The Mid Valley Media Center is a multi-platform, community-based media center creating and distributing news, information, and entertainment for non-profit, educational, and community-based organizations in the areas of El Monte and South El Monte. We focus on community engagement and deliver high quality local content through print, audio, and social media channels. We have internships available for community based print and social media journalists to research and write stories for The Mid Valley News, a community newspaper covering stories for the communities of El Monte, South El Monte and surrounding areas. Current research projects include research and reporting of Affordable Housing Solutions, and Homeless and Foster Youth in the Schools. The ideal candidate must be available for meetings on Wednesday afternoons and occasional weekends and evenings. Candidates flexible schedule is key to cover events and take advantage of opportunities to engage with the community. Our internship program strives to grow our interns" knowledge of the media industry and expand their networking opportunities. Compensation for this internship is currently limited to class credit only. Perks include training and/or development, periodic dinners or luncheons, opportunities to engage with community, business, and local government leaders.

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