Scholarships, Fellowships, Academic Internships, and Grants: Communication and Journalism

This guide is designed to assist members of the Eckerd College Community in identifying scholarships, grants, academic internships, and fellowship opportunities.

Scholarships and Fellowships

  • Application Deadline: 5/1/2018
  • Amount: $2,000
  • The AWM Foundation's partnership with the Ford Motor Company Fund supports two female students based on an essay written on a suggested topic. Winning applicants will receive a scholarship of $2,000 each and get the opportunity to write four blog posts for AWM. Winners are invited to accept their scholarships live at the Gracies Luncheon in New York City.

    Winning applicants receive [...] More

AWMF & Loreen Arbus Foundation Focus on Disability Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 5/1/2018
  • Amount: $2,500
  • The AWM Foundation's partnership with the Loreen Arbus Foundation focuses on the achievements and contributions of citizens with disabilities. This journalist scholarship program consists of one $2,500 scholarship, made payable directly to the winning student's educational institute. The winning applicant must also be able to attend AWMF's Gracies Awards Luncheon in June in New York City to [...] More

BMI Founders Award for Radio Broadcasting

  • Application Deadline: 2/1/2018
  • Amount: $5,000
  • The BMI Founders Award is an annual scholarship competition open to radio broadcasting students nationwide. The award commemorates the group of radio industry leaders who founded Broadcast Music, Inc. in 1939 with an unprecedented and enduring mission: to provide a competitive source for music licensing and an open-door policy to songwriters, composers, and publishers of all genres of music. A [...] More

Certified Angus Beef Colvin Scholarship Fund

  • Application Deadline: 12/12/2017
  • Amount: $6,000
  • This year, $20,000 will be split among five undergraduate scholarships in the amounts of $6,000, $5,000, $4,000, $3,000 and $2,000. College juniors and seniors who have shown commitment to the beef industry, either through coursework or activities, are encouraged to apply. A $6,000 graduate level scholarship will be awarded to a deserving, full-time masters or doctorate student conducting [...] More

CFPCA LGBT Endowed Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/1/2018
  • Amount: $500
  • The CFPCA LGBT Endowed Scholarship provides financial support and hope to meritorious students who demonstrate positive sensitivity to and involvement in LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) issues. Preference is given to LGBT students although all students are invited to apply. Application and/or acceptance of the award will not be construed as an indication of the sexual orientation of [...] More

Chantell Cooley Scholarship for Women

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $20,000
  • The Chantell Cooley Leadership Scholarship for Women provides financial assistance to young women seeking a residential degree at Waldorf College. These full-tuition scholarships will be awarded to women based on their leadership potential and membership in specific, co-curricular campus organizations. 

    These co-curricular organizations include:
    -Campus Ministry
    -Service [...] More




Albright Institute of Archaeological Research(Jerusalem) 32 fellowships in Near Eastern studies from prehistory through the early Islamic period, including the fields of archaeology, anthropology, art history, Bible, epigraphy, historical geography, history, language, literature, philology and religion and related disciplines.


American Antiquarian Society Fellowships(Worcester, MA) One- to 12-month fellowships for research in American history, art and culture through 1876. 


American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Science and Technology Policy Fellowships  Two fellowships in Congress to increase and improve interaction between scientists, including those in psychology, and policy makers.  


American Association of University Women American Fellowships  Fellowships supporting women finishing research for publication.


American Center of Oriental Research Fellowships(Aman, Jordan) Fellowships in all areas of the humanities and the natural and social sciences which contribute to scholarship in Near Eastern studies.


American Council of Learned Societies  Fellowships for humanities and social sciences, and interdisciplinary work, but notfor pedagogy, translation, or most travel.


American Institute of Indian Studies(India) Research fellowships up to nine months in anthropology, ethnomusicology, history, performing arts, political science, religious studies, and urban planning of India.


American Philological Association(Munich) One fellowship in residence with the Thesaurus Linguae Latinae Institute on Latin language and culture from the classical period through the early Middle Ages. Requires reading knowledge of German and advanced competence in Greek.


