Internship Opportunities February 8- February 12

Institute for Education in International Media, Italy
Summer 2016
Deadline: Feb. 15

The Institute for Education in International Media (ieiMedia), is offering a summer program in Urbino, Italy. This great opportunity combines the experience of an internship, summer school and travel into one summer abroad program.

Internship Description:

  • Students will get first hand experience reporting in Italy
  • Students will learn from professionals (experienced journalism educators & working journalists who have been honored with Pulitzer prizes and National Magazine Awards)
  • Multimedia Journalism students will study photography, international reporting, video and will produce a website about the city.
  • Magazine Journalism students will study photography, international reporting, feature writing, and will produce a print-on-demand magazine.
To begin your online application, visit .

The Front Page Firm
PR Internship
Spring 2016

Internship Description:

  • Interns will gain knowledge in promotions, publicity, and marketing within the entertainment and film industry
  • Interns will learn how to work with newspapers, radio, online, social networking sites, organizations and retail outlets
  • Interns will learn about scheduling press, setting promotions, contests, theme nights, drawings and promotional giveaways
  • Interns will assist onsite at red carpet movie premieres, screenings, stunts and industry events
  • Internships are a maximum of a 16-week commitment
  • Approximately 12- 15 hours per weel
  • Very flexible and will work around interns schedule
  • Internship is unpaid - for school credit
Contact Info:

CBS News
Summer 2016

  • Students(JUNIORS & SENIORS) majoring in journalism, broadcasting, or communications preferred (other majors will be considered)
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication abilities
  • Must have knowledge of current events and computer skills
  • A cumulative 3.0 GPA or above is recommended
  • Interns must meet the 10-week time commitment between June and August 2016
For more information and to begin the application process, visit

New America
A Society of Professional Journalists Award
Deadline: February 19, 2016

The award honors journalism that explores and exposes an issue of importance to immigrant or ethnic communities currently living in the United States. Although not required, collaboration with ethnic media is taken into account. SPJ welcomes nominations from media outlets, journalists, community and issue advocacy groups, individuals and others concerned with ethnic issues

Eligibility Requirements:
  • Work must have been published or broadcast during the 2015 calendar year
Interested applicants should visit

General Announcements February 8- February 12

Cal State Northridge Journalism Department's Monday Memo
Newsletter for Journalism Majors
Internships, jobs, accomplishments and general announcements
Spring 2016 * Issue No. 3

Spring semester is in full swing-- for most students. For those of you who are still adjusting your schedule, keep in mind that you will need a permission number from the instructor to register for a class (even if the class is still open). The last day to add or drop a class is Feb.12. If you have any questions or concerns about your schedule, meet with one of our faculty advisors during their office hours. 

Birmingham Magazine

Are you proactive? Energetic? Media-savvy? Self-motivated? If so, Birmingham Magazine is looking for you to join their dynamic team as a sales professional, the state's longest-running lifestyle publication.

  • Sales, marketing and/or event experience preferred
For more information, email

Scholarship Opportunities February 1 - February 5

Radio Television Digital News Foundation
2016-2017 Academic Year

The Radio Television Digital News foundation is offering seven scholarships for journalism students, and are currently now accepting applications for the 2016- 2017 academic year. Winners will be announced by December 2016. Scholarships are open to college students pursuing careers in radio, television, or digital journalism.


  • Must be officially enrolled, full-time sophomores, juniors or seniors
  • Student must be in good academic standing
How to apply:
  • Complete the online application form
  • Upload the supplemental materials (cover letter)
  • Resume
  • Letter of recommendation 
For more information and to begin your online application visit,

General Announcements February 1- February 5

Cal State Northridge Journalism Department's Monday Memo
Newsletter for Journalism Majors
Internships, jobs, accomplishments and general announcements
Spring 2016 * Issue No. 2

Congratulations! You all have survived the first week of classes. But wait, don't put your car on park just yet, keep it in full gear, we have a long way to go! 

General Announcements:
For students who are having issues signing up and/or waitlisting for classes feel free to stop by the Journalism Department office in MZ 210 for some assistance. Also, if you would like to meet with an advisor, office hours are posted in MZ 21o and outside each faculty advisors office.


Black History Month

The Oviatt Library will be hosting a series of events which will run through the month of February, 2016. Black History Matters: Celebrate Black History Month at the Oviatt Library, which will be featuring:
  • special events
  • performances
  • exhibitions
  • new web content
  • workshops
  • special guest speakers (Dr. Josh Sides, Dr. Amina Hassan, & Judge Robin Miller)
Students also have a chance to win a $50 Matamoney prize, simply by participating in the raffle contest that will test your knowledge of Black History.

For more information visit,

Innovation Hours at The Sundial
If you are a journalism student and you are interested in learning more about 
  • Photoshop
  • Wordpress
  • Data Visualization
  • Databases
Head over to the Sundial on Wednesdays from 12p.m.-2p.m.
Location: Manzanita Hall 140

General Announcements January 25- January 29

Cal State Northridge Journalism Department's Monday Memo
Newsletter for Journalism Majors
Internships, jobs, accomplishments, and general announcements 
Spring 2016 * Issue No. 1

Welcome back! It's time to turn your alarm clocks back on! Spring semester has officially started! 

