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Intern, Sports Programming
Summer Application deadline: Rolling – Apply Now
Description: The Sports Programming Department in DC programs MLB Home Plate, PGA Tour Network, NASCAR, and NCAA sports. Interns will work directly with these channels and assist with general show functions in an active newsroom and live studio environment. Term: Summer, June 7-Aug. 27
Time Commitment: minimum 20 hrs/week
Compensation: Unpaid
Requirements: Must receive academic credit
Application instructions: Apply Online 

Intern, Talk Programming
Summer Application deadline: Rolling – Apply Now
Description: The Talk Programming Department consists of non-music related channels such as Book Radio, The Bob Edwards Show, The Power, Broadminded, POTUS and others. Interns will directly support one of the talk programming channels by assisting with general show functions in a live studio environment ranging from researching topics, call screening, and audio editing.
Term: Summer, June 7-Aug. 27
Time Commitment: minimum 20 hrs/week
Compensation: Unpaid
Requirements: Must receive academic credit
Application instructions: Apply Online
*HR Projects & Internship Programs, Music Production, Information Technology, Corporate, Music Programming and Marketing and Sales internships also available

The Washington Post Online 

Video News Editor Internship
Spring Application deadline: Nov. 1
Summer Application deadline: April 30
Fall Application deadline: April 30

Description: Intern will learn how to produce daily news video, audio, and podcasts. Will have opportunity to learn how to handle multimedia treatment of breaking news coverage. The intern will be assigned a mentor to help teach them the skills that will help qualify them for a job in online journalism.
Term: Spring, starting in Jan.; Summer, June 1 – Aug. 20; Fall, Sept. 6 – Dec. 10
Time Commitment: 16 hrs max., flexible scheduling
Compensation: Unpaid
Requirements: None specified
Application instructions: Resume and cover letter by email to springintern@washpost.com for spring internship and academicintern@washpost.com for summer and fall internships. Please specify in subject line which term and also which job is your first choice.

The Washington Post

General News, Financial, Sports, Style, Editorial, Digital Photography, Documentary Video, Web Production, News Designer, Features Designer, Information Designer, and Video News Editorial Summer Interns
Summer Application deadline: Nov. 1
Description: Interns write articles, edit copy, take photographs, design pages and produce graphics. They are treated as staff members during their employment.
Term: Summer
Time Commitment: 12 weeks
Compensation: $750/week
Requirements: Must have had at least one professional news media job or internship; reporting interns must have a car
Application instructions: Clip together and mail checklist, signed application form, 500-word autobiographical essay, resume, internship-specific work samples (see website), and two letters of recommendation in order to:
The Washington Post
Attention: Newsroom Summer Internship Program
1150 15th Street, NW Washington, D.C.
20071
and notify The Post.

WPFW

News Internship
Spring Application deadline: Dec. 15
Summer Application deadline: April 15

Description: Our interns get hands-on experience reporting the news headlines and/or assisting with a live evening news program. This is a great opportunity for a junior or senior broadcast or journalism major. Term: Spring, summer
Time Commitment: Not specified
Compensation: Not specified
Requirements: Not specified
Application instructions: Contact: Rachel Pope, Volunteer Coordinator, 202-588-0999, pope_rachel@wpfw.org.

The Daily Caller 

Intern
Application deadline: Rolling – Apply Now
Description: The Daily Caller will be an aggregate of all news soon to be launched by Tucker Carlson who has nearly 20 years of experience in journalism including associations with CNN, the Weekly Standard and New York Times magazine, and Neil Patel who has served in various senior positions in the US Government including most recently as chief policy advisor to Vice President Dick Cheney. This is a great opportunity for those who want to learn more about journalism and more importantly, get to understand the inner-workings of Washington and the way our political system works.
Term: Fall, spring?, summer?
Time Commitment: Not specified
Compensation: Not specified
Requirements: Not specified
Application instructions: Contact Elizabeth Pelgrift at epelgrift@gmail.com for more information.

DC 101

Marketing and Promotions Intern
Application deadline: Not specified – Apply Now
Description: You will spend time in the different departments at the station, gaining experience in marketing and promotions as well as how a radio station operates. Learn how the different departments interact, assist departments in research and demographic information, compiling proposals, organizing and attending promotions. Promotions include concerts, large station events, and sales appearances.
Term: Fall, spring, summer
Time Commitment: Not specified
Compensation: Unpaid
Requirements: Must receive college credit
Application instructions: E-mail or mail cover letter and resume to: Promotions & Marketing
Claire Burgos
1801 Rockville Pike, Suite 405
Rockville, MD 20852,
claire@dc101.com

Programming and Productions Intern
Application deadline: Not specified – Apply Now
Description: Learn the operations of each department; assist in commercial or creative imaging departments; learn basic on-air boardwork & show preparation.
Term: Fall, spring, summer
Time Commitment: Not specified
Compensation: Unpaid
Requirements: Must receive college credit
Application instructions: E-mail or mail cover letter and resume to the desired department of interest.

