Student Journalism Institute 2019

The New York Times
  • Location
    New York, New York
  • Sector
  • Experience
  • Posted
    Jul 31

Position description

Follow in the footsteps of the best and brightest young journalists by applying to The New York Times Student Journalism Institute.

The Institute is offered once a year in May. Participants must be students (or December or May graduates) who are members of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists or the National Association of Black Journalists or students (or December or May graduates) at a historically black college or university.

The next Institute will be held from May 18 to June 2, 2019. Students who think they may have scheduling conflicts should contact the director of the Institute for information about flexible attendance arrangements.

The deadline to apply to the Institute is Nov. 15, 2018.

There is no cost to attend the Institute. Students are provided with room and board, and transportation to and from the Institute is paid by The New York Times Company.

One student each year will also be awarded an Armando Montaño Scholarship to help with his or her educational or professional ambitions. The scholarship honors Mando Montaño, a promising young journalist who attended the Institute in 2010 and who died at age 22 in Mexico City in 2012.

During the program, students are working journalists supervised by reporters and editors from The New York Times. Students cover actual events in New York City.

Opportunities for students include:

  • Reporting
  • Copy Editing
  • Still Photography
  • Web Production
  • Newspaper Page Design
  • Video Journalism and Interactive Graphics

In a supportive environment of students and staff who share the same goals, aspiring journalists are given the opportunity to learn to produce material that meets the standards of the most prestigious and demanding news organizations in the nation. In addition, the students become part of a family of nearly 500 alumni of the Institute, many now working at major news organizations, including the Associated Press, Reuters, The Los Angeles Times, Politico, The Washington Post, The Boston Globe and The New York Times itself, as well as dozens of mid-size news organizations. The program represents one of the most effective networking opportunities available to young journalists.

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