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Nicholson Undergraduate Travel Grant

Deadline: Thursday, November 17, 2022
University of Chicago undergraduate students from the Humanities and Social Sciences Divisions and the New Collegiate Division, who need to travel to the British Isles or Ireland for research for their BA Thesis projects, are eligible.  Students should be completing their degree by June 2023. Applicants need not have the British Isles (or Ireland) as the subject of their research. The Center will also consider support for work on Africa, South Asia, East Asia, North America, the Middle East, or the West Indies that requires substantial research in the British Isles.  Priority will be given to applicants who can demonstrate the need to travel to archives to procure copies of archival materials, but other research expenses will also be considered. Applications must be submitted via email no later than by the day of the deadline to Jeanne Fitzsimmons,  ( Please note that all applications must meet the criteria listed below. Click here for full application guidelines


MR Screenwriting Fellowship

Deadline: Sign up for updates
The 2023 Minority Report (MR) a paid fellowship program for underrepresented student screenwriters that provides:
1. A paid stipend of $1,000
2. Meetings with managers, agents, and executives from UTA, 3Arts, and more
3. Script readings from production companies like A24, Blumhouse, Big Beach, Paramount, and Plan B
4. Panels with top writers and directors (previously The Daniels, Chloe Zhao, Barry Jenkins, Shaka King, and more)
5. Personalized mentorship from industry leaders


Hachette Book Group
Fall Internships Posted
Deadline: 10/29 - 12/28
Book publishing offers an exciting array of career paths – from staff who work directly with our authors such as editors, marketers, publicists and designers to corporate functions such as IT, Legal, and Finance. No matter your major or work history/experience - if you love books, there are excellent opportunities for you at HBG. When recruiting candidates to join our company, we seek avid readers and strong communicators, with the ability to adapt to a fast-paced, ever-evolving environment. In addition to full-time openings, HBG offers internships to students and recent graduates. Through a variety of educational programming, networking events, and professional development opportunities, interns gain a comprehensive overview of the publishing industry and the necessary experience and knowledge to help them land full-time positions at HBG upon graduation.

A Future Union
Deadline: November 1st
Open to 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th years
Public Relations/Communications Intern (Academic Year)
Are you looking to impact change? Do you consider yourself a big thinker and mission-focused? A Future Union is looking for you. They are seeking a fantastic student to work on supporting their public relations team and to conduct industry analysis, connect with industry leaders, and help lead their business strategy, campaign development, social media ideation, and more. A Future Union is a mission-driven startup focused on articulating a new vision for the future. We are intent on promoting equality and sustainability of the natural world, working to realize a bi-partisan or post-partisan, nonpolitical approach that preserves the best of the world and prepares for changes to improve for the next generation. We do this through an integrated framework approach through our mission-driven process.

Reporters without Borders
Full time or Part Time Interns  - Washington, D.C
Reporters Without Borders (RSF), an international NGO dedicated to fighting for press freedom globally, is seeking an intern for its Washington, DC office for the 2022-2023 school year.

Harper's Magazine Editorial Internships
The internship will be conducted in person. All interns must be fully vaccinated in accordance with CDC guidelines before their first day of work.
Harper’s Magazine is accepting applications from college students and graduates for its editorial internship program. Interns work on a full-time basis for three to five months. The position is unpaid, although Harper’s is able to provide unlimited MetroCards for transportation. Interns receive practical experience in critical reading and analysis, research, fact checking, and the general workings of a national magazine. Each intern works closely with an editor on one section of the magazine, takes part in the creation of the Harper’s Index, and is encouraged to read widely, generate ideas and approach problems creatively.

