It’s that time of year. Inboxes and Twitter feeds are filling with details of internships, awards and other opportunities. To make your life easier, we thought we’d put all we’ve received in one place (in no particular order). We’ll add new entries (and the date) to the top as we get them.
3/6 -- New Graduate Assistantship at the University of Memphis
The department is pleased to announce a two-year graduate assistantship for an Internal Communication Specialist starting in the fall 2013. We are seeking a person who is strong in news writing, layout and Web. The person holding this assistantship will be a full-time student and work 20 hours a week in the journalism department. He/she will:
· Maintain the department’s Website,
· write, design and layout our e-newsletter,
· assist with news releases to other offices within the College and University,
· work with existing department social media channels.
Graduate assistants receive free tuition (fall and spring) and $6,000 stipend for the academic year. Interested candidates must be admitted to the journalism graduate program. For more information, contact:
Rick Fischer, Ph.D., APR
Journalism Graduate Coordinator
Department of Journalism
The University of Memphis
Memphis, TN 38152-3290
2013 Young Ones Competition for Advertising and Design Students
The One Club, sponsors of the One Show Awards, announced today the 2013 Young Ones Competition, an advertising, interactive and design student competition. All submissions are due by March 15th.
Winners of the Gold, Silver and Bronze Pencils will be awarded cash prizes as well as inclusion in the One Show Annual, a comprehensive compendium of today's most creative advertising.
Established in 1996, this year's college competition offers students a choice of two briefs aimed at creating solutions for social change. The first, Pencils of Promise, gives students the chance to shed light on the global education crisis affecting millions of students across the globe.
The second, Justice by Design, provides students with the opportunity to tackle human rights issues by using design to communicate data for the sake of social justice.
Finalists will be announced at the end of April. Winners will be revealed May 7 during the Young Ones Student Award Ceremony, part of Creative Week.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the Young Ones web page for more information.
-- OCU Prof Kenna Griffin posted a list of media internships on her blog.2/25
-- The American Spectator, a monthly journal of conservative wit and wisdom, is seeking entries for its quarterly collegiate essay contest. The winning op-ed will appear in the print edition of our magazine, and we shall write its author a check for a cool $1,000.
The topic: Binge drinking on college campuses. How big is the problem, and what should we do about it? Would lowering the drinking age from 21 to 18 help?
For more information, visit www.spectator.org/college.
--There are many opportunities at the often-updated http://www.comminternships.com (the blog home of @comminternships).
--Want to work with @cnnhealth, @cnntech, @CNNTravel or @CNNshowbiz? Apply for internship: http://www.turner.com/careers/#/careers/job-details/135054BR
--The Institute for Education in International Media (ieiMedia) offers journalism study-abroad courses and internship programs that help prepare students for the complex demands of 21st century global journalism. Our programs combine training in a range of media skills undefined photography, videojournalism, international reporting and writing for digital media undefined with hands-on practice reporting on a foreign culture.
We've extended the application deadline to March 15 for our summer programs in Italy, Turkey, Israel and Northern Ireland. We still have scholarships of up to $1,000 available for the Jerusalem program. Students in that program will get to work with two veteran foreign correspondents who have covered the Middle East for many years. It's a great opportunity for any students who dreams of one day becoming an international journalist.
SPD 2013 Student Design Competition
Every year, SPD holds a professional competition to find the best editorial design out there. Now students have the chance to be a part of this world-class event!
Enter as many entries as you like according to our categories and rules, and you could win cash prizes, the Adobe Creative Suite software and -- perhaps best of all -- an internship!
--Robert Novak Collegiate Journalism Award
Win $2,500 and fly to DC for an award ceremony at the National Press Club this summer. Submit your outstanding article or series of articles to the Robert Novak Collegiate Journalism Award contest.
The entry deadline is April 15, 2013. Please visit www.DCinternships.org/IPJ/Awards for details and submission guidelines.
--Institute on Political Journalism in Washington, DC
Spend your summer gaining real-world experience that will help set you apart when it comes time to find your first job after graduation: eight-and-a-half weeks in Washington, D.C., completing a media related internship and earning credit from George Mason University.
Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until March 7. To learn more about the programs and to begin an online application, please visit www.DCinternships.org/IPJ. Questions may be directed to 202.986.0384 or email@example.com.
-- The Scripps Howard Foundation Semester in Washington is looking for undergraduate interns for the fall semester and a post-graduate fellow for the 2013-2014 academic year. Both are paid and include free housing.
Juniors and seniors studying print, online, broadcast and photojournalism are invited to apply for a semester-long reporting internship in Washington.
Fall 2013 program dates: Sept. 4 to Dec. 10
Stipend $2,660, plus free housing
Application deadline postmark: March 15, 2013
To apply, visit: http://shfwire.com/node/5464.
Students who are earning bachelor’s or master’s degrees in the spring are invited to apply for the postgraduate, multimedia fellowship. The fellowship includes free housing in a furnished apartment and a $22,155 stipend. For more information and to apply, go to