Times-Tribune summer internship applications due

Applications are due for summer paid internships with The Scranton Times-Tribune. Participants will have the chance to work inside a professional newsroom and to learn journalism in the midst of a real city press room with real deadlines and real responsibilities.Your duties as an intern would vary based on your interests and the skills you brought with you. Current interns are already working on material that goes directly into the newspaper, and you may have the opportunity to write stories that appear under your own by-line. (Whether you intend to be a journalist or a writer of another sort, it is certainly helpful to line up such ‘clips’ early in your career.)

The Times-Tribune summer internship program offers a $400/week salary and the chance to fill in for full-time journalists. Summer internships are very competitive – they draw applicants from journalism programs and college newspapers across the country – and Times-Tribune editors have indicated that strong performance in a fall or spring internship will give a local applicant an edge.

The internship also carries 3 credits; for Communication majors that credit may count for an elective within the major. In order to apply, prepare a one-page cover letter, a résumé, and 3-5 samples of your journalistic writing. The strongest applicants will likely be able to draw on their work from on other publications, but we will certainly consider work that you have written for class or on your own.

The deadline for applications is Feb. 12. Students should deliver their applications to:
Marlene Stanilka
Department Secretary
Communication Dept.
STT – Comm Wing 4121

If you are interested in this opportunity speak with:

Matt Reavy
reavym2@scranton.edu/ext. 6186

Kim Pavlick
pavlickk2@scranton.edu/ext. 4147

Joe Kraus
krausj2@scranton.edu/ext. 6331

Advertisements

0 Responses to “Times-Tribune summer internship applications due”



  1. Leave a Comment

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s




This blog is maintained by Dr. Matthew M. Reavy as a service to journalism students at the University of Scranton.

a

Calendar

February 2008
S M T W T F S
« Jan   Mar »
 12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
242526272829  

RSS Jobs from Cyberjournalist

  • An error has occurred; the feed is probably down. Try again later.

RSS Jobs from Poynter

  • An error has occurred; the feed is probably down. Try again later.
Dunder Mifflin

%d bloggers like this: