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Journalism Internship Directory: Online/Multimedia

Education Week

Web Producer/Multimedia Intern, edweek.org
Fall Application deadline: Rolling – Apply Now
Description: Editorial Projects in Education seeks an intern to help grow and maintain edweek.org. As an intern at edweek.org, you will be a key part of the Web team and take on editing and production responsibilities.
Term: Fall Time
Commitment: Not Specified
Compensation: $8-10/hr
Requirements: Strong knowledge of grammar and English usage Application instructions: Cover letter, resume, samples and/or links to work to:
Web Intern Search Committee
Editorial Projects in Education
6935 Arlington Road
Bethesda, MD 20814
Or: WebIntern@epe.org

Editorial Intern-Events, Education Week
Fall Application deadline: Rolling – Apply Now
Description: Editorial Projects in Education seeks an intern to help with the daily operation of Education Week and its online news site, edweek.org, as well as EPE's growing portfolio of live and virtual events. As an intern, you will be a key part of the Education Week news and events teams and take on editing and production responsibilities.
Term: Fall
Time Commitment: 20-30 hrs/week
Compensation: $8-10/hr
Requirements: Strong communication skills in all media; knowledge of grammar
Application instructions: Cover letter, resume, samples and/or links to work to:
EdWeek Intern Search Committee
Editorial Projects in Education
6935 Arlington Road
Bethesda, MD 20814
Or: edweekintern@epe.org

Social Media Marketing/Web Strategy Intern, edweek.org
Description: Edweek.org, a national non-profit news Web site covering K-12 education, seeks a social media marketing/Web strategy intern to help us develop our social media outreach, and effectively track the return on investment of these efforts, while working with us on Web 2.0 initiatives, Web analytics implementations, or other interesting projects.
Term: Fall
Time Commitment: Not specified
Compensation: $8-10/hr
Requirements: Experience engaging with social media applications and Web communities; good writing and editing ability; strong work ethic; highly developed sense of humor; must be able to meet deadlines and work under pressure Application deadline: rolling, for start immediately
Application instructions: Cover letter, resume, samples and/or links to work to:
Web Intern Search Committee
Editorial Projects in Education
6935 Arlington Road
Bethesda, MD 20814
Or: WebIntern@epe.org

Sirius XM

Online Content and Video Intern
Spring Application deadline: Rolling – Apply Now
Description: Writes and edits copy to support various SIRIUS.com projects; produces video clips and uploads them to the web; proofreads and performs QA of website content; updates program and schedule information in the SIRIUS.com CMS; assists with various editorial projects as-needed.
Term: Spring, Feb. 1- May. 14
Time Commitment: minimum 20 hrs/week
Compensation: Unpaid
Requirements: Must receive academic credit; experience with Dreamweaver, HTML, Photoshop, FTP and video editing and uploading preferred.
Application instructions: Apply Online 

Intern, Interactive Programs & Web
Summer Application deadline: Rolling – Apply Now
Description: Assists in creating weekly web analytics reports; conducts ongoing behavioral analysis of site traffic, identifying opportunities for enhancing the effectiveness of Web site consent, functionality and design; manages launching of various online promotions/contests/sweeps.
Term: Summer, June 7-Aug. 27
Time Commitment: minimum 20 hrs/week
Compensation: Unpaid
Requirements: Must receive academic credit; Microsoft Visio and/or Google Analytics preferredw
Application instructions: Apply Online
*HR Projects & Internship Programs, Music Production, Information Technology, Corporate, Music Programming and Marketing and Sales internships also available

POLITICO

Reporting Intern
Spring Application deadline: Nov. 1
Summer Application deadline: Nov. 15

Description: Interns will be involved in all aspects of POLITICO’s fast-paced print and online production, including research, reporting, and writing.
Term: Spring, summer
Time Commitment: 30 hrs/week, but flexible
Compensation: Unpaid spring, paid summer
Requirements: None specified
Application instructions: Send a letter (describing why you are qualified. Include any special experience you have in addition to reporting, writing, and/or editing, including multimedia skills), resume, three clips that exhibit experience in political/government reporting, and a recommendation letter to: employment@politico.com, subject line: “POLITICO spring (summer) 2010 internship.”

