2012 Institute on Political Journalism internship *Deadline March 7*

From the Institute on Political Journalism:

June 10 – August 4, 2012
Held at Georgetown University, Washington, DC

Priority Deadline for Scholarships: February 7
Final Application Deadline: March 7


Sponsored by The Fund for American Studies and held at Georgetown University, the Institute combines substantive internships, courses for academic credit, career development activities, site briefings and lectures led by working journalists.

This fast-paced, eight-week residential program provides students from around the world with opportunities to gain the edge in today’s competitive job market and graduate school admissions, and experience the excitement of Washington first-hand.


  • PBS Nightly Business Report
  • Congress Daily
  • Crosby Volmer Public Relations
  • Gannett News Service
  • MSNBC.com
  • NBC Nightly News
  • Politics Magazine
  • Radio America
  • Telemundo
  • The Washington Examiner
  • WTOP News Radio


  • Internships – Competitive placements with top news and media organizations as well as PR and communications firms
  • Classes – Up to 9 transferable credits from Georgetown University
  • Housing – Roommate matching and furnished on-campus apartments in the heart of DC
  • Guest Lectures – With Washington’s top print and broadcast journalists
  • Site Briefings – At the State Department, Capitol Hill, World Bank, National Press Club and Newsuem
  • Leadership & Professional Development – Leadership, mentoring and career building activities
  • Networking – Interaction with seasoned professionals and other student journalists from around of the world
  • Scholarships – Approximately 70% of students receive generous awards based on merit and financial need


Students will be accepted on a rolling basis until the Final Deadline of March 7, 2012. Students applying by the Priority Deadline of February 7, 2012 will be given preference in admissions and scholarship decisions.

For more information and an online application please visit our website www.DCinternships.org/IPJ. Questions regarding the program or admissions process may be directed to admissions@tfas.org or 202.986.0384.

Please click on this link for an informational brochure: https://www.DCinternships.org/tfas/brochure/index.asp.

The Institute on Political Journalism is proud to sponsor the Robert Novak Collegiate Journalism Awards. The deadline for submissions is April 15, 2012. Prizes for first and second place are $2,000 and $500 respectively. Details on the award, including submissions guidelines may be found at www.DCinternships.org/IPJ/awards.
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