New listings/events: Internships

Renée Schafer Horton,
Internship Coordinator

Feb. 28, 2019

Dear students:

1.     The signup for the FRIDAY, MARCH 15 SPRING INTERNSHIP FAIR is live! Read all the red instructions on the document before signing up. Make sure you pay attention to recruiters who want your materials in advance – by TUESDAY, March 12 at 5 p.m. – and send them in. Sign up here.

2.     NBC Universal Info Session, Monday, March 11, Room: 344. Open to anyone who is interested in either the NBC Summer Program or the NBC News Associates Program.

3.     Arizona Broadcasters Association Career Fair: Tuesday, March 19. All details will be found here, but just know that this broadcasting “mini fair” inside UA’s Spring Career Days will be only March 19, not any of the other days of the week-long event. Location: SUMC, Grand Ballroom, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

4.     Senior job-hunt media panel: Wednesday, April 3, 4:40 – 6:30 p.m. Anyone can come, but it is aimed at seniors getting ready to graduate and look for jobs. You will hear from recent alumni who got jobs in the field about what newsrooms look for in your resume, clips, and reels.

5.     May grads: See attachment



The Daily Wildcat is accepting applications for Summer 2019 & Fall of 2019 EDITOR IN CHIEF.

Deadline: March 14 at 4:30 p.m. Get journalism leadership skills! Applications are available in the Park Student Union, Rom 101 and the deadline to apply is March 14 at 4:30 p.m. More details on the bulletin board outside of Renee’s office near the School of Journalism reading room.


The Blue Guitar magazine seeks literary submissions for the Spring 2019 Edition.

Deadline: March 3. Submissions are sought in all genres — fiction, poetry, plays, creative nonfiction. Writers must submit original work and must live part- or full-time in Arizona. Simultaneous submissions will be accepted, but the writer must notify the magazine as soon as possible if the work is accepted elsewhere. It is free to submit, and submissions may be made in multiple genres. Please include your name and the best way to contact you on your submission. Submissions must be in the best shape possible and publication-ready. To submit or for further information, email Editor Rebecca Dyer at For more information, visit



Orlando Sentinel Internship (Orlando, FL) PAID

Deadline: March 1. The Sentinel offers paid internships in news, entertainment or sports reporting, video and still photography and multimedia production. Candidates must have completed basic college journalism/communication courses. Professional experience through a previous internship or freelance work is strongly preferred, though students whose experience is limited to campus media also will be considered. Although interns generally are current college students, we will consider recent college graduates. Anyone interning as a reporter or photographer must have the use of a car (the Sentinel will reimburse for mileage, tolls and parking), and photographers must have their own equipment. Interns are responsible for finding their own housing.


Student Press Law Center Reporting Intern PAID

Deadline: March 1. Reporters will get the opportunity to write breaking news, research complex story topics form longer form pieces and tell multimedia stories. The SPLC is seeking reporting interns for summer 2018. The internship is open to undergraduate and graduate students, as well as recent college graduates. The 10-week program runs from June 3 to Aug. 9, 2019. The living expense stipend for the summer internship is $4,900 ($490 a week).


Burton C. Gray Memorial Internship at REASON Magazine PAID

Deadline: March 1

Interns work for 12 weeks and are paid $7,200. The job includes reporting and writing as well as helping with research, proofreading, and other tasks. Previous interns have gone on to work at such places as The Wall Street JournalForbes, ABC News, and Reason itself. To apply, send your résumé, up to five writing samples (preferably published clips), and a cover letter by March 1 to Please include "Gray Internship Application – Summer" in the subject line. Internships begin in June, though precise start dates are flexible.


Milwaukee Business Journal Summer internship PAID

Deadline: March 1, 2019. Must be a junior or senior to apply. See link for all details.


Student Press Law Center Legal Fellow PAID

Deadline: March 1. The SPLC is also looking for a law school student to serve as a legal fellow. Duties include conducting legal research, helping refine legal guides and fact sheets and writing stories for the website and The Report magazine. Past legal fellows have drafted amicus briefs, updated legal guides for the website and conducted survey research.


NPR Visual/Photo intern PAID

Deadline: March 4. This internship is an opportunity to learn more about the world of photo editing. Our goal isn’t to make you into a photo editor; we view this internship as a chance for you to understand what it is like to be an editor and improve your visual literacy, which can help you become a better photographer. Our paid internship runs from May 20 to Aug. 9. See all details and application by clicking on this link.


Hawaii SPJ Summer journalism internships PAID

Deadline: March 4.

Applications are being accepted for internships at print, online and broadcast journalism and public relations organizations this summer through the Hawaii chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists. Preference will be given to applicants who are Hawaii residents enrolled in a college or university, alumni of a Hawaii high school, or a student at a college in Hawaii, but all students are eligible to apply if you are a member of SPJ. Participating media organizations are the Honolulu Star-Advertiser, Pacific Business News, Hawaii magazine, Hawaii Business, Honolulu magazine, Pacific Edge, Honolulu Civil Beat, Hawaii News Now, KHON Channel 2, KITV 4, Alexander & Baldwin (public relations) and Hawaii Public Radio. See details at link above.