NPR 

All Things Considered Internship
Winter/Spring Application deadline Nov. 15
Summer Application deadline: Feb. 15
Description: Conducts research for daily stories and long-term projects; books interviews; retrieves archival tape; attends daily editorial meeting; and helps get the program on the air, which includes performing routine administrative tasks.
Term: Fall, spring, summer
Time Commitment: 10- 40 hrs/week for 16 weeks fall/spring; 40 hrs/week for 10 weeks summer
Compensation: Unpaid fall/spring; Paid summer ($8/hr) Requirements: Must be authorized to work in the United States. A liberal arts background preferred.
Application instructions: Application form with a cover letter, a resume, and a writing sample. All application items must be submitted as a complete package to:
National Public Radio
Human Resources Department
635 Massachusetts Avenue, NW 
Washington, DC 20001
Fax - (202) 513-3047

All Things Considered, Opinions - Editor, Internship
Winter/Spring Application deadline: Nov. 15
Summer Application deadline: Feb. 15

Description: Intern works with All Things Considered on commentaries and opinions. He/she will assist with writing headlines and building web pages.
Term: Fall, spring, summer
Time Commitment: 10- 40 hrs/week for 16 weeks fall/spring; 40 hrs/week for 10 weeks summer
Compensation: Unpaid fall/spring; Paid summer ($8/hr) Requirements: Must be authorized to work in the United States. Application instructions: Application form with a cover letter and a resume. All application items must be submitted as a complete package to:
National Public Radio
Human Resources Department
635 Massachusetts Avenue, NW 
Washington, DC 20001
Fax - (202) 513-3047

Audio Engineering Internship
Summer Application deadline: Feb. 15
Description: Shadows a Broadcast/Recording Technician to learn the operation of the record centrals and broadcast studios. Has the opportunity for hands-on practice on the technical equipment. Does simple feed recordings and mixes.
Term: Summer Time Commitment: 10- 40 hrs/week for 16 weeks fall/spring; 40 hrs/week for 10 weeks summer
Compensation: Unpaid fall/spring; Paid summer ($8/hr) Requirements: Must be authorized to work in the United States. Candidates with technical experience and/or background preferred Application instructions: Application form with a cover letter and a resume. All application items must be submitted as a complete package to:
National Public Radio
Human Resources Department
635 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20001
Fax - (202) 513-3047 

Communications/Media Relations Internship
Winter/Spring Application deadline: Nov. 15
Summer Application deadline: Feb. 15

Description: You will learn about pitching print and broadcast journalists, developing publicity plans and writing press releases. The media relations intern will gain valuable experience by assisting in the publicity of NPR programs, personalities and breaking news. The intern will actively participate in researching media contacts, maintaining press lists and databases, compiling press kits and writing press releases and media advisories.
Term: Fall, spring, summer
Time Commitment: 10- 40 hrs/week for 16 weeks fall/spring; 40 hrs/week for 10 weeks summer
Compensation: Unpaid fall/spring; Paid summer ($8/hr) Requirements: Must be authorized to work in the United States. Strong writing skills.
Application instructions: Application form with a cover letter, writing sample (creative), and a resume. All application items must be submitted as a complete package to:
National Public Radio
Human Resources Department
635 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20001 Fax - (202) 513-3047 

Digital Media, Arts and Entertainment Editorial Internship
Winter/Spring Application deadline: Nov. 15
Summer Application deadline: Feb. 15

Description: Edits and produces Web and podcast content for Books, Movies and other Arts sections on NPR.org. Assists with writing and editing news and feature coverage; assists in building Web pages and multimedia elements using HTML and tools such as Photoshop, Home site, Soundslides and Sound Forge; researches stories and performs administrative tasks.
Term: Fall, spring, summer
Time Commitment: 10- 40 hrs/week for 16 weeks fall/spring; 40 hrs/week for 10 weeks summer
Compensation: Unpaid fall/spring; Paid summer ($8/hr) Requirements: Must be authorized to work in the United States. Required: demonstrated record of creative accomplishment; demonstrated passion for books, movies and the arts generally; demonstrated excellence in writing and editing. Preferred: news writing and editing; experience with Web or multimedia production. Application instructions: Application form with a cover letter and a resume. All application items must be submitted as a complete package to:
National Public Radio Human Resources Department
635 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20001
Fax - (202) 513-3047 

