Internship Experience Panel – The CSUN Career Center is offering an internship experience panel for freshmen, sophomores, and juniors. Attendants will meet five students from different majors, learn about their internship experiences, and get tips on landing the perfect internship. The event is on March 28, 2013, from 4 – 5:30 p.m. at the Career Center in University Hall 105. Free pizza will be served. RSVP online at www.csun.edu/career or call 818-677-2878.
News - CNBC is offering a paid summer internship at its Los Angeles Bureau, located in Universal City, CA. The internship allows students to gain practical, hands-on experience in a busy newsroom. Interns learn about broadcast journalism, production, technology, editing, script writing, research, news gathering, business, and much more. To be eligible, the student must be in pursuit of an Associate, Bachelor of Graduate degree. Interns work with producers, reporters, editors and photographers. Interns are required to work a minimum of two days a week. Students are encouraged to apply as early as possible; placements are made by a first-come first-serve basis. Students can obtain details and an application by emailing a cover letter and resume to LAinternships@cnbc.com.
Reporting – The office of cable and community relations for the city of Torrance offers an internship program with CitiCABLE 3. This is a four-month, nonpaid internship for the summer months of April – July 2013 or May – August or June - September. Candidates must take a writing test to demonstrate script writing ability in standard news-style script. Interns are required to spend one day (Mon, Tues or Wed) per week in the newsroom logging tapes, writing anchor copy, researching and pitching story ideas and assisting producers. In addition, interns are required to report on stories once a week. Total time commitment will average 20 hours each week over the course of 2-3 days. Interns will have the opportunity to write, produce, and report. In addition to field reporting, interns will assist show producers by following up on story leads, writing anchor copy, making calls to arrange stories, and submitting production requests to secure crew for shoots. At the conclusion of the program, interns who have completed the 4 month program will receive a segment tape with copies of all reported stories. This internship is geared toward applicants who are graduating or have graduated with a degree in a broadcast journalism or have equivalent field experience. Send resumes to Jin Chun at JChun@TorranceCA.Gov.