American Philosophical Society

            Library Resident Research Fellowship(Philadelphia) One- to four-month resident fellowships to use the society’s collection to researchthe history of American science and technology and its European roots, as well as early American history and culture (not Philosophy).

            Franklin Research GrantsSmall grants to young scholars intended to support the cost of research leading to publication in all areas of knowledge.


American Political Science Association  

  1. Congressional Fellowshipsfor political sciencecommunications, and health policyscholars
  2. Centennial Center for Political Science & Public Affairs(Washington, D.C.) Up to one year resident visiting scholar in all areas of political science. External funding helpful.  Some funds available for scholars pursuing Latino/political sciencecomparative electoral politicswomen and politics, the American presidency, or public administration.
  3. Additional political science funding sources


American Psychological FoundationOne-year $5,000-20,000 grants supporting research, education, and intervention projects and programs that on the connection between mental and physical health to ensure well-being;

1   Reducing stigma and prejudice to promote unity and harmony;

2   Understanding and preventing violence to create a safer, more humane world; and

3   Supporting programs that address the long-term psychological needs of individuals and communities in the aftermath of disaster.


American-Scandinavian Foundation(Scandinavian countries) Support for one year of research or study relevant to Scandinavian countries in all fields. Command of host country language expected.


Andrew Mellon Foundation

  1. Charles A. Ryskamp Research Fellowships Academic year fellowships for tenure-track faculty in humanities and social sciences.

2.    Frederick Burkhardt Residential Fellowships for Recently Tenured Scholars (Stanford or Can Marino, CA, Chicago, Cambridge or Worcester, MA, Research Triangle Park, NC, Princeton, Washington, D.C., Rome or Florence, Italy) Academic year fellowships in humanities and social sciences at participating national research centers.


Archaelolgical Institute of AmericaFellowships, grants and scholarships open to members of the institute.

1.    German Archaeological Institute Fellowship for Study in Berlin(Berlin) Fellowships for archaeologists who wish to use the library of the German Archaeological Institute for their research.

2.    Anna C. & Oliver C. Colburn Fellowship(Athens) Up to one year of support for research at the American School of Classical Studies.

3.    Helen M. Woodruff Fellowship of the Archaeological Institute of America and the American Academy in Rome(Rome) Archaeological and classical studies.

4.    Olivia James Traveling FellowshipFor travel and archaeological study in Greece, Cyprus, the Aegean Islands, Sicily, southern Italy, Turkey or Mesopotamia.

5.    Archaeology of Portugal FellowshipFor research, colloquia, symposia, publication and travel pertaining to the archaeology of Portugal.

6.    Archaeological Institute of America Site Preservation GrantOne- to three-year grant to maximize global preservation, outreach, and best practices for impact on local community, students, and discipline of archaeology as a whole.

7.    Publication Preparation GrantFunding to assist in final analysis, writing, and preparation for publication of the results of research so that, by the end of the second year under the grant, a completed manuscript (article or monograph) will be submitted for publication.

8.    Archaeological Institute of America Publication Subvention ProgramSupport of new book-length publications in the field of Classical Archaeology, defined as Greek, Roman, and Etruscan archaeology and art history. 


Asian Cultural CouncilGrants tailored to the needs and objectives of scholars in traditional and contemporary arts, archaeology, architecture, art history, arts administration, arts criticism, conservation, crafts, dance, design (not commercial), film, installation, literature, museology, music, new media, painting, photography, printmaking, sculpture, theater, and video.


AT&T Technology & Environment Awards Program 

Grants for interdisciplinary research (1) to understand how Information and Communications Technologies (e.g. mobile connectivity) can affect the environment; (2) to understand how businesses can apply research findings related to ICT products and services to operate with less environmental impact and (3) to produce university faculty and students who can contribute to solving global and regional environmental problems.


