UChic Hot List: IHS Journalism Internships

Looking for a summer internship where you can write articles rather than fetch coffee? Then the Institute for Humane Studies intern program is for you! According to its website, the average intern walks away with more than twenty real reporting clips.

IHS summer journalism interns get real reporting experience, writing for a daily Freedom Communications newspaper in locations all over the country. Previous program participants have been placed at newspapers in Washington, DC, Philadelphia, Dallas, and Orange County, CA.

IHS summer journalism interns will benefit from:

  • a $1500 stipend.
  • an expanded professional network.
  • hands-on reporting experience at a major newspaper.
  • working side by side with professional reporters.
  • a travel allowance.
  • a week-long journalism seminar to enhance your news reporting skills. 

Internship dates for the summer 2008 program may vary slightly, but placement will start in early June and end in August. To apply, successful applicants will have to submit:

  • a resume
  • several essays
  • published writing samples

Applications are due on Jan. 31st, and can be found here.

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