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.

Web Producer Internship
Spring Application deadline: Nov. 1
Summer Application deadline: April 30
Fall Application deadline: April 30

Description: Intern will learn how to publish online news articles and blog posts, update web pages and section fronts, edit video, develop photo galleries and work with interactive data bases. 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: Strong news judgment; basic html and familiarity with online publishing systems.
Application instructions: Resume, cover letter and, in electronic form, the links to any Web pages or interactive features you have developed,(or submit these products on CD) by email to springintern@washpost.com for the spring internship and springintern@washpost.com for spring internship and academicintern@washpost.com for summer and fall internships. You must specify in subject line which term and also which job is your first choice.  

Producer, Interactivity, Comments & Groups Internship
Spring Application deadline: Nov. 1
Summer Application deadline: April 30
Fall Application deadline: April 30

Description: Intern will learn how to perform a variety of editorial and production tasks for live "newsmaker" Q&As, panel discussion sites (On Faith, On Leadership, The League) and social web features (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube). 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: Strong Internet skills. Knowledge of HTML/CSS and Web site production, Movable Type Enterprise and blog production, Adobe Premier Pro and video production tools, Adobe Photoshop, and social networking sites helpful. Interest in religious issues, sports, or business/leadership - the topics of our panel discussions - are each a plus.
Application instructions: Resume and cover letter by email to springintern@washpost.com for the spring internship and academicintern@washpost.com for summer and fall internships. You must specify in subject line which term and also which job is your first choice. 

Producer, Arts & Living Internship
Spring Application deadline: Nov. 1
Summer Application deadline: April 30
Fall Application deadline: April 30

Description: Intern will learn how to produce articles, photo galleries and special reports within the feature sections; update news headlines and wire copy; update & maintain archives and databases. 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: Solid knowledge about entertainment and pop culture, movies in particular; and strong computer skills and desire to learn new tools and technology
Application instructions: Resume, cover letter and, in electronic form, the links to any Web pages or interactive features you have developed (or submit these products on CD) by email to springintern@washpost.com for the spring internship and academicintern@washpost.com for summer and fall internships. You must specify in subject line which term and also which job is your first choice.

Designer, News, Features & Information
Spring Application deadline: Nov. 1
Summer Application deadline: April 30
Fall Application deadline: April 30

Description: Intern will learn to craft presentation of Post content across platforms including creating graphics and presenting data in print and online.
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: Strong news judgment, photo and copy editing skills are required. Photoshop, InDesign, Flash, CSS and html skills are key. Application instructions: Resume, cover letter and 5 to 10 examples of print and/or digital design and graphics work via links or PDF format (Links to Web design work are acceptable.) by email to springintern@washpost.com for the spring internship and academicintern@washpost.com for summer and fall internships. You must specify in subject line which term and also which job is your first choice.

Online Content Editor (for Washington Post Live events)
Spring Application deadline: Nov. 1
Summer Application deadline: April 30
Fall Application deadline: April 30

Description: Looking for an intern with strong digital news interest and talent to help developing content for Washington Post Live -- the conference and events arm of the Washington Post. The topics will range from the 2012 election to cleaner energy and we are seeking someone who is interested in news, and eager to do everything from research topics and call panelists to translating the event into content on the web for millions more to see. We hope to have live streams, question and answers from online listeners, and a jazzy site highlighting what the biggest names in government, industry and the media are saying about a given topic. This intern gets a rare opportunity to help shape a major venture from the start.
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: Not specified
Application instructions: Resume and cover letter by email to springintern@washpost.com for the spring internship and academicintern@washpost.com for summer and fall internships. You must 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.

