Jewish Light seeks applicants for Joseph J. Edlin Memorial Summer Journalism Internship

Joseph J. Edlin

The St. Louis Jewish Light is accepting applications for its Joseph J. Edlin Memorial Summer Journalism Internship. 

The late Mimi Edlin and her family established the scholarship to honor her late husband, Joseph J. Edlin. Joseph Edlin was a longtime Trustee and Past President of the Light. A similar scholarship was founded at the SarasotaManatee Jewish News in Florida, where Mimi Edlin resided for many years after leaving St. Louis. Mimi Edlin passed away in October, 2017.

The Light internship is for high school or college students with coursework or experience in journalism or writing. 

The paid reporting internship will offer students an opportunity to gain experience in a professional newspaper environment and have work published in our weekly newspaper, quarterly magazine and online. 

The internship lasts eight weeks and start and end dates are flexible, depending on the candidate’s schedule. 

Candidates should send a resume, cover letter and three writing samples to Managing Editor Mike Sherwin at [email protected] (or by mail to 6 Millstone Campus Drive, Suite 3010, St. Louis, 63146) by 5 p.m. Friday, March 29.