February 14, 2012

Paid summer journalism internships worldwide @ Associated Press

The Associated Press, a news wire service that is the world's largest news organization. is offering paid journalism internships for Summer 2012 in 10 U.S. cities (including Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, New York, Philadelphia, San Francisco and Washington, D.C.) and 10 international locations (including London, Jerusalem, Seoul, Mexico City, Rome, Bangkok, Johannesburg, New Delhi, Rio de Janeiro and Moscow).

The interns will write stories, shoot videos and/or take photos from these bureaus for 12 weeks this summer. Although a primary format may be declared – depending on interest and ability – the internships will provide experience and training in all three. Interns will attend and contribute to all-format editorial meetings. Assignments will be made by a trainer who will also provide performance appraisals during the course of the internship.

Applicants Applicants must be: a) Current full-time students within two years of earning an undergraduate degree or b) Current full-time graduate students or c) Students who graduated December 2011 or later. They must be able to show proof of legal authorization to participate in a 12-week internship in the assigned country prior to the start of the internship. And they must have demonstrated proficiency speaking and writing in the English language and command of the local language for the assigned country.

For more info and to apply, click here. Deadline is March 2.

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