Gretchen Peters

Intern
Fall Application deadline: Immediate – Apply Now
Description: Gretchen Peters, a world renowned journalist and author is seeking an intern to assist her with blog updates and answer comments from readers. Peters was a long time ABC reporter in Asia. Her recent book "Seeds of Terror" highlights the poppy trade in Afghanistan and Pakistan and its links to terrorism. This is an ideal opportunity for students interested in journalism or learning more about Afghanistan and Pakistan.
Term: Fall
Time Commitment: 4 hrs/week
Compensation: Unpaid
Requirements: None specified
Application deadline: Not specified Application instructions: All interested queries should be sent to globalgretch@gmail.com.

Huffington Post Investigative Fund

Multimedia Internship
Fall Application deadline: Immediate – Apply Now
Description: Our multimedia interns research stories, shoot interviews/b-roll, and edit photos/video. This is ideal for an ambitious young journalist looking to learn about new forms of multimedia reporting.
Term: Spring
Time Commitment: 15hrs/wk
Compensation: Unpaid
Requirements: Must be eligible for academic credit. Knowledge of Final Cut Pro, Photoshop, and other audiovisual software is a plus but not required.
Application instructions: Send cover letter and resume to Lagan Sebert at lsebert@huffpostfund.org or lagansebert@gmail.com.

Publishing Internship
Fall Application deadline: Immediate – Apply Now
Description: Business and publicity interns will write press releases, help with outreach, conduct donor/fundraiser research and take on administrative tasks. This is a chance to think big about how to approach nonprofit journalism.
Term: Spring
Time Commitment: 15 hrs/wk
Compensation: Unpaid
Requirements: Must be eligible for academic credit
Application instructions: Send cover letters and resumes to Lagan Sebert lsebert@huffpostfund.org or lagansebert@gmail.com.

Reporting/Editorial Internship
Fall Application deadline: Immediate – Apply Now
Description: Immediate opening for a reporting/editorial intern in Washington DC. Interns will be asked to do extensive researching, writing, editing, fact-checking, monitoring of news stories, and other tasks as assigned.
Term: Not specified
Time Commitment: Full time or part time
Compensation: Unpaid
Requirements: Knowledge of current political events
Application instructions: Cover letter and resume to froomkin@huffingtonpost.com.

Reporting Intern
Spring Application deadline: Not Specified – Apply Now
Description: Reporting interns will be working the phones, researching, working directly with reporters and helping with all aspects of Web production. This is a chance to collaborate and contribute to investigative web journalism.
Term: Spring
Time Commitment: 15 hrs/wk
Compensation: Unpaid
Requirements: Must be eligible for academic credit.
Application instructions:  Send cover letter and resume to Lagan Sebert at lagansebert@gmail.com.

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.

Fairness.com

News Desk Internship
Application deadlines: Rolling – Apply Now
Description: Online internship monitoring a variety of daily RSS feeds to select stories for our website. Topics and news feeds monitored include government, business, law, information technology, international affairs, consumer affairs, etc.
Term: Fall, spring, summer
Time Commitment:
10 hrs/wk school in-session, 20 hrs/wk summer (minimums)
Compensation: Unpaid
Requirements: Not specified.
Application instructions: Apply via: http://www.fairness.com/internships/application. Includes cover letter, resume, references. 

Online Editor II Internship
Application deadlines: Rolling – Apply Now
Description: Check the submissions of other interns and volunteers and give them feedback via web-generated email. This editing is primarily fact checking and "quality control" (not copyediting) within a journalistic context and workflow. Occasionally copyedit feature articles and message board posts before they go live.
Term: Fall, spring, summer
Time Commitment: 10 hrs/wk school in-session, 20 hrs/wk summer (minimums)
Compensation: Unpaid
Requirements: Not specified.
Application instructions: Apply via: http://www.fairness.com/internships/application. Includes cover letter, resume, references.

