New Stuart Scott Internship & Scholarship
Jo-Carolyn Goode | 1/20/2016, 12:13 p.m.
ESPN and the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) are accepting applications for the newly created Stuart Scott internship at ESPN.
The internship begins this summer and is offered in memory of ESPN sportscaster Stuart Scott for his many contributions to sports journalism. The longtime ESPN anchor died Jan. 4, 2015 after a long battle with cancer.
The internship is paid and housing is available. The NABJ Sports Task Force, which promotes diversity in America's sports departments and creates programming to develop the next wave of America's sports journalists, will work with ESPN to select candidates for the program.
June 6 - August 12, 2016 located in Bristol, CT
· This is a paid internship - 10 weeks, 40 hours per week
· The student will also receive $3500 scholarship on behalf of ESPN and The Sports Task Force.
· Interns will pay $1,000 for a fully furnished apartment/dorm that covers 10 weeks.
· Programming events hosted throughout the summer including Intern Symposium (which kicks off with Q&A with John Skipper), Speaker Events with ESPN leaders & networking with Recruiters for full-time positions
· The scholarship winner may be placed in a Production or Editorial internship.
For more information, visit http://www.nabj.org/?16StuScottInterns