Paid Summer Internships Available with the New York Press Association

The New York Press Association Foundation is sponsoring a paid summer internship at this newspaper for a qualified journalism student.

Any student currently enrolled in a recognized journalism program is eligible to compete for an internship with a net $2,600 stipend provided by NYPA. Applicants must attend college during the 2023-2024 academic year.

Don’t delay! The application deadline is March 1st, 2023!

Application forms are available online at www.nynewspapers.com, click on NYPA, then Internships.

National Immigration Forum Seeks Communication Intern!

The National Immigration Forum seeks a self-starting, full- or part-time intern to assist their Strategic Communications team. The Strategic Communications intern works with the team on outreach to national, state, and local media, and assisting with press statements, the daily newsletter, messaging guides and other products. In addition to responding to breaking news on immigration, our communications projects relate to immigration reforms, naturalization, asylum seekers and refugee populations, and related topics. 

Projects may include: Pitching stories and drafting summaries for The Forum Daily, our immigration newsletter, monitoring and compiling media coverage of immigration issues, building and expanding media lists and databases, drafting press statements and other strategic communications products, potentially including op-eds, message guides, and blog posts. 

Qualifications: Strong attention to detail, a passion for immigrants’ rights and immigration reforms, excellent written, and oral and interpersonal communication skills.  

Graduate, undergraduate and high school seniors with a major, minor, or strong interest in communications, journalism, political science, international relations, or a related field are encouraged to apply.  The National Immigration Forum is an equal opportunity employer. They value diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment. People of color, ethnic minorities and women are strongly encouraged to apply. 

To Apply: Please send a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to media@immigrationforum.org. The writing sample should be no longer than three pages. An article, press release or similar type of communications writing sample is preferred. Please note that this is an unpaid internship, but they offer $50/month for reimbursement of internet costs. 

Due to the volume of applications they receive, they are able to respond only to those applicants who they are interested in interviewing. No phone calls please. 

About the Organization: The National Immigration Forum, founded in 1982, is a nonpartisan advocacy organization that builds trusted relationships to create a shared vision for immigration. The Forum works across the political spectrum to convene different perspectives, bring new allies into the conversation, and advance constructive and compassionate immigration policies that serve America’s interests. The Forum works closely with key constituencies and policymakers for practical immigration solutions. In order to facilitate immigration reform, the Forum builds and generates support from moderate and conservative faith, law enforcement, national security, and business leaders.

For more information, visit Work With Us! – National Immigration Forum.

For the full internship description, visit Microsoft Word – Strategic Communications Intern posting (immigrationforum.org).

Media Intern Needed for Campus Ministry & Food Pantry Spring 2023

Campus minister Allison Moore, with Chaplain Michelle Ledesma-Baer, director of the Student Christian Center, are seeking a communications/media intern to raise the visibility of the campus Food Pantry and expand progressive Christian ministry beyond the Food Pantry, into food sustainability, food justice, cooking classes, nutrition workshops, etc. 

Requirements:

  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively
  • Ability to document work–all accounts, all passwords, necessary info to hand off to a new intern next semester
  • Be well-organized
  • Be attentive to detail

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Unpaid Social Media Internship Opportunity at Sojourner Truth Library for Spring 2023

The Sojourner Truth Library is seeking an unpaid social media intern for Spring 2023. A background in PR/marketing/media is encouraged as well as a basic knowledge of graphic design and photography. 

Qualifications:

  • Affinity for libraries and academia
  • Familiarity with Sojourner Truth Library services and materials
  • Prior knowledge of and experience with Instagram and/or TikTok

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How to Download your Progress Report as a PDF

When applying for internship eligibility it is important to upload your ENTIRE progress report as a PDF. Uploading screenshots of your progress report is NOT sufficient. Saving your progress report as a PDF is not only required for internship eligibility, but it is also handy to know for future reference. See the graphic below for the process Continue reading

Firelight Films and Firelight Media is Looking for Interns for Spring 23

Firelight is two separate organizations with one mission: to support communities of color in front of and behind the camera.

Firelight Media, a non-profit artist support organization, is the premier destination for non-fiction cinema by and about communities of color. Firelight Media produces documentary films, supports filmmakers of color, and cultivates audiences for their work. Firelight Media’s key programs include the Documentary Lab, the Groundwork Regional Lab, and the William Greaves Fund. Firelight Media also produces digital short films series in partnership with public media organizations. To learn more, visit firelightmedia.tv Continue reading

Journalism & PR Interns Needed in Poughkeepsie

Hair on Hudson Academy (HOHA) is looking for PR/Journalism students who are looking to create engaging content and write articles for our monthly magazine. Located in the downtown City of Poughkeepsie, Hair on Hudson Academy is at the forefront of the beauty industry for the Mid-Hudson Valley, training tomorrow’s stylists and estheticians since 2017. Continue reading

Internship Eligibility Deadline is One Month Away: Nov. 11

Students wishing to intern next semester: there is one month left before the deadline!

You must apply for internship eligibility by Nov. 11 if you wish to intern during the spring semester.

Applying for internship eligibility includes completing the application and submitting your resume and progress report. If you do not do this at least one semester before your internship, it will not count for credits.

To apply for internship eligibility, visit tinyurl.com/npinternpacket

Apply by Nov. 11 if you want to intern next semester.