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Oct. 28, 2021

Last-minute checklist for Internship Fair!

Those of you who've signed up for the Fall Internship Fair tomorrow (Friday, Oct. 29), please make sure you've emailed your resume, clips, etc. to the recruiters – per what is detailed on the sign-up sheet. You also should take copies of your resumes and clips to the interviews. Remember to dress professionally, keep your mask secure and do background on each employer by clicking on the links below. Finally, here are some last-minute advice on sample interview questions, clips and interview blunders. Note: Instead of handshakes, given our current COVID protocols, you could wave or offer a small nod or bow of acknowledgment when you greet each recruiter.

Recruiters and Marshall room numbers for interviews:

NOTEKOLD-TV, the local CBS affiliate, will interview broadcast students remotely on Friday, Nov. 12, from 9 a.m. to noon.
Good luck on your interviews and see NEW listings below!

Mike Chesnick / Internship Coordinator
Dow Jones News Fund 2022 summer paid internships: The application process is open for internships in data journalism, digital media, business reporting and multiplatform editing at 50-plus U.S. news outlets. You must apply by Nov. 5, and take a timed, online qualifying test. Dow Jones strongly advises students to practice and study for the test. Students should watch a recorded info session. review previous tests, take current events and AP style quizzes and watch a test prep session. Sophomores, juniors, seniors and grad students are eligible, including December grads. If you need more info, email DJNF has not determined if the paid training programs and internships will be remote, in-person or a mix.

Be sure to check deadlines!

• Las Vegas Review Journal:  NEW Spring/summer paid internships as digital content producer, photo internships, social media and video. Apply
• NEW Six-month remote paid internship program, starting Jan. 1, 2022, which primarily involves writing environmental news stories for its affiliated news site – Click here to apply.
• Pineapple Street Studios NEW  Six-month remote paid internships in audio production and engineering, starting Jan. 10, 2022. Students will help create the highest quality audio stories in a variety of forms and across a range of genres. Deadline 11/5. Application info
• Forbes: NEW Summer paid editorial internship. Deadline 11/8. Apply
PolitiFact: NEW Summer paid fact-checking internship in Washington, D.C., or St. Petersburg, Florida. Possibly remote. Apply 
• American Society of Magazine Editors: The paid 2022 ASME Summer Internship Program is now accepting applications. Deadline 12/1. Read more about the internship.
• ABC News: Spring 2022, remote paid digital internship. Deadline 10/30. Apply
• ABC Audio: Spring 2022, remote paid podcast internship. Deadline 10/30. Apply
• NBC News and MSNBC: Spring 2022, remote paid internships. Deadline 10/31 Apply
• NBC Sports: Spring 2022, remote paid internships. Deadline 10/31. Apply
Late Night & Tonight Show: Spring 2022, remote paid internships. Deadline 10/31. Apply
• The Las Vegas Review-Journal: Metro and business reporting paid internships for the winter/spring term and summer. Ideal candidates are on track to graduate in 2022, have completed at least one internship or written for the Daily Wildcat, and are fluent in Spanish. Send cover letter, resume and 3-5 work samples to Deputy Managing Editor Peter Johnson. Deadline 11/19 (winter/spring), 12/31 (summer). Info 
• Star Tribune: Summer 2022 paid internships in Minneapolis. Deadline 12/1. Apply 
• Fox Entertainment: Spring 2022 remote paid internship program. Deadline 11/14. Apply
• Fox Sports: Spring 2022 remote paid internship program. Deadline 11/14. Apply
• Food Network: Spring 2022 remote paid social media internship. Deadline 11/12. Apply
• The Open Mat: Remote internship with wrestling sports website. Deadline 11/1. Apply
• Pulliam Fellowships: Summer paid fellowships at Arizona Republic in Phoenix and The Indianapolis Star in reporting, photojournalism, digital production or audio. College juniors, seniors and graduate students are eligible. Deadline: 11/1. More info
• The Seattle Times: Summer 2022 paid internships in photo, metro reporting, graphics, interactive graphics, features, copy editing and business reporting. Deadline 11/19. Apply and more info
The Nation Fund for Independent Journalism: Summer-Fall 2022 paid reporting/writing internships (remote or in-person in New York). Deadline 4/1/22 (Summer-Fall). Apply and info
• USA Today: Summer 2022 paid internships for nation, opinion, entertainment, politics, social media, video, sports or consumer news teams. Deadline 11/1. Apply
 • The Wall Street Journal: Summer 2022 paid newsroom internships, including reporting, data, audience engagement, video, podcast, graphics, product design and WSJ Magazine. Must be a junior, senior or grad student. Deadline 11/1. Apply. Visit website to learn more or the FAQs page.
• Bloomberg Industry Group: Summer 2022 news internship in Washington, D.C. area. Paid and summer housing. Deadline 10/29. Apply
• Texas Tribune Student Fellowships: The nonprofit, nonpartisan digital news organization is accepting applications for its 2022 paid summer programs in data visuals, engagement, engineering, events, marketing and communications, multimedia, photography, reporting (Austin) and reporting (Washington, D.C.) Deadline 11/1. Apply
• Politico: Summer 2022 paid editorial internships for magazine, breaking news desk, politics desk and Politico Pro policy teams. Deadline 11/1. Apply
Virginian-Pilot: Summer 2022 paid internships in reporting, videography/photography, audience engagement, data journalism. Deadline 11/12. Apply
American Public Media: Spring 2022 paid production internship for “Marketplace” public radio in Los Angeles. The ideal candidate, according to the listing, is someone who thrives on the deadline pressure of daily radio and multimedia enterprise. Apply soon. 
• 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, executive editor, to apply.
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.
Fulbright National Geographic Storytelling Fellowship (grad students): Academic year of overseas travel and storytelling. Info
Lincoln (Neb.) Journal Star: Summer 2022 reporting intern. Deadline 10/31. Apply
Des Moines Register: Spring 2022 reporting intern. Apply
Iowa City Press-Citizen: Spring 2022 reporting intern. Apply
Thomson Reuters: Spring or summer 2022 journalism intern. Info
Miami Herald: Spring or summer 2022 intern. Deadline 10/31. Info
High Country News: Winter or spring 2022 editorial intern or fellow. Deadline 11/1. Info
Chicago Tribune: Summer 2022 intern, all newsroom departments. Deadline 11/1. Info


