Increasingly, internship experience gives applicants the competitive edge in today's media job market. Most journalism employers insist that applicants have at least one internship on their resumes; often, an internship is the deciding factor in who gets the job. Countless NYU students have landed jobs, right out of school, in the very organizations where they interned.
Internships enable students to gain real-world experience and to make business contacts. Luckily for NYU graduate journalism students, the department's internship program is a robust one, drawing on the department's close relationships with reporters, editors and producers at the top media outlets in New York City.
In recent years, News and Documentary students have interned at, among many others: