2010 SUMMER INTERNSHIP PROGRAM
(Internships may be offered in one or more of the following areas: copy editing/design, graphics, photography, reporting)
The Florida Times-Union is soliciting applications from college students for its annual summer intern program.
Applications for internships must be received by December 1, 2009. Interns who are selected will be notified on or before Feb. 1, 2010.
The intern program extends through the summer months, and exact dates of employment will be negotiated. Interns may expect to be in the program for about 12 weeks. The salary scale is as follows:
• Completion of first year of college - $375 weekly.
• Completion of second year of college - $400 weekly.
• Completion of third year of college - $435 weekly.
• Completion of fourth year of college - $450 weekly.
• Completion of graduate school - $500 weekly.
Interns will draw a variety of assignments. Meetings will be held with various editors to discuss problems and progress. Every effort will be made to match summer work assignments with the interests of the interns selected to work on the staff of the Times-Union.
Preference will be given to Individuals who have held summer internships with daily newspapers in the past and individuals proven interested in a career in print journalism.
It is not necessary for applicants to be majoring in journalism, but that is desirable. Interns must have their own vehicles. We are a drug free workplace.
Your application should consist of a cover letter and resume with grade point average, previous journalism experience and at least two references, one from within the academic community. Clips of past work should be included with application.
NOTE: Deadline for applications is December 1st 2009