American Society of Magazine Editors

Deadline: December 1, 2022
American Society of Magazine Editors is now accepting applications for the 2023 Magazine Internship Program. The deadline to apply is December 1, 2022.  This year the Magazine Internship Program expects to offer 20 students the opportunity to intern at magazines and websites primarily in New York. Students who have been nominated by academic departments and career-guidance offices are given preference over other applicants from the same school. Colleges and universities are asked to nominate no more than two students.
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United Talent Agency - Apply to Roles Here
Various Deadlines: 11/4/22 - 2/24/23
2023 Summer - Music Agent Training Program
2023 Summer - Comedy Agent Training Program
2023 Summer Internship Program

The Seattle Times
Deadline - November 4, 2022
Summer 2023 Copy Editing Internship
Summer 2023 Business Reporter Internship
Summer 2023 Features Internship
Summer 2023 Graphics Internship

Summer 2023 Metcalf HRW Europe and Central Asia Division
Deadline: November 6, 2022

Language Requirement: The ability to read and write in English and Russian is required for this internship
The Europe and Central Asia (“ECA”) Division at Human Rights Watch (“HRW”) is currently seeking an intern for summer 2023. The internship will focus on human rights abuses in the ECA region, particularly in Central Asia, Russia, and within the European Union. Apply Here

Summer 2023 Metcalf HRW MENA Intern
Deadline: November 6, 2022

Language Requirement: The ability to read and write in English and at least one other MENA-regional language is essential (i.e. Arabic, Hebrew, Persian, Kurdish).
The Middle East and North Africa (“MENA”) Division of Human Rights Watch (“HRW”) is currently seeking a student intern in the New York or Washington, DC office for summer 2023. The selected candidate will work closely with the Middle East and North Africa division associates and researchers.

CNN - News Associate – Rotational Program
A 15-month editorial training program in a CNN newsroom. Works with Newsroom management to support news coverage and show production. D.C. News Associates will print scripts for anchors, operate the Teleprompter and greet guests. Work with live producers, show staffs and reporters on live shots, show production, and coverage of live events. Work with digital teams on researching and writing stories for

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Freelance Audience and Social Media Manager

New York Focus is seeking a freelance audience and social media manager who will help our new publication develop a comprehensive audience strategy, grow our social media channels, expand our newsletter subscriber base and help us think about how to optimize for search and other metrics. Pay starts at $30 an hour, commensurate with experience. This position will require approximately 16 hours a week for three months.
This position is a remote position and applicants can be based anywhere. Please submit a resume to to apply. The application deadline is September 25, but we will consider applications on a rolling basis – submit earlier if you can.

Politico Internships and Full Time Roles

Interested in Journalism & Politics? POLITICO is actively hiring full time and internship roles for Summer 2023 Come hear from the Talent Acquisition Partner and Politico team members on what they do, culture, and student Q&A. Politico, known originally as The Politico, is a political journalism company based in Arlington County, Virginia, that covers politics and policy in the United States and internationally.

Report for America
As a Report for America (RFA) Corps Member, you’ll be a part of a movement to strengthen communities, and our democracy, through local journalism that is truthful, fair, fearless and smart. We currently have 300 reporters and photographers in 200+ newsrooms serving communities across the U.S. We are growing our journalism team and encourage you to apply! Applications open in December for 100+ journalism jobs.

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United Talent Agency - An Intro to the Talent Agency Life
UTA is one of the world's leading talent and entertainment companies. Its clients are some of the most acclaimed figures in film, television, news, music, sports, theater, fine art, books, video games, podcasts, and other social and digital content. UTA is where screenplays find buyers, groundbreaking films find financing, new TV series are launched, new companies born.

Jeff Metcalf Fall & Winter 2022 Research and Editorial Intern, China and the Global South Apply Here
Jeff Metcalf Fall & Winter 2022 Research Assistant in Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan Politics, Office of Policy Research | Apply Here
Jeff Metcalf Fall & Winter 2022 Research and Editorial Intern, Artificial Intelligence Insights Weekly | Apply Here
Jeff Metcalf Fall & Winter 2022 Research and Editorial Intern, Global Public Health Dynamics | Apply Here
Jeff Metcalf Fall & Winter 2022 Research and Editorial Intern, American Politics Tracker Apply Here
Jeff Metcalf Fall & Winter 2022 Research Assistant in American Politics Apply Here
Jeff Metcalf Fall & Winter 2022 Translation Intern, Global Public Health Dynamics | Apply Here 

Jeff Metcalf AY Fall 2022 Brand and Social Media Manager Internship | Apply Here
Jeff Metcalf AY Fall 2022 Research and Fundraising | Apply Here
Jeff Metcalf AY Fall 2022 Program Content Creation  | Apply Here