Summer Project Homeless Intern

internship - full time, paid

Seattle Times
Duvall, WA
Closed
Posted 29 Days ago
Seattle Times
Duvall, WA
internship - full time, paid
Posted 29 Days ago

Description

Posted on Summer 2019 "Project Homeless" Internship The Seattle Times in Duvall, WA, USA Project Homeless is a Seattle Times initiative that explores and explains the regions complex, troubling problem of homelessness. With strong watchdog reporting and vivid storytelling, Project Homeless seeks to spotlight what is working, and what is not working, in responding to homelessness. And, we also feature solutions-oriented reporting from elsewhere in the country. We're seeking a full-time reporting and engagement Intern to join our four-person team this summer, with the possibility of extending into fall. Duties would include reporting; collaborating with photographers and other visual journalists on multimedia projects; research and data analysis; digital engagement (using social media, Hearken and other tools); and providing support for in-person events such as reporter meet-and-greets and public panels and debates. This internship is open to any college student (including graduating seniors) attending a four-year college or university, as well as graduate students. Applicants must be journalism majors or have a demonstrated commitment to print or digital publishing, possess social media skills, and be digitally astute. Internship experience at other news organizations is a plus, as is demonstrated interest in social issues such as homelessness, public health, addiction or criminal justice. If you have some, but not all of these qualifications, let us know what alternative experiences you bring to our team. As a family owned and operated organization, we are dedicated to the local and regional community we serve and proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualifications * Applicants must be college students. * Applicants should have strong reporting, writing and digital skills. * Applicants should be familiar with journalistic standards of accuracy, fairness and ethics. Application Instructions 1. Complete and submit your application below. We will only accept applications submitted through this page (no email applications or calls, please). 2. When attaching your resume and cover letter, please use the following naming convention: InternshipName-Document-ApplicantName. Example: ProjHomelessIntern-CoverLetter-JohnDoe. 3. Submit three references familiar with your work (with at least one reference being a former manager or supervisor). 4. Include five samples of your reporting work, which include samples that demonstrate deep reporting and showcase your skills. No more than five samples are allowed. Please collect any content and include this as one file, with any associated links included being accessible and not behind a paywall. 5. Deadline: submit your application package by July 1st, 2019 at 4 p.m. PT. Pay As a paid position, this internship pays $16.00 per hour. Schedule Full-time, weekly schedule varies depending on need and availability for coverage. This is a 12-week paid internship with the possibility of being extended. For application assistance only, send questions to internships@seattletimes.com. Note: our application system works best with Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Safari, and Internet Explorer 11 or Edge. Other internet browsers may not be supported. Posted date: 12 hours ago

Skills

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