Friday, July 21, 2006


Various Internships

*Austin Monthly: Premier monthly lifestyle magazine in Austin seeks candidates for editorial internships. This is an unpaid internship (academic credit available) requiring a minimum commitment of 10 hours per week. We are a small business, and interns play a vital role in the production of our magazine. Duties include writing, research and factchecking. If interested, please submit resume and writing clips to No phone calls please.
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*West Austin News: The West Austin News is seeking a reporter to cover general news in the West Austin area. This is an excellent opportunity to gain experience and clips from a local weekly paper. We’re looking for someone to write three to six stories per week in this unpaid position. Some newspaper writing experience is preferred and photography may be required. Should have reliable transportation. Hours are flexible. The West Austin News serves more than 9,000 readers and received First Place for General Excellence by the Texas Press Association in 2004. Contact: Yvonne Lim Wilson,
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*Travellady Publications: Edit travel and food press releases and help with formatting stories for You will gain contacts and experience.
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*10X: Content Writing Internship As a member of the 10x Media writing team you will become a published writer with your own byline creating a quality portfolio. Interns have a personal editor who provides direct and personal feedback on every article written and submitted. By working with one of the fastest growing media companies on the Internet, you will create a presence for yourself on the Internet network. Upon completion of the internship students will be prepared for future writing and editing opportunities and will receive a $500 stipend. Students have an option of choosing an on-site or off-site writing internship. 10x Media has a nationwide off-site writing internship program which provides students and writers with an exceptional work experience with flexibility in time and location. The off-site writing internship is designed to provide a quality writing experience for interns allowing them to improve their qualifications as a writer and strengthen their portfolio. Interns are assigned article topics each week that will take them approximately 15-20 hours to complete. The articles are submitted and revised by in-house editors. After articles have been edited and revised they will be published with the writers byline. To finish the internship, writers must complete 150 articles. On-site interns have an opportunity to be a part of one of the greatest company cultures in the Provo/Orem area. Writers will come into the office for 20 hours a week and write assigned articles while working with and learning from the Content Manager and editors. They will also have a chance to perform Web site projects. Qualifications ? Strong research and creative writing skills ? Punctual & Deadline oriented ? Active e-mail account ? Communications major or other related major Responsibilities ? Work 15 to 20 hours a week from home. ? Research a variety of topics online ? Write 10 original 300-400 word articles a week ? Revise edited articles Send resume and writing sample to
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*Beyond It All Magazine: Beyond It All Magazine is looking for interested, motivated individuals who would like to be apart of a new positive Christian magazine for teens. You would get different subject matter a month to research and write. You may also have to take photos. The internship lasts as long as you like to gain experience and in exchange you will receive a letter of recommendation and any other information you may need to gain credit for school. Please contact by e-mail. All correspondences will be through e-mail. Please visit the company`s websites for more information (visit to find out if the magazine content is right for you) (where previous magazines are on sale) you can speak with publisher at her myspace. Contact e-mail:
*Student Operated Press: The Student Operated Press is a cutting edge news service that’s intention is to help young journalists succeed in the world of media. The Student Operated Press is looking for motivated indivduals to help with the production of text and audio news from their cureent location. This is a non-paid position. However, you will have the opportunity to showcase your work as well as the opportunity to be published in real world publications. Please visit and on the left side, click on Contribute to the SOP, fill out the information and I will forward you the user procedures. I look forward to working with you. Judyth Piazza. Contact e-mail:
*Earth & Sky: Earth & Sky seeks one or two smart, energetic, dedicatedindividuals to work closely with Earth & Sky's producers on ourradio show and website. We need help in fact-checking, web posting,proof-reading, internet research, and audio editing. Excellent grammar,HTML skills, and familiarity with AP style are welcome. A good "ear"for radio and a working knowledge of ProTools editing software are aplus. So are a good "eye" for beautiful illustrations and aworking knowledge of PhotoShop software. If the intern(s) shows anaptitude, he or she may also research and write a few short (90-second)radio scripts, about topics assigned by the Executive Producer and/ortopics found by independent researching and analysis of scientificand/or global events. But writing will not be a significantcomponent of this internship. There will be no on-air time for theintern(s). The intern(s) will work at least 10 hours per week in ouroffices in Austin, Texas. This position is not paid, but, ifdesired, Earth & Sky will work with the intern and his or heruniversity to insure course credit. We intend to fill the position bySeptember, 2006 so the intern(s) can work for course credit in the fall2006 semester, if desired. If the applicant is a student, aminimum GPA of 3.5 is preferred. The intern(s) will join Earth& Sky at an exciting period of growth for our radio series, as wework to double our listening audience from its current 1.5 millionimpressions daily in the U.S. He or she will be exposed to the innerworkings of the nation's most successful daily science radio series,and will learn the intricacies of online publishing. We wantinterns who understands and can help fulfill the Earth & Skypromise: "We take seriously our responsibility for bringing the ideas,strategies, and research results of scientists to people around theworld, with the goal of illuminating pathways to a sustainablefuture." To apply, please send a cover letter and resumeto: Earth & Sky P.O. Box 1965 Austin, TX 78767 Orsend an email to

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