April 3, 2012

Title: Summer 2012 Collegiate Correspondent Program

USA Today

What We're Looking For:

The USA TODAY Collegiate Correspondent Program is a premier opportunity for students to be published on a rapidly growing and influential national platform. Work from our Collegiate Correspondents is reviewed by USA TODAY staff on a daily basis and frequently published in USA TODAY, the nation's leading national newspaper.

If you are selected as a USA TODAY Collegiate Correspondent you will be expected to:

  • Write one news story a week under a tight deadline for USA TODAY College
  • Respond quickly to communications from USA TODAY College staff
  • Stay up-to-date with current events
In return, USA TODAY College will:
  • Provide mentoring by USA TODAY editorial staff
  • Publish your work on usatodaycollege.com
  • Pay $350 upon successful completion of the program
  • Ensure your work is considered for publication in USA TODAY and USATODAY.com
  • Offer unique coaching and advice sessions from professionals working on the cutting edge of journalism and digital media
  • Provide access and assistance in gathering interviews and finding sources
How To Apply:

Application opens at MIDNIGHT, SUNDAY, APRIL 1 and closes at MIDNIGHT, FRIDAY, APRIL 13th. To complete an application (starting April 1) and see more details, please visit our informational page - http://www.usatodayeducate.com/staging/index.php/collegiate-correspondent-program

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All interns are expected to maintain a high-quality work ethic as they would with any other employer.

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