Police, courts, gov't. reporter sought; Klamath Falls, ORFT JOB FOR MAY GRAD

Deadline to apply: March 4. Launch your journalism career by joining a team that loves what it does: covering a true, hard news town. The Herald and News, an award-winning morning newspaper in Klamath Falls, Ore., is seeking a public safety reporter to cover city and county police, fire departments as well as the local court system. It also includes county government and all its aspects. It's a busy beat, but ideal for someone who is versatile, well organized and up to the challenge. The H&N covers a wide swath of Southern Oregon and Northern California, too. You'll operate in a tight, small newsroom that likes to have fun as well as well as do good work. The right candidate will be able to develop reliable sources and ferret out the stories behind the headlines. Reporters are required to develop in-depth news pieces to give our readers a deeper understanding of what drives the community. Hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. This is an ideal job for someone to cut his or her chops on real meat-and-potatoes journalism. After learning the ropes in a nuts-and-bolts news town, many of our staffers move on to much larger metros and dailies, which is why this post is now open. You won't only write for newspaper readers, but for a social media audience of some 30,000 across several platforms. Check out our website to see what we cover. If you are up for the challenge, please send via email a letter, resume and a link to your most recent clips to: Editor Gerry O’Brien at


Idaho Statesman (Boise) PAID

Deadline: March 8. f you’re a college student or graduate student looking for an internship, we’d like to hear from you. We’re looking for smart, curious self-starters who are interested in picking up professional experience in news or features reporting. You will work on stories, be assigned a mentor, and hear from your peers about the ever-changing world of journalism. Many more details and how to apply at link above.


The FOX Sports Arizona digital and social media summer intern PAID

Deadline: March 15. Location: Phoenix. 

Must have the following qualification:

• Graphic design experience, skilled in Adobe Photoshop
• Video editing experience 
• Basic knowledge of shooting and video production with an eye toward digital production
• Competency with social media, including Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and SnapChat  
• Understanding of (or willingness to learn more about) content management systems for posting web and social content
• Interest and some background knowledge on Arizona sports teams including the D-backs, Suns, Coyotes and Cardinals

The intern will:

• Create video, graphics and other multimedia content for use on our digital/social platforms
• Research stats, find player/team social media content, storylines, etc. for potential usage in digital original content
• Log video footage, soundbites, analysis from our teams and talent
• Assist in posting content to Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and YouTube
• There may be opportunities for some on-camera reporting for digital stories/series

***MUST have your own housing accommodations and transportation. FSAZ will not provide housing or transportation to and from main office.*** All those interested should send resumes/reels to Tom Elsner ( or Saul Bookman (Saul.Bookman@Foxsports.netNOTE from Renee: Recruiter has requested that I preview all resumes before students send them in, so please send your materials to me first.


ABC News in Houston PAID

Deadline: Unlisted, assume March 15. Details at link above.


KNBR internship (San Francisco) UNPAID

Deadline: not listed, assume March 15. If you’ve always wanted to work in sports and have writing, web publishing and/or video production and editing skills, we’ve got the perfect internship for you. is looking for both digital and programming interns for Summer 2019. Interns are unpaid and must receive college credit for their work. There are two internships – digital and programming. All details at link above.


Broadway World (NY – can work remote) UNPAID

BroadwayWorld has just opened up new opportunities for interns to join the team for Spring/Summer 2019! Applicants should be industry enthusiasts with an interest in learning about news editing and website content management. No journalism experience is necessary -- we'll teach you everything you need to know -- although excellent writing skills are essential. Applicants must also be able to multi-task and write quickly. Application details here.


The Joseph Rago Memorial Fellowship for Excellence in Journalism PAID 9 MONTHS

Deadline: March 15. This fellowship provides a nine-month internship with The Wall Street Journal’s editorial team to an aspiring or working journalist. This annual fellowship is open to recent college and journalism school graduates and journalists with less than five years’ experience. Very detailed application instructions at the link above.


Iowa’s Dordt College free journalism camp for college reporters & recent college graduates.

Application deadline: March 20. Admitted students will be awarded scholarships that provide free tuition, housing, and lunches and dinners. Dordt is partnering with World News Group to host the 21th annual World Journalism Institute. Last year 26 students from 17 states and three countries spent two weeks exploring the life of a journalist while honing their reporting and writing skills. The program will take place here on the green cusp of the region’s prairie land near the Big Sioux River from May 17th to June 2nd.  Graduates of the program have gone on to work in such newsrooms as the Washington Post, the New York Times, the Des Moines Register, and World Magazine. Interested? Apply before the late March deadline at Questions can be emailed to


Newsday Summer internship PAID

Deadline: Not listed. Assume March 15. Depending on the specific department, interns post stories and create videos, photo galleries, polls and other multimedia extras; write stories; maintain specific sections of the site; and work on social media. Interns also assist with breaking news and help with longer-term multimedia projects. We are looking for students who are interested in: news, sports, entertainment, lifestyle and social media. Apply at link above.


USA Today photo internship PAID

Deadline: not listed but this is for summer so assume March 15 is the latest you should send in your materials. Please look at the link above for the very specific directions on how to apply. This internship is part-time but paid, and in Washington DC.


St. Louis Jewish Light PAID

Deadline: March 29. See all details at link above.


This American Life Fellowship PAID

Deadline: April 1 for a July – December term. Only for recent graduates. All details at link above. Amazing opportunity for those of you who have done some radio.



·        Read FastWeb’s new College Internships 2019 edition here.

·        Remember to get familiar with these job search sites: and searching “broadcast jobs.”




Kind regards –




Renée Schafer Horton, Coordinator

Internship and Career Development; School of Journalism, University of Arizona

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