Fund for American Studies - Institute on Political Journalism

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 Deadline: 

Early Deadline, December 9, 2013; Priority Deadline, February 10; Final Deadline - March 18, 2014
   

Start Date: 

June 8, 2014
   

Duration: 

8 Weeks, June 8 - August 1, 2014
   

Location: 

Georgetown University--Washington, DC
   

Area of Interest: 

Arts
Biomedical Sciences
Engineering, Computer Science, and Applied Sciences
Humanities
Physical Sciences
Social and Behavioral Sciences
Other:
   

Category: 

Education
   

Description: 

Experience counts in the competitive field of journalism, and there is no better place to gain valuable reporting, writing and editing skills than the number one news town in the world, Washington, D.C. This intensive eight-week program is designed for students looking for professional, hands-on training in print or IPJ students in front of the Eisenhower Old Executive Office Building after their annual White House briefing broadcast journalism, PR, and politics. One of Washington's top academic and internship programs, IPJ has provided undergraduates with the ultimate Washington, DC summer experience for the past two decades. The Institute selects many of the best undergraduate journalism students in the country to attend this Institute each summer, where they attend classes in economics, ethics, and leadership and also serve in internships in major news organizations. Participants also attend regular briefings at principal news sites such as Congress, the White House, the State Department, and the Pentagon.
   

Benefits: 

The experience, knowledge, and contacts students gain through the Institute on Political Journalism are valuable assets, and can increase one's earning power in the job market. The average scholarship award is $2,500, with the amount awarded based on financial need, academic merit, and leadership ability.

   

Major(s): 

Humanities
Political Science
Sociology

   

GPA: 

   
Year In School at 
start of program: 
Freshman
Sophomore
Junior
Senior
   
Employment 
 Eligibility: 
Has Citizenship
Has Permanent Residence
Has Work Permit
Other: 
   

Required 
Documents: 

Resume
Personal Statement
Letters of Recommendation
Other: Official Transcripts, Application Fee
 

Contact: 

Ms. Dana Faught
Institute on Political Journalism
1706 New Hampshire Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20009
Phone: (800) 741-6964     Fax: (202) 318-0441
Email: dfaught@tfas.org

 

Program Website: 

https://www.dcinternships.org/ipj
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