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Company: MarylandReporter.com
Position:
Paid reporting intern in Md. state government
Location:
Maryland
Job Status:  Temporary
Ad Expires: 
March 25, 2013
Job ID: 1449046

Description:

MarylandReporter.com, an online news website covering state government and politics, has a summer internship of 13 weeks for a reporter covering state government starting in May or early June.

The internship is open to rising seniors, master’s candidates or graduates, and students or graduates who have had experience on student newspapers or other publications. The internship is also open to non-traditional students and career-changers from other fields who wish to pursue a career in journalism, and have limited experience in the field but do have the necessary writing and reporting skills. The internships are NOT open to people who have been full-time, working journalists for 12 months or more.

A familiarity with Maryland and state government would be a major plus.

The internship is designed to enhance your skills as a journalist covering state government and politics. We will task you with a wide range of assignments, hopefully geared to your interests and strengths, but also designed to stretch your capabilities. The internships are supported by a grant from the Ethics and Excellence in Journalism Foundation.

This is temporary full-time employment paying $400 week with no benefits. You will work out of the State House in Annapolis or out of your home in the summer. You will need a smart phone and a laptop computer, and you will be reimbursed for phone use and other expenses.

To apply for this internship, send a letter spelling out your qualifications and availability to Len@MarylandReporter.com, along with a resume and 5-10 clips of your work (URL links are fine; DO NOT SEND LARGE PDFs.)

The subject line should say “Internship.”   

Contact info:

Len Lazarick

Editor and Publisher

MarylandReporter.com

410-312-9840

cell 410-499-5893

Len@MarylandReporter.com

 

 

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