Missouri Press Foundation Internships

Missouri Press Association newspaper members are encouraged to apply for funding of summer interns.

Newspapers that are approved for funding of internships will be responsible for hiring their interns. Missouri Press will send a list of the newspapers with Foundation funding to the members of the Missouri College Media Association.

Student interns may work as reporters, editors, photographers, designers, advertising representatives or web site editors/reporters, depending on the job being offered by the participating newspapers.

Interns may receive institutional credit if their school allows it. Interns must assume responsibility to arrange credit with their institution.


Missouri Press Foundation again is offering Missouri newspapers the opportunity to host summer interns for four, six or eight weeks. Funding will be provided, but newspapers are welcome to augment the funds provided by the Foundation.

If your newspaper is interested in hosting an intern, please complete the application form and return it to the Missouri Press Foundation, 802 Locust St., Columbia, MO 65201.

If you have questions contact Doug Crews at 573-449-4167.

Interns eligible for this program must be enrolled in a post-secondary academic, professional or vocational newspaper journalism program in Missouri. 

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Tuesday September 16th

Missouri Press Association will be honoring the winners of its 2014 Missouri Better Newspaper Contest on Saturday, Sept. 27, at the Holiday Inn Executive Center in Columbia. Link

Monday September 15th

Come by Lee Hills Hall at the Missouri School of Journalism this Thursday, Sept. 18 to check out Duane Dailey's "Missouri Mules and Men" exhibit. Link

Monday September 15th

MPA has assembled a panel of journalists and the superintendent of the Missouri Highway Patrol for a presentation on "The News from Ferguson, Missouri: What Lessons Can Be Learned?" as part of our annual convention program on Sept. 26 in Columbia. Link



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Monday September 15th


Stop by Lee Hills Hall this Thursday, Sept. 18 to check out Duane Dailey's "Missouri Mules and Men" exhibit! http://t.co/02K26yXufn
Monday September 15th


Join us on Sept. 26 for our panel on "The News from Ferguson, Missouri: What Lessons Can Be Learned?" http://t.co/wJ61qiO23a
Monday September 15th


The 148th Annual Convention is less than two weeks away! We're excited to see you there! http://t.co/WjdtnRwKOc #missourijournalism
Friday September 12th