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Feb. 24, 2022

You can still sign up for Internship Fair! 

Recuiters say they'll still accept sign-ups for tomorrow's Internship Fair — and plenty of slots are still open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. for the in-person and remote interviews in the Marshall Building. (We'll provide a computer in each room for the remote interviews, or you can do them on your laptop from anywhere.) You can still email your resume, clips, etc. to recruiters, but you also should take hard copies to the in-person interviews.

Dress professionally, and do background on each employer by clicking on the links below. Sample interview questionsclips and interview blunders.

Employers with open slots include Madden Media (8), Tucson Weekly (12), Tucson Sentinel (10), AllSports Tucson (5), Arizona Luminaria (3), (2), Green Valley News (6), Sierra Vista Herald/Review (9), KOLD-TV (1), KVOA-TV (1), PHNX sports (4) and Sinclair Broadcasting (24). At Madden Media, you'll learn to create travel guides, build websites, host marketing pop-ups and run digital campaigns. 

Not only can the Internship Fair help you land internships, it also is an excellent way to make professional contacts and practice your interviewing skills — all of which can help you get a job after graduation!


Recruiters, Marshall room numbers and Zoom links for interviews

 If you have questions about whether to interview for a certain internship, contact Internship Coordinator Mike Chesnick or Academic Adviser Paloma Boykin. You can earn up to three credits for an internship (see details).


Good luck with your interviews! See NEW listings and deadlines below.

Mike Chesnick / Internship Coordinator / Marshall 343 or 520-626-3079
Appointments, Monday-Thursday:


• Arizona Daily Star: STILL OPEN! Part-time paid photo internship, which ends in mid-May. Canon gear and laptop provided. Student newspaper experience or good technical skills preferred. Apply and contact Rick Wiley, photo editor.
• Environmental Health News: NEW Summer paid internship (remote) for bilingual, Spanish-speaking intern to report and investigate environmental health issues. Website. Contact Autumn Spanne to apply.
• The Associated Press: Paid six-month internships in Phoenix, New York, Washington, Jerusalem, London, Nairobi, New Delhi, Paris in video, data/science reporting and photo, etc. Deadline: 2/28. Apply
• Summer paid internships in 13 cities as seasonal reporter covering games (Apply) or as a research/news desk reporter (Apply).  
• BDG / Bustle Magazine: Remote paid internship to assist with research-driven, content for Bustle, Elite Daily, The Zoe Report, NYLON, Romper, Scary Mommy and Fatherly. Deadline: 2/28. Apply
• Catalina Foothills Lifestyle Magazine: Jeff Herr, a UA J-school alum, is looking for a part-time paid chief editor/writer and paid freelance writers for the magazine's launch. Contact Jeff at to apply.
• New York Times: Summer paid internship program (remote), including newsroom, technology, advertising and marketing positions. Deadline: 2/28. Apply
• Fox Weather: Summer paid internship in New York City. Deadline extended: 2/28Apply
• Argus Media: Summer paid internship in Houston investigating and writing news and analysis about different markets such as crude oil, refined products, biofuels, natural gas, emissions, chemicals, metals and fertilizers. Deadline: 2/28. Apply 
• Las Vegas Review-Journal: Summer paid internships in features, metro and business. Deadline: 3/1Apply
Evansville (Indiana) Courier & Press: Summer paid internships in breaking news, enterprise reporting and G.A. Apply 
Thomson Reuters: Summer 2022 journalism intern. Info
The Nation Fund for Independent Journalism: Summer-Fall 2022 paid reporting/writing internships (remote or in-person in New York). Deadline 4/1 (Summer-Fall). Apply and info
• Tucson Weekly and its family of community papers — including Explorer, Marana News, Foothills News and Desert Times — are looking for unpaid interns who can write features, profiles and news. Email Jim Nintzel, editor, to apply.
• Phoenix New Times: Immediate openings for paid freelance writers in news, arts, culture, food, music and cannabis (need to be at least a junior). Send clips, resume and cover letter to Kristen Mosbrucker.
Herald/Review in Sierra Vista: Interns needed for any semester. Paid and unpaid/school credit positions. Send résumé, cover letter and writing clips to Andrew Paxton.

