Monday, February 14, 2005

Be independent this summer: Apply for one of our new Independent Media Internship Awards!

The Roy H. Park School of Communications is pleased to announce the Independent Media Internship Awards.

These awards, funded by a generous benefactor, will provide $2,500 for each of ten students who will work as summer interns at one of the following Independent Media sites:

Center for Media and Democracy, Madison, WI
Center for Public Integrity, Washington, DC (2 awards)
Common Cause, Washington, DC
DemocracyNow!, New York City
Free Press, Northampton, Mass., New York City
National Security News Service, Washington, DC
Working Films, Wilmington, NC
VisionTV, Toronto, ON, Canada

Qualifying students must have a 3.25 GPA, as well as a minimum of 45 hours earned toward their degree at the time the internship begins.

The cash awards will be granted to ten students to be chosen by the Independent Media Internship Committee. The chosen students must register for a summer internship of between 1.0 and 3.0 credits in order to receive the award.

Deadline for applications is Friday, March 25 at 4 p.m.

If you have any questions, please contact John Hochheimer, associate professor in the Television-Radio and Journalism departments and coordinator of the Independent Media Internship Award program, at or 274-1033.


Anonymous Elizabeth (Beth Wolbach) said...

Where exactly would we find the applications for these internships? Dr. Hoch talked about them in my class last semster and I was really interested, so I'd really like to apply. Thanks so much!

8:38 PM  

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