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.

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


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. Details pending. 

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

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. 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.

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.

The Frontier Summer investigative news internship in Tulsa, Okla.

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

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

Ozy One data visualization fellow in the Bay Area bureau. 

Telemundo One fellow. Details are still pending. 

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 13‐week internship in New York.

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