Internships

Areopagitica, LLC Internships are 15 hours/week 10-week or 10 hours/week 15-week temporary work placements to help students to gain entry-level skills and real-life work experience in the fields of journalism, social media, public relations, marketing, graphic design, photography, videography, radio/audio production, video production, information technology, web development and publication design.

Areopagitica staff provide one-on-one mentorship and supervision to help Interns maximize their educational experience. Each Internship position will have specific requirements and objectives, however generally each position will consist of 12 hours/week on assignments directly related to the position, plus 3 hours/week focused on training, critical analysis, providing feedback for improving our Internship program, and contributing to our media analysis blog.

The Internship program is offered in four sessions per year.

Deadlines for application:
Exact start dates will be coordinated with your schedule.
WINTER Jan-May Session: (Deadline: Nov 15, 5:00 p.m.)
SUMMER 1 Jun–Aug Session: (Deadline: Apr 15, 5:00 p.m.)
SUMMER 2 Jul-Aug Session: (Deadline June 15, 5:00 p.m.)
FALL Sep–Dec Session: (Deadline: Jul 15, 5:00 p.m.)

Eligibility Requirements
Applicants must be either enrolled in an accredited college or university or preparatory high school in a journalism, social media, public relations, marketing, graphic design, photography, videography, radio/audio production, video production, publication design or other related programs specific to each Internship position and must have a valid US work authorization. Applicants also must have access to a reliable internet connection, transportion, cell phone, and email.

Internships must apply to your course work. Coordination on specifics will take place between Areopagitica and your program advisor. Areopagitica will provide assistance to Interns requesting academic, work-study or practicum credit.

Interns are not guaranteed a job at the end of the internship. Interns are not entitled to wages during the internship, however a stipend may be applied. Our internship program includes organization training and hands-on experience applicable to journalism/mass communication and related fields.

To Apply
Review the Internship descriptions below to choose the project and department where you are interested. Candidates may only apply for one internship. Using the online application form, submit the information requested. Your resume must be in PDF format.

Due to the volume of applications received, you will only be contacted if you are selected for an interview. No mail submissions or phone calls please. If you have a question regarding our program, we encourage you to ask your program advisor who may already know the answer or they can contact us with your question.

Areopagitica, LLC is an equal-opportunity employer.

Projects
Each of our projects have their own unique opportunities for Interns. Click on the projects listed below to find out what they are about, Internship information and the application form.

metroGRnews – local community news coverage in Grand Rapids, MI and the surrounding area.

GreenActionNews – global news coverage on environmental issues, environmental activism & sustainable living. Not accepting internship applications at this time.