Marketing Internships
Application deadlines: Rolling – Apply Now
Description: The intern will perform Public Relations media research and develop contacts database, assess user perceptions of our site, write customer service scripts, monitor online discussion groups to identify problems and needs, (optionally) contribute articles or newsletter features.
Term: Fall, spring, summer
Time Commitment: 10 hrs/wk school in-session, 20 hrs/wk summer (minimums)
Compensation: Unpaid
Requirements: Not specified.
Application instructions: Apply via: http://www.fairness.com/internships/application. Includes cover letter, resume, references. *Information/Library Science internships also available

Stateline.org

Intern Program
Application deadlines: Not Specified – Apply Now
Description: Stateline.org is a nonprofit, nonpartisan online news site (funded by The Pew Center on the States) that practices journalism in the public interest by reporting on emerging trends and issues in state policy and politics. Duties include reporting, writing and some office administration tasks. Interns work with a team of experienced journalists and editors covering state government.
Term: Fall, spring, summer
Time Commitment: Not specified
Compensation: Paid
Requirements: Not specified
Application instructions: E-mail cover letter, resume and links to work sample to: editor@stateline.org.

The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press

Journalism Intern
Spring Application deadline: Oct. 31
Summer Application deadline: Jan. 31

Description: This intern, a college student or recent graduate, will report and write on free press and media law issues, primarily writing for our magazine, Web site and guidebooks. As a small organization, the Reporters Committee relies heavily on its interns to provide significant contributions to our publications and our legal work.
Term: Spring, summer
Time Commitment: Not specified
Compensation: College credit and eligibility to receive a $2,000 stipend
Requirements: A strong background in journalism is preferred Application instructions: Resume, cover letter, and writing samples (3-5 clips, journalistic writing samples and/or a short research paper) to:
Corinna Zarek
Internship Coordinator
The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press
1101 Wilson Blvd., Suite 1100
Arlington, VA 22209
Or internships@rcfp.org

NPR

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 

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

Digital Media, Picture and Multimedia Internship
Winter/Spring Application deadline: Nov. 15
Summer Application deadline: Feb. 15

Description: Assists with editing photos for news and feature coverage on NPR.org. Works with the continuous 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, and building of photo and audio galleries.
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. Experience needed in online photo and audio editing. Still and video shooting skills a plus.
Application instructions: Application form with a cover letter and a resume. Please send a list of links or a CD of multimedia projects if available. 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 News, Editorial Internship
Winter/Spring Application deadline: Nov. 15
Summer Application deadline: Feb. 15

Description: The intern assists with writing, researching, and updating news and feature coverage on the NPR Web site; assists in building Web pages using HTML and the content management system, as well as tools such as Photoshop, HomeSite, Sound Forge, and the FTP client; and performs 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 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  

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

Description: The intern supports the NPR.org community through online interaction with members of the public and in-person interaction with NPR editorial staff. The intern also assists with the production of NPR blogs and other social-media initiatives. The goal of the Social Media Desk is to expand the range of news gathering and production activities at NPR through the creation of a new relationship with the public.
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. Applicants should already be active in online communities such as Facebook, Flickr and Twitter.
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

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

Photo Internship
Summer Application deadline: Nov. 13
Description: A highly selective, individually tailored training program for students who are aspiring photojournalists or photo editors. You work with a designated trainer to help you in your development. You get paid. And best of all, you get to cover stories that could be featured in media outlets around the state or around the globe.
Term: Summer, start dates anytime between mid-May and mid-June, depending on your schedule.
Time Commitment: 12 weeks
Compensation: Paid
Requirements: Unspecified
Application instructions: Contact your nearest AP bureau and say you want to apply for the Photo Internship Program. You will need 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 (please include your projected graduation date); and a portfolio of your work. (Submissions should be a collection of jpeg images with captions on a CD. You should forego programs that include music or special transitions. A link to a website may be offered as a substitute for a CD.) You will also interview with an AP chief of bureau and complete an employment application. 

