BEFORE applying for any of the following internships, contact and meet with Internship Coordinator Chuck Kaufman (email@example.com). If you wish to receive course credit for an internship, make sure the work will yield a portfolio, then download the Internship Application at the www.masscomm.txstate.edu website. Students doing an internship for course credit must attend an Internship Orientation session. Sign up for a session in OM102. LAST UPDATED: Dec. 22, 2016.
SXSW 2017 — Public Relations, Advertising, Electronic and New Media
The South by Southwest Music and Film Festival offers unpaid internships and volunteer opportunities for its international mega-event in the following areas. Dates this year are March 10-19. Visit volunteer.sxsw.com/internships for more information. SXSWeek typically occurs during Spring Break. The internships require up to 20 hours a week, plus a full-time commitment during the mega-event dates. Most of the positions require skills with Word, Excel and FileMaker Pro; excellent writing and Web research skills. Visit the SXSW Web site for more detailed job descriptions.
• Tech Internship;
• Studio SX Coordinator Internship;
• Registration Internship;
• Film Public Relations Internship;
• Interactive Bloggership;
• Housing Internship;
• Planning Internship;
• Music Production Volunteer Coordinator Internship;
• Volunteer Coordinator Internship;
• New Media Internship;
• Interactive Internship.
INDEPENDENT MEDIA PRODUCTIONS
Independent Media of Austin has been providing creative, cost effective video productions to local, nationwide and worldwide clients for more than 20 years. We manage productions for events, training, marketing, documentary-style stories and corporate productions. Visit: http://www.independent-media.com/contact/
TEXAS STARS HOCKEY: 3 GREAT OPPORTUNITIES
The Texas Stars, the American Hockey League's franchise just below the NHL Dallas Stars, has three unpaid internship opportunities for the 2016-17 season at the Cedar Park facility:
• DIGITAL MEDIA / VIDEO — Manage most of the team's video needs on game days, including the recording of game day morning skate interviews and post-game interviews uploaded for social media and local TV stations; using Periscope to live stream interviews and other items as assigned; uploading in-game highlights to local TV stations during intermissions between periods; uploading game highlight packed to SendToNews for use after games. . . . and much more. The other internships are in social media and media relations.
Submit cover letter and resume to Texas State alum Brien Rea at firstname.lastname@example.org. Indicate which semester(s) you are interested in working and/or if you are available for the full season.
SAN ANTONIO SPURS
Interested in internship opportunities with the San Antonio Spurs? Visit this link: careers-attcenter.icims.com/jobs/search?ss=1&searchKeyword=Internships
BOBCAT ATHLETICS MARKETING TEAM
The Athletic Marketing Team is a group of undergraduate and graduate students interested in sports marketing and game operations. The Team has many opportunities for students interested in gaining hands-on experience and being a part of Bobcat sports. As a member you work directly with the Texas State University Athletic Department and the 16 NCAA Division 1 intercollegiate sport programs at the university. The Team¹s responsibilities include marketing, game operations and presentation, group ticket sales and special event planning and production. In addition to being an important part of Bobcat Athletics, The Team hears from guest speakers in the sports marketing and administration fields, takes trips to learn how other intercollegiate and professional teams operate and has the opportunity to travel with the department to conference tournaments and competitions. If you are interested in a career in sports marketing, event planning, game or facility operations or sports administration and would like more information about The Team please contact Bryan Miller at (512) 245-2002 BryanMiller@txstate.edu.
