WisJEA looking for paid, remote intern for 2023-2024 school year

The Wisconsin Journalism Education Association, or WisJEA, is seeking a REMOTE paid intern for the 2023-2024 school year. You will be supervised by the WisJEA president and meet with him virtually on a weekly or bi-weekly basis to discuss goals, projects and more.

About the WisJEA:
The Wisconsin JEA mission is to educate, promote and enrich journalistic activities and publications in secondary schools. We are focused on helping develop secondary journalism programs in Wisconsin and acting as an advocate for scholastic journalism in the state. For more information, go to https://wisjea.org.

Internship duties:

  • Update SNO (WordPress) website on a regular basis
  • Create monthly MailChimp newsletters
  • Do social media SWOT analysis and audit and come up with suggestions and plan how to grow and track social media presence.
  • Promote organization, webinars, meetings, scholarship, etc. through social media, website and newsletter
  • Grow WisJEA contact list of newspaper and yearbook advisers from high schools throughout the state by reaching out to programs statewide and managing a database
  • Attend NEWSPA and KEMPA annual conferences (virtual and/or in-person) to promote and grow the organization and network, schedule allowing
  • Create flyers, brochures, etc. as needed
  • Other occasional duties as determined by WisJEA supervisor

Preference will be given to students who agree to work the entire school year. Diverse candidates are encouraged to apply, especially those students who identify with communities that are underrepresented in journalism.
Hours and pay
Student intern will be paid $15 an hour for approximately 4 hours a week each semester, or up to $750 each semester or $1,500 for the 2022-23 school year.
To apply:
Send your resume and cover letter Sept. 15, 2023 to WisJEA President Matt Smith at [email protected] or apply through Handshake at your Wisconsin college. Funding for this internship is provided by the MPC Endowment Ltd., a philanthropic affiliate of the Milwaukee Press Club.