Journalism

Intern Queen Inc. Spring 2014

Virtual
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Location: 
Los Angeles
Semester: 
Spring 2014
Unpaid: 
Yes

Lauren Berger is CEO of Intern Queen Inc, an online internship destination that helps students find and apply for internships while also educating them on how to make the most of their experiences.
Berger grew up in Clearwater, Florida and participated in 15 internships during her 4 years of college, hence the title "Intern Queen". Berger earned a degree in Organizational Business Communications at the University of Central Florida and interned for top-notch companies across the country such as MTV, FOX, BWR Public Relations, and NBC.
InternQueen.com reaches over 40,000 different students, parents, and employers each month. Lauren has connected hundreds of students with the internships of their dreams. Berger has spoken to thousands of high school & college students at over 35 colleges & universities in 16 different states. Berger has a weekly advice column with the Washington Post website and has been recently featured in The Wall Street Journal, FoxBusiness, The New York Post, AOL, Alloy.com, YPulse.com, E!News.com, Yahoo Business, MarieClaire.com, and more.
Internqueen.com is your one stop place to search and apply for amazing internships.

Internship Duties: 

Internqueen.com is looking for energetic, friendly, communicative, and highly motivated virtual interns for Spring 2014.
Some duties include:
-Keeping Track of Campus Ambassador Documents
-Updating all social media platforms (twitter, facebook, blog)
-Communicating with clients and creating new usernames
-Working on and Brainstorming for Projects
-Marketing Strategies
-Communicating with Lauren and the Intern Queen Team
-Booking Speaking Tours

Publishing Internship (Literary Agency)

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Location: 
New York
Semester: 
unknown 2014
Unpaid: 
Yes

Dystel & Goderich Literary Management was founded in 1994 by Jane Dystel, who has been a respected figure in publishing for over 30 years — first as an editor, then as a publisher, and finally as a savvy and successful agent. The agency is the product of her innovative vision of author representation as a full-service enterprise.
DGLM was launched with a quickly growing roster of Pulitzer Prize winning journalists, celebrated experts in fields as diverse as parenting, women's health, and cooking, acclaimed literary and commercial fiction writers, and an eclectic and exciting list of titles. The primary goal of the agency was and is to offer not just financial and contractual advice to its clients, but also editorial guidance and support.

Internship Duties: 

Part-time intern needed to provide support to Dystel & Goderich Literary Management. Assist with reading slush, evaluating manuscripts, contracts, royalty statements, author correspondence, research projects, filing, data entry, and phones. Looking for interns to ideally work at least 15-20 hours/wk, but willing to consider someone who can only work fewer hours/wk. Casual office environment, excellent location, flexible schedule. Great opportunity for organized, reliable, efficient individual interested in learning about and breaking into the publishing industry. Basic computer skills, love of reading, and pleasant phone manner are a big plus. Please email resume as attachment, cover letter in body of email, with subject line "Publishing Internship" to Michael Hoogland at mhoogland@dystel.com.

Digital Media Intern / iEatGrass

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Location: 
Telecommute
Semester: 
unknown 2013
Unpaid: 
Yes

iEatGrass.com, a vegan culture website, is looking for a digital media intern to help kick off iEG TV – a video series of iEatGrass staffers cooking, talking and giving tutorials. The videos will be shot by staff and sent to the intern for editing and uploading.

Internship Duties: 

iEatGrass.com, a vegan culture website, is looking for a digital media intern to help kick off iEG TV – a video series of iEatGrass staffers cooking, talking and giving tutorials. The videos will be shot by staff and sent to the intern for editing and uploading.

Duties will include:
- Helping to create 'iEG TV' – a series of 3 – 5 minute video clips of iEatGrass staffers that will be posted weekly.

- Creating an original intro and outro that will be included in all future iEG TV clips.
- Sitting in on weekly virtual staff meetings held through Google Hangouts.
- Occasionally assisting with additional media projects as they arise.

The ideal applicant will:
- Possess the ability to download raw footage and edit 3-5 minute clips, one to three times per week, on a 24 hour turn-around.
- Have a proven ability to work quickly and on a deadline.
- Have a fun, open attitude – no haters!
- Be able to work independently, with minimal supervision.
- Be a team player, excited to work with a small, growing company.
- Have an interest in a plant-based, vegan lifestyle
- Have access to and experience with Final Cut Pro or Avid by Adobe

This is an unpaid, off-site internship. College credit can be given, and there is a chance for the internship to turn into a position as the company grows.

