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Internships Feb. 22-26

New! Political Journalism - The Institute on Political Journalism (IPJ) is offering internship opportunities, scholarships and an academic experience at Georgetown University. Students will be accepted in a rolling basis until the Final Deadline of March 5, 2010 . For more information and an online application, please visit our website www.DCinternships.org/IPJ or contact Joe Starrs, IPJ Director, at jstarrs@tfas.org or (202)986.0384.

New! Online - Demand Media, one of the fastest-growing social media companies in the industry, is seeking summer 2010 interns to work out of the Santa Monica office. All applicants must be enrolled in college courses and maintain a GPA of 3.0 or better. Applicants must be available 12-20 hours a week during regular business hours for at least three months. Duties include: choosing timely articles and writing compelling headlines and copy for homepage and newsletters of Demand Media properties like Trails.com, LIVESTRONG.COM and GolfLink.com; working with editors to leverage social media tools and syndicate content across social media channels, including Facebook, Twitter, digg, Yahoo! Shine and more; and attending weekly editorial meetings and participating in brainstorming sessions. To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume and writing sample (no research papers, please) to
Sarah.Metzger@demandmedia.com with the subject line, “EDITORIAL INTERNSHIP.” Previous publishing experience and familiarity with social media is a big plus, but not a requirement.

New! Photojournalism - The Orlando Sentinel has an opportunity this summer for a promising photojournalism student to intern full-time as a news photographer for academic credit, shooting pictures for both the newspaper and its Web site. To apply, students must be enrolled for internship credit at a college or university. The number of weeks spent interning and the number of credits awarded vary by school. Candidates must have completed basic photojournalism courses and must have campus media experience. Internship or stringing experience is strongly preferred. Applicants also must have their own equipment and the use of a car, though the Sentinel will reimburse for mileage, tolls and parking. Students selected for internships must pass background checks and a drug screening test. To apply, please send a packet that includes: a letter describing your background, career goals and internship objectives; a resume with journalism-related references; and a CD or DVD, viewable on both Mac and PC, containing single pictures, a photo story and multimedia. A URL for a Web site containing the same material is also acceptable. Please apply by March 1 to Mr. Dana S. Eagles, Newsroom Internship Coordinator, Orlando Sentinel, 633 N. Orange Ave., Orlando, FL 32801.

New! Broadcast - The Hallmark Channel is seeking a student interested in an internship learning more about the cable television industry. The position is in the Studio Office in the Network Program Publicity. Students must receive college credit and will receive a $500 stipend upon completion. Please send cover letter and resume to Human Resources at nicoleraymond@hallmarkchannel.com

New! Newspaper - The Dallaes Chronicle in Oregon, is looking for full-time interns interested in a hands-on newsroom experience at a small, daily newspaper. Internship opportunities are available in the editorial, advertising, graphics and photography departments. Interns must have a strong writing, proofreading and interviewing skills. Internet savvy and able to gather information effectively. Must meet deadlines. Detail-oriented, flexible, organized and able to complete assignments. Photography, page design (Quark XPress) and advertising skills a plus. Must be high school graduate, upperclassmen preferred. A monthly stipend of $100 dollars will be provided. To apply please send resume, cover letter, a copy of academic transcript, a short autobiographical essay (500 words or less), 3-5 work samples and one letter of reference to Internship Coordinator, The Dalles Chronicle, 315 Federal St., The Dalles, OR, 97058. For further information, e-mail kursprung@thedalleschronicle.com. Contact Kathy Ursprung at kursprung@thedalleschronicle.com. Visit http://www.thedalleschronicle.com/ for more information. To apply, send resume and other items referenced above via mail or e-mail no later than March 1 for the summer season.

New! Newspaper - High Country News is looking for informed and enthusiastic interns to report on natural resource, environmental and community issues in the 11 Western states. For each internship session, we hire three Editorial Interns. Interns are a key part of the HCN team; aside from a few minor tasks such as sorting the mail and answering phones, interns spend most of their time researching, interviewing, writing and developing content. For deadlines and application procedures, see hcn.org/about/internships.