Publications & Internet
- Riverfront Times Photo Internship Program - The primary role of the Photography Intern will be to continuously supply quality photography for online listings, food blogs, event slideshows and other interactive media. Interns will be encouraged to attend Feature/Cover photography sessions and work closely with the art director to learn more about the use of photos to give visuals to stories. If the student shows exceptional work they could possibly be asked to take on more social tasks such as shooting concerts, festivals and other live events for the web and/or print editions. Core responsibilities include: contacting restaurants to acquire quality images for online dining guide; working to identify art on the web site that needs to be replaced due to poor quality; photographing restaurants and businesses that are not able to provide quality art; keeping in constant communication with editorial assistant, food reviewer, music editor and art director; maintaining the highest level of professionalism when dealing with dining and music establishments. Intern is responsible for all editing, clean up and upload of all images, with a weekly quota of 15-25 images photographed (roughly 3-5 per day). Other tasks may include slideshow photos for other parts of the site, or photographing concerts, etc. Candidate requirements include: own photo equipment, vehicle, computer experience (Mac), experience with Photoshop. For more information and to apply please contact: Tom Carlson, Senior Art Director. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, Phone: 314-754-5982. This internship will be for credit only, the amount of such is to be determined by the institution of enrollment. Reimbursement will be provided for mileage accrued
- Standing Partnership – Spring, Summer, and Fall internship program. Full-time & paid. Gain a broad introduction into the field of public relations. Work with any of the account teams. Responsibilities include: research, developing media material, event planning, and media outreach. Interested students with strong writing, communication and teamwork skills, and a desire to learn PR should contact Ann Smith at email@example.com, or phone: 503-692-8595. For more information visit www.standingpr.com.
- Application Deadlines:
- Spring (January – May) – deadline December 1st
- Summer (June - August) – Deadline May 1st
- Fall (September – December) – Deadline August 1st
- St. Louis' Best Bridal and savvyfamily magazines - St. Louis' Best Bridal and savvyfamily magazines - Internships available on a rolling basis for fall, winter, and summer semesters. Immediate need for summer intern! These magazines are special niche publications produced by the parent company Suburban Journals. Work will revolve around a variety of wedding, parenting, and miscellaneous topics. Interns will have the opportunity to assist on a number of projects, including interviewing and writing feature stories, editing, photography and photo shoots, bridal shows, and/or Internet research. Applicants should contact Lucie Willsie, editor, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- American Society of Newspaper Editors - Go to www.asne.org/internships for on-line guide searchable by state, internship criteria and job responsibilities.
- The Riverfront Times - Marketing and Promotions interns. Unpaid, for school credit, 10-20 hours a week. Must be currently enrolled as an undergraduate. Promotions interns schedule, hire, and maintain Street Team - looking for someone wanting event experience. Paid while working events after hours. 10-20 hours a week. Marketing and promotion interns report to Marketing and Promotions Coordinator. Work at Riverfront Times office in University City. Contact: Anne Lucas, Riverfront Times, email@example.com. The Riverfront Times - Continuously offers an advertising / marketing internship for fall, spring, and summer semesters. Fall intern deadline is November 1.
- St. Louis Post-Dispatch - Internships available year round, with four quarters: spring, summer, fall and winter. Reporting, photography, graphics, design, research and online internships. 13 weeks per quarter. $393/week. There is also one unpaid internship per semester for which you must get credit. To take summer internship, you must be enrolled in school as a graduate student at the time you fulfill the internship, or you must have completed your junior year by the time you take the internship. Must have completed basic journalism courses, as well as courses in specialty areas for photography, graphic design, etc. Apply via email to: Irvin Harrell, Director of Community Outreach and Newsroom Recruitment, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Include: resume; short autobiography; at least six clips if applying for writing internship, a portfolio of 20 images for photography or design; names, telephone numbers and titles of four references who have supervised your work; official transcript sent by your university. Application deadlines: for fall (September - early December): June 1; for winter (mid-December - mid-March): October 1; for spring (late February - mid-May): October 15.
