Internship Opportunities
Scripps Howard seeks interns for spring, summer terms​

The Scripps Howard Foundation is looking for curious, energetic college juniors and seniors studying print, broadcast and multimedia journalism to report from Washington during the spring and summer terms. Interns are paid a stipend and provided free housing in furnished apartments.

Interns find, report and write stories for the web-based Scripps Howard Foundation Wire, take photos, create slide shows and shoot and edit video. Semester in Washington takes six interns in the 14-week spring term and six in the 10-week summer term.

2016 program and application deadline dates:
- Spring 2016 (Jan. 7 to April 13). Stipend: $3,346 and free housing. Deadline: Nov. 1, 2015
- Summer 2016 (June 6 to Aug. 12) Stipend $2,390 and free housing. Deadline: Nov. 1, 2015

Capital City program looking for winter/spring interns​​ 

The Capital City Internship Program (CCIP) winter/spring 2016 recruitment season is in full swing.

This program is open to all majors and grade levels with free transportation to Lansing available (typically Tuesdays and Thursdays). Highlights include:
- Available all semesters
- Paid and unpaid internships with opportunities that fit any major or industry
- Professional networking opportunities
- Over 370 interns have participated with a majority landing full-time jobs before and right after they graduate​
More information:

​Capital Semester accepting applications for spring​ 

Sponsored by The Fund for American Studies, Capital Semester combines substantive journalism and communications internships, courses for academic credit, career development activities, site briefings and lectures led by top policy experts and journalists. This fast-paced, fifteen-week residential program provides undergraduate students from around the world with opportunities to gain the edge in today’s competitive job market and graduate school admissions, and experience the excitement of Washington first-hand.

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the final deadline of Nov. 5, 2015. Students are encouraged to apply for the early deadline of Oct. 1, 2015, to receive a 5 percent discount on their tuition balance as well as priority internship placement.

For more information, contact Dana Faught, Associate Director of Recruitment and Admissions at or (202) 986-0384, or visit

Bella Arte seeking a public relations intern

Bella Arte is interested in a student who is looking to gain experience in all aspects of the public relations field. He/she will exit this internship ready to enter any fast-paced public relations position with excellent skills, unique experience and a great work reference. It's essential that applicants to this position have excellent communication skills, demonstrate creativity, and are efficient in both time management and working independently. A great aspect of this opportunity is that they can cater to your internship needs. They can meet as many hours as your internship requires between in-office work and independent work.

Main responsibilities will include (but are not limited to) the following:
- Monitor all forms of media and assist with developing and distributing approved press releases
- Implement social media strategies; grow online supporter base and traffic
- Preparation of class/interview materials and maintains office supply inventory
- Compile contact lists and create monthly newsletters, as well as create press releases as needed
- Helps maintain schedules by reviewing calendars for department personnel
- Greeting customers in person, through email or on the telephone; answering or referring inquiries
- Maintains customer confidence and protects operations by keeping information confidential

Knowledge, skills and abilities:
- Students applying for this internship must have strong writing and communication skills
- Applicants should be looking for experience in any form of public relations, communications, marketing or journalism
- The ability to multitask, have an understanding of time management and meeting deadlines is important
- Capability to collaborate with others, as well as work independently is imperative
- Students are required to have a portable workstation so they can work in-office and at home
- Students proficient with Microsoft Publisher/Illustrator (or any like program) are encouraged to apply

Please submit resume and letter of interest to Heather Wood at Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.​

Internships open for Governor Snyder'​s office

The application process is now available for students seeking a winter 2016 internship with the executive office of Governor Rick Snyder. The deadline for submitting applications is Friday, Oct. 23.

Potential candidates will be contacted by Friday, Nov. 6, for the next step in the executive office internship program.

The governor's internship program offers college students an opportunity to gain critical work experience in a fast paced, professional and challenging work environment. Interns in the program can expect to perform substantive work, develop and manage professional relationships and help make a positive impact on Michigan.