IBWS Program Internship (for current UNC-Chapel Hill students only)

Job description

Position Type:

Temporary Staff (SHRA)

Job Title:

IBWS Program Internship (for current UNC-Chapel Hill students only)

Department Name:

School of Journalism and Media - 350100

Vacancy ID:

S017919

Position Posting Category:

Research Professionals

Hiring Range:

$12.00 - $15.00

Full-time/Part-time:

Full-Time Temporary

Proposed Start Date:

06/30/2021

Estimated Duration of Appointment:

6 months or less

Posting Open Date:

06/04/2021

Posting Close Date:

06/18/2021

Description of Work:

The Ida B. Wells Society for Investigative Reporting is seeking a detail-oriented, self-starting student to join our team this summer for a paid internship.

The IBWS summer internship program is open to rising juniors and seniors (non-graduating) of UNC-Chapel Hill who are interested in the Society’s mission of advancing journalists of color in the field of investigative reporting.

Founded in 2016 by veteran journalists Nikole Hannah-Jones, Ron Nixon, and Topher Sanders, the Ida B. Wells Society seeks to provide high-caliber training and resource support for journalists of color pursuing investigative work. The Society is housed at the Hussman School of Journalism and Media at UNC-Chapel Hill.

The IBWS program intern will work with IBWS staff on research, database development and marketing focused on engaging and supporting journalists of color. This is a full-time internship. The internship will begin remotely in late June with the potential to extend through the fall semester as an in-office position.

To qualify, students must be registered members of the Ida B. Wells Society. Membership is free and applicants can register at idabwellssociety.org. Students from historically underrepresented communities are encouraged to apply.

Education and Experience:

Minimum Education and Experience:
Demonstrated possession of the competencies necessary to perform the work.

Essential Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Strong written communication skills and a demonstrated interest in diversity initiatives.

Preferred Education and Experience:
To qualify, students must be registered members of the Ida B. Wells Society. Membership is free and applicants can register at idabwellssociety.org.

Equal Opportunity Employer Statement:

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Stimulus/ARRA Funded:

No

Special Instructions :

Please apply online at https://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/193579. For full consideration, please provide your resume, a list of three professional / academic references, and answers to the supplemental questions.

The application deadline is 11:59 p.m. on June 18, 2021.

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Posted: 6/6/2021
Application Due: 6/18/2021
Work Type: Full Time
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