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Internship Opportunities March 13 - March 17

Institute on Political Journalism in Washington, DC

June 4 - July 29
Extended Deadline: April 6, 2017
**Scholarship Funding Available**

Journalism + Communications Internships

The Institute on Political Journalism in Washington has been running academic internship programs for almost 50 years and through their comprehensive institutes all participants will be placed in an internship within one of the following types of organizations:

  • Print or broadcast media outlet
  • News service
  • Internet publication
  • Public relations firm
  • Capitol Hill press office
  • Advocacy organization 


Live in the heart of Washington, DC on George Washington University’s campus, just steps from the Lincoln Memorial and Department of State. Roommate matching with other program participants is included. Click here to learn more about housing accommodations and the neighborhood.

Maximize your summer by also taking courses between 3 and 9 credits from George Mason University. Take courses designed for journalism and communication majors and choose from a variety of engaging electives. Learn from Professor Richard Benedetto, founding White House and Campaign Reporter for USA TODAY. His internship seminar will give you an insider’s view of political reporting. You’ll also hear from Pulitzer Prize winning guest speakers. Click here to read more about the courses.

Over 70% of our students receive scholarship awards based on financial need and merit and funding is still available. Awards typically range from $1,000 -$4,500. Scholarships available based on need and merit.

Students are encouraged to visit for more information and to begin an online application. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis through the April 5 extended deadline. Students will be notified of their admission decision within two weeks of completing an application. Questions may be directed to or 202.986.0384.

Investigative Internship
Sumer 2017
Studio City, CA, US
Part-time $ Paid

KCBS2/KCAL9 TV, the CBS Owned & Operated Duopoly in Los Angeles, is looking for an Investigative Intern.  Participating in the Internship Program you will have the opportunity to experience how a major Broadcast News station runs the News Investigations Unit.  There will be opportunities to witness and take part in day to day activities.  Internship programs are for approximately 12 weeks and conclude at the end of the semester.

Mandatory skills/experience required:
•    Enrolled in a full-time accredited college or university, and be an incoming junior or senior.  
•    Must have excellent analytical, communication, and presentation skills 
•    Must have a strong interest in news investigations 
•    Proficient in MS Office applications (Word & Outlook)
•    Available minimum two and maximum four days a week
•    Able to drive self to assignments

•    Participation in the production of Investigative pieces (undercover work possible)
•    Vetting of story ideas and communication with the public
•    Working with photographers and/or reporters in the field
•    Video logging
•    Cover administrative duties as necessary

POLITICO Journalism Institute (PJI)
Summer 2017 Session

Two students will be selected for a three-month residency in the POLITICO newsroom where they will be given the opportunity to write, edit and produce content. 

"PJI, now in its fourth year, will be held May 30 to June 9, and offers intensive, hands-on training for up to twelve university students interested in covering government and politics."

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