One intern went to the top of one of America’s renowned mountains to cover an auto race that’s been run since 1916.
Another learned the nuances of covering a major-league beat, while also learning the importance of up-to-the minute coverage in a digital platform.
A third wrote scripts for one of ESPN’s most popular news shows — and helped create and produce footage of one of the NFL’s most notable rookie quarterbacks.
Seven college students were recipients of the Association for Women in Sports Media Internship/Scholarship program for the summer of 2014, and five shared their experiences in the program, which enters its 25th year.
Since 1990, AWSM has awarded scholarships and placed more than 130 female college students interested in sports media careers in paid internships with some of the nation’s most recognizable and respected outlets, including MLB.com, the Washington Post, ESPN and Nike.
The deadline to apply for the Association for Women in Sports Media Internship/Scholarship program for the summer of 2015 is Oct. 31. Full-time female students currently enrolled in college are eligible to apply for the internships, including those graduating in December 2014. Applicants do not need to be members of AWSM to apply.
To apply for the AWSM Internship/Scholarship program, click here.