Position: Seeking 30 sports interns
Location:All major league cities, United States
Salary: Paid Intern
Ad Expires: November 12, 2008
Job ID: 839457
Want an exciting summer of covering Major League Baseball? MLB.com offers 30 reporting internships to aspiring sportswriters. These internships are designed to give associates the full range of experiences that comes with covering a professional team. Each associate will work closely with a site reporter to give visitors to a team’s Web site all the information they need to follow the team from Opening Day to season’s end. Each Major League club will have one associate reporter.
We will be looking for talented college juniors and seniors, as well as graduate students, for our 2008 Summer Internship Program. You must be a student in the Fall 2008 semester to be eligible. The application deadline for all internships is Nov. 30. We expect each intern to spend a minimum of 10 weeks in the program, dates determined by a person’s college schedule. Also, the more flexible an applicant is in terms of which Major League city he or she can work in, the better the person’s chances of being selected. Our associated reporters are paid $500/week.
Applicants should submit a resume, 5 to 10 published articles (no columns should be included), a list of references and a 750-word essay on why MLB.com should pick you? Please use the essay as a way of showing your creativity as a writer; in short, it should be more than a simple cover letter.Associates are responsible for arranging their own housing and transportation.
Please mail all internship applications to:
Assistant Managing Editor/MLB.com
Attn: Internship Application
14825 N. 97th Place
Scottsdale, AZ 85260
If you have any questions, contact Bill Hill at bill.hill@MLB.com and put the words “Internship Info” in the subject line.