|Employer||Oklahoma Press Association|
|Apply by||February 22, 2021|
|Posted on||December 21, 2020|
At least 17 newspapers will receive funding to host a paid intern in summer 2021. The program promotes the value of working at Oklahoma newspapers and benefits students as they begin their professional careers.
The program is made possible by a grant from the Inasmuch Foundation.
To receive an ONF paid internship, students must be:
a) A U.S. Citizen or permanent U.S. resident
b) Enrolled in a U.S. college or university
c) Majoring in journalism, advertising or an equivalent degree program
d) Enrolled full time as a sophomore, junior or senior during the 2020-21 academic year
e) Demonstrating a career commitment to newspaper journalism
Interns work between 30 and 40 hours per week for at least seven to eight weeks. The internship salary is $10.00 per hour for 280 hours with salary funding provided by ONF. Hosting newspapers are instructed to distribute internship salary as part of regular staff payroll.
Complete an application and submit the following documents:
a) Resume’ listing your work experience and academic achievements.
b) Three samples of your journalistic work showing a demonstrated ability in reporting, editing, page design, photography, ad design or ad sales.
c) Personal photo (optional). Headshot or head/torso, at least 200 dpi
Student applications should be submitted or postmarked no later than February 22, 2021.