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! 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Contact Kathy Ursprung at email@example.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.