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Application deadline: May 20, Midnight ET

The Society of Professional Journalists and the Native American Journalists Association are seeking 14 interns for the EIJ News. Interns will cover the Excellence in Journalism conference using a variety of digital approaches (video, social, audio, photos, written stories) that will be published online. Collegiate multimedia journalists are invited to apply for these select positions.

This year’s conference is set for September 18-20 in New Orleans. Selected interns will need to arrive in New Orleans on Saturday, Sept. 17 and attend a mandatory 3 p.m. staff meeting. The internship ends Wednesday, Sept. 21 at Noon.


You provide:

— Energy, talent, great ideas and a good attitude
— Your transportation to and from New Orleans
— Your own laptop for writing and production. (If you cannot provide this, please alert us ahead of time and we will provide one.)
— Interns will be responsible for providing their own tools capable of capturing video, audio and photos.
— Money to cover out-of-pocket expenses. (Examples: Meals not provided by EIJ and incidental room expenses).

EIJ provides:

— Complimentary convention registration
— Complimentary accommodations at convention hotel (four nights will be covered and interns will be paired with another intern for rooming purposes).
— Some, but not all, meals
— Mentoring by professional journalists
— Networking venues
— A place to showcase your talents in front of many professionals


Eligibility

Applicants must:

— Be currently enrolled as an undergraduate or graduate student in journalism or a related field
— Not graduate before the start of the internship
— Be available to be in New Orleans from Sept. 17-21, 2016.
— Not be a past intern of SPJ’s The Working Press or the EIJ News.
— Though membership in SPJ and/or NAJA is not mandatory to apply, preference will be given to members of SPJ and NAJA during the selection process.

The following must be submitted or your application will not be considered:

— Completed application
— Cover letter (upload with application form)
— Resume (include three references with complete contact information and upload with application form)
— Up to three working links or attached files with multimedia content you have written and/or produced, including stories, photos, slideshows and audio/video packages.
— Information about your existing social media footprint (Twitter, Vine, Tumblr, etc.).


Apply online

Sorry, the deadline to apply has passed.


Questions about the EIJ News?

Contact Lisa Susemichel at 317-920-4788 ext. 204 or via email.

Note: As an EIJ News intern, SPJ and NAJA retain all rights to the work you produce during the conference as part of your internship.

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