Wisconsin Journalism Education Association

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.

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Position Details

Southeast Wisconsin
Remote, WI

The Wisconsin Journalism Education Association, or WisJEA, is seeking a REMOTE paid intern for the 2022-2023 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.

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.

Internship duties

  • Update SNO (WordPress) website on a regular basis
  • Help with creation of monthly MailChimp newsletters
  • Conduct 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

College students of any major or year in school are encouraged to apply, although preference will be given to those students seeking a major or minor in journalism, business, marketing, communication, public relations or related field.


Hours and pay:

Student intern will be paid $12 an hour for approximately 5 hours a week each semester, or up to $750 each semester or $1,500 for the 2022-23 school year.

Funding for this internship is provided by the Milwaukee Press Club.

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