• Media and Communications Internship at SBU’s political science department

    Media and Communications Internship at SBU’s political science department0

    By Sherin Samuel Going into the media and communications internship  with Stony Brook’s political science department, I was extremely excited but also scared that I wasn’t going to be good enough for the position. I knew it was going to be a lot of work right off the bat, but I wanted to gain experience

  • I landed my dream internship0

    By Maya Brown CNN has been my dream company to work for for as long as I’ve known I wanted to become a journalist. In the summer of 2020, I attended the virtual NABJ/NAHJ Conference and one of my goals was to network and make at least 10 connections. When I saw that CNN was

  • Hands-on learning at a hyperlocal newspaper

    Hands-on learning at a hyperlocal newspaper0

    By Jessica Coacci My experience at the Long Island Herald was educational. At the Long Island Herald Newspaper, every intern was assigned to an editor. We pitched story ideas to our editors for approval, and they directed us to sources to interview. When we finished our articles, our editors gave us advice and feedback, including

  • Finding an internship, and a professional home0

    By Ryan J. Ferguson I am so lucky to have had the opportunity to intern at Stark Media Group in Riverhead New York. My journal began two years ago, when I first interned at Stark Media Group while attending Suffolk County Community College. The Hamptons-based marketing agency then was known as Town Crier Social Media.

  • My internship helped me grow as a reporter0

    By Nick Grasso At 11 on a Sunday morning, I walked a mile down Main Street in Center Moriches searching for interesting characters and places. Center Moriches is a 10-minute drive from my house in Shirley, but I had not made that drive often before starting my internship at GreaterMoriches.com, a local news website.  Carl

  • Networking helped me land my internship0

    By Joe McQueen During Fall 2020, I interned with the Amityville Record newspaper here on Long Island. I’m grateful for having the opportunity to do this internship during the pandemic, which made many other internships scarce. After finding out I did not get another internship I was hoping to do during the fall semester, I