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INTERN: Journalism Summer Internships in Washington, DC

June 5 July 30, 2011
Held at Georgetown University, Washington, DC
Priority Deadline for Scholarships: February 3
Final Application Deadline: March 3

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.


  • CNN
  • Congress Daily
  • Crosby Volmer Public Relations
  • Gannett News Service
  • 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 and World Bank
  • 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 3, 2011. Students applying by the Priority Deadline of February 3, 2011 will be given preference in admissions and scholarship decisions.

For more information and an online application, please visit our website or contact Mary Connell, Recruitment and Admissions Director, at or 1-800-741-6964.

Please click on this link for an informational brochure:


The Institute on Political Journalism is proud to sponsor the Robert Novak Collegiate Journalism Awards. The deadline for submissions is April 15, 2011. Prizes for first, second and third place are $5,000, $2,500 and $1,000 respectively. Details on the award, including submissions guidelines may be found at

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