I thought anyone interested in political news coverage may be interested in this internship:
CAPITAL SEMESTER – POLITICAL JOURNALISM TRACK SPRING 2014
EARLY DEADLINE: October 1, 2013
FINAL DEADLINE: November 5, 2013
Sponsored by The Fund for American Studies, Capital Semester combines substantive journalism and communications internships, courses for academic credit, career development activities, site briefings and lectures led by top policy experts and journalists. This fast-paced, fifteen-week residential program provides undergraduate students from around the world with opportunities to gain the edge in today’s competitive job market and graduate school admissions, and experience the excitement of Washington first-hand.
SAMPLE PAST INTERNSHIP SITES
Gannett News Service
K-global Public Relations
NBC Nightly News
The Washington Examiner
WJLA ABC 7 News
Voice of America
WTOP News Radio
Internships – Competitive placements with print and broadcast media outlets as well as PR and communications firms
Housing – Roommate matching and furnished Capitol Hill apartments in the heart of D.C.
Classes – Full-time course load in accredited by George Mason University
Guest Lectures – With Washington’s top policy experts and working journalists
Site Briefings – At USA Today, the Newseum, World Bank, State Department and U.S. Capitol
Leadership & Professional Development – Leadership, mentoring and career building activities
Networking – Interaction with seasoned professionals and student leaders from around the world
Scholarships – Generous scholarships are awarded based on merit and financial need
EARLY DEADLINE – 5% DISCOUNT
Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the Final Deadline of November 5, 2013. Students are encouraged to apply for the early deadline of October 1, 2013 to receive a 5% discount on their tuition balance as well as priority internship placement. Detailed information on the program may be found at http://www.DCinternships.org/CSPJ.