Are you interested the news? Do you have excellent written and verbal skills? If so, an internship in journalism could be a rewarding and fascinating experience. Applicants to positions don’t always have majors in journalism, and often come from majors within the Liberal Arts. Based on the internship you apply to, you could also have the opportunity to write about subjects and issues you are passionate about.
Students participating in summer internships are encouraged to apply for enrichment funding, but be sure you get your applications in on time. The summer priority deadline is May 1st and the FINAL summer deadline is June 1st. Students can find out more about enrichment funds and apply through the Career Enrichment Network website.
Here are some examples of positions in Network Symplicity that have a basis in journalism. Log in to Network Symplicity for complete position descriptions & application deadlines.
Summer Internship- National Journalism Center
The National Journalism Center seeks ambitious journalists and dedicated conservatives for its internship program. NJC provides an opportunity for students and recent graduates to get involved in combating liberal media bias through its press internships. Internships are full-time positions, and in addition to on-the-job experience, interns participate in weekly seminars with prominent journalists and receive training from our experienced academic director.
Journalism Internship- The Roasted Beat
The Roasted Beat is a new eclectic magazine in Avalon and Stone Harbor NJ. The Roasted Beat is looking for 1-2 students who would like to gain experience in reporting, writing, photography, ad sales, layout with In-Design and social media posting. The staff currently consists of volunteers and has published three issues throughout the summer of 2016. Six issues are planned for the summer of 2017. An intern could gain excellent experience in every aspect of publishing a magazine as we grow.
Sports Writer- isportsweb.com
As a sports writer with isportsweb.com you will be assigned to cover a sports beat for a team that you have equal parts passion, knowledge, and the ability to write with confidence about. As that team’s sports writer, students will be expected to generate two articles per week about the team(s) they are covering. These articles range from opinion and analysis articles to true game previews and recaps. We give our writers freedom to pick topics they find relevant to their particular team, but also guide them along the way to make sure they are on the right path.
Writing for isportsweb.com will expose you to a national audience of readers as well as educate you on the nuances of online sports reporting, which is all too critical in this day and age. You will receive editing and technical support during your time with isportsweb.com.
Assistant to Founder Virtual Internship- New York Minute Magazine
New York Minute Magazine is a rapidly growing online startup, with a virtual office. New York Minute Magazine is devoted to empowering women and redefining what it means to be successful. As a Founder’s Assistant Intern, you will be responsible for taking on any project or responsibility that she assigns. This could range from training a new intern to leading a project. This internship will provide you with a well-rounded understanding of how a start up business runs. You will be a part of every department and overseeing other interns on behalf of our Founder.