Black Metropolis Research Consortium(Chicago) Short-term fellowships to provide access to archives and collections for artists and scholars in African American and African diasporic culture, history, and politics.  


James McKeen Cattell Fund Fellowshipssupplement sabbatical pay (up to $37,500) for psychology scholars.


Center for the Advancement of Scholarship on Engineering EducationSenior fellowshipsto research improvements in engineering education.


Chiang Ching Kuo Foundation  (Taiwan) Support for scholars from the American region for research,sabbatical funding, matching funds for conferences, and subsidies for publicationson Chinese Studies in the humanities and social sciences.  Preference to collaborative projects with counterparts in Taiwan.


Council for International Exchange of Scholars (Fulbright Scholars)800 awards for research worldwide.


Guggenheim Memorial Foundation  Six to twelve month fellowships for mid-career faculty across the arts and sciences, though not for artists who interpret other people’s work (yes for composers or choreographers, no for performers or directors of compositions or choreography).


Institute for Advanced Study  (Princeton) One term to multi-year visiting member fellowships in history of arts and sciences (combining humanistic disciplines, from socioeconomic developments, political theory, and modern international relations, to the history of art, science, philosophy, music, and literature), math, and natural and social sciences.  


Italian Academy at Columbia University Resident Fellowships(New York) One- and two-semester resident fellowships to pursue studies in cultural memory in global society, including scientific and technological connections and the neuroscience of cultural memory. 


Jennings Randolph Program for International Peace  (Washington, D.C.) Ten month resident fellowship to reflect and write on pressing international peace and security challenges.


Kluge Center at the Library of Congress(Washington, D.C.) Resident distinguished chairs and fellowships for up to one year for research in all areas of the arts and sciences.  Topic-specific funds include astrobiologypolitical economyforeign policy and international relationshealth and spiritualityAmerican studiesethics and American history, and folklife studies


Lady Davis Fellowship Trust Visiting Professorship(Israel) Visiting professorship in any field of study at Hebrew University.  Applicants must be full or associate professors AND be sponsored by a member of Hebrew University faculty.


Liguria Study Center for the Arts and Humanities Bogliasco Fellowships(Genoa, Italy) One-month fellowships in archaeology, architecture, classics, dance, film/video, history, landscape architecture, literature, music, philosophy, theater, and visual arts. The Center also occasionally awards named fellowships in music, visual arts, dance, literature, and music.


McKnight Endowment Fund for Neuroscience Technical InnovationSupport for interdisciplinary research to enlarge the range of technology available to monitor, manipulate, analyze, or model brain function at any level, from molecular to entire organism.


Princeton University James Madison Visiting FellowshipOne year visiting fellowship in constitutional law and political thought.


Property and Environment Research Center(Bozeman, MT) free market environmentalism.

            Julian Simon Fellowshipfor policy-oriented research on natural resource and environmental conservation.

            Lone Mountain Fellowshipto research the role of markets and property rights in protecting and enhancing environmental resources. 


Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study(Cambridge, MA) One year residential fellowships for research in the humanities and social sciencescreative arts, and natural sciences and mathematics.  Opportunities for group applications and cluster studies.


Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health Policy Fellows  (Washington, D.C.) Health care policy fellowship with a residential experience in Washington, DC, with additional support for continued health policy leadership development activities for up to one year for mid-career health professionals and behavioral and social scientists with an interest in health and healthcare.


Rockefeller Foundation Residencies(Bellagio, Italy) Month-long residencies for 12 scholars from all academic disciplines to explore topics relevant to improving life for the poor worldwide OR one to three month residencies and fellowships for fine and literary artists whose work is inspired by global or social issues.  


Russell Sage Foundation(New York, NY) Ten month residential fellowship in social science.


School of American Research(Santa Fe, NM) Nine month residenciesfor scholars who have completed their research and analysis in the social sciences, humanities, and Native arts and who need time to reflect, debate, and write.  Of these, oneis specifically geared to scholars of Native American heritage.  There is also a two month summer residencyfor three scholars in the social sciences, humanities, or arts.


Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture Scholars in Residence Program(New York) Six-month residency for research and writing on the peoples of the African Diaspora, which may include social and hard sciences if the work contributes to the humanities.


Social Science Research Council

            Abe FellowshipThree to twelve months of support for research explicitly focused on policy-relevant and contemporary issues with a comparative or transnational perspective that draw the study of the United States and Japan into wider disciplinary or theoretical debates.

            Drugs, Security, and Democracy FellowshipThree to twelve months of support for research on organized crime, drug policy, issues of governance, and associated topics across the social sciences and related disciplines.

            Islamic Traditions and Muslim Societies in World ContextsSmall grants to support public engagement by academic experts on Islamic traditions and Muslim societies.

            Van Alen Fellows ProgramPeriodic grants for social sciences and architecture to support work on the intersection between social dynamics and the built environment.


United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Fellowships(Washington, D.C.) Three- to nine-month fellowships to support significant research and writing about the Holocaust.


United States Institute of Peace

  1. Grantsfor peace studies, including models for prevention and resolution of conflict, the roles of women, religion, economics, or the media, or social, psychological, and physical impacts of war. 
  2. Jennings Randolph Senior Fellowship(Washington, D.C.) Ten month resident fellowship to reflect and write on pressing international peace and security challenges.
  3. Additional Fellowshipsfor senior visiting, unpaid guest, Afghan, and Iraq scholars.


University of Ottawa Institute of Women's Studies(Ottawa, Ontario, Canada) Visiting scholar for one academic year for a feminist researcher to pursue study in an interdisciplinary, bilingual environment and share research with university.


William T. Grant FoundationDistinguished fellows program to promote exchange among researchers and policy-makers whose work affects and improves the lives of young people.



Advent Out of Home Media 
Specializes in out of home media advertising (bus, rail, subway, billboard, airport, point of purchase) on a national and international (Latin America) level. Interns take an active role while assisting with market research, ad design and normal day-to-day operations. Located in Ybor City. Medium-size business. 

Applied Media Technologies Corporation 
A diversified electronic media company. Interns are involved with writing scripts, press releases, public relations and publication of press releases, client contact, gathering information, basic customer service, etc.  Small-size business. 

Business Video Productions 
Primarily a "corporate" video production center, produces tapes for businesses, training, promotional, etc. Internship provides experiences with production work (shooting, editing) and "business end" of company. Located near airport, . Medium-size business. 

C.B. & Reid 
Specialize in 35 mm film production. This company produces a variety of work including national commercials, segments for TV shows, etc. Non-linear video editing is also a specialty. Interns will work directly with the producer and director and will be involved in all aspects of production. Hours vary depending on what project is being produced. Located in Ybor City, . Small-size business. 

Channel 8 WFLA/NBC Affiliate 
Local NBC TV affiliate with a strong news department. Internships are available in many areas, including news (writing and production), sports, advertising, graphics, station management/operations, or sales promotion and research. Located downtown, . Medium to large-size business. 

Channel 13 WTVT/Fox Affiliate 
Local Fox TV affiliate with strong news and local programming departments. Internships are available in many areas, including news, new writing, sports, weather, graphics, advertising, local programming, station operation/management, promotions, and in-house marketing. Large-size business. 

Channel 28 WFTS/ABC Affiliate 
Local ABC affiliate TV station. Interns will have the opportunity to work in a number of different positions which may be worked out with sponsor, including news, production of local programs, sports, advertising, master control, station operations. . Medium-size business. 

Chenowith and Faulkner 
Full-service advertising agency. Internships are available in print, broadcast or public relations. Duties vary.  Medium to large-size business. 

City of Tampa 
Produces TV programming to promote and inform about Tampa city affairs, services and activities. Interns will be exposed to and participate in full-range of production from writing to camera to post-production. Located downtown. Small-size business. 

