodate classes and other activities, but it is a good opportunity to gain professional experience.
Interested students should send a resume and writing samples to firstname.lastname@example.org, to be followed by an interview.
Alumnus Alex Alusheff shared news of an opening at the Lansing [Michigan] State Journal where he works. Alusheff posted on the BG News Alumni Facebook page: “The Lansing State Journal is looking for an active lifestyle reporter. Basically you get to write about canoeing, biking and anything fun going on in the region. Good pay, good benefits and you can work a few desks over from me.”
The Lansing State Journal is looking for a reporter who wants to be a part of and report on Greater Lansing’s active lifestyles community. This reporter will focus on stories about Michiganders on the go, including recreational/individual sports such as running, cycling, kayaking, hiking, rock climbing, yoga, etc. The beat also includes health news, initiatives in Greater Lansing and the roles health and fitness play in individual and community well-being. The reporter will be expected to deliver a mix of daily, mid-level and deeper enterprise stories. Social media and basic photo and video skills required.
Qualified candidates will have:
- Bachelor’s in Communications, Journalism or equivalent in experience and education.
- Experience with news reporting on multiple platforms.
Qualified candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and work samples by email to email@example.com.
We offer an excellent compensation and benefits package including 401(k), health, dental, three weeks paid vacation and more.
The Twinsburg Bulletin weekly newspaper is seeking a full-time news reporter. The Bulletin’s reporter is responsible for writing everything from feature stories to investigative pieces to covering government meetings. Duties include covering public meetings, feature writing, breaking news, website updates and social media updates. The ideal candidate has strong content skills as well as solid news judgment, and will compose stories for clarity with excellent grammar and spelling. Additionally, the reporter will utilize social media and post fresh content for readers who choose to receive their local information online including Facebook and Twitter users who seek breaking news updates, interesting facts and community statistics.
Requirements for qualified candidates: bachelor’s degree in journalism or a related field. Ability to work a flexible schedule, with night, weekend and holiday work required. Ability to work with Mac computers. Ability to meet deadlines. Excellent written and verbal skills with emphasis on spelling, grammar, punctuation and AP style. Capable of effective and independent problem solving with excellent follow-through. Highly organized with attention to detail.
Interested candidates should send resumes and writing samples to Erica Peterson, Executive Editor, P.O. Box 5199, Kent, OH 44240 or via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The BGSU International Studies Program is currently seeking a public relations intern for Spring Semester 2016. The intern will work closely with both the Director and Secretary of the Program. Intern responsibilities include updating and maintaining the Program’s Facebook, Blog, Twitter, and LinkedIn accounts while growing their social media presence; contacting and building alumni connections; creating a quarterly alumni newsletter; planning, promoting and executing Program events, including those of the related student organization, International Studies Network. Intern will gain valuable experience in social media, event planning and publicizing, plus have the flexibility to create, plan and execute their own projects or campaigns under supervision.
The internship may be used as course credit, and to fulfill the on-campus internship requirement for Journalism and Public Relations Majors. The internship is unpaid and would range from 6-10 hours per week.
Spring Semester 2016: January 11 through May 6, 2016
Please provide a copy of your résumé and a recommendation letter from a Journalism and Public Relations Department faculty member. An interview will also be scheduled with the Director of the International Studies Program.
Please contact International Studies Program Secretary, Lisa Sokoloski at email@example.com. If interested, please email as soon as possible.
The Scripps Howard Foundation is looking for curious, energetic college juniors and seniors studying print, broadcast and multimedia journalism to report from Washington during the spring and summer terms. Interns are paid a stipend and provided free housing in furnished apartments. (more…)