FSC student selected
Dow Jones internship
LAKELAND, Fla. (Jan. 2,
2003) - Florida Southern College senior Lacy Emmerling was selected
by the Knight-Ridder newspaper group for a Dow Jones Newspaper Fund
(DJNF) editing internship at the Tallahassee Democrat. Emmerling,
majoring in communication and English, is managing editor of the
college's student newspaper, The Southern.
DJNF offers annual summer internships in business reporting, real-time
financial newswires, online editing, news copy editing and sports
copy editing. Each program provides free pre-internship training
seminars on college campuses and weekly salaries starting at $325
for a minimum of 10 weeks. Interns who return to college full-time
the following fall will receive $1,000 scholarships from the Fund.
Emmerling will train in May at the Dow Jones site at the University
of North Carolina, Chapel Hill and spend 10 weeks as a copy editing
intern at the Democrat. The daughter of Carl and Sharon Emmerling
of Melbourne, Fla., plans to attend graduate school in January 2003,
and thus will earn the $1,000 scholarship.
About Florida Southern College
Florida Southern is a four-year, private, co-educational liberal
arts college affiliated with the United Methodist Church. The college
offers more than 40 undergraduate majors and a master of business
administration degree accredited by the Commission on Colleges of
the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Located in Lakeland,
Fla., the college is home to the largest, single-site collection
of Frank Lloyd Wright architecture in the world.