City of Round Rock, Texas
Multimedia Internship (Summer)
The City of Round Rock, Texas is seeking unpaid interns to work with our Multimedia Specialist during the Summer 2017 semester. Students selected for this internship will gain experience in audio and video production, non-linear editing, public relations and marketing. The interns will work assisting the city’s Multimedia Specialist to produce content for television, social media and other outlets. The internship schedule can usually be arranged to accommodate student’s class and work schedules. Candidates should have good videography, editing and writing skills. Graphic design skills are a plus. Interested students should submit a cover letter, resume, references and production samples (YouTube links accepted). To apply, contact Melissa Hermosillo at email@example.com
FULL-TIME JOBS IN TEXAS
Texas Association of Broadcasters
The TAB, an Austin-based trade association representing the interests of the state's 1,200-plus free, over-the-air radio and television stations, offers a link to job postings throughout the state. The Association strives to promote and protect a favorable economic and regulatory climate for broadcasting. It educates members and the public at large about the opportunities available and advances possible through the efforts of free, over-the-air broadcast operations. Stay current on full-time jobs in Texas by following www.tab.org/job-bank/find-job. Most of the stations listing jobs typically offer internships as well.
INSIDE BOBCAT FOOTBALL: Unpaid internship, 4-10 hours per week
X Horn Productions, a video and multimedia production company in Austin, is accepting two interns for the fall. Interns will get experience on shoots as a grip, behind the camera and if qualified, in front of the camera. They will write, and produce elements of a weekly half hour show. Interns work between four to 10 hours a week, depending on whether Texas State has a home game. Contact David N. Reyes, Producer/Director - X Horn Productions at (512) 249-5844 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
BRIGHT GIANT CREATIVE GROUP
Bright Giant Creative Group, a multimedia production company in Austin, seeks interns for fall and summer of 2016-17. Interns will gain knowledge in shooting, editing, motion graphics, and marketing. Internship requirements include experience using the most up to date editing software as well as a basic understanding of graphic design. Interns will assist the Bright Giant team with all aspects of the production process including producing, archiving, and equipment set up for shoots. The unpaid internship is 15 to 20 hours a week. Send a resume and cover letter to Jeremy Olson at email@example.com.
The ideal candidate will have experience using the following software:
• Premiere Pro, After Effects
• Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign
• Final Cut Pro
• Microsoft Office
Summer Internships: Summer 2017 Internships open at KRLD-AM. Duties include editing interviews for use on the air, editing game highlights for use on the air, possibly helping produce post-game talk shows. Interns generally work 10-20 hours a week. They must be available to work nights and weekends. Interns must be currently enrolled in school, be in good academic standing, and must be able to earn credit hours through the intern program. Send cover letter and resume to Chris Schneider, sports director, at: firstname.lastname@example.org or by mail to KRLD Newsradio 1080 & Texas State Networks (TSN) — Dallas/Fort Worth, 4131 North Central Expressway, Suite 500, Dallas, TX 75204. No phone calls please.
KENS-5 IN SAN ANTONIOUNIVISION OPPORTUNITIES
NATIONAL PUBLIC RADIO-AUSTIN
KUT, the NPR affiliate in Austin, has openings for interns during the Morning Edition show from 6 to 9 a.m. and anytime between 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Morning Edition intern slot is more focused on audio production and short news writing. The interns will work with our news director, Emily Donahue, to determine a work schedule. For more information call (512) 471-6786.
AUSTIN FILM FESTIVAL
Learn about the film industry
Opportunities abound for interns and volunteers at the Austin Film Festival, which takes place in October. Note the following internship opportunities and appropriate contacts: a Conference Intern (Maya Perez, email@example.com), a Development Intern (Rachel Hartsfield, firstname.lastname@example.org), a Film Department Intern (Kelly Williams, email@example.com), a Marketing Intern (Alissa Ziemianski, firstname.lastname@example.org), a Screenplay Competition Intern (Alex McPhail, email@example.com), a Young Filmmakers Program Intern (Alissa Ziemianski, firstname.lastname@example.org), and an Office Management Intern (Samantha Lopez, email@example.com). Visit www.austinfilmfestival.com and complete an internship application. Attach a copy of your resume. Then, mail, fax or deliver the information to Austin Film Festival, 1801 Salina, Austin, Texas 78702 (fax: 512-478-6205). Click the "Internship" link at www.austinfilmfestival.com for detailed descriptions. Make sure your internship here will yield a portfolio of work.
