ASA Journalism Internship Program Set for 2015

Deadline Extended to June 10

WARWICK, R.I.—The Board of Trustees of the Armenian Students’ Association of America (ASA), Inc. recently announced that it will again sponsor an Internship in Journalism in partnership with the Armenian Weekly.

In making the announcement, Brian Assadourian, chairman of the ASA, Inc. Board of Trustees, said, “The ASA is proud to make these internships available and continues its mission begun 105 years ago of providing financial assistance and professional mentoring to qualified students of Armenian heritage. Participants in the 6-week internship program will receive a weekly stipend of $150. Interns will work under the supervision of Nanore Barsoumian, the editor of the Armenian Weekly. The offices of the newspaper are located in Watertown, Mass.”

“It is important to provide opportunities for students of Armenian heritage to pursue careers in journalism,” said Dr. Michael G. Mensoian, a member of the ASA, Inc. Board of Trustees.

Applications for the ASA, Inc. Journalism Internship are now available and may be downloaded by visiting Applications must be submitted no later than Wed., June 10. Candidates must have completed their sophomore year of college by May 30. Currently enrolled graduate students are also eligible.

The ASA, Inc. was founded in 1910 and is the oldest Armenian student organization in the United States. Since its establishment, it has encouraged the educational pursuits of Armenians in the United States by providing financial assistance in the form of scholarship grants, professional opportunities through internships, and fellowship through social and professional activities.

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