Executive Producer, Intern Edition Internship
Winter/Spring Application deadline: Nov. 15
Summer Application deadline: Feb. 15

Description: Manages Intern Edition (student/intern) staff activities and production of Intern Edition audio program. Arranges and conducts interviews of candidates for Intern Edition senior staff positions; leads all Intern Edition staff meetings; oversees story assignment process; collaborates with Senior Editor in scheduling and enforcing deadlines; assists with reporting, writing, editing and music selections for the program; ensures a finished product (Intern Edition radio show) that is completed on deadline…
Term: Fall, spring, summer
Time Commitment: 10- 40 hrs/week for 16 weeks fall/spring; 40 hrs/week for 10 weeks summer
Compensation: Unpaid fall/spring; Paid summer ($8/hr) Requirements: Must be authorized to work in the United States. Senior level undergraduate or graduate student with degree in journalism or broadcast journalism.
Application instructions: Application form with a cover letter and a resume. Must submit a journalism-related work sample. All application items must be submitted as a complete package to:
National Public Radio Human Resources Department
635 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20001
Fax - (202) 513-3047 

• Morning Edition Internship
Winter/Spring Application deadline: Nov. 15
Summer Application deadline: Feb. 15

Description: Conducts research for daily stories and long-term projects; books interviews; gets archival tape; and helps get the program on the air, which includes performing routine administrative tasks.
Term: Fall, spring, summer
Time Commitment: 10- 40 hrs/week for 16 weeks fall/spring; 40 hrs/week for 10 weeks summer
Compensation: Unpaid fall/spring; Paid summer ($8/hr) Requirements: Must be authorized to work in the United States. Application instructions: Application form with a cover letter, writing sample and a resume. All application items must be submitted as a complete package to:
National Public Radio
Human Resources Department
635 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20001
Fax - (202) 513-3047 

National DeskInternship
Winter/Spring Application deadline: Nov. 15
Summer Application deadline: Feb. 15

Description: Schedules interviews; logs tape; conducts story research for reporters and editors; sorts mail; answers phone; and participates in staff meetings and projects as required.
Term: Fall, spring, summer
Time Commitment: 10- 40 hrs/week for 16 weeks fall/spring; 40 hrs/week for 10 weeks summer
Compensation: Unpaid fall/spring; Paid summer ($8/hr) Requirements: Must be authorized to work in the United States. Application instructions: Application form with a cover letter, writing sample and a resume. All application items must be submitted as a complete package to:
National Public Radio
Human Resources Department
635 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20001
Fax - (202) 513-3047 

News Desk Internship
Winter/Spring Application deadline: Nov. 15
Summer Application deadline: Feb. 15

Description: Assists in handling the flow of information managed by the News Desk; maintains a “futures” calendar for the News Division; and Schedules interviews; answers phone; and participates in staff meetings and projects as required.
Term: Fall, spring, summer
Time Commitment: 10- 40 hrs/week for 16 weeks fall/spring; 40 hrs/week for 10 weeks summer
Compensation: Unpaid fall/spring; Paid summer ($8/hr) Requirements: Must be authorized to work in the United States. Application instructions: Application form with a cover letter, writing sample and a resume. All application items must be submitted as a complete package to:
National Public Radio
Human Resources Department
635 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20001
Fax - (202) 513-3047 

Ombudsman Internship
Winter/Spring Application deadline: Nov. 15
Summer Application deadline: Feb. 15

Description: As the listeners’ advocate, the Office of the Ombudsman deals with issues of editorial judgment and responds to NPR's audience via email, phone, mail and an online column. Each workday varies depending on what needs to be researched according to NPR’s ethics code. Duties include investigating NPR stories which potentially violate this code, as well as acting as the office’s “eyes and ears” to discover what issues are of concern to NPR’s listeners.
Term: Fall, spring, summer
Time Commitment: 10- 40 hrs/week for 16 weeks fall/spring; 40 hrs/week for 10 weeks summer
Compensation: Unpaid fall/spring; Paid summer ($8/hr) Requirements: Must be authorized to work in the United States. “We are seeking a digital whiz who is proficient with podcasting, Facebook, Twitter, etc.”
Application instructions: Application form with a cover letter and a resume. All application items must be submitted as a complete package to:
National Public Radio
Human Resources Department
635 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20001
Fax - (202) 513-3047 