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch also seeks candidates for a paid internship in the online staff of our newsroom, focusing on using social media to publish content, engage our audience and encourage reader-generated news, photos, videos and more. This person will help update, promote and publicize our fledgling social networking site, MySTLtoday; help develop and participate in blogs; increase our profile on external social networks such as Digg, Twitter, Facebook, FriendFeed, YouTube and more; help integrate reader-generated content into our primary site, STLtoday.com; and help develop training for newsroom colleagues on the power and function of social media. This spring internship will run from late-February into mid-May - 13 weeks. Exact dates are negotiable. We're seeking applicants in their junior year of college or higher. To apply, you'll need to demonstrate first that you're a solid journalist, with good writing skills and sound news judgment. Second, show us you're engaged in social networks. Do you blog? Twitter? Post YouTube videos? Other sites? How have you used your presence in social networks to advance your life - personally or professionally? Submit a resume, a portfolio of your journalism and a 500-word essay describing why social media is a vital tool for journalists and ways they should embrace it. Applications must be postmarked by Dec. 12; send it to Kurt Greenbaum, c/o St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 900 N. Tucker Blvd., St. Louis, Mo., 63101 or you can email it to email@example.com.
- Louie - Editorial Internship - Year round. Reports to Managing Editor. Duties include: attending brainstorm meetings with student staff, helping develop story ideas, editing stories, conducting phone interviews, writing cutlines and headlines, and taking photos. Unpaid. Flexible. Senior standing/college student. We are also always looking for additions to our teen staff (freshman through seniors). Contact Beth McConaghy at firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit www.louiemag.com
- St. Louis Black Pages - The Annual Magazine & Business Directory is currently seeking both graphic artist and journalism interns to assist in preparing the 16th annual edition. Contact Tiffany White, Client Services Manager, 333 N. Beaumont St., St. Louis, MO 63103. Phone: 314-531-7300. Fax: 314-531-7302. Email: email@example.com
- University News - The award-winning University News is SLU's only student-run campus newspaper, founded in 1921. There is no journalism program at SLU, so The University News is a crash course in journalism education for student editors, writers, photographers, ad salespeople and layout designers, who produce the weekly paper. For more information about how to become involved, contact The University News at 314.977.2812 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Virginia Publishing Co. - Continuously seeking publishing assistant interns. Reports directly to the publisher. $200 stipend upon successful completion. Hours: 8-12 hours a week/flexible. Desired: journalism-style writing, well organized, Macintosh helpful. Duties include writing press releases/working with news media; arranging events; proofreading; website updating; shipping books. Contact Jeff Fister (SLU grad 1981, A&S), Publisher, Virginia Publishing Co., 625 N. Euclid, Ste. 330, St. Louis, MO 63108. Phone: 314-367-6612, ext. 22. Fax: 314-367-0727. Email: email@example.com. Prefer e-mail contact with cover letter and resume. Visit www.STL-Books.com for more details. Deadline: 2 weeks before beginning of each term.
- West End Word -The West End Word is continuously seeking editorial and photography interns for a 22,000-circulation community newspaper. Editorial interns will work 10-15 hours a week, writing news and feature articles. Photography interns will shoot assignments as needed, and may occasionally work on in-office projects. Deadlines are Nov. 15 for spring, March 15 for summer and July 30 for fall. Send cover letter, resume and writing samples/photos to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- St. Louis Magazine and AT HOME - Continuously accepting applications for St. Louis Magazine and AT HOME. Flexible scheduling available, full or part-time. Deadlines are November 15 for spring, March 1 for summer, and July 15 for fall. For more information, including detailed instructions on how to apply, visit http://www.stlmag.com/media/St-Louis-Magazine/Jobs
- Graphic Design Internship - The graphic design interns will assist the art directors in various photo shoots and design projects. Internship Requirements: knowledege of Adobe: In Design, Photoshop and Illustrator is preferred. Compensation: School Credit required. To Apply: Please email your resume, cover letter and clips in pdf format to Lindsay Hotz Timme at email@example.com. No phone calls, please.
- Photography Internship - The photography interns will assist the art directors in various photo shoots, research and photo assignments. Internship Requirements: must furnish personal SLR digital camera for daily use; knowledge of Adobe Photoshop is a MUST; you must have completed introductory photography courses. Compensation: School credit REQUIRED. To Apply: Please e-mail your resume and cover letter and clips in pdf format to Lindsay Hotz Timme at firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls, please.
