Review has many opportunities for students. Check out our upcoming
events for the latest information.
offer Practicum in Journalism, a class
that teaches the basic aspects of journalism while incorporating
hands on experience.
also have paid staff positions from editors to business managers
to distributions workers. These positions are often advertised on
Online Classifieds or in the print version of the Review at
the beginning of each semester. For most positions, the Review gives
preference to work-study students.
do not have to be a member of the paid staff, or in Practicum in
journalism to be involved in the paper. We are always looking for
people to be a part of the paper, even if its only once a semester.
If you want to contribute, please contact
you're thinking about a job or career in journalism, good for you!
There are lots of Obies who have gone into journalism in one form
for a career in Journalism
offers many opportunities to prepare for a career in journalism,
in spite of is lack of a journalism program or department.
way to gain practical, hands on experience is by working for the
Review. All aspects of journalism, from writing and editing to photography,
design, and web development are covered. Even the managing, production
and business sides are covered.
Review also offers Practicum in Journalism, a class taught by the
editors in chief. The class gives you the opportunity to earn credit
while you learn and work at the Review.
are also an important part of preparing for a career in journalism.
Kimberly Betz, the director of internships at Career Services can
help in an internship search for winter term as well as summer.
The professors in expository writing are often willing to act as
advisors for journalism internships over winter term.
your portfolio is very important. Make sure you save clippings of
your work as it is published. A photocopy of your article on a standard
piece of paper is a good way to start. Don't shrink the size of
the article - you don't want the print to be too small to read.
When you apply, send exactly the number of clips requested. If a
specific number is not requested, send between 6 and 10.
of the best resources on campus is the Office of Careers Services.
Any one of the advisors will be glad to help you with suggestions,
advice, and resume critiques. The Director of Internships, Kimberly
Betz, is willing to help with all these things and in the search
Review also receives internship, scholarship, and writing competition
information. This information is posted outside the office door,
in the east wing of the basement of Burton. We will be happy to
make copies of the information for you.
of internships at Oberlin College Career Services Kimberly Betz
can be reached at x8140 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Careers service's web page is http://www.oberlin.edu/~career/
more information on getting credit for working for the Review, refer
to the Practicum in Journalism page.
job searches try http://oberlin.erecruiting.com/security/login.jsp
internships see http://new.interncenter.com/
general information on career prep, check out http://www.freep.com/jobspage/
a calendar to help you plan your job/internship search see http://www.freep.com/jobspage/interns/intgrid.htm
information on how to prepare your portfolio can be found at http://www.freep.com/jobspage/interns/portfolio.htm
l or http://www.freep.com/jobspage/toolkit/clips.htm
about photo journalism can be found here http://ajr.newslink.org/photo.html