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Fall 2016: The Podium Foundation - Media & Communication Interns

Aug 25, 2016

Posted in: Advertising internships, Internships & scholarships, Journalism internships, Public Relations internships

Podium is a reading, writing, and communication program hosted year-round for under-served middle and high school youth in the Greater Richmond Metropolitan Area. Work youth produce throughout the year via hands-on, interactive workshops culminates in publications such as site zines and our annual literary journal. Podium youth work to become capable and confident writers and communicators for whatever their next steps are post-graduation. For more information, visit our site.

Media & Communication Programs Assistants are responsible for the following duties:

-- Multi-Media Interviewing
  • Capturing student profiles
  • Video recording student and parent/teacher testimonials
-- Program Reporting
  • Record keeping: attendance, program quality, and content generated
  • Blogging: communicating program experience with community stakeholders
  • Monthly creation of internal staff newsletter
-- Editing, Formatting, & Writing
  • Copyediting for zine & journal publications
  • Zine formatting and design
-- Journalism
  • Creating and facilitating student workshops focusing on media and culture
          -- Social Media Managment
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Applicants must have creative and critical thinking skills, excellent written and oral communication, an ability to work as a team, passion for working with youth, and reliable transportation
  • Editorial or writing experience preferred. Previous experience mentoring or working with youth preferred.
For more information, or to apply: