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Internship Opportunites: Journalism-Web Design-Multimedia

AsiaMedia and Asia Pacific Arts, publications of the UCLA Asia Institute, offer numerous unpaid internship opportunities for students and recent graduates in the Los Angeles area.

Journalism - AsiaMedia

  • Learn to evaluate, analyze, and synthesize information quickly
  • Write news stories, reviews, and profiles
  • Conduct interviews
  • Research media issues

Applicants should have strong writing skills and a good eye for news. Duration of internships are negotiable, with a three-month minimum. We ask for ten to fifteen hours of work per week and accept applications year-round. Apply by sending your cover letter, resume and links to
your web site portfolios or writing samples to Margaretta Soehendro, Managing Editor, at msoehend@international.ucla.edu.

Journalism - Asia Pacific Arts

  • Analyze and interpret issues regarding ethnicity and national identity in the international entertainment scene
  • Pitch and write timely and important stories, reviews, interviews, and profiles
  • Gain experience working with publicists and artists

Applicants should have basic writing and interviewing skills, and an interest in Asian and Asian American arts and entertainment. Duration of internships are negotiable, with a three-month minimum. We ask for ten to fifteen hours of work per week and accept applications year-round. Apply by sending your cover letter, resume and links to your web site portfolios or writing samples to atseng@international.ucla.edu.

Web Design

  • Design and maintain sites
  • Work with an editorial team to see ideas through, from start to finish
  • Create resource pages and special layouts for news stories, entertainment features

Applicants should be proficient in XHTML, CSS, PHP, and ASP. Duration of internship is negotiable, with a three-month minimum. We ask for five to ten hours of work per week and accept applications year-round. Apply by sending your cover letter, resume and links to your web site design experience to Oliver Chien, Multimedia Editor, at ochien@international.ucla.edu.

Multimedia

  • Assist with various stages of multimedia/video production
  • Gain experience editing, producing, shooting, and setting-up video interviews

Applicants should have some basic computer skills. Duration of internships are negotiable, with a three-month minimum. We ask for ten to fifteen hours of work per week and accept applications year-round. Apply by sending your cover letter, resume and examples of previous work to Oliver Chien, Multimedia Editor, at ochien@international.ucla.edu.

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