Washington Center for Politics and Journalism
Winter/Spring 2013 applications due Nov. 2.
A new administration will be an exciting time to be in Washington for any college journalist who wants to cover politics. This career-enhancing educational experience, which includes a $3,000 living expense stipend provided to each student chosen, can pay dividends in the job market. To apply, read this flier and/or visit the site.
Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival
Finalists from the Southeast (Region 4) in this prestigious national play competition will advance to the national finals in Washington, D.C. The final prize involves a cash reward, play publication and professional recognition.
Deadline for electronic submission of 10-minute and one-act plays: Oct. 30
Deadline for electronic submission of full-length plays: Nov. 30.
Visit the site for more information.
“TV ME!” television pitch contest
If you have a new, fresh, unique, different idea for television content, Sarasota County, Florida’s film commission may give you the chance to get it in front of Los Angeles or New York television, cable, production and other executives. The contest doesn’t require a full script or scriptwriter experience. “TV ME!” entries need only be a 5-15 page pitch! Choose from three categories, each with three prizes and one Grand Prize which includes airfare, hotel and meals on escorted trip to Los Angeles or New York City, for personal one-on-one pitch meetings with industry notables. Visit the site or email Robert Foti for more information.
Glass Mountain Poetry and Prose Contest
Glass Mountain, the University of Houston’s national undergraduate literary magazine, is seeking entries from undergraduate writers for a new Poetry and Prose Contest. ZZ Packer and Ange Mlinko will judge the contest, and winners will receive $250, publication in Glass Mountain, the opportunity to read in the Houston Reading Series and attend Boldface, the annual conference for emerging writers. The deadline is Dec. 25. Read this flyer for more information.
Bard in Berlin
Bard College is recruiting a select cohort of academically motivated students to spend a semester abroad on the Bard in Berlin Study Abroad program for the upcoming spring and fall terms. Students join the European College of Liberal Arts student body, engage in an optional internship, and experience Berlin through an interactive course examining a moment in the city’s rich history.
Bard offers need-based financial aid for the program, including Civic Engagement Scholarships of up to $3,000 per scholarship (up to two scholarships awarded each semester per program). For more information, fill out an interest form online.
Also check out the new job opportunities in the jobs/internships section!