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Wisconsin Herd networking event ... RSVP by Feb. 20

The Wisconsin Herd is holding a networking event for professionals and students on Wednesday, Feb. 21, which includes an arena tour, panel discussion, networking opportunities and a game. Learn more..


West Bend Daily News seeks full-time reporter

The Daily News in West Bend and Times-Press in Hartford is looking for a journalist to fill a full-time newsroom opening.  Hours vary and will include some nights and weekends.

The reporter is responsible for weekly features, but must also be willing to jump into breaking news situations and help with long-term projects. This position is a nice fit for an entry-level reporter or a newsroom veteran. The person who fills this position gets to fulfill a gamut of newsroom responsibilities. Learn more at


WPR's Mike Simonson Memorial Investigative Reporting Fellowship - Apply by March 16

The Mike Simonson Memorial Investigative Reporting Fellowship is designed for a recent graduate or someone in the early years of his or her career with at least some radio reporting experience. The successful candidate will work on collaborative projects with Wisconsin Public Radio (WPR) and the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism (WCIJ). This one year fellowship begins in spring/summer of 2018.

The fellow will receive close supervision and coaching as an investigative reporter, in areas that include story selection, interviewing, sound editing, and writing. As the successful candidate will be someone who already has some level of experience as a part-time or full-time reporter, this will be a higher-level of instruction and feedback, with a higher level of work product expected. In 2018, the primary focus of the fellowship will be on environmental issues although other areas of coverage may be explored.

Learn more.

House of Flowers

House of Flowers in Oshkosh is seeking a  event specialist and event assistant.  Learn more at  

Internships and Fellowships

UW Oshkosh’s Career Services is available to help you in your internships or job search. Check the online resources, classes, Handshake and more.


Oshkosh Herald seeks contributors, freelancers

Oshkosh Herald LLC, a locally owned start-up community newspaper launching in Oshkosh, seeks positive, energetic journalists with solid reporting and writing skills to join our team for the following:

– Sportswriter to cover youth and high school sports.

– Writer/reporter to cover city meeting and events.

– Writer/reporter to cover local business and events.

-Writer/reporter to cover the faith community.

-Writer/reporter to cover Oshkosh area schools and UW-O.

These positions will be on a contributor or freelance basis initially and may grow into F/T employment as the newspaper becomes established.

Required experience:

  • Newspaper: 2 years

If interested, send letter of interest, resume and writing samples to Publisher Karen Schneider at



Oshkosh Independent seeks reporting intern for local website

The Oshkosh Independent, the city’s premier online news site, is looking for a reporting intern to help us cover City Hall, the board of education and other local institutions.

Right now there are dozens of great stories in the local community that are going uncovered. We’re doing our best to fix that, and you can be a part of that effort.

Learn more.



Oshkosh Independent seeks paid freelancers

The Oshkosh Independent, the only locally owned and operated news outlet in the community, is looking for contributors who can complete writing assignments and provide high-res photographs.

We are planning to launch a print magazine in November and have numerous opportunities. We are looking for clear, careful writers who can help us reach our target market (and who can meet deadlines).


DC Internships - Journalism - Summer 2018

Spend 8 weeks in the nation’s capital with 70 students from around the country and world who are all passionate about politics, getting the story straight and learning the ins and outs of the news business.

For more information or to apply, go to Deadlines are

June 2 – July 27, 2018

Dec. 5: Early Application Deadline
Feb. 7: Priority Scholarship Deadline
Mar. 13: Final Application Deadline

Ongoing. Cover a sports beat for a team you are interested in and generate multiple stories per week about the team. Stories can and should be opinionated. Learn more

Midwest Music Collective

Ongoing. Write music reviews and artist profiles following AP style, post articles to a WordPress site and more. Knowledge of music history appreciated; basis Photoshop is a plus. Learn more

Ongoing. Seeking writing, editing, social media and music reviewing interns. To apply, go to

Ongoing. has internships for writing, music reviewing and social media marketing. Learn more at

Raw Story

Ongoing. Seeking journalism fellows and interns who have a sincere passion for news, politics, civil rights and government accountability. Successful applicants should be quick learners, organized and able to work efficiently under fast-paced editorial deadlines. Work closely with editorial staff copy-editing, researching and writing. Learn more

Marketing/Promoting/Event Planning

Fond du Lac Festivals - March-June 11, 2018

Fond du Lac Festivals, Inc. is looking for 1 enthusiastic student to fill an exciting and valuable internship position. You will gain hands-on experience in the many different aspects of event planning, including:

  • News releases, human interest stories
  • print ads, fact book composition
  • Band confirmation letters, gate passes and gate security binders
  • Communications with TV and radio stations
  • Assist with the Walleye Weekend Launch Party
  • And much more!

Learn more.

Internship position available:

Spring/summer (March through June 11)

Assist with coordinating Celebration of Scholarship and Creative Activity Event, assist with coordinating UW System Symposium for Undergraduate research, and more. Position is paid and would run from Feb. 27-May 4, 2018. Learn More.

UWO Office of Student Research & Creative Activity

Assist with coordinating Celebration of Scholarship and Creative Activity Event, assist with coordinating UW System Symposium for Undergraduate research, and more. Position is paid and would run from Feb. 27-May 4, 2018. Learn More.

