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March 4, 2022

Let us know if you get an internship offer! 

For those who participated in last week's Spring Internship Fair, I hope you had a good experience and practiced your job interviewing skills! Recruiters are starting to reach out to students, so please fill out this online form by Monday, March 21, to let us know whether you've accepted an internship for either summer or fall 2022. And if you didn't attend the internship fair, but have landed a summer or fall internship on your own, please fill out the form, too.

I hope you all have a fun and relaxing spring break. Some of the internship listings below have deadlines coming up, so plan accordingly! 

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


• Environmental Health News: 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. Apply ASAP
• Summer paid internships in 13 cities as seasonal reporter covering games (Apply) or as a research/news desk reporter (Apply). Deadline: 3/7
• 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 extended: 3/7. 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 internships in editorial and book development. Apply ASAP.
• Fox Weather: Summer paid internship in N.Y. City. Apply ASAP
• 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. Apply ASAP
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.
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.

Online News Association: NEW Register for ONA’s free career day event, to be held virtually March 31.
Washington Press Club Foundation: Register for a series of webinars connecting student journalists to Washington, D.C. reporters, editors and bureau chiefs. 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.
The Lead archive

• Fallingwater: NEW Summer paid Fawcett Digital Multimedia Internship in Mill Run, Pennsylavania. Fallingwater is the architectural masterwork designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. Deadline: 3/31. Apply
• 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
• 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: 3/7. Apply 
• Phoenix Suns: Creative content paid internship. Duties include social media, website and broadcast, quickly producing and editing post-game content. Deadline extended: 3/7. 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 extended: 3/7Apply 
• 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
• b-untethered: Spring paid internship with new health and wellness website for women (remote). Apply
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.

• Hearst Awards: The program, with up to $700,000 in awards, is open to mainly undergraduates. Upcoming deadlines: investigative reporting (3/15), digital news or enterprise story — team (4/12)
Guidelines and Info. Email Mike Chesnick to enter.

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