Oakland Local is seeking interns to work on projects with our fundraising and editorial teams in 2013. We are interviewing now and hiring for a January 15th, 2013 start. In particular, we're looking for the following
Investigative reporting intern: Work with a skilled and experience reporting team (former Mercury News, Oakland Tribune, Orange Count Register) on a project that involves FOIAs, data visualization, and deep analysis of local news. MUST be free during the day to visit government institutions, libraries etc. Detail-oriented, news-driven personality with research interests/skills preferred. Prefer you have own computer/laptop. 15 hours week.
Development/fundraising intern: Work with experience fundraising and development director on grants, programs and fundraising to make Oakland Local more sustainable. Good research skills, interest in building proficiency in field required.Prefer you have own computer/laptop. 15 hours week.
These positions pay a stipend of $300 a month and require presence at the Oakland Local co-working space for meetings during the week. We require a 2 week tryout in January as part of the selection process. Internships run for 3 months, 'til April 1st, and can be renewed through June 2013.
Oakland, Calif., resident preferred; local East Bay also possible. OL is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from women, people of color, the disabled and the LGBTQI community.
Note that this is a working role: Interns must successfully fulfill their commitments to continue in the program and be paid every month.
Internships are offered both to students and to community members. Please email a letter about your interest, links to a digital resume and links to clips, a blog, etc. to interns firstname.lastname@example.org. We are interviewing until Jan. 7th, so act quickly!