Excellence in Journalism 2017 | Anaheim


Now Hiring: EIJ News Interns to cover the 2017 conference

By The EIJ News

Application deadline: April 19, Midnight ET

The Society of Professional Journalists is seeking 10 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.

Click here to apply online. Please be ready to upload your resume, cover letter, one recommendation letter and up to three samples of (or links to) multimedia content you have written and/or produced.

Please note that applications without a resume, cover letter and samples will not be considered.

This year’s conference is set for September 7-9 in Anaheim. Selected interns will need to arrive in Anaheim on Wednesday, Sept. 6 and attend a mandatory 3 p.m. staff meeting. The internship ends Sunday, Sept. 10 at Noon.


You provide:
— Energy, talent, great ideas, and a good attitude
— Your transportation to and from Anaheim
— Your own laptop for writing and production (if you cannot provide this, please alert us ahead of time)
— Your own tools capable of capturing video, audio and photos
— Money to cover out-of-pocket expenses (example: meals not provided by EIJ)

SPJ provides:
— Complimentary conference registration
— Complimentary four nights at conference hotel (interns will share the room with another intern)
— 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 Anaheim from Sept. 6-10, 2017
— Not be a past intern of the EIJNews team
— Though membership in SPJ is not mandatory to apply, preference will be given to members of SPJ during the selection process. If not an SPJ member and if selected, we ask that you join SPJ

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)
— One recommendation letter
— 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
Click here to apply online. Please be ready to upload your resume, cover letter, one recommendation letter and up to three samples of (or links to) multimedia content you have written and/or produced.

Please note that applications without a resume, cover letter and samples will not be considered.


Questions about the EIJ News?

Contact Chris Vachon at 317-920-4788 ext. 204 or via email.