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Internship Opportunities October 12 - October 16

The Los Angeles Auto Show is the first major auto show of the season in North America and this year, will be home to more than 60 new vehicle debuts. As the PR agency of record for the LA Auto Show, JMPR is now hiring an all-star team of paid interns interested in Public Relations, Journalism, Marketing, Events, Communications or like-minded fields.

The opportunity extends from November 12-20, 2015 so please only apply if you are completely available for that entire timeframe.

If selected as part of the team, this opportunity will provide you with:
• Valuable hands-on experience working directly with media and automakers from around the world.
• An exclusive preview of hottest vehicles of tomorrow and a chance to see how to work press conferences
• The chance to be in charge of managing both national and international media during the press preview days at one of the largest and most high-profile events in the country.
• Experience supporting the on-site media center and facilitating live TV crews

As an added incentive, JMPR will offer the intern that shows the most promise a full-time paid internship position with our agency, following the LA Auto Show.

If you would like to be considered for the team and are an outgoing, forward-thinking, tenacious individual, please send us your resume and a 15-second pitch on why we should bring you aboard to Sanaz Marbley at

Spots are filling up quickly! Please submit no later than October 15.

JMPR Public Relations, a leading transportation and consumer lifestyle public relations agency with more than 35 years of experience. For more about us and other exciting clients we represent, please visit our website at

ABC Entertainment Group Communications Intern – Spring 2016

At Disney, we‘re storytellers. We make the impossible, possible. We do this through utilizing and developing cutting-edge technology and pushing the envelope to bring stories to life through our movies, products, interactive games, parks and resorts, and media networks. Now is your chance to join our talented team that delivers unparalleled creative content to audiences around the world.

ABC Entertainment Group develops and produces compelling programming for broadcast on ABC in addition to other television and digital platforms.  The group includes ABC Entertainment, which is responsible for all network primetime and late-night entertainment programming.  ABC’s viewing experience is enhanced through a variety of innovative and award-winning digital entertainment platforms, including a full-episode player on and an iPad app, and extends to more than 1,000 platform partners worldwide via Disney Media Distribution.

The DATG Communications business unit leads all media relations and communications efforts for the Disney ABC Television Group, including publicity, events, photography, corporate communications, internal communications, etc.

The intern for DATG Communications will assist the ABC Entertainment Group Communications department in all areas of our communication efforts including:  coordinating press clippings, assisting with social media efforts, writing episodic log lines, assisting with organizing show press mailers, managing the DVD library, as well as helping with events and press days as necessary

•Work alongside executive assistants
•Manage press clippings & DVD library
•Read scripts and suggest photo coverage
•Assist on set and at events
•Draft memos
•Contribute to social media efforts

•All students must be eligible to work in the US
•All students must be at least 18 years old
•You must currently be enrolled in an accredited college or university and taking at least one class – OR – be a recent graduate of an accredited college or university within the last six (6) months - OR - be currently participating in the Disney College Program, Disney Culinary Program or Disney Professional Internship Program in order to qualify for this internship.
•All students must be available to work up to 30 hours/week.

•All students must be available during the months of January through May for the 15 week program.
•All students must provide their own housing and transportation for the duration of the internship

•Great written and verbal communication skills
•Internet Savvy/Active on social media
•Detail Oriented
•Proven ability to prioritize and take initiative

•Undergraduate students in their Junior or Senior year
•Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
•Previous internship experience within a related field
•Experience in television publicity or related field
•Team Player
•Ability to multi-task and work under tight deadlines

The Scripps Howard Foundation is looking for curious, energetic college juniors and seniors studying print, broadcast and multimedia journalism to report from Washington during the spring and summer terms. Interns are paid a stipend and provided free housing in furnished apartments.

Interns find, report and write stories for the web-based Scripps Howard Foundation Wire, take photos, create slide shows and shoot and edit video. Semester in Washington takes six interns in the 14-week spring term and six in the 10-week summer term.

Students from Hampton University and Florida International University are eligible for the five-week short course.

2016 program and application deadline dates:

  • Spring 2016 (Jan. 7 to April 13). Stipend: $3,346 and free housing. Deadline: Nov. 1, 2015
  • Summer 2016 (June 6 to Aug. 12) Stipend $2,390 and free  housing. Deadline: Nov. 1, 2015
  • Short Course 2016 (May 2 to June 2) Stipend $2,295 and free housing. This program is open only to students from Hampton University and Florida International University. Deadline: Nov. 1, 2015

The program includes international interns in the spring and fall. They are chosen by the International Center for Journalists.

For more details and to download an application form, go to the Scripps Howard Foundation Wire website.

