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For students interested in Fall 2018 admission at UW-Madison, applications are due Dec. 15, 2018. Learn more.


Oshkosh Herald seeks newspaper editor

Oshkosh Herald LLC is looking for an editor for its start-up weekly community newspaper in Oshkosh, WI. The paper’s focus will be on coverage of city government, local business, area schools, high school sports, and community news.

We will challenge you to write every size and type of story on a variety of beats and encourage you to push the envelope. Candidate must be highly motivated to generate stories and take photographs while overseeing the small newsroom (including freelance contributors and stringers). We’re looking for a team player who has excellent leadership and communication skills, computer skills, a strong work ethic and a desire to package and publish a quality product. Qualifying candidates must be well organized and proficient at multitasking and hitting deadlines. Must be able to work on a flexible schedule, including nights and weekends, and meet deadlines. Meticulous proof reading required.

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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.


Study Abroad in North Ireland through ieiMedia's Armagh program

Applicants to ieiMedia’s Armagh program can choose from tracks in reporting/ multimedia, documentary film making, creative writing or performance/ playwriting. Students learn and practice skills in their chosen field while sharing with each other through travel, readings, class activities and guest speakers. Students have classes at the AmmA Centre, a technologically enhanced multimedia center. Students will also spend a week at Glebe House in County Down and visit Belfast, with an optional trip to Dublin. They present their work at the John Hewitt International Summer School, an international festival of writing and performance at the Marketplace Theatre in Armagh

The Armagh program runs July 1-29, 2018. Visit for an online application.


Bologna Project - Italy (June 2018) Apply by Jan 15 for early-bird discount

Practice international, multimedia, social-first journalism under diverse award-winning media producers in a European crossroads steeped in culture. Go deeper – see the heart beyond the headlines when reporting on issues as global as the region’s refugee crisis or as local as your morning barista’s narrative.

All types of student journalists are welcome in this course, from broadcast personalities to student newsroom copy editors and everything in between. During this course, you will work as a team to develop as multimedia storytellers. Each participant will have a chance to leverage his or her strengths (and get digital clips for portfolios) but will also be challenged to cooperatively develop new journalistic tools under the guidance of our seasoned faculty mentors.

  • Mini-documentary, Vice News-style video production
  • Global citizenship/perspective
  • Trauma reporting
  • Balancing sympathy and objectivity
  • Advanced reporting methods
  • Journalistic entrepreneurship
  • Freelance strategies
  • Digital nomadism and the modern foreign correspondent

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Courier Journal Summer Internships - Deadline Dec. 1, 2017

Summer interns in reporting, photography and producing sought by the Courier Journal in Louisville, Kentucky. These are 40 hours a week, paid positions.

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Hearst Journalism Fellowship for journalism graduates - Apply by Jan. 12, 2018

The Hearst Journalism Fellowship is a two-year program focusing on journalism in a changing digital world. The Fellowship program consists of two 12-month rotations at our top metro papers.

Fellows will receive training, mentoring and real-world experience alongside top journalists who are using cutting-edge tools to tell stories through data, video, and more. Hearst Fellows are full-time employees with competitive salary and benefits, including health insurance and relocation assistance.

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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



American Family, Madison, seeks Summer Communications Intern

As a Communications intern you will assist in establishing and maintaining strategies to meet organizational objectives. Under the direction of a senior level employee or manager you will work on projects that support the business area goals and results. You will also complete tasks using both interpersonal and technical skills appropriate to the specific job assignment, while adapting to new or changing situations in a team environment.

The intern in this position will be a strong writer and work on internal news articles as well as organizational communications. In addition, there will be an opportunity to work on multimedia projects. Knowledge of AP style writing is preferred.

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ASME Magazine Internship Program - Deadline to apply is Dec. 1

ASME is now accepting applications for their ASME Magazine Internship Program 2018. The deadline to apply is December 1, 2017. Information about the Magazine Internship Program can be found at

The Magazine Internship Program usually gives preference to students who have been nominated by academic departments and career-guidance offices over other applicants from the same school. See internship coordinator Barb Benish for more info.




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.

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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

Multimedia Marketing Group

Marketing Administrative Assistant Internship

For more information, please click here.

Secura Insurance seeks marketing intern with excellent writing skills


  • Assist in writing, proofing, and editing articles for weekly internal newsletter, as well as layout of the publication.
  • Assist posting, monitoring and analytics within social media and blog.
  • Assist with deadline-driven communications projects for various departments and events.
  • Update Web site and Intranet.
  • Take digital pictures for use in publications and promotions.

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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
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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

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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

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.

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EAA Photography Intern - Year-round

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.

EAA is looking to hire a qualified candidate in the next 2-4 weeks. (This was posted Oct. 19) This is a year-round opportunity and hours are flexible based on school schedule.

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.



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