Video, Web sites and More
Flocasts is a sports media company that serves sport communities that are not covered by traditional media outlets. We have sites for Running, Swimming, Wrestling, MMA, Gymnastics, and Sailing. Clients include Nike, Reebok, Adidas, Asics, PureSport, blueseventy, and others for which custom online advertising campaigns are created. In addition to advertising opportunities, Flocasts provide video production, Web site design, and on-site marketing to our clients. Advertising, public relations, communications studies, journalism, and Electronic Media students are encouraged to apply. National and International traveling possibilities, expenses paid. Send resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org.
NOWCAST: KNIGHT PROJECT
Some payment offered
NOWCast, a community journalism project that is co-funded by the Knight Foundation and the Alamo Area Community Information System, in partnership with the San Antonio Area Foundation, seeks internships to run the Web site and to collect and produce stories. Stories will be produced with video, audio, still photography, blogs and live streaming, using many social media tools such as Twitter, Utterli, FriendFeed, etc. NOWCast expects to publish everything on the Web and “hopes to have a significant component for mobile delivery to reach across the digital divide.” Students will work independently on this project and with journalism professionals. Students will work for some payment. Submit a resume to Charlotte-Anne Lucas at email@example.com. For more information contact her at (210) 828-4128.
Border Media, the largest privately-owned, Hispanic-focused radio company in the United States, serves five Texas markets—Austin, Laredo, Rio Grande Valley, San Antonio and Waco. It is looking for juniors, seniors or graduate students to work from 10 to 40 hours a week at its Austin office. Internships are unpaid. The programing intern works with the operation manager, listens to music calls, sits in with on-air talent and learns the elements of an on-air shift; the production intern works in studio with the production director and staff, works production equipment, learns the basics of commercial production skills, writes and edits commercials and promos and may do voiceovers for commercials (if Spanish is strong enough). Send resumes to: firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information call (214) 692-2247.
Unpaid internship, 15-20 hours per week
Elephant Productions, a film, video and multimedia production company in Austin, is accepting interns for the summer. Interns will get experience on shoots and will handle administrative tasks. Interns are required to produce a student film, seeing through the whole process of making a short film. They will write, direct, produce and edit a complete short film. Interns work between 15 to 20 hours a week, preferably in five-hour increments. Contact Robyn Beck, associate producer at (512) 302-3120.
POTUS, Washington, D.C.
Political station on Sirius XM Satellite Radio
POTUS, the all-politics news channel on the Sirius XM Satellite Radio, is looking for three summer interns to work in the nation's capital. The station is looking for candidates with extensive radio experience with vast knowledge or passion for politics. Send resumes and cover letters to Joanna Roufa Welch, POTUS "Morning Briefing" producer at email@example.com, (202) 380-1674.
HEALTH REPORTING, Kaiser Media Internships, Washington, D.C.
The Kaiser Media Internships Program is a 12-week summer internship for young journalists interested in specializing in health reporting, with a particular commitment to coverage of health issues affecting diverse and immigrant communities. The Media Internship Program provides an initial week-long briefing on health issues and health reporting in Washington, D.C. Interns are then based for 10 weeks at a newspaper/radio or TV station, typically under the direction of the Health or Metro Editor/News Director, where they report on health issues. The program ends with a 3-day meeting in Boston to hear critiques from senior journalists and to go on final site visits. The aim is to provide young journalists or journalism college graduates with an in-depth introduction to and practical experience on the specialist health beat, with a particular focus on diverse and immigrant communities. STIPEND: Travel to and from Washington, D.C., the internship city, Boston, and all training and accommodation expenses in D.C. and Boston, are paid by the Kaiser Family Foundation. Interns are responsible for housing and other expenses during the ten weeks spent working at their news organizations. The Kaiser Foundation provides a stipend—minimum $500 gross per week, matching the news' organizations own weekly rate, if higher. Typically, interns selected are graduating from college and/or journalism school with quite considerable experience, including previous internships at a newspaper or TV/radio station. Priority will be giving to applicants who are bilingual and/or bicultural; and to journalists who have studied or reported on health issues affecting diverse or immigrant communities. Mail application packages to: Penny Duckham, Executive Director, Kaiser Media Fellowships Program, Kaiser Family Foundation 2400 Sand Hill Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025. Phone: (650) 234-9220. Fax: (650) 854-4800 or (650) 854-7465. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information, please visit: http://kff.org/media-internships-fellowships/. PRINT Deadline: Early December 2016. Broadcast Deadline: Early January 2016.