The Student Press Law Center has internship positions available in its Washington, D.C., office each school semester and during the summer, including traditional news reporting positions and a position focusing on social media and organization-building. They also offer a legal internship for qualified students in law school. The internships are open to undergraduate and graduate students as well as recent college graduates with experience in news writing and an interest in media law.
The SPLC is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization that serves as a source of legal assistance for the student media and the public, providing information on subjects ranging from libel and invasion of privacy to freedom-of-information law and censorship.
Journalism interns research, write and help edit the Report, the Center's magazine that chronicles student press law cases and controversies from around the country. Interns also write breaking news and analysis pieces for the Center's website. Those with an interest in video and multimedia are especially encouraged to apply, and help us create the images that will bring students' censorship experiences to life.
Outreach-Social Media interns help build and manage the SPLC's public "face" through Twitter and social media, getting news about the latest legal developments — and about the SPLC's work on behalf of student journalists — in front of a larger audience to build awareness of the legal challenges students face. Previous outreach interns have helped lay the groundwork for the SPLC's new campaign Active Voice to provide support for female high school journalists who are disproportionately censored.
Additionally, interns join in issue-oriented seminars organized by the SPLC and the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press. In recent semesters, we've toured The New York Times Washington bureau, heard arguments at the Supreme Court, and met with The Washington Post's legal staff.
They offer at least two full-time internships per semester, paying a living expense stipend of $3,500 (summer) and $4,000 (spring and fall semesters). Many interns arrange to receive academic credit from their college or university with the support of the SPLC. During the fall and spring terms, we also offer one unpaid, part-time position for a D.C.-area college student with flexible hours that can be structured for academic credit.
To apply for an internship, send a cover letter describing your interest in and qualifications for working with the Student Press Law Center along with a resume, samples of your news writing and the names and telephone numbers or email addresses of two professional or academic references. If you are applying for an outreach-social media internship, please include relevant work samples.
Submit your application electronically to:
The deadline for our spring 2016 internship program is Oct. 15. See a handout on the program here.

The California Press Foundation announces its 2016 Newspaper Internship Grants Program. Four $1,500 internship grants are available for students interested in careers with California newspaper companies.
Please notiff your leading students about these opportunities. Students may obtain an application from you or by emailing Applications are accepted from full-time 3.0+ GPAsophomores,
juniors or seniors pursuing newspaper journalism, advertising or marketing careers.
Note that the Foundation requires that students secure California newspaper internships on their own before they receive these grants. Please encourage your students to pursue internships right away. you may wish to contact your local newspaper in advance on your student's behalf. A recommendation from a newspaper with an interest in your student definitely can help the application. Contact me if you would like introductions to hiring managers or internship directors at your local newspapers.
One more note: Your campus newspaper does not need to be a member of CNPA for your sfudent to apply for a grant. But he or she must intern at a CNPA-member newspaper to receiveihe grant.
In mid-November, the Foundation will identifu and interview finalists from applications submitted by the deadline. Upon successful completion of the interview, four finalists will receive intemship grant confinnation letters. The Foundation issues the finalist a check when he or she begins the internship.


The University Student Union is seeking to hire a CSUN student for the paid part-time position of Student Public Relations Assistant in our Marketing Department. The USU is especially interested in journalism majors with a PR emphasis and strong writing skills because relevant education and specialized capabilities are important for this job. 
Some of the key duties include:
·       Researches, writes, edits, and distributes press releases, media alerts, intranet updates, brochures, annual reports, and other marketing materials.
·       Develops and maintains effective working relationships with campus and community media
·       Develops and maintains database of media contacts
·       Maintains media clip book
·       Plays an active role in program marketing, including, but not limited to USU, SRC, Oasis Wellness Center, Pride Center and VRC
·       Proofs print materials for inclusion of basic information, copy and design errors
·       Compiles, writes, and submits information regarding USU achievements as well as staff and board accomplishments

You can view the complete job description and pay range for the Student Public Relations Assistant position currently posted in the Jobs section of the USU website. They are accepting applications until October 15. Please encourage interested students to apply via the following link:


Odyssey is a social content platform built out of local communities who share their opinions with a national audience, garnering over 20 million visitors per month. Odyssey flips the content industry on its head, giving their writers the freedom to engage with their network.

They are currently at over 300 campuses across the country where we curate content from thought leaders in local communities. Odyssey is looking to hire an Editor-In-Chief as well as a staff of 15 writers to start.

This would be a great way for students to gain leadership experience as well as begin to develop an online portfolio. If you know of any students who might be interested in this opportunity, please direct them to this link to apply: