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Dow Jones News Fund Digital Media Internship

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Dow Jones News Fund calls application for Digital Media Internship. The Dow Jones News Fund seeks college juniors, seniors, and graduate students with a sharp eye and creative edge to produce digital content for newsrooms next summer.


This is an opportunity for students to build their portfolio with a digital media internship at a TV or radio station, newspaper website, or digital publication. Before the jobs start, interns learn the very latest multimedia techniques during a crash course at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University. From analyzing web traffic to social media management and designing responsive websites to creating audio and video content; interns practice how to stay ahead in our rapidly evolving media ecosystem before going to internships around the country.


The benefits of the Dow Jones News Fund Digital Media Internship are as follows

  • Students selected for the college internship programs receive immersive, specialized, all-expenses-paid training at universities before their internships, weekly salaries of at least $450 for a minimum of 10 weeks, $1,500 scholarships for students, and graduates with federal loans.
  • Digital media interns also receive a one-year membership to the Online News Association; a subscription to the digital AP Stylebook; and a lifetime membership to the DJNF alumni network.


Candidates must have the following qualifications to be eligible for Dow Jones News Fund Digital Media Internship

  • College juniors, seniors, and graduate students who are enrolled in school full-time as of the application deadline are eligible to apply for the college internship programs. Moreover, this includes December graduates.
  • Former professionals (those who have worked full-time on staff as a journalist for a year or more) in the U.S. or abroad are not eligible.


In order to apply to any or all of the Don Jones News Fund college internship programs; students must complete an online application, attach supporting documentation, and take a test proctored at their college or university. The application deadline for summer 2021 is Nov. 9, 2020. Basically, students must complete an online application where they will be prompted to create a candidate profile and answer job-specific questions for each program.

Applicants need the following documents to apply

  • A resume
  • An unofficial transcript
  • Complete contact information for two references
  • In addition to that, a personal 500-word essay: Objectivity, diversity, technology, equity, history. How do these terms relate to your role as a 21st-century journalist?

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Type of Opportunity Internships
Deadline09 November,2020
Open toStudents
OrganizerDon Jones News Fund



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