Multimedia Internship
Summer Application deadline: Nov. 13
Description: The multimedia intern will work with a team that is producing multimedia features for hundreds of online customers, including Yahoo, AOL and NYTimes.com. The internship includes production of Flash-based presentations that are distributed to Web sites in the United States. Interns will work with content from several AP formats – text, photos, audio, video and graphics – and learn multimedia storytelling techniques. And you get paid.
Term: Summer, start dates anytime between mid-May and mid-June, depending on your schedule.
Time Commitment: 12 weeks
Compensation: Paid
Requirements: Unspecified
Application instructions: Contact your nearest AP bureau and say you want to apply for the Multimedia Internship Program. You will need 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 a portfolio of your work. You will take a timed newswriting test and complete an employment application at the bureau. 

News Registry Operations Analyst Intern**
Summer Application deadline: March 19
Description: The News Registry Operations Analyst intern will assist business development, operations and product management to enhance News Registry product, service, rollout and adoption. The Intern will participate in discussions with early News Registry participants to understand and identify opportunities to improve News Registry services, analyze news usage data, and contribute to the definition of features related to content licensing and contracts, intellectual property, news principles, news usage measurement, and newsroom performance. The successful candidate will be responsible for capturing and tracking customer feedback, documenting research and creating summarized reports and presentations of their findings and recommendations.
Term: Summer, June 1 – Aug. 20
Time Commitment: Mon. – Fri., 40 hrs/week, 12 weeks Compensation: $1,200/week
Requirements: Must have an in-depth understanding of current communications world including social networking and new media; Must be comfortable with interactive media, the web and search engines; Should have exposure to media economics through course work; Must be a creative, innovative, independent, self-starter who is well versed in the latest technologies behind media and news content. Experience in research and analysis is important. Experience with Microsoft Office is essential. Some experience with data analysis is desired. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required. Must be able to prove eligible to work in the United States.
Application instructions: Must bring resume, cover letter describing the qualities and accomplishments you would bring to the Associated Press and what you would expect to gain from the internship experience, current transcript indicating a GPA of 3.0 or greater, and letter of recommendation from a professor to grad office by March 19. Applications will be reviewed by the Dean’s Office, and top candidates will be sent to the AP by March 26. **Position is in New York, NY

The Dow Jones Newspaper Fund

Multimedia Internship
Summer Application deadline: Nov. 2
Description: Work as an editor for companies with news Web sites. See above link for more information.
Term: Summer
Time Commitment: All interns will attend free week-long training at Western Kentucky University before reporting for work. Compensation: $350/week min. for 10 weeks min.
Requirements: Unspecified
Application instructions: Students apply on the Web site. A student may be eligible to apply for all four programs. Interns are selected and assigned in early December. For more information, contact Holden at richard.holden@dowjones.com or call (609) 452-2820.

USA Today

Digital Platform Design Intern
Spring Application deadline: Immediate – Apply Now
Summer Application deadline: Immediate – Apply Now

Description: We're looking for people who are knowledgeable in web design and user interface demands, are comfortable working in Photoshop, and with HTML, CSS, JavaScript and more. Candidates should have a strong mix of design and coding talents.
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 

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

Description:
The perfect photo intern would be someone who has a fine visual eye and can tell compelling stories through the still image. Photo interns will be sent out on assignments, so strong photographic skills is key. Candidates comfortable and familiar with recording and editing audio and building slideshows is a plus. 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 

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

Interactive Multimedia Intern
Spring Application deadline: Immediate – Apply Now
Summer Application deadline: Immediate – Apply Now

Description: An intern for this group should have strong programming skills, including ActionScript, PHP, MySQL, JavaScript and more; understand how to finagle XML to make interactive presentations beautiful; and have a broad familiarity with a range of multimedia skills, from writing to editing video to recording audio (and more). 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

Print and Online Graphics Intern
Spring Application deadline: Immediate – Apply Now
Summer Application deadline: Immediate – Apply Now

