Friday, 29 January 2010 00:00
The New York Press Association Foundation funds twelve paid summer internships for college journalism students. Students must apply to a community newspaper to be considered for acceptance into this 8-week summer 2010 program. These internships pay a net stipend of $2,500. NYPA is an association of weekly community newspapers in New York State. Anton Community Newspapers is a member of NYPA. Students who are interested in applying for this internship opportunity, can find an application on www. nynewspapers.com. Applications should be sent to: NYPA Internship Program, Anton Community Newspapers, 132 East Second St., Mineola, NY 11501. The deadline to get this application to Anton Community Newspapers is March 1, 2010.
Local newspapers will select one candidate from the applications received and forward that choice to NYPA. Anyone who is currently, or will be enrolled, in a recognized program of undergraduate study is eligible to compete for this eight-week internship. Applicants must attend college during the 2010-2011 academic year. The final twelve winners of this internship opportunity will be chosen by the NYPA Foundation Board of Directors, and interns will be notified by the end of March, 2010.