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Florida Times-Union: journalism


(Internships may be offered in one or more of the following areas: copy editing/design, graphics, photography, reporting)

The Florida Times-Union is soliciting applications from college students for its annual summer intern program.

Applications for internships must be received by December 1, 2007. Interns who are selected will be notified on or before Jan. 1, 2008.

The intern program extends through the summer months, and exact dates of employment will be negotiated. Interns may expect to be in the program for about 12 weeks. The salary scale is as follows:
• Completion of first year of college - $375 weekly.
• Completion of second year of college - $400 weekly.
• Completion of third year of college - $435 weekly.
• Completion of fourth year of college - $450 weekly.
• Completion of graduate school - $500 weekly.

Interns will draw a variety of assignments. Meetings will be held with various editors to discuss problems and progress. Every effort will be made to match summer work assignments with the interests of the interns selected to work on the staff of the Times-Union.
Preference will be given to Individuals who have held summer internships with daily newspapers in the past and individuals proven interested in a career in print journalism.

Applications must be made in writing and should include grade point average, previous journalism experience and at least two references, one from within the academic community. Clips of past work should be included with application.
It is not necessary for applicants to be majoring in journalism, but that is desirable. Interns must have their own vehicles. We are a drug free workplace.

Send applications to: Coulter Kirkpatrick
Newsroom Office Manager
(street delivery: One Riverside Avenue, 32202)
PO Box 1949
Jacksonville, FL 32231

A look at The Florida Times-Union and Northeast Florida
• The Florida Times-Union is a perennial winner of journalism awards for its writing, design, graphics, photography and Internet operations. In the last year, we have won 40 national, regional and statewide awards competing against other large metro dailies in Florida.

• Jacksonville is a fast-growing, business-oriented city, home to the NFL’s Jacksonville Jaguars and the site of the 2005 Super Bowl. We are surrounded by water — the 310-mile St. Johns River flows through our downtown, and the Atlantic Ocean and some of Florida’s best beaches are 15 miles away.