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 Delacorte Magazine Fellowship Three 12‐month reporting fellowships covering the media, based at Columbia Journalism School.

CJS Education Reporting Fellowship A national reporting project about America’s next generation of classroom teachers. Three one‐year positions.

CJS Energy and Environment Reporting Fellowship An international investigative reporting project focusing on the environment and climate change. Four one‐year positions.

CJS Longform Narrative Two four‐month fellowships writing narrative nonfiction in association with staff from digital publisher The Big Roundtable.


Other CJS exclusive postgraduate fellowships and internships at news companies

ABC News David Jayne Fellowship Broadcast/digital reporting fellowship; 12 weeks in London. Airfare provided.

ABC News Frank Reynolds Fellowship Broadcast/digital reporting fellowship; 12 weeks in Washington, D.C.

Alaska Dispatch News Anchorage‐based newspaper/web internships reporting on issues in Alaska. Two six‐month positions. Airfare and housing provided.

Al Jazeera Media Network Three‐month fellowship starting in September provides an opportunity for two graduates to work at Al Jazeera English’s headquarters in Doha, Qatar.

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

BBC News One internship in D.C. bureau; three‐month position offered four times annually.

Grupo Clarín Up to three interns based at Clarín/Clarín.com; 10 weeks in the summer in Buenos Aires.  

EFE Summer or fall fellowship at the Spanish news wire in Washington, D.C. or New York.

Energy & Environment Reporting fellowship for six months based in Washington, D.C.

Frontline One‐year enterprise journalism fellowship in Boston, Mass.

Fusion One multiplatform one‐year fellowship in New York or Miami.

La Stampa Two to three reporting interns for 12 weeks in summer; includes weekly salary, housing and transportation to Turin, Italy.

The Wall Street Journal One 13‐week internship in New York.

Univision Up to 10 reporting, editing, producing six‐month internships based in Miami.


The following Summer 2016 internships were underwritten with funding from The Tamer Center for Social Enterprise at Columbia Business School

The Marshall Project A paid 10‐week investigative reporting internship at the Pulitzer Prize‐winning news startup on criminal justice reporting.

Retro Report A paid 10‐week summer video internship at this award‐winning documentary news startup.

The Trace A paid 10‐week summer investigative reporting internship at this news startup reporting on gun issues.