Washington Press Club Foundation: NEW Register for a series of webinars connecting student journalists to Washington, D.C. reporters, editors and bureau chiefs. Feb. 25, 11 a.m.: Covering the Midterms. April 1, 11 a.m.: Care and Feeding of Sources. April 22, 11 a.m.: Creative Tactics to Help You Score Your Ideal Job. Register 
Alum jobs panel: Get career advice from UA School of Journalism grads Jordan Williams (The Hill), Mike Christy (UA Athletics), Nicole Santa Cruz (ProPublica), Jasmine Demers (Kentucky reporter) and Saul Bookman (PHNX). Video
Digital Training for Journalists, Students and Researchers: Our Center for Global & Border Journalism  collaborated on a digital security webinar. Watch
Ida B. Wells Society Workshops: Sign up for free to be a member and view videos, including What You Can Find in Public Records and How to Use It or How to Make it in Freelance Journalism or Journalism Internship Tips That Every Student Needs.
Poynter: "How any journalist can earn trust" — self-directed course. Sign up.
Also: Poynter's audience engagement tips; The Lead's info about internships/portfolios; social media and résumé tips.
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• TFAS Academic Internship Program: The Fund for American Studies is offering an 8-week summer journalism program that includes a guaranteed internship placement, course credit from George Mason University and furnished housing in downtown Washington, D.C. Three full scholarships are available. Deadline: 3/15. Apply
• UA College of Applied Science & Technology: Paid internship as social media specialist. Deadline: 2/28Apply 
• Phoenix Suns: Social media paid internship for Suns (NBA) and Phoenix Mercury (WNBA) basketball. Looking for current undergraduate (or recent graduate) with experience in social media/content/digital marketing. Deadline: 2/28. Apply 
• Phoenix Suns: Creative content paid internship. Duties include social media, website and broadcast, quickly producing and editing post-game content. Deadline: 2/28. Apply
• Juvenile Justice Information Exchange: The nonpartisan, nonprofit group will pay up to $800 for up to 1,200-word articles on a broad array of news topics regarding youth and young adults. Info
• UFC: Summer paid internships in Las Vegas in social media, graphic design, production, public relations for Ultimate Fighting Championship. Deadline: 2/28Apply 
• PinalCentral: Full-time job as multimedia general assignment reporter. The website serves two central Arizona newspapers: Casa Grande Dispatch and Maricopa Monitor. Apply
• Bang on a Can Media Workshop: An exploration of contemporary music criticism and journalism for early-career writers in North Adams, Mass., July 23-Aug 1. Deadline: 3/24. Apply
• LinkedIn: Summer paid writing/product design internship (remote) with LinkedIn Content Design team. Apply soon
• b-untethered: Spring paid internship with new health and wellness website for women (remote). Apply
• USA Basketball: Summer paid internship near Denver. Deadline: 3/1Apply
Courthouse News Service: Seeking a full-time reporter in Phoenix to cover law and politics. Email Jamie Ross, SW bureau chief, resume, clips and cover letter at
• Princeton Science Writing: Summer paid internship (in N.J., but remote possible). Write news and feature articles, web content for non-technical audience. Apply 
• Orato Writing Workshop: Summer/fall writer's workshop, internship program (remote), where juniors and seniors get paid to write first-person, internationally published stories for Orato websiteInfo and contact (Pamela Say).
• Internship Nepal: Photojournalism internship for 2 to 20 weeks in Nepal. Apply throughout the year. Info
• UA Communications: Write, edit and manage content in this student paid position, 10 hours a week. Apply in Handshake. Email Pila Martinez for more info.
• Pima County Medical Society: The society is looking for freelance medical stories for its newsletter, e-Sombrero. Unpaid, but students can get clips. Contact Ann Chihak Poff.
Prism: The BIPOC-led non-profit news outlet is building a list of paid freelancers (remote). Contact Carolyn Copeland, news editor.

Elie Wiesel Foundation for Humanity’s 2022 Prize in Ethics Essay Contest: Five scholarships totaling $20,000 will be awarded to students who've written an original essay on an ethical dilemma. All winners will convene in New York City for an annual Prize in Ethics seminar and celebration (conditions permitting). Deadline: 2/25 (TOMORROW). Apply
• Hearst Awards: The program, with up to $700,000 in awards, is open to mainly undergraduates. Upcoming deadlines: digital news or enterprise (3/1), investigative reporting (3/15), digital news or enterprise/team (4/12)Guidelines and Info. Email Mike Chesnick to enter.
Covering Climate Now Journalism Awards: The "Student Journalist Award" has been added to the contest. Students can submit a story published in 2021 about climate change, not just the environment. Deadline: 3/1. Details on CCNow website, including the submission form and guidelines.

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