Policy and Representation Internship
Winter/Spring Application deadline: Nov. 15
Description: Everyday duties include assisting with NPR member station outreach, Congressional relations, general administrative tasks and planning for various events including public radio’s annual Capital Hill Day. Applicants should be adept at multitasking and prepared to handle a vast array of spontaneous tasks (including research projects and occasional trips to the Hill). The internship is designed to provide broad practical exposure to lobbying and the legislative/regulatory process, specifically concerning issues facing public broadcasting. Term: Fall, spring
Time Commitment: 10- 40 hrs/week for 16 weeks
Compensation: Unpaid
Requirements: Must be authorized to work in the United States. Working knowledge of HTML and previous experience on Capitol Hill a plus.
Application instructions: Application form with a cover letter and a resume. All application items must be submitted as a complete package to:
National Public Radio
Human Resources Department
635 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20001
Fax - (202) 513-3047 

Science Desk Internship
Winter/Spring Application deadline: Nov. 15
Summer Application deadline: Feb. 15

Description: The Science Desk is one of four departments that supplies Morning Edition, All Things Considered, the weekend shows and Newscast with stories about health, basic science, and environmental issues. In addition to assisting with day-to-day tasks on the Science Desk, this intern assists with editing photos and video for science and health coverage on NPR.org. Works with the news desk and digital news team to assist with visual story development, including editing of staff and freelance photos, preparation of photos for the website, building of photo and audio galleries, and editing video for the web.
Term: Fall, spring, summer
Time Commitment: 10- 40 hrs/week for 16 weeks fall/spring; 40 hrs/week for 10 weeks summer
Compensation: Unpaid fall/spring; Paid summer ($8/hr) Requirements: Must be authorized to work in the United States. Photoshop and Final Cut Pro.
Application instructions: Application form with a cover letter and a resume. Send a list of links or a CD/DVD of photo, video, and/or multimedia projects. All application items must be submitted as a complete package to:
National Public Radio
Human Resources Department
635 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20001
Fax - (202) 513-3047 

Talk of the Nation Internship
Winter/Spring Application deadline: Nov. 15
Summer Application deadline: Feb. 15

*Also offers mid-semester internships*
Description: Assists the director in billboard tape collection; does daily research for various show topics; greets guests in the lobby and escorts them to the studio; delivers show promos to various departments; monitors e-mail and letters the show receives; obtains media release forms from in-studio and remote guests; and assembles and distributes roadmaps for the show; researches show topics and identifies potential guests; identifies tape and music; assists with tracking down guests; works closely with senior producer, executive producer and host; participates in editorial meetings; contributes story and guest ideas; assists and observes the studio crew during live production.
Term: Fall, spring, summer
Time Commitment: 10- 40 hrs/week for 16 weeks fall/spring; 40 hrs/week for 10 weeks summer
Compensation: Unpaid fall/spring; Paid summer ($8/hr) Requirements: Must be authorized to work in the United States. Application instructions: Application form with a cover letter and a resume. All application items must be submitted as a complete package to:
National Public Radio
Human Resources Department
635 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20001
Fax - (202) 513-3047 

Tell Me More With Michael Martin Internship
Winter/Spring Application deadline: Nov. 15
Summer Application deadline: Feb. 15

Description: This program, produced by NPR News with the support of the African American Public Radio Consortium, is designed to showcase issues of particular interest to African Americans. It is also designed to appeal to the general public radio audience with an emphasis on public policy and international affairs as well as lifestyle and culture. The intern will be involved in all aspects of production, including proposing and researching story ideas, booking and escorting guests, and assisting with scripts for broadcast.
Term: Fall, spring, summer
Time Commitment: 10- 40 hrs/week for 16 weeks fall/spring; 40 hrs/week for 10 weeks summer
Compensation: Unpaid fall/spring; Paid summer ($8/hr) Requirements: Must be authorized to work in the United States. Application instructions: Application form with a cover letter and a resume. All application items must be submitted as a complete package to:
National Public Radio
Human Resources Department
635 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20001
Fax - (202) 513-3047 

Washington Desk Internship
Winter/Spring Application deadline: Nov. 15
Summer Application deadline: Feb. 15

