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 Graduate Research Fellowship Columbia J-School fellow working for Steve Coll on various research and book-related projects for one year. 

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

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

Global Migration Reporting fellowships on gender and migration, focusing on U.S. immigration law, border politics, international refugee policy, and more.

Longform Journalism Fellowship Two four-month fellowships writing narrative nonfiction in association with staff from digital publisher The Big Round Table.

Postgraduate Investigative Reporting Fellowship The fellowship will employ recent graduates of the school, and it will be directed under the supervision of full-time Investigations Editor, as well as faculty advisors, including Sheila Coronel and Steve Coll.

Post-Graduate Fellowships in Data Journalism Three six-month fellowships supervised by Prof. Giannina Segnini. Starting in September.

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. 

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. Details pending. 

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.

Coda Story Six- to nine-month journalism fellowship program in Tbilisi, Georgia. 

CoinDesk Exclusive three-month reporting position focused on blockchain technology and the emerging Bitcoin and cryptocurrency economy.

Eurasianet Summer Editorial Associate, who will focus on reporting on Eurasia, including Russia, Ukraine, the South Caucasus and Central Asia

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

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

IndiaSpend Six-month environmental reporting fellowship in Bangalore exploring political, policy and statistical implications of the climate change in India.

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

The Marshall Project A 10‐week investigative reporting internship at the Pulitzer Prize‐winning news startup on criminal justice reporting. Funded by The Tamer Center for Social Enterprise at Columbia Business School.

McClatchy Three full-time, six-month temporary positions in McClatchy bureaus across the U.S. Locations vary.

NBC London Three-month production fellowship in London, UK, starting in January.

The Reuters Institute at University of Oxford Oxford UK: a three-month fully-funded program for two graduates, who wish to take advantage of the resources at Oxford and the Reuters Institute to work on a story or stories.

Stacker Two 12- to 16-week data and editorial fellowships in New York City.

Telemundo One 12-month fellowship in Miami. 

The Trace Six-month criminal justice investigative internship in New York. Funded by The Tamer Center for Social Enterprise at Columbia Business School.

The Wall Street Journal One 12‐week internship in New York.

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