Fox 10 News Phoenix: NEW Currently hiring for a few producer and associate producer positions at the television station. Email Diana Crawford, executive producer, for more info.
• Nogales International: The paper has full-time job openings for a reporter. To apply, email Jonathan Clark, managing editor, with resume, three clips and cover letter.
Hart Talent Agency: Spring 2022 video/editing/producing internship. Deadline 11/1. Apply
BuzzFeed: Spring 2022 social media fellow in N.Y. Apply
• Eastern Arizona Courier and The Copper Era: The Safford, Arizona, newspapers are looking for a full-time reporter. Send resume, five clips and cover letter to Kim Smith, managing editor.
Arizona Center for Judaic Studies: Falbaum Fellow student outreach assistant. Will help in planning, executing, and staffing outreach events. 10-15 hours a week; pays $15/hour. Email Martha Castleberry to apply.
• 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 stories for its newsletter, e-Sombrero. Unpaid, but students can get clips. Topics could be about anything medically related. Contact alumna Ann Chihak Poff.
Prism: The BIPOC-led non-profit news outlet is building a list of paid freelancers (remote). The site focuses on people, places and issues underreported by national media. Contact Carolyn Copeland, news editor, to apply.
• This American Life Fellowship: Spring 2022 (paid): For December 2021 graduates who have radio or podcasting experience. Deadline 11/1. Info


Hearst Awards: The program, with up to $700,000 in awards, consists of five monthly writing contests, two photo, one audio, two TV and four multimedia. The feature writing deadline is Nov. 2; news photography Nov. 9. GuidelinesInfo and Poster. Email Mike Chesnick to enter.
High Country News Bell Prize: Honors writing about the Western U.S. by writers, 18 to 25. Topics could include climate change, water, drought, wildlife, public lands, Indigenous sovereignty, wildfire, ecosystem restoration or outdoor recreation. Entries can be up to 1,000 words. The winning essay will be published at Winners will receive up to $350 in Mountainsmith merchandise. Enter

Digital Training for Journalists, Students and Researchers: The Center for Global & Border Journalism at the University of Arizona collaborated on a Sept. 30, 2021, digital security webinar with the Freedom of the Press Foundation and the Institute for International Journalism at Ohio University. The session covered the basics of risk assessment techniques, authentication safety, device safety with full-disk encryption and password practices, safer browsing, and communication security. 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's training on audience engagement tips
Career advice from UA J-school grads Jordan Williams (The Hill), Mike Christy (UA Athletics), Nicole Santa Cruz (ProPublica), Jasmine Demers (Kentucky reporter) and Saul Bookman (PHNX). Video
• Poynter’s OnPoynt webinar “Job Hunting During a Pandemic.”
The Lead has info about internships and online portfolios.
• 2021 Five tools for social media
• Free bootcamp course: Digital Investigations for Journalists
Critiquing résumés

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