Public Relations Internship

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Location: 
Atlanta
Semester: 
Spring 2014
Unpaid: 
Yes

Girl Talk, Inc. is a 501(c)3 registered-nonprofit that aims to build teenagers' self-esteems through leadership, mentorship, and community service opportunities. This is done by offering programs where high school girls mentor middle school girls to help the middle school girls get through the trials and triumphs of the middle school years.

Internship Duties: 

-A public relations student looking for an unpaid, part-time (20 hours/week) internship, based in our Atlanta, GA. Office
-Able to work individually as well as with others (especially with the Social Media Interns)
-Skilled at communicating thoughts in a friendly, punchy manner
-A creative thinker who will find new, exciting ways to get the word out about Girl Talk and its mission, while also promoting for upcoming events and opportunities
-Responsible for managing corporate partnerships, developing unique methods of promoting the partnerships, and maintaining Girl Talk’s high level of gratitude toward all partners.
-Able to creatively promote and cross promote Girl Talk.
-Writing creative and effective press releases for Girl Talk activities at Headquarters and on the local chapter level.
-Utilizing different media outlets for camp promotions across the country.
-Comfortable interacting with external contacts in a professional manner.
-Able to reach high school girls about starting Girl Talk Chapters.

The Drama Years Internship

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Location: 
Atlanta
Semester: 
Spring 2014
Unpaid: 
Yes

Girl Talk, Inc. is a 501(c)3 registered-nonprofit that aims to build teenagers' self-esteems through leadership, mentorship, and community service opportunities. This is done by offering programs where high school girls mentor middle school girls to help the middle school girls get through the trials and triumphs of the middle school years.

Internship Duties: 

-A student interested in creative writing, editing or journalism who is looking for an unpaid and part-time (20 hours/week) internship, based in our Atlanta, GA. Office
-Able to work individually as well as with others (especially with members of Girl Talk’s Board of Directors and camp interns)
-Able to design a parent workshop and write the corresponding parent study guide to accompany the bestselling book, The Drama Years by Haley Kilpatrick to be used in book clubs, parent seminars, etc.
-Able to identify potential elementary and parent target audiences.
-Able to market The Drama Years study guide and workshops.
-Develop elementary school and parent work shop materials.
-Identify and train elementary and parent workshop facilitators.
-Conduct workshop evaluations and refine materials and training, as appropriate.
-Comfortable with promoting The Drama Years book and merchandise sales.
-Top notch writing and editing skills that truly capture Girl Talk’s voice.
-Identify the future content for The Drama Years franchise.
-If appropriate, able to organize The Drama Years tours.
-Comfortable interacting with external contacts in a professional manner.

Social Media Internship

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Location: 
Atlanta
Semester: 
Spring 2014
Unpaid: 
Yes

Girl Talk, Inc. is a 501(c)3 registered-nonprofit that aims to build teenagers' self-esteems through leadership, mentorship, and community service opportunities. This is done by offering programs where high school girls mentor middle school girls to help the middle school girls get through the trials and triumphs of the middle school years.

Internship Duties: 

-A social media addict, who understands the ins and outs of popular social networks, and is comfortable diving head first into posting, tweeting, pinning, and blogging
-A dedicated student who is looking for an unpaid internship that requires 20 hours per week.
-Skilled at communicating thoughts in the Girl Talk way.
-A creative thinker who will find new, exciting ways to get the word out about Girl Talk and its mission, while also promoting for upcoming events and opportunities
-A data-driven nerd, who feels comfortable using analytics to test and identify content that excites our audience
-A research fiend, who will look to “best in class” organizations to learn best practices and emerging trends in social media
-Develop contests and promotions that will gain traffic to the Girl Talk site.
-Comfortable interacting with external contacts in a professional manner
-Respond to comments and other requests.
-Direct social media inquiries to the appropriate resource.
-The internship duration will be for one semester. All interns must reapply if he/she wants to continue interning with Girl Talk, Inc.

CollegeFashionista

Virtual
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Semester: 
unknown 2014
Unpaid: 
Yes

CollegeFashionista.com is a fashion website for those who are passionate about the latest college fashion styles and trends on campuses around the world. This website allows students and other young adults to view photographs of what their peers are wearing around college campuses and gain valuable insight and tips to incorporate these looks into their own college fashion wardrobes. The articles are written by college students for college students. CollegeFashionista’s mission: to empower students to make the campus their runway.