Description: Sets-up interviews; conducts story research for reporters and editors; sorts mail; and answers phone. Candidates should be interested in the United States government and politics.
Term: Fall, spring, summer
Time Commitment: 10- 40 hrs/week for 16 weeks fall/spring; 40 hrs/week for 10 weeks summer
Compensation: Unpaid fall/spring; Paid summer ($8/hr) Requirements: Must be authorized to work in the United States. Application instructions: Application form with a cover letter, writing sample and a resume. All application items must be submitted as a complete package to:
National Public Radio
Human Resources Department
635 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20001
Fax - (202) 513-3047 

Weekend All Things Considered Internship
Winter/Spring Application deadline: Nov. 15
Summer Application deadline: Feb. 15

Description: (Wed-Sun). Intern assists producers in putting together the weekly programs on Saturday and Sunday. Researches long- and short-term projects for the host. Pre-interviews guests and authors for book interviews; sets-up feature interviews; writes introductions and questions for interviews. Tasks also include routine administrative work, such as sorting the mail.
Term: Fall, spring, summer
Time Commitment: 10- 40 hrs/week for 16 weeks fall/spring; 40 hrs/week for 10 weeks summer
Compensation: Unpaid fall/spring; Paid summer ($8/hr) Requirements: Must be authorized to work in the United States. Application instructions: Application form with a cover letter and a resume. All application items must be submitted as a complete package to:
National Public Radio
Human Resources Department
635 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20001
Fax - (202) 513-3047 

Weekend Edition Internship
Winter/Spring Application deadline: Nov. 15
Summer Application deadline: Feb. 15

Description: Intern for Weekend Morning shows, either Saturday or Sunday. Intern assists producers in putting together the weekly programs. Pitches and researches story ideas. Researches long- and short-term projects for the hosts. Pre-interviews guests and authors for book interviews; sets-up feature interviews; writes introductions and questions for interviews.
Term: Fall, spring, summer
Time Commitment: 10- 40 hrs/week for 16 weeks fall/spring; 40 hrs/week for 10 weeks summer
Compensation: Unpaid fall/spring; Paid summer ($8/hr) Requirements: Must be authorized to work in the United States. Application instructions: Application form with a cover letter and a resume. (Specifies they are looking for an “exceptional” cover letter.) All application items must be submitted as a complete package to: National Public Radio
Human Resources Department
635 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20001
Fax - (202) 513-3047 

Communications/ Marketing and Branding, Communications/Creative Design, Corporate Business Development, Corporate Sponsorship, Development, Digital Media/ Business, Digital Media/Design Group, Digital Media/Marketing, Digital Media/Technical, Finance-Accounting, Finance-Treasury, Human Resources, Information Technology, Library, Music, Labs, Legal, Distribution internships also available

 

The Associated Press

Video Internship
Summer Application deadline: Nov. 13
Description: The broadcast intern will work with a team that is producing content for our Online Video Network and AP Television News. It includes fieldwork, editing and producing video packages that are distributed to broadcast television stations and Web sites in the United States and abroad. Interns will work with non-linear editing gear and learn broadcast writing and storytelling techniques. And you get paid. Term: Summer, start dates anytime between mid-May and mid-June, depending on your schedule.
Time Commitment: Unspecified
Compensation: Paid
Requirements: Unspecified
Application instructions: Send a 300-word autobiographical essay on this topic: "The Associated Press seeks to recruit and retain a workforce that embodies a wide range of talents, experiences, achievements and journalistic skills. Please describe the qualities and accomplishments you would bring to the company."; two letters of reference, at least one from a professor or faculty adviser on school letterhead; a resume and cover letter; and three broadcast writing samples that can be any combination of the following: a script written for a TV newscast for a college TV station, a script written for a radio newscast for a college radio station, a script written for a broadcast journalism class assignment, or a script written for an internship at a broadcast station to:
Dian Butler-Ellison
HR Administrator
The Associated Press
1100 13th Street NW,
Suite 700
Washington DC 20005

CTV

Broadcast Internship
Spring/Summer Application deadlines: Rolling – Apply Now
Description: Duties would include scheduling live studio interviews, researching stories, organizing coverage of events and from time to time going out with the correspondent and crews on shoots. You would be in daily contact with CTV headquarters in Toronto dealing with the editors and producers there. Over the summer, the bureau will be staffed at all times by a correspondent and two technicians. We have a close corporate relationship with ABC News and their bureau in Washington. You would also be dealing with them and their daily coverage plans.
Term: Spring, summer
Time Commitment: Unspecified
Compensation: Unpaid
Requirements: Unspecified
Application instructions: Please respond to Paul Workman, Bureau Chief at: paul.workman@ctv.ca

BBC Arabic

TV Internship
Spring/Summer Application deadlines: Rolling – Apply Now
Description: Duties include logging interview tapes, researching story details/ideas, video/library archives, attending press conferences and/or briefings, doing phone interviews, guest meet and great, booking guest transportation and following breaking news.
Term: Spring, Summer? Start and end dates flexible.
Time Commitment: Unspecified
Compensation: Unpaid
Requirements: Good interviewing skills, good grasp of journalistic ethics and practices. Arabic language is not necessary.
Application instructions: Please email your resume and cover letter to jessy.elmurr@bbc.co.uk.

