Light seeks applicants for fall journalism internship

The St. Louis Jewish Light is accepting applications for its Joseph J. Edlin Memorial Journalism Internship. 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 Sarasota-Manatee Jewish News in Florida, where Mimi Edlin currently resides. 

The fall Jewish Light internship is for 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 website, 

Depending on candidates’ experience, the reporting internship may also incorporate elements of the following: newspaper page design, photography, videography, use of social media, copy editing and proofreading.

The internship start and end dates are flexible with the candidate’s schedule, but generally includes 12 hours a week for eight weeks. The internship includes a stipend of $750. 

Candidates should send a resume, cover letter and three writing samples to Managing Editor Mike Sherwin at 6 Millstone Campus Drive, Suite 3010, St. Louis, 63146 or by email at [email protected] by Sept. 1.