Description: This intern should have strong design and artistic skills with the ability to build a graphic to explain a story. Knowledge of and comfort with Flash is important in creating online graphics, but one need not be an ActionScript guru. Also must be comfortable in the typical array of graphic programs, like Illustrator and Photoshop. 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

National Geographic Traveler

Photography Intern
Spring Application deadline: Not Specified – Apply Now
Summer Application deadline: Not Specified – Apply Now

Description: Traveler magazine is seeking an intern to assist with office projects related to the visual side of the magazine and photo research. Duties also include routing photography materials, learning the insides of magazine production and conducting photo research on future story assignments. Interns will gain an understanding of the way the photo, design and editorial departments work together to produce the magazine.
Term: Spring (Jan.-May), summer (late May – Aug.), fall (Sept.-Dec.) Time Commitment: full-time
Compensation: Unpaid
Requirements: Must obtain academic credit. Experience with Photoshop, Bridge, iViewMediaPro preferred. Previous photo editing experience through former internships, college courses and/or work on school publications a plus.
Application instructions: Send cover letter and resume to:
Attention: Photo Internship
National Geographic Traveler
1145 17th St. NW, 4th floor
Washington, D.C., 20046
Or apply online

Web Intern
Spring Application deadline: Not Specified – Apply Now
Summer Application deadline: Not Specified – Apply Now

Description: Seeking an intern to assist with the production of the magazine’s website. Duties include programming pages for the site, sizing photographs, and assisting the online editor with various editorial tasks. Interns will gain an understanding of the way the photo, design, and editorial departments work together to produce the website and learn how the production process works.
Term: Spring (Jan.-May), summer (late May – Aug.), fall (Sept.-Dec.) Time Commitment: full-time
Compensation: Unpaid
Requirements: Must obtain academic credit. Computer savvy (knowledge of XML, HTML, and Photoshop), with no fear of learning new programs.
Application instructions: Send cover letter and resume to:
Attention: Web Internship
National Geographic Traveler
1145 17th St. NW, 4th floor
Washington, D.C., 20046
Or apply online

Web Design Intern
Spring Application deadline: Not Specified – Apply Now
Summer Application deadline: Not Specified – Apply Now

Description: Seeking an intern to assist with the design and production of the magazine's website. This hands-on internship offers terrific opportunities for creative thinking and tackling real-world projects. The intern will work closely with a talented and dedicated group of online editors, art directors, and picture editors to help develop content and produce the magazine's web edition for each issue. Though the job requires some programming of pages, assisting with photo research/production, and creating photo galleries, the position can be tailored to meet the needs of specific areas of interest or expertise the intern may have, such as producing interactive graphics, video/multimedia production, UI/UE or developing blog content.
Term: Spring (Jan.-May), summer (late May – Aug.), fall (Sept.-Dec.) Time Commitment: full-time
Compensation: Unpaid
Requirements: Must obtain academic credit. Knowledge of XML, HTML, CSS, Photoshop. The ability to develop web videos or Flash interactives helpful, but not required.
Application instructions: Send cover letter and resume to Kathie Gartrell at kgartrel@ngs.org.

Editorial Marketing internship also available

The Washington Examiner

Reporting/Multimedia Intern
Spring Application deadline: Dec. 18 – Apply Now
Summer Application deadline: Not Specified – Apply Now

Description: The Washington Examiner's Yeas & Nays column is looking for a reporting/multimedia intern for the spring semester. The intern would write and create various web content for the paper's personalities and politics column. An ideal candidate would have a strong reporting background, as well as some knowledge of photography, sound editing, video editing, using social networking to promote journalistic content and basic web production skills.
Term: Spring, summer
Time Commitment: 15-20 hrs/wk
Compensation: Unpaid
Requirements: Must complete for academic credit.
Application instructions: In a single e-mail, send a cover letter, three written articles and examples of any photo, video, or podcasting work to nschwab@dcexaminer.com.