Cypress Productions/CPN Television 
Production company specializing in producing commercial and industrial videos, both local and national, and other "large productions" on film and high-end video. Internships offer exposure to production; students are expected to assist on shoots in any way needed. Some "office type" work is also expected. Located near Howard Franklin 

Edit Suites, Inc. 
A video production and editing company that produces local commercials and provides video transfer and duplication services. Located near Hyde Park Village. Small-size business. 

Friends Offering Children Unlimited Success (FOCUS) 
A coalition of community agencies involved in children's issues. Interns would assist in developing and implementing an awareness campaign that will use all forms of media to encourage proper child development. General activities include ad layout and design, writing (ad copy, proposals and grants), public speaking, desktop publishing, media coordination, research. Located downtown, . Small-size business. 

Fyvolent Whitmore Advertising 
A full-service advertising agency. Intern would be involved in a variety of advertising related activities. Located downtown, approximately  Medium-size business. 

Government Access TV 
Produces programming of interest to residents of Tampa for air on local cable. Most programming is shot live through use of studio and mobile production truck. Interns are exposed to full range of production. Located downtown, approximately  Small to medium-size business. 

Hillsborough County Bar Association 
A paid internship. Interns will videotape and edit continuing legal education seminars scheduled throughout the year. Located downtown, Medium-size business. 

Hillsborough County Cable TV Administration 
Provides TV programs of interest to Hillsborough County citizens. Intern would work in production of programs that including regular shows and special programs. Responsibilities would include shooting, editing, playback, etc. Located downtown,  Small to medium-size business. 

Holland and Knight Law Firm 
A full-service law firm that also handles media law cases. Interns in the media law section would be involved in research, some observation of depositions, etc. Student would work with one or two specific lawyers. Located downtown,  Large-size business. 

Hospital News of Florida 
A statewide newspaper based in Tampa for healthcare providers and professionals in the healthcare business. Interns should have an interest in print media; they will re-write press releases, research story ideas and work closely with the editor. Located in Carrollwood,  Medium-size business. 

Jones Intercable 
Internship in the programming department. Work in master control, tape playback on-air, editing and production.. Medium-size business. 

Mental Health Care, Inc. 
Interns would be involved in scripting, producing, taping, and editing videos. The videos will be training videos on the subjects of sexual harassment, consumer sensitivity, interviewing techniques, and other human resource related topics. Located approximately (22nd St. and Hillsborough Ave.). Medium-size business. 

Osteogenesis Imperfecta Foundation 
A nonprofit organization sponsors research, education and support for persons with Osteogenesis Imperfecta (brittle bone disorder). Interns would assist the special events coordinator with national fund-raising and public relations. Knowledge of computers helpful. Reliable transportation is essential (work-related mileage reimbursed).Small-size business. 

Shooting Stars Productions 
Video production facility, emphasis on post-production, high-end graphics and effects. Intern would assist in all areas of production. May be paid for special shoots.  Small-size business. 

Tampa Bay Lightning Hockey Team 
NHL hockey team. Intern in promotion/public relations department. Responsibilities include contacting local media, working on special game promotions, and other activities associated with promoting the team. Located downtown, Medium to large-size business. 

Tampa Bay Sports and Fitness Magazine 
A sports and fitness publication aimed at the Tampa Bay area. Interns work in the production of the magazine and /or sales. In producing the magazine, interns compile information, condense and organize sports events and layout the information using computers. In sales, the intern is directly involved in handling advertising accounts for the magazine. Located downtown, . Small to medium-size business. 

Tampa City Council - Dr. Scott Paine, Council Member 
Intern would work directly with Tampa City Council member Scott Paine and would assist with public relations and political activities. Located downtown, a. 

Tampa Educational Cable Consortium 
Produces local educational programming for air on two cable channels. Interns will be exposed to and participate in full range of production from camera (studio and field) to editing and graphics. L. Small-size business. 

Tampa Electric Company 
Working with the audio/visual department with photography and video, corporate newsletter, corporate training tapes, promotional tapes, shooting, editing, etc., or with the corporate relations department assisting with public relations. Located downtown, Small department in large company. 

