Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Eckhaus Internship (Fall 2015)

Eckhaus, the student run gallery located at 157 West Main St. in Kutztown, Pennsylvania, seeks interns for the Fall 2015 semester. Click here for more information.

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Sen. Judy Schwank Internships (Summer 2015)

The office of Senator Judy Schwank (D-Berks County) offers a limited number of internship opportunities in her Reading and Harrisburg Offices. Click here for information and details.

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

APSCUF Government Relations / Communications Intern (2015)

APSCUF (Association of Pennsylvania State College & University Faculties), representing more than 6,000 faculty and coaches at Pennsylvania's 14 publicly owned schools, is currently seeking a junior or senior majoring in political science, communications, journalism, or a related field to serve as a government relations/communications intern at the state APSCUF office in Harrisburg.
The student internship must be for academic credit under the supervision of a PASSHE (Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education) university faculty member. The successful applicant should have strong knowledge of government workings, as well as excellent oral and written communication skills. APSCUF will pay $10 per hour and interns are expected to work 35 hours each week, Monday-Friday.
The deadline to apply for the 2015 summer and spring semesters is Friday, February 20, 2015. 
Students may download the application and find more information about this opportunity here

Friday, February 6, 2015

The Harrisburg Internship Semester (Fall 2015)

Applications are now being accepted for The Harrisburg Internship Semester (THIS) for Fall 2015.

The Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) sponsors a semester-long internship program for outstanding undergraduate students from the 14 PASSHE universities. Interns are appointed and serve for one regular semester (either Fall or Spring). The internship program provides students with a meaningful professional assignment as well as an enriching academic experience. Students also participate in an internship seminar that meets at the Dixon University Center and is supervised by a resident faculty member. The seminar integrates each student's work experience with a rigorous academic component. Students earn a total of 15 credits for the internship plus seminar. THIS offers a stipend to cover student expenses.

The Harrisburg Internship Semester is recommended for students who have completed their junior year of studies and is only available for students who can use the internship credits within their own program of study.

For information and/or application materials, please contact Professor Holoviak, Kutztown Campus Coordinator for THIS, at holoviak[at]kutztown.edu.

The campus deadline for completed applications including current resume, 2 letters of recommendation, application, unofficial transcripts, and writing sample is Friday, March 6. Writing sample and resume must be sent electronically as MS Word files, with the .doc or .docx file extension.

Thursday, February 5, 2015

Berks-Mont Newspapers Editor Job

Berks-Mont News, a weekly community newspaper in a high growth market, is accepting resumes for an Editor.

Qualified candidates must have a thorough understanding of community journalism and digital media. The ideal candidate will have strong writing, editing and social networking skills, as well as a working knowledge of photography. New graduates are encouraged to apply.

They offer a competitive salary and benefits. If you have creative abilities and would enjoy a pleasant suburban community environment, please send resume, salary requirements and work samples to dpace[at]pottsmerc[dot]com.

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

The Pennsylvania Legislative Correspondents’ Association Internships (Summer 2015)

The Pennsylvania Legislative Correspondents’ Association is accepting applications for their 2015 summer internship program at the state Capitol in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.

The 12-week program for two interns consists of two-week rotations at publications such as The Allentown Morning CallThe Philadelphia InquirerPittsburgh Post-GazettePittsburgh Tribune-ReviewPennlive/Patriot-News, and Capitolwire.com.

Interns will assist reporters covering the state budget and report on committee hearings and other political and policy stories in a fast-paced news environment. Interns are expected to pitch their own ideas as well as take assignments on a variety of subjects. They are seeking candidates who can produce their own stories, whether writing quickly for the web on a breaking news event or turning around longer enterprise pieces.

Applicants should be college juniors or seniors or graduate students.

Start dates are flexible, but interns are expected to complete the full 12-week program.

Pay is $500 per week. Interns are expected to provide their own laptops and cell phones. (A small stipend will be provided to offset phone costs.)

Preference is given to students who plan to pursue a career in journalism covering politics and government, though former interns have gone on to cover a wide array of beats at news organizations around the country.

To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume and six to eight clips by email to:

Karen Langley
PLCA Internship Coordinator

Contact Karen with questions by email or at 717-787-2141.

The application deadline is February 15, 2015.


Monday, November 24, 2014

Mechanicsburg Mystery Bookshop Internship (ongoing)

Mechanicsburg Mystery Bookshop is a bookstore that carries new and used books, primarily in the mystery genre. The bookshop also offers events and educational opportunities for the local community.

As a marketing and public relations intern with Mechanicsburg Mystery Bookstore, under the supervision of owner Deb Beamer and experienced marketing and public relations consultant Ally Bishop, students will gain experience in the following areas:
  • Writing press releases (print and electronic) to promote events and classes offered in the store
  • Create, organize, and monitor social media content on our website, Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, etc.
  • Assist in scheduling events and contacting local sites and vendors
  • Create a media kit for the Mechanicsburg Mystery Bookshop
Note: This position is a telecommuting position, but can be held on-site for a student that prefers to be in the store.

Click here for the official posting and for contact information.