SPRING/SUMMER 2008 CHIPS QUINN SCHOLARS PROGRAM INTERNSHIPS AT NEWSPAPERS ACROSS THE U.S.
Interested in a career as a newspaper reporter, online journalist, copy editor, photographer or graphic artist? This internship is for you.The Chips Quinn Scholars program, sponsored by the Freedom Forum provides training, internships and $1,100 scholarship to college students of color who are pursuing careers in journalism.YOU MUST HAVE A CAR TO BE ACCEPTED INTO THIS PROGRAM.
College juniors, seniors or recent graduates with majors or career goals in print journalism are eligible to be nominated by their schools. Nominees must be majoring or minoring in journalism or have firmly demonstrated an interest in print journalism as a career.
Nominees are matched with participating newspapers from across the nation for 10- or 12-week internships. Nominees must be U.S. citizens or permanent U.S. residents. Selected scholars participate in a four-day orientation program in preparation for their internship experiences.
Students will receive:
APPLICATION FOR BOTH SPRING AND SUMMER TERMS MUST BE POSTMARKED BY OCT. 15, 2007
- Paid 10 or 12-week internship at a daily newspaper
- $1,100 scholarship
- $500 housing stipend
- Mileage reimbursement to and from your internship
- Intensive, ongoing training by journalism professionals
- Four-day orientation program
- Networking with more than 1,000 Chips Quinn alumni.
October 9, 2007
TIME OUT: Chip off the old Block
Another scholarship/internship opportunity from my contacts at NAHJ:
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