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Internships November 21 - November 25

Broadcast / Writing / Public Relations – GistCloud is looking for aggressive, self-starting interns, who can dive right in and participate in the development process of its patent-pending, online newsroom, which provides news organizations with a highly secured and globally accessible resource for getting the work of newsrooms done properly and efficiently. Interns will be an integral part of the launch of the company’s new venture. Interns at GistCloud will see, first hand, the process of aggregating and syndicating dynamic content for news organizations. The requirements for this position include majoring in journalism with some public relations knowledge, superior research, creative writing, and communication skills, extensive Web and social media knowledge, and access to a computer. Interns may work remotely, and interns can be paid part-time or work for college credit. Hours are flexible, but interns should expect to work a minimum of 15 – 20 hours per week. To apply, please submit your resume by fax to (310) 331-8412, or via email to intern@gistcloud.com.

Public Relations – The Van Nuys Airport is looking for up to two volunteers who specialize in public and community relations. Interns will be working 10-20 hours per week depending on the interns’ schedules. The internship is non-paid, but it is useful for resume building and learning. This internship does not need to be for class credit. The Van Nuys Airport is looking for interns with press release writing skills, so applicants should provide writing samples. Interns may also work exhibit booths and assist with airport tours. General office work, such as answering phones and filing, and posting information to the airport’s Facebook and Twitter accounts will also be part of the interns’ experiences. For further information, please contact Dee Lewis, Airport Guide at (818) 442-6526.

Writing/ Research - Peter Greenberg Worldwide is seeking unpaid writing/research interns for its small but busy Studio City office.  Peter Greenberg Worldwide is the company of Peter Greenberg, the Travel Editor for CBS's The Early Show and author of multiple New York Times best-selling books. The office is looking for interns with excellent writing and researching skills to help the Peter Greenberg Worldwide staff with upcoming print, radio and television projects. There is the possibility of editing and writing feature articles for the company’s Web content. Previous interns have also contributed to and received credit for work on its ongoing Web, book and television productions. This is a hands-on internship where interns get to contribute meaningfully to the company’s projects. This is an internship for those interested in travel journalism, communications, public relations, international relations, production, or even history.  Hours are flexible, but about 12 hours per week of availability is preferred. College credit is available. Please submit a resume, cover letter, and dates of availability to checksixjobs@yahoo.com.

Broadcast / Research - The fundraising department at Southern California Public Radio, 89.3 KPCC is seeking a bright, motivated intern to join its team in the spring semester.  The intern will assist the Major Gifts team with donor research, database management, fundraising events and direct mail solicitations. He or she will also have the chance to participate in pledge drives and make phone calls for the SCPR Thank-a-Thon. This is a perfect opportunity for someone with an outgoing personality, strong attention to detail and an interest in public media. Candidates should have some demonstrated experience at nonprofits and/or media organizations. This internship is unpaid. For more information about SCPR, visit our website http://www.scpr.org/. Please send a resume and cover letter to the Major Gifts Department at npadilla@scpr.org.

Hard News Writing / Research - KCBS/KCAL’s investigative team is looking for an intern for the fall semester. This internship is a unique chance for a student to get hands-on experience with investigative research and undercover work. The intern will be involved with investigative news gathering including performing undercover work, shooting undercover video, performing Internet research, and logging video. The student will get an in-depth experience of what it means to be on the i-team. Weeks, sometimes months, are spent on single stories, and students are always working on many projects at once. The CBS/KCAL i-team works on in-depth, hard-hitting, longer-form news stories. The company is looking for a student who is interested in hard news, not entertainment. Students must be able to receive school credit and must be willing to work one to two full eight hour day(s) per week. Interns will have the opportunity to learn how to file a public records request, sit-in on edits of stories, do undercover work, log/write draft packages, sit-in on interviews, do undercover work, and work with research tools like Lexis Nexis. Experience with i-news, avid and Lexis Nexis is a plus, but not required. To apply, send your resume to djgoldstein@cbs.com & jputnam@cbs.com.