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Interns Wanted

The Columbia Journalism Review welcomes applications from qualified students and recent graduates who wish to participate in its small and informal internship program. Sessions run from January through May, June through August, and September to Christmas, and require a minimum commitment of 10 hours per week (during normal business hours, Monday through Friday). Respective deadlines are November 1, March 1, and July 1. Unpaid.

Interns work closely with editors in all phases of production; duties range from handling phones and photocopying to research, reporting, writing, and fact-checking. Excellent opportunity to contribute to cjr.org.

Major qualification: strong interest in news and public affairs, as demonstrated through academic study and/or extracurricular work.

To apply, please send letter, résumé, writing samples (clips preferred), and the names and phone numbers of two appropriate references to:

Christie Chisholm, Associate Editor
Columbia Journalism Review
729 Seventh Avenue, 3rd Floor New York, NY 10019
christie.chisholm@gmail.com

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