WORK IN NEW YORK IN THIS SUMMER
IRTS Fellowship Program: Deadline Dec. 1
Junior, seniors and graduate students are eligible for the 2017 Summer Fellowship Program organized by the International Radio and Television Society Foundation. The nine-week, expense-paid fellowship begins May 31 and continues through Aug. 1. IRTS Fellows gain full-time, real-world experience at New York-based media companies. Visit www.irts.org and follow the link to “College Programs” (www.irts.org/programs/sfp/sfp.html). Costs covered include travel, housing and living allowances.
THE SAN ANTONIO DIABLOS
Video opportunities and play-by-play announcing
The San Antonio Diablos are looking for interns for the following positions: Video crew—this person will be required to set up camera and film all San Antonio Diablos hockey games. Games typically run between 2 and 2.5 hours long; broadcast set up—this person will be in charge of setting up all equipment required to do a live feed on the Internet. Must have strong computer skills; play-by-play—this person needs to have a good understanding of the game of hockey and be comfortable talking about the game via the Internet. Contact: John Hosty, general manager, San Antonio Diablos. Hockey Director. Ice & Golf Center at Northwooods, email@example.com, 210-490-9550, ext. 239.
24-hour news channel
Time Warner Cable News, a 24-hour station, offers students a great opportunity to learn all facets of the television news business. Contact Lessly Stallings, senior producer, about internship positions for fall, spring and summer. Electronic media and print journalism students are urged to apply: jobs.timewarnercable.com/job/Austin-TWC-News-Austin-Internship-Summer-2015-Job-TX-73301/252509100/
Reporting, Camera and Field Operations
Interns collect and analyze information about newsworthy events to present news stories for broadcast. Must have experience doing live shots. Please indicate on your resume. Candidates should submit their resume and cover letter to the Time Warner Web site (www.timewarner.jobs.com). This is a 24-hour, Time Warner newschannel, like News 8 Austin. It reports on the city's five boroughs with more than 40 full-time reporters. NY1 also has expanded into NYC's Latino community with the city's first 24-hour Spanish-language news channel. For more information contact Lucha Sutherland, 75 Ninth Avenue, New York, N.Y. 10011
KBTX-TV, NEWS 3
KBTX-TV offers internships in news, sales/business, production, sports and weather. Send a resume and cover letter with your interest in our program to: Mandy Riske, KBTX-TV, 4141 E. 29th St., Bryan, Texas 77802. Internships are unpaid and students must be able to receive course credit for the experience. For more information call (979) 846-7777.
