Fund for American Studies - Political Journalism and Communications

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 Deadline: 

Early Deadline, December 10, 2014; Priority Deadline, February 10; Final Deadline - March 17, 2015
   

Start Date: 

June 6, 2015
   

Duration: 

8 Weeks, June 6 - July 31, 2015
   

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: 

Spend 8 weeks in the nationís capital with 70 students from around the country and world who are all passionate about politics, getting the story straight and learning the ins and outs of the news business. The intensive schedule is designed to maximize your time in Washington by combining learning in the classroom with practical internship experience. The Institute on Political Journalism (IPJ) will give you an insiderís view of Washington, and by the end of the summer you may be ready to call DC home!

When you picture your future, do you see yourself covering the campaign trail, reporting on current events or developing a strategic marketing plan for a corporate client? If so, this is the program for you. Employers are looking for recent graduates with experience, and the best way to stand out after graduation is to complete an internship and make connections now.
   

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: 

http://www.dcinternships.org/programs/political-journalism/?section=tab1&details=true
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