Internship Duties: 

CollegeFashionista.com is looking for ambitious, goal-orientated interns this fall to report on the fashion trends happening on your campus. Our interns, aka Style Gurus, are in charge of capturing street style photography around their college campus as well as creating articles based on their findings. Style Gurus contribute one post weekly during the duration of the internship as well as participate in bi-monthly Twitter chats with fashion industry executives, webinars and other skill building exercises. Interns also have the opportunity to work on brand campaigns and organize local fashion events.

If you are enthusiastic about the fashion industry, have experience in journalism and/or photography please email your resume and an example street style photograph to apply@collegefashionista.com by November 18.

The position runs from the week of December 30, 2013 to May 16, 2014 and is unpaid, however credit can be received. Students must own or have access to a camera for the position. SLR cameras preferred. Looking for outgoing students who want to expand their writing portfolio and contribute to a growing media company.

Benefits & Perks: 

College credit may be received.

Create fun and educational 'famous women' mini biography downloads for kids

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Semester: 
Winter 2013
Unpaid: 
Yes

Lottie is an award-winning, innovative doll.

Based on the researched scientific proportions of a girl aged nine (with the exception of her head which is slightly larger to allow for hair play), she is sculpted at 7.5” in height to suit the average age of its user which is 6 years of age. Lottie does not wear make-up, jewelry or high heels; she can stand on her own two feet. The packaging is designed with minimal ties and blister and encourages reuse.

Lottie has saran nylon hair to reduce hair tangle, her richly colored fabrics are tactile, highly detailed and easy to dress with Velcro fastenings.

Since launching in late 2012 Lottie is now on sale in over 1500 stores across 14 countries, she has received international media coverage from The Huffington Post, The Guardian, Sydney Morning Herald, Toronto Star etc.
www.lottie.com

Internship Duties: 

This is a remote (virtual) internship with communication via email.

We are looking to create mini biography downloads for kids of K > 2 age.
These will be used as free downloads on our website as well as social media channels.

These downloads will focus on women of note throughout US history, broadly following what kids learn at age 5-9: K>2 level.

but go beyond that to cover women who have been airbrushed from history.

We'd like to recruit interns who can assist us with researching and writing up these educational downloads.

The downloads are approximately 800 words, or thereabouts; nothing over 1000 words.

The aim is to get kids interested in history and also be a bit innovative and get kids learning about women in history, specifically.

Some examples of the names we are looking to cover include:

Abigail Adams
Amelia Earheart
Anne Dudley Bradstreet
Belle Boyd
Bertha Van Hoosen
Bessie Coleman
Betsy Ross
Clara Barton
Deborah Sampson
Eleanor Roosevelt
Elizabeth Blackwell
Elizabeth Cady Stanton
Elizabeth Coleman
Ellen Swallow Richards
Frida Kahlo
Harriet Beecher Stowe
Harriet Tubman
Hedy Lamarr
Helen Keller
Lucretia Mott
Lydia D. Newman
Marie Curie
Mary McLeod Bethune
Melba Patillo Beals
Patricia Billings
Paulina Wright Davis
Rosa Parks
Ruby Bridges
Sarah E. Goode
Sojourner Truth
Susan B. Anthony

Here is an example of a download we created for Ada Lovelace (the world's first computer programmer). It's approximately 800 words in total - we aren't looking to go beyond 1000 words for any of these.

http://www.lottie.com/create/free-ada-lovelace-biography-for-kids/

If this is something you feel you could help contribute to, we are very appreciative of your time.

This is an unpaid internship, but we offer a reference as well as recommendation on LinkedIn.

This is a remote (virtual) internship with communication via email.

If this is something you feel you are well placed to help with, please get in touch and suggest which of the names above you are able to cover.

We are happy for you to do one, or however many you have time or inclination to do.
We are entirely flexible.

As these are remote internships, we expect the project to be carried out around your day to day responsibilities and academic commitments.

The aim of the internship is to work to a style guide in terms of brand feel and tone, and deliver age-appropriate educationally themed content.
Supervision will be by the Creative Director.
Additionally, we really welcome any suggestions for other women to include in our list - suitable for K>2 age group

Thank you!

Benefits & Perks: 

An interest in history and good writing skills!