USA Today

Video Intern
Spring Application deadline: Immediate – Apply Now
Summer Application deadline: Immediate – Apply Now

Description: We are seeking video interns who are as comfortable shooting video as they are editing it, as they'll be asked to do both. Term: Spring, summer Time Commitment: Not specified Compensation: Unpaid. Small travel stipend provided.
Requirements: Must receive academic credit
Application instructions: Send information to:
Joshua Hatch
Multimedia producer
USA TODAY
7950 Jones Branch Drive
McLean, VA,
22108
(703) 854-5064 (w)
(703) 854-2108 (f)
(202) 821-6276 (c)
E-mail: jhatch@usatoday.com

International Radio and Television Society 

Summer Fellowship Program
Summer Application deadline: Dec. 1
Description: Teaches up-and-coming communicators the realities of the business world through an expense-paid fellowship, which includes practical experience and career-planning advice. The program begins with an extensive one-week orientation to broadcasting, cable, advertising, and interactive media. Following this first week, fellows gain full-time "real world" experience at New York-based media corporations to which each is assigned for the duration of the fellowship.
Term: Summer
Time Commitment: nine weeks
Compensation: Travel, housing, living allowance Requirements: Must receive academic credit
Application instructions: Send application as a Word document, following these instructions, to submit@irts.org.

The Global Guru

Intern
Spring Application deadline: Rolling – Apply Now
Description: Students will work on WAMU’s weekly radio show “The Global Guru” with Rachel Snyder. According to WAMU’s Web site, the show “asks one single cultural question about somewhere in the world…Engaging and rich in sound, the Global Guru shows us our own global convergences and divergences, one small detail at a time.” Interns will have an opportunity to be guest hosts twice a semester. Term: Spring
Time Commitment: Unspecified
Compensation: Unpaid Requirements: Unspecified
Application instructions: Contact Rachel Snyder via snyder@american.edu.

National Press Foundation 

Video Intern
Spring Application deadline: Rolling – Apply Now
Description: The National Press Foundation seeks a motivated video intern for the Spring semester. Responsibilities will include attending and video recording NPF programs and events, as well as uploading, editing, and publishing video content to the web.
Term: Spring
Time Commitment: Unspecified
Compensation: Monthly stipend
Requirements: Qualified candidates should have experience in videography, field production, video editing, and encoding video for the web. Priority will be given to applicants with access to an outside editing facility and those who are film, media, or broadcast communications majors.
Application instructions: Please send cover letter, resume, and video samples to Ana Zovko at ana@nationalpress.org.

Stone and Holt Weeks Fellowship

Fellow at NPR and The Washington Post
Application deadline: April 30
Description: The Fellowship was created in memory of Stone and Holt Weeks by NPR and The Washington Post following their tragic deaths. Designed to give a promising individual the opportunity to launch a career in journalism, the fellowship consists of two sessions…to learn how to report for print, web and radio. See the fellowship FAQ for further information.
Term: Fall 2010-Winter 2011 (begins after Labor Day)
Time Commitment: 24 weeks: 12 weeks at NPR, 12 weeks at The Washington Post
Compensation: $800/week, no benefits; roundtrip cost of travel to D.C. (but rent and all other living expenses are the responsibility of the fellow); cost of travel to interview for position in June Requirements: Must have received a bachelor’s degree before July 15, 2010.
Application instructions: Download and complete the application form. The completed application should include a cover letter explaining why you want to be selected for the fellowship and “what you have done to make the world a better place”; two recommendations, one from a friend or colleague and one from a teacher or mentor; two or more writing samples not exceeding a total of 1,000 words; a copy of your academic transcripts and a resume.

