ESPN seeking summer intern to help report sports

If you are a college student who has dreams of pursuing a career in sports journalism, ESPN is looking for an intern.

The NABJ Stuart Scott Internship-Scholarship is offered in memory of the late SportsCenter personality who reported at ESPN for 22 years.

The successful applicant will learn and grow over a 10-week paid internship in Bristol, Connecticut, receiving a $3,500 stipend in addition to a free trip to the 2019 NABJ Convention & Career Fair in Miami.

You have until Feb. 15 to apply.

Click here for more details on the scholarship program.

ESPN Internship Program Details:
June 10 - Aug. 17, 2019
  • This is a paid internship: 10 weeks, 40 hours per week
  • The student will also receive a $3,500 stipend on behalf of ESPN and The Sports Task Force
  • Interns will pay $2,000 for fully furnished housing that covers 10 weeks
  • The awardee will have the opportunity to participate in programming events hosted throughout the summer, including the Intern Symposium featuring Q&A with ESPN leaders and networking with recruiters for full-time positions
  • The awardee will have opportunities to network with recruiters throughout the media industry for full-time positions
  • The awardee will be placed in a Production internship

Am I eligible to apply?
  • Must be an NABJ member
  • Must major in journalism/communications with an interest in pursuing a career in sports journalism
  • Must be an undergraduate or graduate student enrolled full time in the semester prior to the internship
  • Must be graduating in May 2019, December 2019 or May 2020
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