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Internships October 17 - October 21

Broadcast – ABC Inc. has a non-paid internship opening for an enrolled college student pursuing a career in television broadcasting or another related field. The internship program is designed to provide students with an educational experience that complements their academic studies and provides an opportunity to observe and participate in the daily work and operation of the television station. The objective is to enhance the student's understanding of the broadcasting business and to reinforce his or her desire to further pursue a career in broadcasting. To apply for an internship with ABC7, please submit a completed application, and a résumé outlining other internships, degrees, work experience, related clubs, current major, expected graduation date, and extra curricular activities. A cover letter featuring a personal introduction, a statement verifying eligibility to receive school credit for internship, your school’s beginning and end dates for the semester during which you wish to intern, and availability. Submissions must be received at least six weeks prior to the start date of the semester in which you wish to participate in the internship program. Submissions are accepted as far as six months in advance and evaluated on a first-come, first-served basis. To apply online, please visit http://abclocal.go.com/kabc/feature?section=resources/inside_station&id=5783749, or call (818) 863-7562 with questions. 
Mutlimedia – KPCC.org, the award-winning website for the Southern California Public Radio, is offering an opportunity for interns to get hands-on multimedia experience. KPCC has eight available internships in areas including online arts and culture, reporting, social media, video, Web design, Web production, off-ramp and marketplace. Internships last a minimum of three months and last up to nine months, involving about 20 hours per week. Internship applications are accepted year-round. Please e-mail a cover letter and résumé to careers@americanpublicmedia.org. In the subject line of your e-mail, please specify the job title and requisition number for which you are applying. More information can be found at http://scba.com/rcjobs.asp?id=13181 including internship details and how to apply. All on-air positions require submission of audio samples.

Broadcast - KJLA, L.A.'s first bilingual station, offers an exciting opportunity to apply classroom theories and concepts to real work situations through the KJLA/LATV internship program. Internship may include one or more of the following areas: programming, production, engineering, graphics/interactive, sales/marketing, or general administration/accounting. Internship requirements include receiving credit for participation (since the internships are non-paid) and having a minimum GPA of 2.0. A letter of recommendation and communicating in Spanish are both recommended, but not required. To apply, please submit your résumé, cover letter, and letter of recommendation to jobs1@kjla.com
Broadcast – KTLA is now accepting applications for spring semester interns. Interns may be placed in areas including a.m. scripts, production, sports, entertainment, reporting, research, creative services, community affairs, human resources, broadcast standards, information systems, traffic, sales and finance. Those applying must be a student with at least a sophomore standing and must be eligible to receive course credit. The internship requires 12-18 hours per week. Students must have a minimum GPA of 2.5. The deadline for the spring semester interns to apply is November 15, 2011. To apply, please visit http://www.ktla.com/about/station/jobs/ or send a résumé to Doris Quesada, KTLA Human Resources, 5800 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90028. 

Entertainment – Burns Entertainment & Sports Marketing, Inc. is looking for exceptional students with a love of entertainment and/or sports who have aspirations to work in related fields. The available internship is full-time and for school credit from January to May. The internship is located in Evantston, Illinois. Burns works with the nation’s largest PR firms, corporations, advertising agencies, colleges, associations, and not-for-profit groups, helping them select and hire celebrities and athletes to bring campaigns and events to life. Please send your résumé and cover letter to Lisa Streitmatter at lisa.streitmatter@burnsent.com. Additional information can be found at www.burnsent.com.

Multimedia - Jyra International, a Los Angeles-based media and information company, is accepting applications for a 2012 Spring Intern who must receive college credit for the internship. Jyra International provides content both to television and online news organizations. The objective of the internship program is to enhance students’ knowledge of the journalism industry. The company’s internship is designed to give students experiences that complement their academic endeavors. The program provides interns an opportunity to participate in the daily operations of the company. A significant portion of the intern’s experience will be participation in covering sports stories. Therefore, this internship is suited for a student who has a keen interest in, and an understanding of a variety of sports rules and current events. Please provide all of the following in your email or in an attachment to your email: a résumé, written proof of enrollment in a college credit internship course, a statement about any sports background, a list of the five major sports and a significant, current event happening in each, what you would provide to the company as an intern, information about your work ethic, future career goals, and availability. Email all information and supporting attachments to info@jyrainternational.com.

Multimedia - Applications are being accepted for the summer 2012 Institute on Political Journalism sponsored by The Fund for American Studies with courses accredited by Georgetown University. This academic internship program provides students with the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in the fields of journalism and communications, while living in the nation’s capital. Program elements include course units, housing, guest lectures, site briefings, leadership and professional development, networking, and scholarships. Students will be accepted on a rolling basis until the final deadline of March 7, 2012. Students applying by the early deadline of December 2, 2011 will be given preference in admissions and scholarship decisions and will receive a 5% discount on their tuition balance. The institute awards close to one million dollars in scholarship funding annually. If you have any questions, please contact Alexander Jue at ajue@tfas.org or (202)986-0384. For more information and an online application, please visit www.DCinternships.org/IPJ.
Magazine – American Society of Magazine Editors (ASME) is sponsoring a ten-week program for college seniors at magazines in New York and Washington. ASME interns report, edit, fact-check and copy-edit for print and online publications. Interns may occasionally interview celebrities, attend press conferences and work the red carpet, but will mostly be doing the essential work of magazine journalism. The Magazine Internship Program Orientation begins on Wednesday, June 6, 2012, at ASME in New York. All ASME interns are expected to attend orientation. Orientation ends on Friday, June 8. The internship lasts from Monday, June 11, 2012, to Friday, August 10, 2012. To download an application, please visit www.magazine.org/asmeinternship. Applications must be postmarked on or before December 1, 2011.