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Even in the digital age, it still takes a lot of paper to land a good internship. An internship may be the first and last position you ever get strictly on the basis of what you can send through the mail. Many interns are hired sight unseen just because they present so well on paper.
One of the most effective ways to interview with a lot of organizations in one day is at a job fair. These are major journalism job fairs where news companies will be recruiting.
Your Journalism 101 textbook says not to use jargon. But police, courts and government are well known sources of the stuff, so even the newest reporters knew which words to watch for.
The tech community is all a-Twitter with the story of a candidate who booted a new job with Cisco by Tweeting about how the commute — and the work — would be dreadful. You guessed it. Someone saw the post and the offer appears to have evaporated.