Career Expo | Columbia Journalism School

Career Expo 2021

Five students pose for a selfie at the Career Expo


Our Virtual Career Expo will be held over multiple dates:

  • Saturday, April 10, 2021 and Monday, April 12, 2021 (for students graduating in May 2021)
  • Saturday, June 12, 2021 and Monday, June 14, 2021 (for students graduating in August 2021)

Employer registration is now open!

The Largest Journalism Job Fair in the U.S.

Photo of a student standing in line at the Career Expo

The Career Expo showcases the wide range of news organizations operating today, from legacy media to digital startups and national, regional and hyperlocal outlets, general news, single issue/topic-focused and investigative websites producing content in a variety of media including text, video, photo, audio, and data visualizations.

Please check the list of employers who attended Virtual Career Expo 2020 and.the list of companies who attended the Career Expo in 2019.

Employers seek candidates to cover a range of subject areas. Companies that attend the Expo are seeking to fill:

  • Full‐time positions
  • Part-time positions
  • Paid Fellowships
  • Paid Internships
  • Freelance, contract and stringer positions
  • Freelance assignments

The Career Expo takes place every spring and is limited to the graduating students of Columbia Journalism School. In spring 2020, amid the Covid-19 crisis, we held our first Virtual Expo with 232 editors, producers and recruiters from 130 news outlets who came to interview, mentor and hire our graduating students. Nearly 2,300 video interviews and phone calls took place, with employers and students connecting from locations around the globe. In 2019, 158 news outlets participated, making it the biggest Expo in the school's history.

In 2019, 158 news operations took part in the Career Expo on campus, making it the biggest Expo in the school's history.


If you would like more information about the Career Expo, please contact Lauren Mack, Program Manager, at 212-854-4422 or email:

Employers: Join our Expo Mailing List.