Panel: How to land an internship and make the most of it

Press Club of Long Island is hosting an internship panel discussion on Nov. 6 at Stony Brook University, in which intern advisors at Newsday, Patch, Hamptons.com and News 12 Long Island will offer tips on what it takes to land a journalism internship and make a lasting, positive impression.

The group will outline basic skills that are expected of intern applicants, offer tips on how to nail an interview, and share secrets on what it takes to take full advantage of the role.

The event, co-sponsored by the Stony Brook University School of Journalism, the Stony Brook student chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists and the Martin Buskin Committee for Campus Journalism, will be held from 1 p.m.-2:20 p.m. in room E4330 in the Frank Melville Jr. Memorial Library.

There will be plenty of time for questions, and FREE PIZZA! Please RSVP to journalism@stonybrook.edu.

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Press Club of Long Island is a professional chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists. It is devoted to protecting and advocating for First Amendment rights, furthering ethical standards and providing ongoing journalism training.

The Stony Brook University School of Journalism was established in September 2006. It is the first and only school of journalism in the SUNY public system.

The Stony Brook student chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists is part of the nation’s oldest and most broad-based journalism organization, dedicated to encouraging the free practice of journalism and stimulating high standards of ethical behavior.

The Martin Buskin Committee for Campus Journalism fosters excellence in journalism at Stony Brook University. It offers  meaningful information in settings that can best assist Stony Brook’s student journalists. It also sponsors the annual Buskin Awards for Outstanding Campus Journalism.

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