The Scripps Howard Foundation Semester in Washington internship application deadline is Nov. 1. The foundation is looking for curious, energetic college juniors and seniors studying 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. Applicants with multimedia experience will be given preference. A seventh intern works for the Hispanic Link News Service in the spring, summer and fall.
The spring term runs Jan. 7 to April 14. The stipend is $2,660. The summer term lasts from June 8 to Aug. 14 and carries a $1,900 stipend. For more details and to download an application form, go to the Scripps Howard Foundation Wire website.