Internships occur during the summer and last 10 weeks. Selected students may work at any one of several news organizations, from small black-owned weekly newspapers to major market dailies and broadcast outlets. They may be assigned to newspapers, television and radio stations and online news services. Interns will gain valuable experience in hands-on reporting, editing, shooting and design experience in professional work settings.
Eligible candidates must be enrolled full-time at a U.S. college or university, be at the sophomore, junior, senior or graduate student level, and must major in journalism or a communications discipline. Candidates must be at least 18 to apply. To apply, students must complete an application and include their resume, cover letter, transcripts, and up to 3 references and 5 work samples.
The National Association of Black Journalists is a member-based professional organization and the largest organization of journalists of color in the nation. It was founded in 1975 in Washington, D.C. for the purpose of serving the interest of black journalists, students and media-related professionals and providing quality programs and services on behalf of black journalists worldwide.
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