GANNETT CLASS OF 2017
Deadline is the end of February
Gannett Co., Inc. (www.gannett.com) is accepting applications for the 2017 class of its award-winning Talent Development Program. More information and an application can be found at www.gannett.com/leadershipanddiversity/summer. The program is open to undergraduate and graduate students. Gannett Co., Inc. publishes 85 daily newspapers, owns nearly 1,000 nondaily publications and a weekly newspaper magazine. Gannett also operates 23 television stations in the United States. The 2017 training program will begin with an orientation at Gannett's headquarters the first week of June. Participants will be placed in full-time positions at Gannett locations nationwide. All applicants will be notified by mid-April of their selection status. Questions: Adriana Brockman, Gannett Co., Inc.. College and Professional Recruiter, 7950 Jones Branch Drive, McLean, Va. 22107, www.gannett.com/career
COAST TO COAST
Broadcast: Radio and Television
Check out the link below to see job listings in radio and television from coast to coast. Interesting. tvandradiojobs.com/cgi-bin/classifieds/classifieds.cgi?search_and_display_db_button=on&query=category&category=Radio
Offers unpaid internships that require academic credit and are structured to last approximately 10-12 weeks. Resume, cover letter and a reference are required. Please include days/hours of availability in your cover letter and college reference contact at the end of your resume. Students may not have graduated college or graduate school prior to the start of the internship (i.e. students must still be enrolled in school during the time of the internship). Candidates must be available three-to-four days per week during the summer semester. Interns gain insight into editorial process, while working at CNN New York. Interns strengthen research skills while contributing to the show. In the field, interns accompany producers on stories. In production, interns learn how to set up a script with tape and write using CNN’s database. Interns learn how to use CNN’s tape database to locate tapes for packages and sound bites for air. Often, interns book and greet show guests and assist in basic administrative tasks. Candidates should be seeking a career in broadcast journalism, preferably as a producer. For more information, click www.turner.com/careers/college_students.html
Deadline: Nov. 1
Interns will be part of a team and will complete tasks assigned by a senior producer. This candidate will work closely with the team’s production assistants and perform various production assistant functions such as: answering phones, logging tape, researching story ideas, printing scripts, retrieving tapes and working within the Tape Department. Knowledge of politics, history and current events is required. All interns will walk away with a good understanding as to how a live newscast gets from conception to air. The application deadlines are Nov. 1 for the spring; March 1 for the summer; and July 1 for the fall. For more information, click www.msnbc.msn.com/id/3342438.
RISING STAR AT FOX SPORTS RADIO
Greg Toohey, Texas State alum, is a senior producer with Fox Sports Radio in Los Angeles and is eager to help fellow Bobcats get into the business. In fact, Houston Chronicle columnist John McClain calls Toohey “one of the best producers in the country” and “a rising star in this business.” Toohey works with “Fox GameTime Live” with Andrew Siciliano with Krystal Fernandez. Listen in. Polish that resume and cover letter and get it Toohey at GregT@FSR247.com or call (213) 713-5060.
Broadcast and Advertising / Fall, Spring, Summer
AMS Pictures (www.amspg.com), with studios in Dallas and Austin has internships for broadcasting and advertising students. Contact Kelly Kaelin of AMS in Dallas (972) 818-7400.
PUBLIC TELEVISION / Austin
Broadcast, Public Relations, Advertising
KLRU, creators and producers of such programs as Austin City Limits and Texas Monthly Talks, offers unpaid internships for all semesters in a variety of departments, among them: Corporate Support; Events; Grants and Research. Check the Web site for qualifications for each internship. Interns work a minimum of 12 hours per week or 150 hours per semester. Individual departments will/can customize job descriptions and hours work to meet their specific needs. Applicants should submit cover letter and resume to: Sona Shah, Development Associate, P.O. Box 7158, Austin, Texas 78713. Production intern candidates should contact Lauren Burton, production.operations coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org. Application deadline for the spring internship is Oct. 25; for the summer, March 15.
NATIONAL PUBLIC RADIO (NPR)
All Journalism, Advertising, Public Relations
Deadline for summer internships with National Public Radio (NPR) in Washington, D.C., or Culver City, Calif., is Feb. 15. (www.npr.org/about/jobs/intern). See the website for applications. They should be sent to: National Public Radio, Human Resources Department 635 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington, D.C. 20001. Fax (202) 513-3047. Applicants should choose among the following internship opportunities (see Web site for qualifications): All Things Considered; All Songs Considered; the Arts and Entertainment Desk; Audience and Corporate Research; Audio Engineering; Communications/Creative Design; Communications/Publicity and Events; Communications/Public and Media Relations; Corporate Communications; Corporate Sponsorship; Day to Day Show; Development; Digital Media, Editorial; Digital Media, Technical; Executive Producer, Intern Edition; Member & Program Services/Station Relations; Music Unit Internship; National Desk; New (African-American) Show with Michel Martin; News and Notes; NPR Labs; On-Air Fundraising and Promotion; Ombudsman Internship: Radio Expeditions, co-produced by NPR and the National Geographic Society; Science Desk; Talk of the Nation; Washington Desk; Weekend Edition, Saturday; and Weekend Edition, Sunday Internship. Questions about the internship should be sent to: email@example.com.
