Institute on Political Journalism in Washington, DC

Sponsored by The Fund for American Studies
Final Application Deadline – March 7
***Scholarship Funding Still Available***

Do you have plans yet for this summer? Have you thought about spending 8 and half weeks in Washington, DC completing a media related internship and earning credit from George Mason University?

The final application deadline for the summer 2013 Institute on Political Journalismin Washington, DC is coming up on March 7. It’s not too late to apply – there are many exciting internship opportunities available and generous scholarship funding to be awarded.

Spend your summer gaining real-world experience that will help set you apart when it comes time to find your first job after graduation. Here are some examples of intern projects that you could work on this summer:

· Cover a press conference at the National Press Club.
· Attend a strategy meeting with coalition groups advocating for clean energy policies.
· Make media pitch calls on behalf of a client whose is promoting her latest book.
· Serve as call screener for a radio talk show.
· Brain storm ideas for a Congressional candidate’s latest television commercial.
· Interview participants at a campaign rally.
· Edit video and audio sound bites for an online news site.
· Collect “man on the street” interviews for a 24-hour news radio station.
· Write script copy and create graphics for political TV program.

In addition to an internship and classes, our program provides housing in furnished apartments in downtown DC, planned social activities, professional development seminars, and numerous opportunities for networking.

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until March 7. To learn more about the programs and to begin an online application, please visit Questions may be directed to 202.986.0384 or We look forward to receiving your application!