Application deadline: Oct. 24 Description: Opportunity offered by The New York Times to student members of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists. Student participants cover Tucson from a newsroom supervised by Times staffers, who work closely with individual students on their assignments. There are opportunities for student writers, photographers, web producers, page and graphics designers, copy editors and video and audio journalists. (You don’t have to settle on just one thing; the Institute allows you to experiment with a range of newsroom jobs if you want to.) Students work is presented on a Web site (www.nytimes-institute.com) and in a newspaper. Term: Jan. 2 – Jan. 12 at the University of Arizona in Tucson Time Commitment: 11 days Compensation: All costs, including transportation to and from Tucson, are paid by The New York Times, and there’s even a small stipend so you have some spending money in Tucson. Requirements: Must be student member of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists Application instructions: To apply, send an essay of up to 500 words on why you want to be a journalist; six work samples, which may include published clips of your writing or stories you have edited (with headlines); portfolios with six published or unpublished examples of graphics or photographs; or examples of your audio or video work; and a recommendation (sent separately) from a professor or an editor of a news organization for which you have worked to:
New York Times Student Journalism Institute
PO Box 2690
Times Square Station
New York, NY 10108
More information on applications for the program can be found here.