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Internship Opportunities

Internship opportunities sent to the Journalism Department will be posted here. For more information about the steps to complete the internship, click here. To get your internship opportunity posted on this page, e-mail Journalism Department Chair Cindy Simoneau at simoneauc1@southernct.edu.

Waterbury Republican-American

The Republican-American and Sunday Republican of Waterbury, Conn. seek summer 2019 interns. We’ve got walls covered with awards for our ethical, accurate, hard-hitting, community-focused journalism and a tradition of teaching the next generation how to do it right. We seek journalists with ambition, determination and a desire to make an impact in both their communities and in our industry.
Bring your desire to learn to deliver engaging reports across platforms. Experience required at a college paper or another internship. These paid internships run about 10 weeks. We treat our interns as staffers and help them climb as high as they are able.
Past Rep-Am interns have carried front pages, produced double-truck special projects, scooped the full-time pros and built online, print and photo portfolios worthy of any first-year reporter. Reporting positions and one copy editing and layout slot possible for the right candidate. Along with experience, other requirements include car, car insurance, cell phone with camera and/or a camera, a desire to learn and work hard, and you need to find a place to live.
Send a letter explaining why you’re the best candidate, at least three clips and photo and video samples to ra-hr@rep-am.com with News Intern 2019 in the subject line.
Deadline to apply: Feb. 28, 2019

 

Record-Journal

The Record-Journal is seeking graduate and undergraduate journalism/broadcast/media students interested in building a multimedia news experience by utilizing modern media trends and exploring new avenues to disseminate news to our communities. Were looking for someone who can utilize the online tools at their disposal and create a unique news experience for users.

Interns may also produce content for the company's websites including stories, blogs, videos and photo galleries. They will gain valuable experience updating and maintaining a community news site. Interested interns will also gain experience in web design and website creation.

Requirements

  • Comfort with social media, working in a team environment and general knowledge of the Internet.
  • Familiarity with video editing, photography and other online tools in a plus.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills as well as a journalism background required.