The Outwater Internship

Charlotte News staff Summer 2015.

Charlotte News staff Summer 2015.

The Charlotte News is looking for a motivated, news-savvy intern with strong writing skills and a natural curiosity about the local area. Candidates should be readers of local media and be able to craft messages on platforms such as Twitter and Facebook. Candidates should be creative, outgoing, dependable and comfortable in a fast-paced environment. A driver’s license and access to a car is highly desirable.

If interested, please a short motivation letter to with the subject “Outwater Internship 2015.” The deadline is September 24.

This is a 6-10 hour per week position which will start at the end of September and run through mid-December. Interns who finish their working commitments will be paid a $500 stipend. The position can be extended for suitable candidates.

The stipend for this internship was made possible by a generous donation from Alice D. Outwater, and in memory of her husband, John Outwater. 

“The News has provided me with a platform for academic growth outside of the traditional classroom structure. I’m grateful for the freedom the editors and production team have allowed me to enjoy while pitching my own story ideas and designing projects.”

–Emma Slater, 2014 Charlotte News intern