Join 100+ news operations to meet, mentor and recruit our students at our Virtual Career Expos.
CJS Class of 2021
The Career Expo is open exclusively to graduating students at Columbia Journalism School. Learn all about the Virtual Career Expo.
The Largest Journalism Job Fair in the U.S.
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.
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.