The deadline is looming for MLB’s highly popular summer internship, where college students get to cover a major-league team for MLB.com. Unlike many other internships, students are paid – $500 a week for a minimum of 10 weeks. You’ll need to select five to 10 published articles, assemble references, and write a 750-word essay. Keep [...]
Here are a few more sports journalism openings.
Assistant Sports Editor – This central Iowa daily newspaper is looking for a full-time assistant sports editor who can write stories, shoot pictures and design sports pages. Prior experience on another newspaper is required. The ideal candidate will have experience meeting deadlines while covering a large number of [...]
Here are several sports journalism openings across the country.
Sports Team Member – The Decatur (Ill.) Herald & Review is looking for someone to join our award-winning sports team and keep the bar high. We need a person who is versatile enough to develop sources, nail the gamers and come up with entertaining story angles. But the [...]
Boston University is taking applications for its terrific sports institute – a four-week, immersion program set for June. You must be at least a junior to be eligible. Click here to get more information about this program. And click here for application requirements.
MLB.com is again seeking interns for its terrific summer program, where students can work for 10 weeks on a major league baseball’s team website, covering news and games. MLB.com is also seeking a few copy editors and producers. Check out the details below.
Think nobody’s hiring. Not a chance. Here is a list to several sports journalism openings, everything from sports reporters in Williston, N.D., and Lowell, Mass., to a sports editor in Mt. Vernon, Ill. and Marble Falls, Texas, to an associate sports producer in New Jersey. Check them out.
The Association for Women in Sports Media expects to offer at least 12 writing internships for next summer. You must be currently enrolled full-time in college. Deadline is Oct. 31. To learn more about the internships, click HERE. Or, you can contact the associations directors by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Gather your clips and fill out this form to apply for Boston University’s terrific Sports Institute, where you can study with an accomplished faculty and many professional journalists. The institute runs from June 7 to July 2.
MLB.com is once again seeking interns to work this summer, a terrific opportunity for either undergrad or grad students. Deadline is Dec. 11, 2009.
According to MLB: “Applicants should submit a resume, 5 to 10 published articles, a list of references and a 750-word essay on why MLB.com should select you? Your clips ideally will show [...]
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Sports Illustrated’s Jeff Pearlman advises those trying to break into sports journalism: “Bust. Your. Ass.” Pearlman, the author of four books, talks about blogging and how to stand out when applying for a job.
Athletes now break news on Twitter. [...]