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Archives For February 2016

Apply Now for Paid SC Journalism Internship

By Cassandra P. Foster
Posted on 23 February 2016 | 3:46 pm — 

The South Carolina Press Association (SCPA) Foundation internship program provides a meaningful, hands-on training experience for students interested in newspaper journalism. Three or more interns are placed each summer at S.C. daily and weekly newspapers, allowing students invaluable real-world training experience. Each internship is 10 weeks and pays $4,000. Internships are open to S.C. college students studying journalism, advertising, or visual communications. Rising juniors and seniors, and recent college graduates are eligible to apply.

Click here to apply for an internship.

The Foundation also awards its premier $3,000 Mundy Scholarship, to a rising college junior or senior interested in pursuing a newspaper career.

Click here to apply for scholarship.

The deadline to apply for 2016 scholarships and internships is Friday, March 11 with no extensions given. Interns will be notified of acceptance during early April.

Email if you have questions about the scholarship or internship program.

MUSC News Center Seeks Editorial Intern

By Cassandra P. Foster
Posted on 23 February 2016 | 3:33 pm — 

The Medical University of South Carolina’s Office of Public Relations is looking for a highly motivated intern to work with the MUSC News Center team. This is a great opportunity for someone who is comfortable interviewing everyone from surgeons to patients, taking photographs, writing stories and helping the News Center team promote those stories on social media. By the end of the internship, the intern will have several bylined story clips that he or she can use when applying for jobs. Internship candidates should be prepared to stick to a schedule in an environment that includes both helpful feedback and the chance to work independently. The internship is available immediately.

If you are interested in this internship opportunity, please contact Helen Adams (

South State Bank Seeks Communications Intern

By Cassandra P. Foster
Posted on 10 February 2016 | 4:36 pm — 

Read the full description for the Corporate Communications Internship with South State Bank and apply here.

Internship Posting for Novelis Summer Internship in Communications & Government Affairs

City-Paper-logoCharleston City Paper is looking for an intern to work in the digital department during spring 2016. This is not purely a writing, marketing, or digital media position, but ideal candidates will have experience in or a desire to learn in each area. The position will be a great opportunity for someone interested in writing, digital publishing, local media, and cultivating online communities.

Duties will include writing, editing, and curating online content at, content management, and social media strategy.

Interested? Send your resume to Sam Spence at Start date and working hours are flexible. Academic credit may be available.

The Fund for American Studies is now accepting applications for the Fall 2016 Capital Semester program in Washington, DC.

Students will earn 12 credits and are guaranteed an internship with a media outlet or communications firm. Please encourage students to apply for the Fall Semester early application deadline of March 1 to receive priority scholarship consideration and a 5% tuition discount.

More information on our programs may be found at and in this information sheet.

Questions? Please contact Dana Faught, Associate Director for Recruitment & Admissions for U.S. Programs at The Fund for American Studies.

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