Exclusive Internships and Fellowships | Columbia Journalism School

Exclusive Internships and Fellowships

Upon graduation from the Journalism School, students have the opportunity to land numerous special paid postgraduate reporting positions ranging in length from three months to a year. Some of the opportunities are based at Columbia. Others are located at news outlets in the U.S. and abroad. Opportunities evolve yearly, so check back for updates.

Exclusive Opportunities through the Journalism School

Columbia Journalism Review Three nine-month fellowships at Columbia Journalism Review

Cross-Borders Data Investigations Fellowship Several fellowships of at least six months with fellows focused on the collection and analysis of data to find patterns and explanations to complex globalized problems. The Cross-Borders Data Project is supervised by Kristen Lombardi, Columbia Journalism Investigations Editor and Post-Graduate Reporting Program Director, and Giannina Segnini, Knight Chair and Data Journalism Director. 

Global Migration Reporting Fellowship At least two reporting fellowships on gender and migration, focusing on U.S. immigration law, border politics, international refugee policy, and more that contribute to the Global Migration Project. Supervised by Kristen Lombardi, Columbia Journalism Investigations Editor and Post-Graduate Reporting Program Director.

Columbia Journalism Investigations Reporting Fellowship Several fellowships of at least nine months with fellows working on one or more investigative reporting projects and who are focused on the collection and analysis of data and documents and other investigative techniques to identify patterns and connect dots on complex problems. Columbia Journalism Investigations is supervised by Kristen Lombardi, Columbia Journalism Investigations Editor and Post-Graduate Reporting Program Director.

Columbia Journalism Investigations Voter Access Project Fellowship Two six-month fellowships on voter access and disenfranchisement in the U.S. The Voter Access Project is supervised by Kristen Lombardi, Columbia Journalism Investigations Editor and Post-Graduate Reporting Program Director, and Stephen Stirling, Project Editor.

Columbia Post-Doctoral Research Scholar One 12-month Columbia J-School fellowship working for Dean Steve Coll on various research and book-related projects.

 

Other CJS Exclusive Post-Graduate Fellowships and Internships at News Companies

AARP Editorial associate reporting fellowship; six months in Washington, DC.

ABC News David Jayne Fellowship Broadcast/digital reporting fellowship; 8 weeks in London. Airfare provided.

ABC News Frank Reynolds Fellowship Broadcast/digital reporting fellowship; 8 weeks in Washington, D.C.

Al Jazeera Media Network Provides an opportunity for two graduates to work at Al Jazeera's English headquarters in Doha, Qatar; three months, starting in September. 

BBC News At least one multimedia fellowship; three- to six-month summer multimedia fellowship in New York City.

BBC News Video Fellowship At least one digital/video fellowship; six months in the Washington, DC.bureau

Brown Institute | Stanford University Department of Political Science Criminal justice and media criticism reporting fellowship; 10 weeks, remote. 

Brown Institute in partnership with Consumer Reports Digital Lab Two research assistants focusing on data collection and volunteer data; 10 weeks, remote.

Bustle Up to two reporting fellowships; 13 weeks in New York City.

Cannabis Wire One 12-week, part-time reporting fellowship in New York City. 

Coda Journalism video fellowship; six to nine months in Tbilisi, Georgia.

CoinDesk Reporting fellowship focused on blockchain technology and the cryptocurrency economy; three months in New York City.

Eurasianet Editorial associate with focus on reporting in Eurasia, including Russia, Ukraine, the South Caucasus and Central Asia; three to four months in New York City.

Feature Story News One three-month reporting fellowship in New York City.

FRONTLINE Two enterprise journalism fellowships; one year in Boston.

Grupo Clarin Up to two internships; 10 weeks in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Insider Inc. At least one fellowship in reporting, video, editing or social media; six months in New York.

La Stampa San Paolo Fellowship Two to three reporting fellowships, which include weekly salary, housing and transportation; 12 weeks in Turin or Rome, Italy.

McClatchy Video/Audio Fellowships Two full-time, temporary positions in McClatchy bureaus across the U.S.; six months (locations vary. This year: in the Washington, DC bureau and the Sacramento Bee newsroom and remote).

NBC News Richard Engel Unit Three months starting in January or February 2020 in London. (U.K. work authorization required)

Reuters Institute at the University of Oxford All expenses paid for two graduates to study at Oxford University and the Reuters Institute; three months in Oxford, UK.

TELEMUNDO Fellowship in the News division; 12 months in Miami.

THE CITY Reporting Fellowship; 10 weeks (Summer 2020) in New York. Funded by The Tamer Center for Social Enterprise at Columbia Business School

The Counter (formerly The New Food Economy) one 10-week reporting fellowship in New York.

The Marshall Project One Data Journalism Fellow; 10 weeks in New York. Funded by The Tamer Center for Social Enterprise at Columbia Business School.

The Real Deal Two fellowships; 12 weeks in New York.

The Trace One Accountability Reporting Fellowship; six months in New York City. Funded by The Tamer Center for Social Enterprise Business School.

Transmitter Summer audio production internship in Brooklyn; 10 weeks. Funded by The Tamer Center for Social Enterprise/