School of Journalism and New Media

The University of Mississippi Needs Interns Now

Posted on: September 29th, 2012 by

Whether you’re looking for an internship to do over the winter break or planning to work and go to class in the spring. probably has an internship opportunity that’s right for you. The site will launch on October 5, but you can get a feel for it by checking out the If You Love Oxford and Ole Miss Facebook page with more than 13,000 likes.

Social Media Interns
Students to assume responsibility for Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Tumblr, Pinterest and other outlets available to promote the site. (Ideally, one student for each social media platform.) Students with the ability to develop social media plans for local merchants strongly desired.

General Assignment Reporters
Students to cover breaking stories and general interest news. In-depth reporting welcome on issues related to Oxford and Ole Miss, as well as the North Mississippi region.

Feature Reporters
Students to cover general interest features, especial those focusing on Oxford business owners, university professors, coaches, athletes, students and prominent alumni.

Students with strong photo and or video skills to shoot features, news events, sports events and other campus or city assignments.

Graphic Designers
Students interested in working on illustrations, designs for special projects, logos, etc. are needed for a variety of news and sales projects.

Advertising Sales People
Students interested in getting in on the ground floor of a new enterprise to learn the ropes of media sales are strongly encouraged to apply.

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