Gain Experience, Valuable Professional Network As Staff Member for The Working Press
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.
-- Energy, talent, great ideas, and a good attitude
-- Their transportation to and from Fort Worth
-- Photographers: bring your own gear
-- 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
-- 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
-- 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
-- Submissions will not be returned.
-- Include a phone number and e-mail address.
-- Make sure you include summer contact information.