NJC Online Internship Application

HOW TO APPLY:

Please complete the application below, and then e-mail, fax or mail the following supplemental materials to Summer Ratcliff at sratcliff@yaf.org(email preferred): 

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • 2-3 writing samples (news clips preferred; 5 page limit per sample)
  • 3 references (no letters of recommendation; please include each reference's name, affiliation, relationship to you, and contact information)
  • An official college transcript is required upon acceptance into the program (NOTE: An intern will not be accepted nor allowed to participate without an official transcript.) 

IMPORTANT: Applications will not be reviewed until ALL supplemental materials are received, and candidates will not be accepted into the program with any outstanding materials.

 

Which session are you applying for?

 

 

How did you hear about NJC?

 

 

Email
Salutation
First Name
Last Name *
Current Address
City
State
Zip
   
Permanent Address
City
State
Zip
Cell Phone
Birth Date

 

Which colleges have you attended? Please start with the most recent college attended.

 

Name of College
Address
Dates Attended: (ex. Jan 2013 - Jun 2014)
Major
   
Name of College
Address
Dates Attended:
Major
   
Name of College
Address
Dates Attended:
Major
   
List any journalism courses you have taken for academic credit.
List any scholastic honors received in high school.
List any scholastic honors received in college.
List any extracurricular activities or interests of greatest importance to you.
   

 

List your three most recent jobs, including summer jobs and internships.

 

Name of Employer
Employer Address
Tenure (ex. Jan 2013 - Jun 2014)

Job Description

 

   
Name of Employer
Employer Address
Tenure

Job Description:

 

   
Name of Employer
Employer Address
Tenure

Job Description

 

   
List your favorite news media outlets (the ones that you watch and read the most often).
Will you bring a computer with you?
Do you own a smart phone with video capabilities? If so, what kind?
Are you applying for any other internships?
Is yes, which ones?
Would you have any time conflicts with the dates of the session (starting date, leaving early, etc.)?
If yes, please elaborate.

What are you interested in?

Will you need housing in Washington?
Will you have access to a car during the internship session?
What do you consider the role of a journalist?
Describe your career interests and what you hope to accomplish through enrollment in the National Journalism Center.