$1,000 Paid Internship for Bronx High School Students Interested in Journalism

Attention Bronx high school students: If you’re interested in a career in journalism, City Limits is now accepting applications for its CLARIFY (City Limits Accountability Reporting Initiative for Youth) internship program.

The program starts March 24th and meets every Saturday for 10 weeks which includes one weekday in the newsroom as well.

According to City Limits:

This is a 10-week paid introductory internship open to high school students of all learning levels. It will teach them the ins-and-outs of reporting and writing news stories, with an emphasis on learning how to successfully cover public civic meetings. Participants will work on articles throughout the semester and have the opportunity to earn a byline and see their work published in City Limits.

Interns will be expected to work approximately 10 hours per week. This will include meeting at City Limits’ offices in Harlem (8 W. 126th St.) for three hours each week, plus additional assignments to be completed on their own time. They will also be asked to cover at least one public civic meeting during the course of the semester. Interns who perform successfully in the program will be paid a $1,000 stipend, to be distributed in two payments (one midway through the semester and the other at the program’s completion.)

Interested candidates should apply here.

Good luck!

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Ed García Conde

Ed García Conde is a life-long Bronxite who spends his time documenting the people, places, and things that make the borough a special place in the hopes of dispelling the negative stereotypes associated with The Bronx. His writings are often cited by mainstream media and is often consulted for his expertise on the borough's rich history.