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Newspaper Internships for Summer 2015

New Jersey Press Foundation offers paid summer internships to college students who are interested in pursuing journalism careers. Students who attend New Jersey colleges or who are New Jersey residents currently enrolled at other U.S. colleges are invited to apply.

For summer 2015, four college students will be selected to receive internships to work in newsrooms of NJPA member newspapers. Each recipient will receive a minimum salary of $400 per week for eight weeks.

These NJPF internships are made possible through memorial scholarship funds, created to develop the next generation of New Jersey journalists.

The application deadline is Tuesday, December 30, 2014.

The application form for the 2015 Summer Internship program is available now.

Selection Procedures for NJPF Internship Programs


Recipients of NJPF's 2014 Newspaper Internships

Four college students from New Jersey have been selected to receive paid internships in the newsrooms of NJPA member newspapers this summer. All four have been working for their college papers.

  • Emily Masters of Scotch Plains, a student at Ithaca College, interned at The Record.
  • Erin Serpico of East Brunswick, a student at The University of Maryland, interned at The Homenews-Tribune.



Founded in 1962 as the charitable arm of the New Jersey Press Association.

NJPF is a charitable 501(c)(3) foundation for inspiring youth readership, advancing student journalism, providing scholarships and professional internships, and boosting the public´┐Żs understanding of the free press and its role in our democratic society.

New Jersey Press Foundation
P.O. Box 358
Titusville, NJ 08560
Phone 609-406-0600