The Nelson A. Rockefeller Center for Public Policy and the Social Sciences

Internship Opportunity: National Journalism Center

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PLEASE NOTE: This opportunity is listed for reference only. The deadline to apply has passed.

This is an unpaid internship opportunity from outside the Rockefeller Center.

Position Type: Internship - unpaid

Location: Washington, DC

Sector: Environment, Law

Start Date: Spring Term: January 22 – April 12; Summer Term: May 27 – August 16

Wage or benefits: Paid (1200/monthly stipend)

Time Commitment: Full-time (35-40 hours/week)

Desired Class Year: First Year, Sophomore, Junior, Senior, Graduate Students, 5th yr B.E

Desired Major or Interest: Open to all majors

Application Deadline: Spring Term: November 26, 2018; Summer Term: March 3, 2018

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Brief Description of the organization:

The National Journalism Center combines 12 weeks of on-the-job training at a Washington, D.C.-based media outlet and once-weekly training seminars led by prominent journalists, policy experts, and NJC faculty.

The program matches interns with print, broadcast, or online media outlets based on their interests and experience. Interns spend an average of 35-40 hours per week gaining practical, hands-on journalism experience. Potential placements include the Washington Times, the Washington Examiner, C-SPAN, Fox News, and more.

Students will attend the NJC seminar one day a week, sharpening their writing and reporting skills and gaining a better understanding of media, society, and public policy, and the intersection between the three in Washington, D.C. and nationwide.

Brief Description of the Intern’s role or key qualifications:

Excellent communication skills (written and verbal) and a desire to practice responsible journalism.

US Work Authorization is required.

How to apply:

Interested candidates can apply online at

The Nelson A. Rockefeller Center for Public Policy and the Social Sciences