New! Washington Internship - Scripps Howard Foundation Semester in Washington brings journalism students to D.C. for reporting internships of four, 10 or 14 weeks. Interns report for a Web-based wire and can report for campus or hometown newspapers or other news organizations. The interns work with an experienced Washington editor to choose, report, and edit stories. A tour of Washington journalism and government institutions and have guest speakers. Interns must be undergraduates – juniors or seniors – in the semester they are in Washington. Students who have just graduated may apply for the short course. Students with superior multimedia skills will be given preference over those without those skills. For more details, go to http://www.shfwire.com/. Click on “how to apply,” and download the application form. Fall program runs from Sept. 13 to Dec. 17. Application deadline: March 15.
New! Copy Editing Internship - The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel is accepting applications for its paid 12-week copy-editing internship program. Successful candidates must be able to edit stories, cutlines and other content for completeness, clarity and tone. They must also be able to craft compelling headlines and cutlines on deadline. Most shifts are from 3 p.m. to 11:30 p.m., and some weekend work will be required. Positions are available for college students or recent graduates for the spring semester, summer and fall. If interested, please send a cover letter, along with a resume and clips, to Ron Smith, assistant managing editor/news operations, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 333 W. State St., P.O. Box 371, Milwaukee, WI 53201-0371, or via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
New! Multimedia Internship - Voice of America en Espanol in Washington, D.C., voanoticias.com is looking for multimedia producer interns. It's unpaid. It is also important to note that several journalists view VOA as an arm of the federal government.
New! Judicial Internship Program - This program pairs students with Superior Court Judges in the San Fernando Valley. Students observe court proceedings and learn about the law and the judicial process. Students recieve 3-units of credit for the course and are required to do a minimum of 120 hours of observation in the courts including time spent talking and working with the judge to which they are assigned. The deadline for applications for the summer/fall 2010 Judicial Internships is April 2, 2010. Applications are available at http://www.csun.edu/lawprogram/ or the Political Science Department Office in SH 210.