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Gain Experience, Valuable Professional Network As Staff Member for The Working Press

Attention: Students
3/1/2002


Looking for daily newspaper experience?

SPJ is searching the globe for 12 bright, motivated, and hardworking student journalists to staff The Working Press Sept. 12-14 at the 2002 SPJ National Convention in Fort Worth, Texas.

The Working Press interns produce a daily tabloid newspaper covering convention events. Student writers, photographers, and designers are needed.

Students provide:
-- Energy, talent, great ideas, and a good attitude
-- Their transportation to and from Fort Worth
-- Photographers: bring your own gear

SPJ provides:
-- Free convention registration, including event meals
-- Free accommodations at convention hotel
-- Mentoring by professional journalists
-- Networking venues
-- A place to showcase your talents in front of a sea of professionals (many with extraordinary hiring power)
-- An opportunity to add to your portfolio
-- A fun experience

Other notes:
-- Plan to arrive in Fort Worth by noon on Sept. 11.
-- Departure will be after noon on Sept. 15.

To apply, collect the following:
-- Cover letter
-- Résumé
-- Three clips, layouts or published photos (relevant to your area of expertise)

Then send it to:
Society of Professional Journalists
Eugene S. Pulliam National Journalism Center
3909 N. Meridian St.
Indianapolis, IN 46208-4045
c/o Julie Grimes

And remember:
-- Submissions will not be returned.
-- Include a phone number and e-mail address.
-- Make sure you include summer contact information.

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