School of Media & Strategic Communications

Scott Inman for Governor Internship Position

House Minority Leader Scott Inman's campaign for governor of Oklahoma is looking for talented, energized and enthusiastic interns.  If you have ever wanted to work on a political campaign and make a difference in people's lives, then now is your chance!  Interns will have the opportunity to simultaneously tailor their internship to their specific interests, work on all aspects of the campaign, and gain invaluable experience in field, finance, communications and campus organizing.

We encourage all of those who are interested in learning about how to run an effective grassroots campaign and working in a fast-paced environment to apply today!  Please mail your resume and a short bio to our Field Director Thomas Mayo at Thomas@ScottInman.com

Fall 2017 Journalism Internship -- The Daily Caller

With more than 20 million readers a month, The Daily Caller, a 24-hour online news publication founded by Tucker Carlson and Neil Patel, is seeking a journalism intern who is interested in a fast-paced, exciting workplace that values motivation and innovation.  As an intern at The Daily Caller, in our Washington D.C. office, you will be involved with all facets of the 24-hour news publication, from aggregating articles to producing original pieces.  Interns will also be assigned work by the staff as needed which will focus on electronic research, but could encompass other duties as well.

We are looking for bright and focused individuals who can work within deadlines and are dedicated to the integrity and growth of the publication.

Because we are a start-up, every aspect of our company is very hands-on.  After the introduction period, we ask that you express which tasks you prefer and capitalize on them.  Whether that is writing stories, creating movies, posting slide-shows, working with our business department to analyze statistics and improve sales, or whatever that may be, we are all ears and we want to make sure you have the opportunity to explore all of your interests.

Qualifications

Interns should be:
* Hard working and motivated
* Knowledgeable about politics and contain at least one year of journalism experience
* Able to successfully handle multiple tasks at once
* Exceptional verbal and written communication skils
* Creative and resourceful
* Detail oriented

Experience with computers, including Wordpress, is a plus.
Interested candidates should send a resume, cover letter and writing samples to margaret@dailycaller.com 

 

Please note -- this internship is unpaid.

Digital Media Fellowship (New York City) for Mother Jones

Digital Media Fellowship (New York City):  Mother Jones is looking for an all-star digital-media fellow to keep us current on social platforms, and enhance our multimedia coverage of breaking news -- especially with snappy, smart video.   THis fellow will work closely with Mother Jones' digital news team in our New York City office.  You'll learn about every aspect of modern online publishing, collaborating with seasoned editors and reporters.  You'll also attend regular skill-building sessions covering topics that span the operations of a media organization.

Desired Skills:
* Video editing experience, including familiarity with the Adobe Creative Cloud suite (especially Premiere)
* Evidence of hands-on production, including writing for video and shooting in the field
* Stellar writing ability, as demonstrated by published work
* Comfort with content management systems
* A zeal for online news and media
* A working knowledge of HTML and experience with Photoshop
* Endless enthusiasm for digital storytelling languages like memes, GIFS, and Vines
* Deep familiarity with social media
* Previous reporting experience a strong plus

Ideal candidates will have experience working in a fast-paced digital newsroom.  We'll want you to bring some skills to the table:  Maybe you've got experience as a quick-hit blogger, you've worked in social media or you've more-than-dipped your toes in video-editing software.  The fellow will work in the New York City office.

Please submit:
* A cover letter and resume, including the names and numbers of two references
* Two videos you have worked on, describing what role you played in their production (i.e., editor, shooter, producer, etc.)
* Two writing samples (links to online versions preferred)

Please send these materials by wnd of business, Friday, June 2, 2017, to fellowships@motherjones.com