Multimedia Marketing Group

Marketing Administrative Assistant Internship

For more information, please click here.

Advertising & Public Relations Opportunities

Firmani + Associates, Seattle, Wash., offers 4-month paid internship for graduates

Firmani + Associates, a progressive public relations and marketing firm located in Seattle, Washington, is offering a four-month, full-time paid internship beginning in December, with subsequent internships opening up every four months or so. Gain hands-on experience with account coordinator-level responsibilities such as writing press releases, researching market trends, pitching to media outlets and planning strategic social media campaigns.

Interns must possess a bachelor’s degree in public relations or journalism. Pays $2,254 a month plus a transportation stipend and paid holidays. Learn more.


Cato Institute, Washington D.C. - Offer spring, fall and summer internships

Students and early-career professionals play an instrumental role in helping the Cato
Institute advance libertarian principles. Cato hosts interns for three semester-long
sessions each year—spring, summer, and fall. Assigned to specific departments based
on their interests and backgrounds, interns are able to work one-on-one with scholars
and staff on research and communication of that research. Interns also participate in an
intensive seminar series in which they learn about public policy, economics, history, and
political philosophy. Additional seminars cover professional development topics, such as
public speaking and interviewing skills.

Communications interns work in media relations, external affairs, and video production.
Interns also assist with events and occasionally help Cato staff with other day-to-day
Learn more at

Northeast Wisconsin IT Alliance - Fall 2017
  • Assist with event planning and coordination
  • Conduct market research
  • Developing communication and marketing templates
  • Assist in the creation of signage, circulars, email campaigns, etc.
  • Maintain websites and web presence

Learn more.

National Academy of Television Arts and Science

Ongoing. Chicago/Midwest Chapter — Assist director with public relations, marketing, fundraising, writing, scheduling and action planning for NATAS activities, work on development of website and more. Learn more

Multimedia/Social Media/Web


Provide unique and compelling content about the Chicago Bears, Detroit Lions, Green Bay Packers and Minnesota Viking. Video and audio production scriptwriting skills a plus. Learn more.

Graphic Design and Photography

Lee Beverage seeks part-time graphic artist

Learn more and apply at

African Campus offers photo internships in South Africa

2018 programs include:

  • Wildlife Filming: is focused on terrestrial film-making. During this time you start by building your storyline, filming, once filming is complete, you will return to Mossel Bay and edit your film so that by the end of the month you have a 3 to 5 minute film for your CV, submission to film festivals etc.
  • Travel and Wildlife Photojournalism: The program gives students a range of expeditions to be able to write first-hand accounts of the issues or topics; while pairing the photography skills necessary to have a complete story. Stories will be a mix of hard news, interviews, and features. Photography skills will include (but not limited to) landscapes, portraits, wildlife photography, and astrophotography.

To learn more, go to or email Denise Brown-Streicher, program specialist, at


Multimedia Marketing Group, Loves Park, Ill., offers year-round internships

Multimedia Marketing is headquartered in Loves Park, Illinois. The company offers a wide assortment of production services: graphic design, TV commercial production, Video production, website creation, web videos, social media, 3D animation and marketing/branding management.

Multimedia Marketing provides students with an excellent opportunity to develop skills in video production, audio production, graphic design, web design, public relations, and technical writing, business administration, and marketing. We individualize each internship based on your availability and which skills you wish to learn or develop.

This position is responsible for working with the photo database system, archiving photos, adding metadata, aiding with organization of photographers during the week of AirVenture, along with other duties as assigned.

Learn more and apply at


Oceans Campus, Mossel Bay, South Africa

Oceans Campus is offering an opportunity for undergraduate students of all levels to become a member of the Africa Media programs in Mossel Bay, South Africa. Africa Media is an environmental based media company specializing in the production of photographic, video and editorial media from the African continent. Four programs are offered specializing in wildlife film-making, wildlife and adventure photography, underwater photography and environmental travel writing. Learn more.



Wisconsin Public Radio - Apply by March 9

Wisconsin Public Radio seeks an intern to work in our Eau Claire regional office for the summer of 2018. This internship is designed to attract college students of color and others from underrepresented groups. The internship experience will provide the successful candidate with solid training in the basics of broadcast journalism and public affairs call-in talk show production. The intern will develop a portfolio of materials, scripts and possibly audio examples of their work at WPR. The ideal candidate seeks a career in broadcasting or journalism and possesses curiosity, good writing ability, and strong interpersonal skills. Paid. Learn more.

Disney College Program

Participate in the Disney College Program and get your foot in the door to potentially become a Disney Professional Intern. Learn more

Internships in other areas:

Madison Area

Internships in the Madison area can be obtained by visiting our sister site at the University of Wisconsin Madison.

Minneapolis Area

Internships in the Minneapolis area can be obtained by visiting our sister state’s site at the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities.

Diversity in Advertising and Public Relations Internships
California Internships
Newspaper Internship Directory (Updated annually)
Silver Star Brands

Located in Oshkosh. Seeking a Web Business Analyst Intern to assist with gathering and writing user stories for ticket requirements, assist in keeping build schedules and projects on track, document and update business rules and more. Learn more