Are you an aspiring journalist looking for experience and training in covering some of the most interesting stories in Seattle and the world? You could be a great fit for the Seattle Globalist 2018 summer internship.
The Seattle Globalist is a daily online news publication. Our mission is to elevate diverse voices through media. We cover immigrant communities, communities of color and international connections to Seattle.
We are selecting an intern for an 8-week summer internship reporting news and features. Academic credit (depending on your institution) and a stipend of $800 are available. The deadline to apply is July 16, 2018. Schedule and start/end dates are flexible.
The reporting internship is a hands-on opportunity to report stories for the Seattle Globalist, with supervision, mentorship and editing.
The reporting intern will be responsible for reporting stories assigned by the editor, as well as pitching ideas. Stories will include quick-turnaround assignments and event coverage as well as longer feature pieces. In addition to reporting and writing, the intern will take photos and/or identify creative commons images to accompany their stories.
The reporting intern will participate in weekly editorial meetings to discuss story ideas and publication schedule for the coming week.
The intern will assist in promoting Seattle Globalist stories through social media, and support some general operations of the Seattle Globalist, such as attending and documenting Seattle Globalist events and workshops.
This is an advanced reporting internship aimed at journalism students and emerging journalists who have some experience reporting and publishing work. Applicants should familiarize themselves with www.seattleglobalist.com before applying. We are deeply committed to racial, ethnic, nationality, gender, religious, disability and other forms of diversity and encourage people of all backgrounds to apply.
There is no age or schooling requirement for this internship. Our summer interns have varied from people still in school to people who are much older.
Between 12 and 20 hours per week. Flexible start/end dates, approximately 8 weeks between July and September.
$800 stipend is available. Academic credit is available according to your institution’s guidelines.
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