Institute on Political Journalism (IPJ)

Internship
Summer Application deadline: March 25 – Apply Now
Description: Sponsored by The Fund for American Studies in partnership with Georgetown University, the Institute combines substantive internships, courses for academic credit, career development activities, site briefings and lectures led by working journalists. Last summer, students interned at sites including NBC Nightly News, the Washingtopost.com, The Washington Examiner, Edelman Public Relations, The World Wildlife Fund, Telemundo and the Washington Times.
Term: Summer, fall, spring
Time Commitment: 8 weeks, 35 hrs/wk
Compensation: Students must pay $7,795 for 9-credit option or $6,795 for 6-credit option. Cost includes Georgetown University tuition and housing. Books and supplies, food, and transportation are the responsibility of the student. More than half of accepted students receive scholarships. Some internships offer small stipends. Requirements: 3.0 GPA preferred; sophomore and juniors preferred; must be an undergraduate
Application instructions: Students must submit an online application, one or more faculty recommendations (sent via online, fax or mail), official transcripts from each school attended (sent via online, fax or mail), resume (sent online), a 250-500 word essay (sent online), a 400-500 word statement of purpose (sent online), 2-4 samples of journalistic writing (sent online), and a non-refundable application fee of $45 (sent online or in the mail as check or money order). Materials sent via mail should be addressed to:
IPJ Admissions Committee
The Fund for American Studies
1621 New Hampshire Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20009
See the “Admissions Overview” page for more information about program and scholarship application processes.

PBS FRONTLINE/AU Investigative Reporting Workshop partnership (AU Campus)

 

Researcher
Summer Application deadline: March 25 – Apply Now
Description: Researcher will work for PBS FRONTLINE producers at the Investigative Reporting Workshop for upcoming documentaries. Intern should have a strong interest in journalism and will be responsible for assisting staff with a variety of tasks including, but not limited to, conducting research, summarizing media reports, collecting government documents, fielding producer requests, maintaining tape databases and contact lists, logging shot video. This internship is an opportunity to work with broadcast professionals to learn the intricacies of producing long format investigative documentary television.
Term: immediate - July 2010; Fall 2010
Time Commitment: 15-20 hours a week minimum
Compensation: Possible stipend
Requirements: Interested applicants should be responsible, show initiative, and possess a general understanding of television production. Successful candidates must also demonstrate strong writing skills, ability to search databases including Nexis, an attention to detail and the ability to multi-task. The candidate must have flexible work schedule. The applicant may be able to receive college credit if desired. Interns must be students in an accredited college or university.
Application instructions: Send a resume and a statement of interest by email to:
Catherine Rentz at cdrentz@gmail.com or by mail to
Catherine Rentz
Investigative Reporting Workshop/PBS FRONTLINE
3201 New Mexico Avenue, Suite 249
Washington DC, 20016
To better your chance of a timely response, please note in the email subject line and cover letter that this is through AU / PBS FRONTLINE partnership and that this is for the “Frontline Researcher Internship”

PBS FRONTLINE (Boston)

Editorial Internship*
Summer Application deadline: April 1, Rolling
Description: The FRONTLINE editorial team oversees the production of 20 new programs a season. It is seeking a student who is interested in learning about what it takes to get a weekly long format new series on-air by assisting the editorial team with their day-to-day needs. The editorial intern should have a strong interest in journalism and will be responsible for assisting the senior editorial staff with a variety of tasks including, but not limited to, conducting research, assisting with mailings, fielding producer requests, and maintaining the story submission database and series library. This internship is an opportunity to work with broadcast professionals to learn the intricacies of producing long format investigative documentary television.
Term: Summer 2010; Fall 2010
Time Commitment: 15-20 hours a week minimum
Compensation: Unpaid
Requirements: Interested applicants should be responsible, show initiative, and possess a general understanding of television production. Successful candidates must also demonstrate strong writing skills, an attention to detail and the ability to multi-task. The work schedule is flexible and will be determined on an individual basis. The applicant may be able to receive college credit if desired. Interns must be students in an accredited college or university. Application instructions: Applicants for the position should send a resume and a statement of interest by email Megan McGough at megan_mcgough@wgbh.org or by mail to:
Megan McGough
Post Production Coordinator
Frontline OutPost
WGBH
1 Guest St.
Boston, MA 02135
To better your chance of a timely response, please note in the email subject line and cover letter that this is through AU / PBS FRONTLINE partnership and that this is for the “Frontline Editorial Internship” *Position is in Boston 