Advertising, Broadcast, Public Relations
GSD&M offers internships in the following pertinent categories: Account Service, Broadcast, Business Development/PR, Creative, Creative Project Management, Marketplace Planning and Media. Junior and senior students apply by visiting gsdm.com (click Careers) and completing the agency's online application. GSD&M internships are part-time and paid.
THE TEXAS FILM COMMISSION
Deadline is Aug. 10 for unpaid fall internships at the Texas Film Commission in Austin. The internship program offers college students an opportunity to develop a working knowledge of and gain experience in the film, television, animation and video game industries. "We are seeking students with excellent communication skills who want to learn how these industries work, and contribute to the film commission's efforts to promote and expand these industries in Texas," officials say. The Commission also offers spring and summer internships. Interns do a variety of tasks, including answering phones and responding to information requests from industry professionals and the general public; assisting in digital stitching, color correcting and inputting digital location images in Adobe Photoshop CS2; performing specific research projects, ranging from filming locations to video game companies, via the Internet and other internal resources; reading scripts, preparing synopses and location breakdowns; performing routine clerical tasks such as data entry, photocopying and faxing. Interns must be able to commit 10 to 20 hours per week (in time blocks of at least four hours) at the downtown Austin office. Applicants located outside of Austin must acknowledge in their cover letter that they are prepared to reside in the Austin area for the duration of the internship. Juniors, seniors and graduate students are preferred; recent graduates will not be considered. Applicants should send a cover letter and resume to Jeremy Newman, internship coordinator at: Texas Film Commission, P.O. Box 13246, Austin, Texas 78711. (Fax: 512-463-4114) E-mail submissions should be prepared in Microsoft Word or as an Adobe PDF and sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
ASSIST PBS PRESIDENT
Broadcasting, Journalism, Public Relations
PBS in Austin offers an unpaid internship this fall. Students may perform duties for course credit. The position requires working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel; excellent writing and research skills. Basic HTML or web development skills are helpful but not required. The station is looking for someone who has an interest in public relations, journalism, speechwriting or communications. The intern will assist in the production of the Daily Digest, a compilation of media news stories distributed to senior staff; with station research in support of the president's station visits; perform research on topics such as new media and fundraising for speeches; assist with research and story writing for the PBScoop, a weekly employee newsletter; assist with the development of the PBS Intranet; other projects will be assigned based on intern's interests and skills. To download the application visit: www.nahj.org/nahjnews/articles/2008/April/NBCFellowship%202008.pdf to download the application
BROADCAST / THE AP
The Associated Press seeks interns for its highly competitive, 12-week paid training program for full-time juniors, seniors and graduate students. Send an e-mail or call to begin the application process and request a scheduled test date. There are a finite number of test slots, so don’t delay. Application requirements include: An employment application (to be filled out when you arrive to take the test), a 300-word autobiographical essay on the qualities and accomplishments you would bring to the AP; resume, two reference letters, and three to five clips; an interview with William Chang or with an AP chief of bureau (interview arrangements will be made later); and the timed news-writing test. Photo and broadcast applicants are also required to submit samples of their work. For more information, click www.ap.org/apjobs/internship.html
WORK FOR NBC IN THE SUMMER
Deadline in spring
Spend your summer in New York City and gain the experience needed to start your career as a journalist. NBC Universal and The National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ) are proud to offer two students the opportunity to become NBC fellows and join one of the following NBC News programs for the summer of 2009: the Today Show, The Nightly News with Brian Williams and Dateline. Two students will be provided a stipend in the amount of $500 a week for 10 weeks to live in New York City, totaling $5,000 for each student. Applications must be received by April 18. For more information visit: www.nahj.org.