Tampa/Hillsborough County Tourism Council 
An organization which promotes tourism in Tampa/Hillsborough County. Interns would assist public relations division in working with travel writers who come to town, coordinate interviews and visits around the area. Interns would also develop press releases, maintain mailing lists, work directly with representatives of the local travel industry and track publicity generated in trade and consumer publications. Located downtown, . Medium-size business. 

Louise Thompson 
Specializes in public relations and promotional work. Intern would be exposed to a wide range of company operations. Located (Cass St., near Rome). Small-size business. 

University of South Florida Engineering Productions 
Produce educational video programming for broadcast throughout state. Intern would work primarily with production, camera operation, audio, controlling live call-in questions, tape distribution, etc. Mostly studio work, some field production. This is a paid internship. Located on USF campus, medium-size organization. 

Urban Business 
A magazine targeted for African-American readers. Interns would be involved in writing, editing, layout, distribution and promotion of magazine. Located near Westshore Mall, . For more information, contact Rick Sherrell at (813) 282-7317 (phone) or (813) 282-7304 (fax). Small-size business. 

West and Company 
A full-service advertising agency. Internships are available in areas of print, broadcast and public relations. Located downtown, approximately . Medium to large-size business. 

WFLA-RADIO (Newsradio 970 AM) 
News and talk radio format. Internships are available in news, promotions and advertising. Located near Gandy and Crosstown, approximately  Medium-size business. 

WFLZ (Power 93) 
Top 40 format radio. Interns perform office work, assist on-air personalities, work on special promotions, assist with press conferences, work in news department, and monitor scanners and wire service for news. Located near Gandy and Crosstown,  Medium to large-size business. 

WHPT 102.5 "The Point" FM; WHNZ All News 570 AM; WNZE Sports Radio 820 AM 
Interns work in one of four areas: marketing, sales, production (creating the on-air show), and management. Duties vary, but all interns work closely with, if not directly with the head of each of these departments. All interns receive an exit interview/critique with the station's general manager.  Small to medium departments in large company. 

Ybor City Chamber of Commerce 
Promote and connect the merchants and businesses of Ybor City and the Tampa Bay area. Interns would be involved with planning, promoting, volunteer recruitment, and administrative duties for Ybor City events such as Guavaween, Ybor Arts & Crafts Show, etc. Located in Ybor City, . 


Hamilton Hall Talent Management, Inc. 
Casting and scheduling of actors/actresses for film and television. Management of actors and actresses. Interns will work with talent agents. Located in Clearwater. 

Independent Broadcasters Network 
24-hour talk network. Interns would be involved in affiliate relations, public relations, and writing. Need good phone skills. Would represent whole network of 23-25 shows. . Small to medium-size business. 

Neighborly Senior Services 
A nonprofit organization that provides and administers services to the elderly. Interns can work in a variety of areas, including public relations/promotions and case management. Located on the other side of Howard Franklin Bridge, approximately 11 miles from campus. Medium-size business. 

Ruth Eckerd Hall 
Large performing arts center. Need public relations intern to handle promotion and public relations with newspapers and entertainment press. Includes writing press releases, distribution of photos and special promotions, procuring press kits from artist's agents. Located 15 miles from campus. Medium-size business. 

High-end video post-production, audio, graphic design and computer animation. Seeking students interested in broadcast design and on-air graphics. May be opportunity for student to develop a portfolio. Located 20 miles from campus (US 19 south of SR 60). Large-size business. 

Album-oriented rock station. Intern would work in news department. Responsibilities would include checking wire services and news contacts, writing news copy, and other duties. Located 14 miles from campus. Medium to large-size business. 


WCIE (Llfe 91.1 FM) 
Christian format radio station. Located 30 miles from campus. Small-size business. 


Jack Walker TV Productions, Inc. 
Video production of programming/ commercials. Intern would be involved in all aspects of business from production to office work. Located 20 miles from campus. Small-size business.

