Apply for summer counselor, assistant positions

The Media School Report • Jan. 7, 2018
Yearbook workshop
At the High School Journalism Institute, students practice what they learn. In the yearbook workshop, students lay out and plan their schools’ yearbooks. (Carrie Latimer | The Media School)

Interested in a summer job working with high school journalism students? The High School Journalism Institute is looking for summer counselors, teaching assistants and an office assistant during its workshops July 9-19.

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

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.

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.

In its 72nd year, 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.