Monday, October 02, 2006
The Associated Press Internship Program
To apply, assemble the following:
A 300-word autobiographical essay on this topic: "The Associated Press seeks to recruit and retain a workforce that embodies a wide range of talents, experiences, achievements and journalistic skills. Please describe the qualities and accomplishments you would bring to the company";
A resume and cover letter;
Five to seven clips;
Two letters of reference, at least one from a professor or faculty adviser on school letterhead.
The internships start anytime between mid-May and mid-June. Contact your nearest bureau for an appointment to interview and take the timed newswriting test. To locate your nearest bureau, go to http://www.ap.org/pages/contact/contact.html. Applications for the 2007 program, including interviews and tests, must be completed by Nov. 15.