The Dow Jones News Fund college internship programs help competitive juniors, seniors and graduate students jump-start careers in journalism through hands-on internships with leading news organizations. Interns receive one week of rigorous pre-internship training, a weekly salary during the internship and a $1,500 scholarship for students and graduates with federal loans.
Interns are chosen based on their résumés, experience, performance on DJNF tests, telephone interviews, 500-word essays and the needs of media outlets.
High School Students
Summer workshops offer high school students considering a career in journalism intensive, real-world experience working alongside professional journalists and journalism educators. Students from underrepresented, diverse communities are especially encouraged to apply.
Educators play a vital role in inspiring students to consider journalism careers by equipping them with the skills and knowledge to succeed. The Dow Jones News Fund offers recognition and opportunities for professional growth. Select from the options below to get started.
Media outlets are crucial in preparing digital journalists for work in contemporary newsrooms while they are students through our college internship programs. Each intern dives into a week of rigorous, subject-specific training before reporting to these paid summer internships. To request intern(s) for your media organization, click below.