- Style/Fashion Internship - The fashion intern will assist the Style Editor and sometimes the Art Directors with the style sections and various fashion features and photo shoots. Requirements: must be organized; knowledge of style, fashion and photography a plus. Compensation: school credit REQUIRED. To Apply: Please email resume and cover letter to Stefene Russell at email@example.com. No phone calls, please.
- Editorial Intern - Writing news briefs and features, fact-checking, conducting research, updating calendar events, editing and other duties as assigned. Unpaid; receive school credit. Flexible hours and opportunities for print clips, especially for students who are proactive in pitching stories to editors. Contact Stefene Russell, Sr. Editor, 314-918-3011. (Intern will also write for St. Louis AT HOME Magazine.) For more information about our publications, visit www.stlmag.com.
- Marketing/Advertising Sales Intern - Under the direction of the Senior Sales Manager and the Marketing Manager, assist in developing, implementing and managing internal and external advertising and branding strategy. Coordinate the development of sales materials, informational materials, web based marketing and search engine optimization. Edit and review copy for promotional and informational materials. Assist in designing, coordinating and presenting marketing programs, publicity efforts, special events and advertising campaigns. Assist in marketing research. Basic Microsoft Office skills necessary. Proficiency in Excel, Word, Microsoft Outlook, ACT. Quark knowledge a plus. Contact Stefene Russell at firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit website www.stlmag.com.
- The St. Louis Business Journal - Weekly business publication. Proofing, research, writing. Send or fax cover letter and resume to Tricia Miller, editor, St. Louis Business Journal, One Metropolitan Square, Ste. 2170, St. Louis, MO 63102. Fax 314-621-5031. Email email@example.com.
- Mosby Publishing - Writing, editing, press releases. For further information contact Matt Pailer, 314-872-8370.
- The Beacon - Journalism Internship; Opportunities: Produce feature articles (two short, one long), news articles (about the same number) Produce a video or slideshow production; Opportunities in health reporting if that would fit a student's interests; We have a history of throwing interns into the deep end with stories that require careful reporting; Ride along possibilities with Jo Mannies, one of the best political reporters in the state; Involvement in election night coverage; Likelihood of working with other veterans such as Dale Singer, Mary Leonard and Robert Joiner; Support and editing provided by Donna Korando or Susan Heggar, editors; The intern would be expected to work 15 hours a week, possibly more during the week of the election; Unpaid; Contact Donna Korando: Editor | Features and Commentary; St. Louis Beacon; www.stlbeacon.org; 3655 Olive St. Louis, MO 63108; 314-535-NEWS (6397) (w); 314-302-0128 (c).
- U.S. Voice of America - Seeking talented and creative writers/reporters to contribute to a blog about student life in the US. Voice of America, an international news and broadcasting organization, is looking for a few great contributors to share their experiences, challenges and triumphs with our audience, and to give international students a glimpse into what it's like to study in the US; International students studying in the US are particularly encouraged to apply; As part of the blog's inaugural writing class, you will have an opportunity to help shape its direction and to experiment with multimedia journalism and innovative forms of storytelling; You will write about all aspects of university life, from the mundane (what is college food like?) to the deep (how do you develop your identity on campus?) to the fun (what's the social life like?) to the practical (what was the application process like?); The more creative you can be in finding and telling great stories the better; You will come away with a portfolio of professional writing, and we will work closely with you throughout your internship to help perfect your writing and storytelling skills;
Requirements: - Have exceptional writing skills; Previous experience in journalism and/or blogging is a plus, but not required; -Multimedia skills (video, audio, photography) would also be an asset; - Be a current college/university student (or be applying to college/university this year); International students and American study abroad students are particularly encouraged to apply, but we're looking for people from a range of backgrounds, majors and degree levels (grad and PhD students included) - Be willing to contribute at least once a month when school is in session; - Be able to commit for at least a semester, preferably for the full year; We are located in Washington, DC, but you do not need to be local to apply; In fact, we are looking for people from around the country who can provide a variety of perspectives; To apply: Submit a cover letter, resume and two writing (or multimedia) samples demonstrating the type of style this project will require to jstahl@voanews. com; Applications due by Sept. 6; Questions? Contact Jessica Stahl - jstahl@voanews. com; 202-203-4954; About Us:Voice of America is an international broadcasting organization funded by the US government; We broadcast around the world in 45 languages, serving as a consistently reliable source of news and information for those in information- deprived societies and those interested in learning about the US; Learn about us at http://www.voanews. com