WAMU

Multimedia Intern
Application deadline: Immediate – Apply Now
Description: Create photo slideshows, edit audio, perform photo research, and come up with tweets for our Twitter account (@wamu885news).
Term: Spring
Time Commitment: 2 days/week (including weekends) for 5-6 hrs/day Compensation: Unpaid
Requirements: Must be able to shoot and edit video, write for the web and shoot and edit still images
Application instructions: Send a resume and any published clips and video to
Keosha Johnson
Online News Editor/Producer
WAMU 88.5 FM
202-885-1271
kjohnson@american.edu

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.

CSF

Campus Writer Program
Application deadline: Rolling – Apply Now
Description: Interns will be given the freedom to create unique blogs that showcase themselves and become the voice of their schools fan blog. Our unique 100% fan generated content creates a dynamic platform where writers can voice their opinion while building their portfolio. The Writer Interns are encouraged to promote their writing via social networking and word of mouth. Interns will receive direction from CSF's creative staff and management team, whose goal is to help the writers become the best they can be.
Term: Not specified
Time Commitment: Not specified
Compensation: Unpaid
Requirements: Must maintain a 2.5 GPA in good standing; must be well-connected on Facebook and Twitter Application instructions: Apply Online 

Campus Rep Program
Application deadline: Rolling – Apply Now
Description: Our reps promote CSF and other top brands in the industry. Campus Reps work together to implement a variety of marketing programs on and off campus, online and in the local community. Our tailored events, word-of-mouth network, and students marketing strategies provide unlimited opportunities for you to stand out from your student body and deliver a message.
Term: Not specified
Time Commitment: Not specified
Compensation: Unpaid
Requirements: Must maintain a 2.5 GPA in good standing; must be well-connected on Facebook and Twitter
Application instructions: Apply Online

U.S. PIRG

Multimedia/Advocacy Journalist Intern
Summer Application deadline: Rolling – Apply Now
Description: Our summer intern will do as many of the following tasks as he or she can handle: help update U.S. PIRG’s website; help our advocates publicize press conferences or reach out to journalists and producers, work on U.S. PIRG’s social media projects – Facebook and Twitter; help U.S. PIRG track its media and communications work using tools like Google Analytics; maintain contact with “legacy” and new media writers and producers; help write, edit and/or distribute press releases, opinion pieces and blog entries; take photos of our advocates testifying on Capitol Hill and speaking at other venues; and shoot and edit video for the website and other uses.
Term: Summer
Time Commitment: 30-40 hrs/week, 4-5 days/week
Compensation: Unpaid
Requirements: Not specified
Application instructions: E-mail a compelling cover letter, resume, and short writing sample (2-4 pages) to the internship coordinator at DCInternships@pirg.org. For your writing sample, write a persuasive essay responding to a recent article in the news. Select an article that interests you personally. The position you take should be your personal point of view -- please do not play devil's advocate. It should only take up 30 minutes of your time and should be no more than two pages. If you already have a prepared writing sample under two pages that you feel accurately reflects your writing ability for this internship, then you may provide this instead.

CEO Update

Multimedia/Advocacy Journalist Intern
Summer Application deadline: April 15
Fall Application deadline: July 15
Spring Application deadline: Oct. 15

Description: Part-time, semester-long internship to report and write association news and assist with office administration. Assignments will depend on skill and experience. Opportunity to earn clips, post on the publication’s web site and learn day-to-day operation of a small publication’s office. Real experience; no fetching coffee here.
Term: Summer, Fall, Spring
Time Commitment: 15-20 hrs/week, 3 days/week, somewhat flexible Compensation: Transportation stipend of $250 provided after successful completion of internship
Requirements: Previous internship experience preferred. Knowledge of Mac, Excel, FileMaker Pro database a plus.
Application instructions: No calls, please. Email cover letter, resume, 3-5 clips/writing samples and three references to:
Anita Sama
Editor-in-Chief
CEO Update
sama@ceoupdate.com