Apply for spring, summer positions with NSJC, HSJI

The Media School Report • Jan. 3, 2019

Applications are now open for spring and summer semester positions with The Media School’s High School Journalism Institute and National Sports Journalism Center.

Spring positions

HSJI work-study office assistant

The HSJI office assistant will support the institute’s outreach efforts by gathering information on high schools from their websites and calling schools. Applicants should have excellent communication skills, organizational skills and knowledge of secondary school language arts programs.

The job is 15 hours per week and pays $10.15 per hour. Applicants must be work-study eligible.

Apply by Jan. 25 at

NSJC editing assistant

The NSJC editing assistant creates and manages content for the NSJC’s website. Responsibilities include:

  • Posting columns by regular contributors
  • Writing and/or editing stories about NSJC events (two or three a month)
  • Writing and/or editing profiles on students, classes and alumni
  • Reposting sports-related news stories from The Media School’s website
  • Posting student work

Applicants should have excellent reporting, writing and editing skills, and knowledge of Associated Press style. They must be willing to juggle tasks, switch gears and collaborate cheerfully with communications team members.

They must have reporting or editing experience in journalism production classes such as 812 The Magazine or Words and Pictures; experience working for campus media such as the Indiana Daily Student or IUSTV; or an internship where they used these skills. They must be a student enrolled in The Media School.

The position averages five to six hours per week and pays $10.15 per hour.

Apply at

Summer positions

HSJI is hiring employees to support its workshops July 8-18. HSJI hosts students from all over the country for intensive sessions on newspaper, yearbook, multimedia, photography and sportscasting, among others. HSJI also features converged newsroom workshops and sponsors sessions for high school journalism advisers and teachers.


HSJI counselors oversee about 30 high school students who attend HSJI for weeklong workshops. Counselors receive room, board and a flat-rate wage.

Apply by Feb. 15 at

Teaching assistant

HSJI teaching assistants work with instructors to assist students with assignments and projects in computer labs. Experience with the lab and software programs is a plus. Assistants receive an hourly wage.

Apply by Feb. 15 at

Office assistant

The office assistant supports the HSJI director by setting up electronic daily schedules and Qualtrics evaluations, and helping at check-in. The office assistant receives an hourly wage.

Apply by Feb. 15 at