2012 AAJA Sacramento/The Sacramento Bee Intern Selected

Congratulations to Richard Chang, who was selected as AAJA Sacramento/The Sacramento Bee’s 2012 summer intern.

Richard is a junior at the University of California at Davis, majoring in history and minoring in communication and political science. He was a reporter covering the UC Davis campus for The California Aggie. Richard interned at the Ventura County Star during the summer of 2011 after completing UC Center Sacramento’s Journalism Program.

The 10-week summer internship is a partnership between AAJA Sacramento and The Bee. This is the third year that AAJA Sacramento has sponsored an intern at the newspaper.

Apply for the AAJA Sacramento/Sacramento Bee 2012 internship!

In partnership with The Sacramento Bee, AAJA Sacramento is sponsoring a 10-week internship program for aspiring print, photo, graphics and multimedia journalists. A weekly stipend of $570 will be provided. The program begins in May or June 2012, depending on the intern’s availability.

To qualify, an applicant must be enrolled in a college or university within the chapter’s membership area (the Sacramento and San Joaquin valleys, as far north as the Oregon border) OR have a permanent address within those boundaries. Recent graduates who completed their studies in Fall 2011 are eligible to apply. All applicants must be student members of AAJA Sacramento. (Visit aaja.org to become a member.)
The deadline to apply is March 31, 2012. Click here to download and print the application.

Students: Apply for the AAJA Sacramento 2011 Scholarship

AAJA Sacramento is offering up to $2,500 in scholarships for students who are enrolled in a college or university within the chapter’s membership area or have a permanent address within those boundaries. To apply, download the PDF form and follow the printed instructions. Application materials must be received by June 1.

AAJA Scholarship application form (PDF)

2 AAJA internships open to college students

AAJA has two internships open to local college students and AAJA student members. Apply today!

1) The Associated Press Internship: This internship will be a twelve-week, individually-tailored training program for students who are aspiring print, photo, graphics and multimedia journalists. Deadline is October 11, 2010

2) The Sports Journalism Institute Internship: This opportunity is a nine-week training and internship program for college students interested in sports journalism careers. Deadline is November 8, 2010

For details and application, apply here: http://www.aaja.org/programs/for_students/media_internships/

Matt Kawahara awarded the AAJA/Sacramento Bee Internship

AAJA Sacramento is proud to announce the winner of the first AAJA internship award in partner with The Sacramento Bee: Sacramento native and UC Berkeley student Matt Kawahara.
Matt edged out a field of well-qualified finalists with his passion for reporting. Matt will begin his 12-week internship at The Bee on June 1.
Congratulations and good luck!