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Communication & Journalism Department

COJO INTERNSHIPS

Students are strongly encouraged to seek internships, an integral part of education. Internships are opportunities to earn college credit, on-the-job-training, and practical experience.

Also, journalism majors must complete a three-credit internship. 

Visit this page as well for updated internship opportunities. Also, check out the job/internship board on the fourth floor of Ross Hall or visit with the Internship Director, Cindy Price Schultz. She can provide valuable tips for developing your own internship as well as direct you to existing internship opportunities.

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JOBS FOR COJO MAJORS

Search for media-related jobs at JournalismJobs.com

Search for jobs at Wyoming Press Association member newspapers at WyoPress.org.

For jobs and internship searching using the UW Handshake platform (from the Center for Advising and Career Services).

Internship & Job Postings

Paid, Full-Time Summer Intern Needed for The Douglas Budget -- Posted Apr. 12, 2019

The Douglas Budget in Douglas, WY, a weekly newspaper with a paid circulation of over 4,600 and serving a community with a population of 5,600, has an opening for a paid, full-time summer intern. The intern can work in newsroom, advertising department, or graphic design area depending on the student’s area of interest.

The Budget is an award-winning newspaper and won top honors for: In-Depth Reporting, Sports Feature Writing, Headline Writing and Page Design in the 2018 Wyoming Press Association Better Newspaper Contest. To apply for this internship, send resume, cover letter, and clips/ samples of work to publisher Matt Adelman at publisher@douglas-budget.com.

Paid, Full-Time Summer Intern Needed for The Glenrock Independent -- Posted Apr. 12, 2019

The Glenrock Independent, the Budget’s sister paper, is also offering a paid, full-time summer internship. The intern can work in newsroom, advertising department, or graphic design area depending on the student’s area of interest. To apply for this internship, send resume, cover letter, and clips/ samples of work to publisher Matt Adelman at publisher@douglas-budget.com.

Paid Summer Intern Needed for the Newscastle News Letter Journal -- Posted Apr. 12, 2019

Bob Bonner of the Newscastle News Journal Ledger is looking for an intern for the newspaper. The details of the internship and the responsibilities the intern are negotiable. Bob is willing to design an internship to help fit the intern's interests. Please contact wyopress@wyopress.org for more information.

Social Media Team Job With UW Division of Kinesiology and Health -- Posted Apr. 12, 2019

The Division of Kinesiology and Health wants YOU to be part of our new social media team

Work alongside fellow classmates to promote the department through targeted social media campaigns. The team will consist of 5 paid members (2 Communication/Journalism majors and 3 Kinesiology and Health majors). A perfect way to get involved and help the Division of Kinesiology and Health be the premier social media account on campus!

Download the application here: internships-jobs/social-media-team-application-cojo.pdf

Applications due April 17th. 

Wyoming Athletics Marketing, Social Media, and Graphic Design Interns Needed for 2019-2020 Academic Year -- Posted Apr. 12, 2019

See the internship packet for the 2019-20 school year for Wyoming Athletics Marketing, Social Media and Graphic Design Internships -- internships-jobs/19-20-internship-packet.pdf

Information on the internships, as well as how to apply is included in the above PDF. James can answer any questions you may have.

James Hajek

Director of New Media

University of Wyoming Athletics

1000 E. University Avenue │ Laramie, Wyoming 82071

Cell: (402) 943-6852 │ Office: (307) 766-5514 │ jhajek@uwyo.edu

Job Opening With The Sheridan Press -- Posted Apr. 12, 2019

In The Sheridan Press newsroom, curiosity is key, and we’re looking for a new reporter to join our team.

If you want to work with the best and be a part of an evolving and forward-thinking newsroom, all while covering local public safety and breaking news, this is the job for you. The successful candidate will be curious and comfortable digging for truth, navigating the criminal justice system and asking tough questions of authority figures.

The willingness and ability to approach issues with outside-the-box thinking will be required as The Sheridan Press continues pushing the boundaries of journalism outside of print media.

A thorough understanding of AP style, attention to detail and strength in researching will also be required.

Candidates should be able to work independently and have a strong understanding of what community journalism means.

The Press is an independent newspaper with family and local ownership and with print and online news delivery platforms. Sheridan County is a thriving community of 30,000 with a college, a lively arts/culture/music scene, a busy downtown and many other amenities, including unlimited outdoor recreational opportunities.

Please send a resume, cover letter and writing samples to editor@thesheridanpress.com.

Editor

The Sheridan Press

ashleigh.fox@thesheridanpress.com

307-672-2431 ext. 7003

719-252-5415

Weekend Anchor Position at KGWN NewsChannel 5 / KNEP NBC Nebraska Scottsbluff -- Posted Mar. 15, 2019

A weekend anchor position at KGWN NewsChannel 5 / KNEP NBC Nebraska Scottsbluff is available. Visit here for more information: https://my.peoplematter.com/mja/graytelevision/jobapp/GetStarted?jobOpenings=1ab9b186-dd55-4be9-b40a-aa080161b3ff&refererUrl=https://gray.tv/careers  If you have any questions, please contact Ryan Robertson, News Director, at (o)  307-634-7755 ext. 127 or (m) 307-701-1974. 

Reporters Needed For Cowboy State Daily -- Posted Mar. 15, 2019

Cowboy State Daily, based out of Cheyenne, is looking for reporters, both print and video/multimedia journalists. The team includes veteran reporters with experience working for the AP, KGWN, K2, the Christian Science Monitor, LA Times, and MSNBC. Annaliese Wiederspahn, the publisher, says, "Our newsroom is a perfect place for a young ambitious journalist looking to build clips or a reel while learning from pros." Annaliese can be reached at news@cowboystatedaily.com or on her cell phone at 307.631.5970 if you have further questions or if she can provide additional details.

Opportunity To Join Wyo. Sen. Mike Enzi’s Media Team -- Posted Mar. 5, 2019

U.S. Senator Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., seeks a media assistant for his Washington, D.C. press office. Duties include supervision of the daily news clips; hands-on role in maintaining and developing website and social media content; drafting and editing news releases and op-eds; and taking pictures. Experience working with social media and photo/video editing & production is expected. Applicants should have strong writing and interpersonal skills and an eagerness to serve the people of Wyoming. Entry level, but Capitol Hill, journalism, writing, internship, state government experience are pluses. Applicants from Wyoming or with a strong Wyoming connection are preferred. Email cover letter and resume to Max D’Onofrio at Max_DOnofrio@enzi.senate.gov. Write “media assistant” in the subject line.

Feeding Laramie Valley Summer 2019 Internships -- Posted Mar. 5, 2019

Feeding Laramie Valley has summer 2019 internships available for their Shares Program (gardening), Kids Out To Lunch Program, the Higher Ground Fair event, and in Marketing, Social Media, and Photography. The application details and job description can be sent upon request from the email listed on the flyers here:

internships-jobs/2019-hgf-summer-associate-job-flyer.pdf

internships-jobs/2019-kotl-summer-associate-job-flyer.pdf

internships-jobs/2019-shares-vista-and-intern-summer-associate-job-flyer.pdf

internships-jobs/2019-social-media-summer-associate-job-flyer.pdf

Contact Us

Department of Communication & Journalism

427 Ross Hall

1000 E. University Ave.

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: (307) 766-3122

Email: cojoofc@uwyo.edu

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