Promotions Internship*
Summer Application deadline: April 1, Rolling
Description: The promotions department handles the publicity and marketing materials that are distributed to the press. The team is responsible for maintaining the public interest of FRONTLINE's programs by creating press releases, publicity material, and promotional opportunities through all media. The intern is a crucial asset to the promotions team and will be responsible for assisting the team in all of its functions. Duties include: preparing publicity/marketing materials for distribution to press; creating targeted reporter pitch lists and researching targeted press opportunities; updating and maintaining media contact database; assisting with compilation of media clippings and report; assisting with formatting press releases, transcripts and other promotional material; helping out with administrative duties as needed; and helping with preparation of publicity events.
Term: Summer 2010; Fall 2010
Time Commitment: 15-20 hours a week minimum
Compensation: Unpaid
Requirements: The promotions intern will be a team player who is able to juggle many assignments at once. He or she must possess great attention to detail and organizational skills. The intern must have effective interpersonal communication skills and an interest in public affairs. Familiarity with Macintosh applications is a plus. WGBH internships are open only to students enrolled in an accredited college or university.
Application Instructions: Applicants for the position should send a resume and a statement of interest by email Megan McGough at megan_mcgough@wgbh.org or by mail to:
Megan McGough
Post Production Coordinator
Frontline OutPost
WGBH
1 Guest St.
Boston, MA 02135
To better your chance of a timely response, please note in the email subject line and cover letter that this is through AU / PBS FRONTLINE partnership and that this is for the “Frontline Promotions Internship” *Position is in Boston 

Web Internship*
Summer Application deadline: April 1, Rolling
Description: Web team produces the companion Web sites for each new episode of FRONTLINE. The Web intern is an integral member of the Web team, assisting with the research, editing and proofing written content for sites. The intern may also take on special projects as assigned.
Term: Summer 2010; Fall 2010
Time Commitment: Interns must be able to work at least part of Monday and/or Tuesday per week.
Compensation: Unpaid
Requirements: Web research skills; strong knowledge of current events. Copyediting experience and/or familiarity with AP style highly desirable. Knowledge of HTML helpful but not necessary. Should be familiar with Mac OS, Microsoft Word and Excel. Majors Desired: English, journalism (print, broadcast and/or new media), media studies, history, economics and political science. WGBH internships are open only to students enrolled in an accredited college or university.
Application Instructions: Applicants for the position should send a resume and a statement of interest by email Megan McGough at megan_mcgough@wgbh.org or by mail to:
Megan McGough
Post Production Coordinator
Frontline OutPost
WGBH
1 Guest St.
Boston, MA 02135
To better your chance of a timely response, please note in the email subject line and cover letter that this is through AU / PBS FRONTLINE partnership and that this is for the “Frontline Web Internship” *Position is in Boston 

Post-Production Internship*
Summer Application deadline: April 1, Rolling
Description: FRONTLINE is seeking a Television, Broadcasting or Journalism student who is interested in learning about and assisting with the process of getting a weekly PBS television series on the air. This internship is an opportunity to work with broadcast professionals to learn the intricacies of the post-production process. The intern will assist the Post-Production Coordinator and Post-Production Director with a variety of tasks, including but not limited to tracking tapes, archiving field production tapes, and editing show transcripts. The internship will also provide the opportunity to observe AVID online documentary editing sessions.
Term: Summer 2010; Fall 2010
Time Commitment: 15 – 20 hours a week
Compensation: Unpaid
Requirements: Interested applicants should be responsible, show initiative, and possess a general understanding of television production. Must be able to work in a fast paced environment. The work schedule is flexible and will be determined on an individual basis. The applicant may be able to receive college credit if desired. Application Instructions: Please send cover letters and resumes to: Megan McGough
WGBH-FRONTLINE
1 Guest St.
Boston, MA 02135
Megan_McGough@wgbh.org
To better your chance of a timely response, please note in the email subject line and cover letter that this is through the AU/ PBS FRONTLINE partnership and that this is for the “Frontline Post-Production Internship” *Position is in Boston

Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty

Internship
Application deadline: Rolling – Apply Now
Description: Interns can support the work of the following Divisions/Departments within RFE/RL: Finance Division, Broadcasting Division (Central Newsroom, Language Services, etc.), Operations Division (Human Resources, Technology, etc.), Communications Department and Office of the President.
Term: All. RFE/RL recommends sending applications well in advance of the envisaged period of internship.
Time Commitment: 1-3 months
Compensation: Unpaid
Requirements: Must be “crazy about” social networking and have some multimedia skills. Knowledge of one of RFE/RL’s 28 broadcast languages is a major advantage. Application instructions: Send either a completed internship application or a structured curriculum vitae and a short essay explaining your motivation for completing an internship at RFE/RL to DCinternships@frerl.org.