Monday, August 22, 2005

Good Internship Opportunity in Jacksonville

2006 Summer Internship Program

The Florida Times-Union is soliciting applications from college students for its annual summer intern program. Internships may be offered in one or more of the following areas: copy editing/design, graphics, photography, reporting.

Applications for internships must be received by December 1, 2005. Interns who are selected will be notified on or before Jan. 1, 2006.

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 - $350 weekly.
  • Completion of second year of college - $380 weekly.
  • Completion of third year of college - $410 weekly.
  • Completion of fourth year of college - $420 weekly.
  • Completion of graduate school - $440 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.

Applications must be made in writing and should include 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. 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.

Send applications to:
Cindy Holifield
Newsroom Resources Coordinator

Florida Times-Union
PO Box 1949
Jacksonville, FL 32231

Or for delivery requiring a street address:
Florida Times-Union
One Riverside Avenue
Jacksonville, FL 32202


Anonymous Anonymous said...

Dammit- all I want is a drug-friendly environment?
Is that too much to ask? I hear the High Times is hiring... muwahahaha...


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