Frequently Asked Questions

BFJ Internship Program

Frequently Asked Questions


1. When are the internships posted?
August/September

2. When can I apply?
Resumes are accepted only AFTER the positions are posted.

3. How do I apply?
Instructions on how to apply are provided when the positions are posted. All applicants will be required to submit a cover letter, resume, three references and an original writing sample on a topic determined by the WBCA. Applicants for the communications intern position, will also be required to provide two press releases, published articles or other journalistic writing samples, and two examples or hyperlinks to two examples of their graphic design work.

4. May I apply for all the internships?
You must specify the internship position for which you are applying. Applications without a stated preference will receive the least consideration.

5. Does the WBCA offer summer internships?
No.

6. Is the internship paid?
Yes, interns are paid a monthly stipend of $1,500.

7. How long is the internship?
Typically, internships begin in November and are completed at the end of April.

8. Where is the WBCA office located?
The WBCA office is located in Lilburn, Ga., which is 30 minutes northeast of downtown Atlanta.

9. Is this a full-time position?
Yes, all interns are required to work from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. All interns are also required to work three Saturdays.

10. Does the WBCA secure housing?
No, this is the responsibility of the individual.  The WBCA, however, may provide guidance.

11. Does the WBCA compensate for moving expenses?
No.

The WBCA strongly encourages women of color/minority candidates to apply.