SPLC looking for an intern for the student press freedom day


The Student Press Law Center is looking for an intern to work Student press freedom day 2022: reactivate!, which is scheduled for February 24. This important day is the culmination of weeks of events, training, new resources and community building activities, culminating with overwhelming nationwide support for a free student press. Find out more here.

The intern will work directly with our core planning team to bring ideas and the best thinking to the campaign as we engage in the planning process. They will help us reach partners, campus communities and the media; drafting of communication and awareness documents for the campaign; create event forms and training materials and track event RSVPs; reach out to those who signed up with reminders and follow-ups; and match journalism advisers with participants in our training modules.

The internship will offer a mix of administrative and creative work, and we can tailor the internship to the intern’s specific interests and skills. This is a great opportunity to work directly with seasoned campaign staff and learn more about event planning, nonprofit advocacy and public affairs!

About the Student Press Law Center:

The Student Press Law Center (“SPLC”) is an independent, non-partisan 501c (3) organization based in Washington, DC, which works at the intersection of law, journalism and education to promote, support and advocate for First Amendment rights for high school and college student journalists. Founded in 1974, the Student Press Law Center has a free legal hotline that serves thousands of student journalists and advisers across the United States. With strong endowments, growing support from foundations, and generous individual donors, we are also engaging in training, advocacy and outreach to empower student journalists, promote the value of journalism education, and underscore the need. ensure legal protections for student press freedom through new voices. movement. As an organization, we embrace change and encourage innovation while creating a vibrant and creative workplace. For more information on SPLC’s mission, history and vision, visit SPLC.org.


  • Excellent writing ability
  • Able to multitask
  • Must be very organized
  • Experience in event planning desired
  • Favorite college students


$ 15 an hour. About 10 hours a week.


The position runs from around October 18 to March 1, with flexible hours during the holidays.


This is a remote internship. The SPLC office is based in Washington DC

To apply:

Please send a cover letter and curriculum vitae detailing your relevant experience and any relevant qualifications that might not be obvious in your resume. Please include two references and any online links to your work. Please send all documents to Andrew Benson, SPLC Communications and Outreach Officer at [email protected] Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis.

The Student Press Law Center strives for excellence through a diverse and inclusive workplace that honors each person’s unique talents and lived experiences. We are actively seeking people who bring diverse experiences and perspectives to join us in our work. As an EOE / AA employer, the Student Press Law Center will not discriminate in its employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin or ancestry, age, sexual orientation, gender identification, genetic information, veteran or disability. status or any other factor prohibited by law.

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