Become an intern with the foundation of one of the most influential and oldest continuously published black newspapers in the nation, The New York Amsterdam News. The list of prominent women and men of color who started their careers at the AmNews is long and we want your help to build upon that legacy. Intent on building tomorrow’s journalists and publishers of color, to ensure the sustainability of black newspapers and overall newsroom diversity nationwide, this winter/spring The Amsterdam News Educational Foundation is launching a business management, design and digital internship program to complement our long standing and highly regarded editorial internships. Through the generosity of our donors, each intern will receive a modest stipend of $250 in addition to any academic credit their school may provide, for their participation in this rigorous career development program.
Interns can apply to Amsterdam News Fall, Winter/Spring or Summer openings for in-person or remote opportunities from 10 hours to 20 hours weekly – all structured to build teamwork, leadership and provide substantial resume building and career development opportunities. Participants will also be provided with significant SEO opportunities to boost their professional profiles plus ongoing references as they seek opportunities in media or other fields.
Reporting directly to Amsterdam News Chief Revenue Officer, Amsterdam News Business Program Interns will be trained in all aspects of social media, digital publication, advertising sales, program and events, fundraising, grant writing, graphic design and bookkeeping – and rotated through each discipline supporting our long standing and deeply experienced staff.
Applicants should provide by email in Word.doc format by MIDNIGHT Friday November 19, 2021 to email@example.com:
- Cover letter including why they’d like to work for Amsterdam News. Also indicate preference for in-person or remote internship and time availability between 10 to 20 hour weekly internships.
- Resume with all contact information in the resume header.
All applicants will be personally notified by email and phone of moving forward to the first round of interviews by Noon Friday November 26, 2021.