We hope this semester is full of fun new experiences, and of course, a lot of learning! 

General announcements:
For students who are looking to meet with an advisor or a Professor during their office hours, you may find all of the Professors office hours in the Journalism Department office.

Transfer, freshman & sophomore students may contact the Student Resource Center at (818) 677-2024, to schedule an appointment for advisement with our staff advisor Virginia Avila.

The LAGRANT Foundation (TLF) is hosting 2 FREE Career and Professional Development Workshops for college students in February!

TLF will be partnering with:
  • Allison + Partners (LA Office): Global Communications Firm
    • Feb. 5th ; 3:00p.m. - 5:00p.m.                                                                   Address: 11611 San Vicente Blvd. Suite 910 Los Angeles, CA
  • Quigley Simpson (LA Office): Fully Integrated Advertising Agency
    • Feb. 12th ; 12:30p.m.- 3:00p.m.                                                               Address: 11601 Wilshire Blvd. 7th Floor Los Angeles, CA
RSVP directly with TLF Senior Programs & Outreach Manager, Erik Iniguez at or (323)469-8680 ext. 223 and email your resume. 
Deadline to RSVP: Feb. 2

Internship Opportunities January 15 - January 22

Gelson's Market
Encino, CA
Spring 2016

Gelson's Market is looking for an undergraduate intern for Spring to support the digital marketing team.

Internship Type:
  • Social media/marketing internship
  • College credit only
  • Flexible hours: May work remotely and/or in office
  • Research and blogging
  • Assist with social media campaign creations
To apply, please email Annie Gldzhyan at 

Scholarship Opportunities

Alliance For Women In Media Southern California 
2016 Scholarship

Deadline: Feb. 14, 2016

AWM SoCAL and the AWM So Cal Foundation have established a scholarship fund to aid in the higher education of promising students. This complements the AWM mission: to advance the impact of women and men in the electronic media and allied fields by educating, advocating and acting as a resource to its members and the industry.

Applicant Requirements:
  • Southern California resident (male or female). (Ventura, Orange, Los Angeles, San Bernardino, and Riverside counties).
  • Attending a Southern California accredited four-year college as a junior, senior, or graduate student. 
  • Enrolled in media courses or related curriculum.
  • Enrolled in at least 6 semester units for Spring 2016.
  • Application signed by university section/sequence head certifying applicant meets the eligibility criteria.
  • Previous AWM SoCal scholarship winners are eligible.
Application may be reviewed at

Sacramento Press Club Scholarship
Deadline: March 31

  • $8,000 in honor of the late Earl "Squire" Behrens
  • $6,000 in honor of the late Jean Stephens 
  • $4,000 in honor of the late Doug Willis (Associated Press)
  • $4,000 in honor of Bob Schmidt (Knight-Ridder)
  • $4,000 in honor of Sacramento Bee columnist Dan Walters 
  • $4,000 in honor of the late Jerry Gillam (LA Times)
  • $4,000 in honor of the late Nereida Skelton (usually given to a community college transfer student)
  • Students entering junior/senior/graduate year in Fall 2016
  • Students enrolled in journalism or aligned major
  • Students with a connection to Sacramento or a demonstrated passion for covering Sacramento region news (including state politics)
  • ONLINE APPLICATION: Submit work product samples, a letter of interest and most recent transcript
  • Deadline to apply is March 31
  • Those who advance to the second round will be interviewed in person or by phone
  • Winners selected in late April and scholarship checks awarded at a special lunch in May
Visit for full details and link to the online application!

Job Opportunities
Journalism Tutor 
Spring 2016

The Matador Achievement Center is looking for Journalism tutors to work with student-athletes. Specifically they are looking for a tutor or tutors who can cover the following courses:

  • Journalism 100
  • Journalism 110
  • Journalism 400
  • Journalism 465
Tutoring labs are open Sunday- Thursday, and offer both daytime and evening tutoring. Tutors are classified as Instructional Student Assistants and start at $12.00/hr.

For more information and to apply visit, 

Institute of Reading Development
Summer 2016

Summer Teaching Positions Available: Teach Reading to Students of All Ages This Summer

  • Earn more than $6,000 during the Summer.
  • Teachers Typically earn between $500 and $800 per week while teaching.
  • Gain over 500 hours of teacher-training and teaching experience with a variety of age groups.
  • Help students of all ages develop their reading skills and ability to become imaginatively absorbed in books.
The Institute of Reading Development is seeking candidates for Summer 2016 teaching positions. They seek applicants with undergraduate degree or higher from any discipline. They provide a paid training program and comprehensive on-going support.

  • Have strong reading skills and read for pleasure 
  • Are responsible, hard working, and have good communication and organizational skills 
  • Will be patient and supportive with students
Submit an online application and learn more about teaching for the Institute at: