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					          English Job Search
                                                              Revised 9/10/08
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Summer Job Web

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Career Builder

Northeast Pennsylvania

The National Assembly

United Nations Outreach

Magazine Internships

Internship Guide, PA Newspaper Association
                ENGL 486: Internship in Written Expression
Seeking: English majors and minors who are energetic, creative students, are excited about writing and
enjoy working with others.

Credits: 1-3 credits, depending on your schedule and your time availability

Description: Work in the writing studio or become a “target tutor” which works with a specific class
throughout the semester. Duties would include working with students in small groups on specific
writing skills and tutor students outside of class based on their individual writing needs. At the end of
the internship a written project would be required.

For more Information contact:
Dr. Sandra Eckard, the Writing Studio Director
Stroud 309-I
Phone: (570) 422-3426
Internship Opportunities Available in Journalism/News and Media Fields
FOX 29 NEWS                                     Blue Valley Times
Positions: News , Community Affairs ,           Position: Journalist Interns
Human Resources , Promotions, and Sports                Check for
Dates:                                          current listing
Spring, Jan 13- April 24                        Contact:
Summer 2009- May 19- Aug 14                             610-863-7867 or
•No less than 16 hours per week at the
station. (Some departments require evening      Institute for Humane Studies (IHS)
and/or weekend assignments, as noted.)          Journalism Internships
•A statement from the educational institution   Position: for current listings visit website
verifying credit will be awarded upon           Dates: Spring internship application
successful completion of the program.           available in September
•The Fall 2008 session will be from Tuesday     Responsibilities:
September 9th – Friday, December 12th                  Writing pieces for publication
• Students applying must be of junior, senior          Report hard news
or Graduate standing in college.                       Contribute opinion pieces
                                                Qualifications: Interest in English and/or
•Professionalism in communication,              History
personal presentation, punctuality and          Pay: depends on position
attendance.                                            Broadcast Journalist: $2000 for 10
•Demonstration of initiative, willingness to    weeks
develop new and useful skills, and                     Newspaper Journalist: $400/ week
enthusiasm in the performance of all tasks.     Application: available on the website
•Knowledge of WTXF-FOX 29                       ( Writing samples are
Philadelphia's programming, including, but      required.
not limited to: The FOX Network, FOX 29
News First News at 11, FOX 29 News at 5,        The Pocono Record
FOX 29 News at 6, FOX 29 News at 10, and        Information: The Pocono Record hires
FOX 29 News Good Day Philadelphia.              many interns primarily for the summer.
Pay: Non-Paying                                 Please contact them for more information.
Application: Print application from website     Contact:                 Bill Watson, editor
or call (215) 982-5229 to have one mailed.              (570) 420-4340
         Mail application, cover letter, and  
resume to:
         Fox Philadelphia
         Fox Internship Program
         330 Market Street
         Philadelphia, PA 19106

                                                The Department of Commerce
                                                Postsecondary Internship Program
                                                Dates: summer and academic year
Duration: 10 weeks in the summer; 16
weeks during fall or spring semester
Deadline(s): Third Tuesday in January
for summer; July 30 for fall semester;
December 31 for spring semester
Benefits: weekly stipend of $450 for     Berks-Mont Newspapers (9 Berks and
undergraduates; $550 for graduate        Montgomery County Area Newspapers)
students; $125 per week housing          Positions: Interns for fall, spring, and
allowance and limited travel             summer
reimbursement; accidental medical        Pay: unpaid
expense coverage provided                Hours: vary
Contact:                                 Contact:
Alicia Wells                             Heather Tassmer, The Southern Berks News                    and Berks-Mont Internship Supervisor
Application available at                 124 North Chestnut                         Street, P.O. Box 565, Boyertown, Pa 19512
Steckel Publications, Inc.
Position: Publishing/ Advertising        Lou Reda Productions, Inc.
Assistant                                Seeking: Interns who are interested in
Hours: Monday – Friday 10 AM- 2PM,       film/video, history, or public relations
negotiable                               Hours: a minimum of 100 hours a semester
Contact:                                 Salary: unpaid
Beth or Lisa                             Application: send a cover letter, resume,
(570) 424- 0424 or       and goals in participating as an intern to:                             Scott L. Reda
Internship Opportunities Available in Communications and Design

Department of Environmental Protection          Foreign Policy Research Institute
Positions: Communications, Marketing, and       Positions: Research Assistant and Editorial
Journalism                                      Assistant
Dates: Fall, Spring and Summer                  Dates: Fall, Spring, and Summer
       Fall and Spring application due one             Summer Deadline: First Friday in
month prior to semester’s start                 April
       Summer Deadline: March 1st               Responsibilities: Policy and economic
Pay: both paid and unpaid internships           research, writing
available                                       Qualifications: undergraduate students,
Application: candidates must attach their       knowledge of Russian, Arab, Spanish,
resume to a completed Personal Data Sheet       French or German helpful
(PDS), which may be found at                    Application: cover letter, résumé, and a                         writing sample (preferably a term paper)
Contact:                                        Pay: unpaid
       Bureau of State Employment               Contact:
       110 Finance Building                            Internship Coordinator
       Harrisburg, PA 17120                            Foreign Policy Research Institute
                                                       1528 Walnut Street, Ste 610
American Red Cross                                     Philadelphia, PA 19102-3684
Dates: call for information                            Tel: (215) 732-3774
Responsibilities: public relations, speaking,          Fax: (215) 732-4401
marketing, web-site, surveys                           Website:
Hours: 10-35 hours per week
Pay: non paying
Contact: or search         Appel Farm Arts and Music Center
for your local American Red Cross Chapter       Position: Box Office/ Marketing Associate
at                             Website:
                                                Application: online or download hard copy
                                                       Appel Farm Arts & Music Center
                                                       457 Shirley Road
                                                       PO Box 888
                                                       Elmer, NJ 08318
                                                       Toll Free (800) 394-8478
Pennsylvania Office of Inspector General
Position: communications intern
Dates: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
Hours: 20-40 hours per week
Pay: non-paying
       Office of Inspector General
       333 Market St. 9th Floor
       Harrisburg, PA 17126
       Attn: Internship Coordinator

Position: Creative Services Graphic Design, KidsPeace TV, Creative Services Writing
Dates: Fall, Spring, and Summer
Pay: non-paying
Application: resume
       Scott Schwartz
       Fax: 610-391-8280
       Mail: KidsPeace White Lion Office
       Human Resource Department
       Orefield, PA 18069
Opportunities Available in Summer/Fellowship Programs

Heritage Foundation:                           Hogrefe Fellowship Committee
Seeking: Interns interested in becoming        Seeking: Applicants qualified for full
active participants in public affairs          admission to Iowa State University, taking
Positions: Communications and Marketing        six credits of graduate work in Creative
Dates: Spring – application deadline Nov 1.    Writing
        Summer – June 4- August 10             For more information:
application deadline Feb 1.          
Requirements: College Junior or above,         ting/fellowship/pearl-hogrefe-fellowship-
authorized to work in US, resume,              application-instructions/
statement, writing samples                     Contact:
Application:                                           Graduate Studies Program
        Complete the online application at             Department of English
(            Iowa State University
AppProcess.cfm)                                        204 Ross Hall
        The online application includes: a             Ames, Iowa 50011
        current resume, a writing sample
        explaining your ideology and a         Charles G. Koch Summer Fellow
        statement of interest explaining why
        you would like to intern at The
        Heritage Foundation.                   Seeking: Fellows interested in policy
                                               analysis and legislative reform, writing and
       Mail an official transcript directly
                                               research projects available
       from your university AND two
       letters of recommendation from          Pay: $ 1,500 stipend, furnished housing,
       college professors or employers to      travel allowance
       the following address:                  Hours: 40 hours per week
The Heritage Foundation                        Dates: June 6th- August 14th
ATTN: Intern Coordinator                       Application: Online, beginning October 1st
214 Massachusetts Avenue, NE                   Contact:
Washington, DC 20002-4999
                                               MPA’s Magazine University
                                               Seeking: Interns interested in developing
                                               skills necessary for job placement in the
                                               magazine publishing industry
                                               Dates: Five Wednesday in June and July
                                               Application: Online
Steele Internship Program for Youth Leadership
Seeking: Interns to work alongside Museum and Library staff in a field matching their major, to
attend seminars, and participate in research and writing projects
Pay: Bi-weekly stipend
Dates: Ten Weeks
Application: online or download
        National Baseball Hall of Fame
        ATTN: Steele Internship Program
        25 Main St
        Cooperstown, NY 13326

Walt Disney World
Positions: Internships in journalism, public relations, marketing
Dates: Spring and Summer
Pay: Paid

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