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Journalism Opportunities March 20 - March 27

Asian American Journalists Association
Los Angeles
Summer 2017 Internship Opportunities
Reporting

AAJA, Los Angeles has announced their sponsorship of two summer reporting internships this year. One internship is at the Orange County Register and the other is at the Pasadena Star-News. Both internships offer the opportunity to write about local Asian communities. 

Internship details:

  • Each intern paid $4,000 for 10 weeks
  • Full- time
  • Intern will be assigned a mentor 
  • Free AAJA-LA membership
  • Must be enrolled in an accredited college or university or have graduated within the last six months
How to apply: Deadline is March 31. Send cover letter, resume and clips to Brian Harr, Senior Editor, bharr@scng.com


Internship Opportunities March 13 - March 17

Institute on Political Journalism in Washington, DC
www.DCinternships.org/IPJ

June 4 - July 29
Extended Deadline: April 6, 2017
**Scholarship Funding Available**

Journalism + Communications Internships


The Institute on Political Journalism in Washington has been running academic internship programs for almost 50 years and through their comprehensive institutes all participants will be placed in an internship within one of the following types of organizations:



  • Print or broadcast media outlet
  • News service
  • Internet publication
  • Public relations firm
  • Capitol Hill press office
  • Advocacy organization 


HOUSING

Live in the heart of Washington, DC on George Washington University’s campus, just steps from the Lincoln Memorial and Department of State. Roommate matching with other program participants is included. Click here to learn more about housing accommodations and the neighborhood.

COURSES FOR CREDIT
Maximize your summer by also taking courses between 3 and 9 credits from George Mason University. Take courses designed for journalism and communication majors and choose from a variety of engaging electives. Learn from Professor Richard Benedetto, founding White House and Campaign Reporter for USA TODAY. His internship seminar will give you an insider’s view of political reporting. You’ll also hear from Pulitzer Prize winning guest speakers. Click here to read more about the courses.

SCHOLARSHIP FUNDING
Over 70% of our students receive scholarship awards based on financial need and merit and funding is still available. Awards typically range from $1,000 -$4,500. Scholarships available based on need and merit.

APPLICATION
Students are encouraged to visit www.DCinternships.org/IPJ for more information and to begin an online application. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis through the April 5 extended deadline. Students will be notified of their admission decision within two weeks of completing an application. Questions may be directed to admissions@tfas.org or 202.986.0384.






CBS TELEVISION STATIONS
Investigative Internship
Sumer 2017
Studio City, CA, US
Part-time $ Paid

Description:
KCBS2/KCAL9 TV, the CBS Owned & Operated Duopoly in Los Angeles, is looking for an Investigative Intern.  Participating in the Internship Program you will have the opportunity to experience how a major Broadcast News station runs the News Investigations Unit.  There will be opportunities to witness and take part in day to day activities.  Internship programs are for approximately 12 weeks and conclude at the end of the semester.


Qualifications:
Required:
Mandatory skills/experience required:
    
•    Enrolled in a full-time accredited college or university, and be an incoming junior or senior.  
•    Must have excellent analytical, communication, and presentation skills 
•    Must have a strong interest in news investigations 
•    Proficient in MS Office applications (Word & Outlook)
•    Available minimum two and maximum four days a week
•    Able to drive self to assignments

Preferred:
•    Participation in the production of Investigative pieces (undercover work possible)
•    Vetting of story ideas and communication with the public
•    Working with photographers and/or reporters in the field
•    Video logging
•    Cover administrative duties as necessary







POLITICO Journalism Institute (PJI)
Summer 2017 Session

Two students will be selected for a three-month residency in the POLITICO newsroom where they will be given the opportunity to write, edit and produce content. 

"PJI, now in its fourth year, will be held May 30 to June 9, and offers intensive, hands-on training for up to twelve university students interested in covering government and politics."

For more information, visit http://www.politico.com/story/2017/03/now-accepting-student-applications-for-2017-summer-session-235614.


Internship Opportunity March 6- March 10

TV ONE 
Summer 2017 Intern
Deadline: March 15, 2017

TV One is looking for some enthusiastic, passionate and ambitious students pursuing a career in television programming, production, PR/Communications and other facets of their industry to apply for their internship program.

TV One offers an academic credit internship program for college/university sophomore, junior, senior undergraduate students. 

For more information and to apply, visit https://tvone.tv/careers/.

Internship Opportunity February 27- March 3

LA Parent Magazine 
Summer and Fall 2017 Intern.
5855 Topanga Canyon Blvd. Suite 150
Woodland Hills, CA 91367

LA Parent is seeking bright and motivated journalism students to intern with their regional parenting magazine. No parenting experience is necessary, but writing/editing experience is required. LA Parent has a small staff, so this is an excellent opportunity to dive in and hone your skills.

Tasks include:

  • Help keep Facebook and Twitter feeds fed
  • Assist with editorial research
  • Write brief articles for website and Community News and School News section of the magazine,
  • Contribute content for weekly email newsletter, and 
  • Participate in editorial planning.
Intern will work closely with the editor, receive direct feedback about your writing and reporting, and finish the internship with published clips.

Type of internship: $400 stipend paid at the end of internship; school credit required.

Contact: Elena Epstein, editorial director
818-264-2222 Ext. 222
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