Madeira Beach

Spectrum Advertising 
Produces local commercials and "package" advertising for local cable TV. Interns will be exposed to full range of operations from production to advertising market strategies. Located less than 40 minutes from campus. Small-size business. 


WSVN Channel 7 (independent) 
Internships are available in the following areas: special projects, assignment desk, sports, public relations, sales and marketing, and business administration. Interns would work directly with producers or managers in these areas. Call for internship application or more information. Located in Miami (can be taken as summer internship). Large-size business. 


Chapman Leonard Studios and Production Center 
Sound stage and high-end film support equipment center. Manufacturers of the film industry standard in cranes and dollies. Interns will be exposed to films shot on Chapman's sound stage, will learn the inside language and technical aspects for all of Chapman's equipment (very valuable in the film industry), and will make contacts with film professionals. To apply, please submit a brief biography that describes what you hope to achieve with the internship. Located 60 miles from campus. Large-size business. 

The Golf Channel 
Interns work with the production department and have the ability to work with the producers, directors and reporters in all aspects of production. Responsibilities will include logging tapes, viewing tournaments, researching golf information, and assisting with production. Located 60 miles from campus. Large-size business. 

Orlando Magic Basketball Team 
Internships are available in many areas, including advertising, broadcasting/ production, broadcasting/radio, coaching, community relations, corporate sponsorship sales, youth foundation, promotions, publicity/media relations, and talent network. Must apply for internship 2-3 months in advance. Please send: resume, cover letter, a one-page statement outlining why you want to work with the Magic and what qualities you feel you can offer. For broadcast, also send a demo tape, list of three references and a list of all production experience. Must specify which semester you are interested in. Responsibilities vary. Located 60 miles from campus. Small to medium-size office in large organization.


Mote Marine Laboratory 
A nonprofit marine research facility dedicated to marine and environmental science and education. Laboratory has tanks and aquariums, which house fish and mammals from the sea. Interns will design and create promotional material to promote the lab, write releases for public media and other public relations duties. Located in Sarasota, approximately 50 miles from campus. Small office in medium-size company. 

St. Petersburg

Channel 10 WTSP/CBS Affiliate 
Local CBS-TV affiliate with strong news department. Internships offered in a variety of areas, including news, local programming, and advertising. Located on St. Pete side of Gandy Bridge, approximately 10 miles from campus. Medium to large-size business. 

Channel 44 WTOG, Independent 
Independent TV station featuring local programming, news, and sports. Internships are available in a variety of areas, including public relations, news, sports, sports programming, advertising, and local programming. Located on St. Pete side of Gandy Bridge, approximately 10 miles from campus. Medium-size business. 

Earl Palmer Brown 
A full-service advertising agency. Internships are available in print, broadcast and public relations. Located in downtown St. Pete, approximately 16 miles from campus. Medium-size business. 

Paragon Cable 
Advertising department. Intern would receive experience with: client prospecting, proposals, client meetings, finances, scriptwriting, commercial shoots, demographic research, and office procedure. Located on the other side of Howard Franklin Bridge, approximately 12 miles from campus. Small to medium-size business. 


WPAS-AM and WBSB-FM Radio 
Radio station. Intern would be involved in on-air broadcasts, production and sales. Located 30 miles from campus. Small-size business.



Journalism Internships and Fellowships

Democracy Now has fellowships and internships:

NPR has several fellowships.  See them here:

Report for America folks include broadcast media. Here’s the link:

The Emma Bowen Fellows Program provides multi-year internships to students of color at media companies across the country:


1--The Kroc Fellowship with NPR:



2--Also at NPR:


3-- The German Fulbright commission offers a journalism fellowship for undergraduates interested in journalism. 


4--Fulbright-funded master’s at the Free University in Brussels.


5--Democracy Now has some fellowships and internships:

Looks like the applications will open sometime soon.


6--The Report for America folks include broadcast media. Here’s the link:


7--The Emma Bowen Fellows Program provides multi-year internships to students of color at media companies across the country: