Be Part of Something BIG: Legislative Gazette News Service Internships Open to All Majors

Legislative Gazette logo The Legislative Gazette is preparing to launch a news service to provide student-generated articles, photos, and video news to engaged citizens through a network of local publishers. This project – funded by the Knight Foundation and the Nicholas B. Ottaway Foundation – is aimed at getting fair, objective, and factual news to a wider audience as a public service to the people of New York.

Branded and bylined student work will be provided to publishers across New York via The Gazette News Service, being developed under the supervision of community engagement expert, Jeanne Brooks, who brings nearly 15 years of experience in the news industry. Continue reading

Spring 2021 Advising Season is Underway

The Spring 2021 Schedule of Classes is live on newpaltz.edu!

DMJ schedule click here

Communication Studies schedule click here

Don’t delay: Schedule a meeting NOW to meet with your advisor BEFORE NOV. 9.

Meet with your advisor remotely (Zoom, Webex, BB Collaborate, phone, etc.) to go over your Spring schedule and discuss your progress toward graduation. Don’t forget to use My Schedule Planner to design your preferred schedule for next semester.

Volunteer at the Online News Association Conference for Free Admittance

The Online News Association Conference, ONA20, is virtual this year and students can apply to volunteer to get the two weeks of programming for free. The conference will run from Oct. 1-16 and they are accepting applications on a rolling basis from now until the start of the conference. Apply early for your best chance!

They have a variety of roles available. They’re recruiting volunteers to help lead compelling conversations in session chats, staff the virtual help desk, welcome attendees at virtual receptions and help with some production and design tasks.

They are specifically looking for volunteers with experience in audio production, video production, newsletters, live coverage on Twitter and Instagram, writing, curation and more.

Any questions? Email volunteer@journalists.org.

For more information, click here.

Paid, Remote Government Relations Internship Opportunity for Journalism, Comm Students

Want to start a career in political public affairs? SKDKnickerbocker, the Holmes Report 2019 Public Affairs Agency of the Year, is looking for interns to join its New York and Albany teams remotely as paid interns for Fall 2020. Interns work on a wide range of fast-paced corporate, non-profit, and issue advocacy clients. Ideal candidates are driven self-starters with the ability to grasp complex subject matter quickly and work well within teams.

Requirements include: Continue reading

DASH LAB Remote Teaching/Production Tutorial Opportunities for Fall 2020

Are you highly self-motivated? Love learning and teaching digital skills? A remote internship with the campus DASH Lab may be right for you. To apply, send resume and statement of interest to dashlab@newpaltz.edu.

As with ANY internship for credit, you must have ALREADY been certified eligible to earn internship credits through our dept to qualify.  Registration for internship credits is done through the DMJ internship program and the deadline for fall is Aug. 24.

DASH Lab internship flyer

Social Media Intern Opportunity & Marketing & Sales Internship Opportunity with PR Firm Tipsy Social

SOCIAL MEDIA INTERN Needed For Tipsy Social, small PR Firm in Fishkill

Tipsy Social, a small PR/marketing firm out of Fishkill, NY, has two internship opportunities. Scroll down for more:

A social media intern will help establish a positive online presence for each partner by integrating brand messaging in a compelling and valuable way. The ideal candidate is a creative and tech-savvy individual with a deep understanding of social media, content development, and marketing. Our social media intern will be responsible for a variety of projects including general administrative duties, creative copywriting, photo researching, scouting and assisting with content creation and social media strategy. Continue reading

Approved To Intern in Summer? Deadline Wednesday, May 20 for Placement and Registration for Summer Internships

Attention students who have been approved to earn internship credits: If you intend to intern this summer, you must find a placement and get it approved by next Wednesday, May 20, in order to earn internship credits this summer. Even if you don’t begin working until June or July, you must be registered before the add/drop period ends, May 26.

We’ve been posting opportunities on our dept’s blog and Instagram:  Continue reading