Real-World Experiences

Journalism goes beyond the classroom at the Cronkite School with a dozen innovative professional immersion programs in which students get real-world experiences in areas such as broadcasting, business journalism, sports journalism, public relations and digital production. Their work regularly appears in professional news organizations. Students also participate in more than 500 internships and win over 100 journalism awards and honors each year. In addition, students can report for award-winning campus news organizations, which include two digital news outlets and a radio station located in a state-of-the-art Cronkite studio. 

Professional Programs

The Cronkite School offers real-world journalism experiences through a dozen professional immersion programs, guided by award-winning journalists and communications experts. 

Internships

Internships

Students annually participate in more than 500 internships at top media organizations and public relations agencies. But before students start an internship, they take part in a rigorous training seminar that covers resume writing, interviewing, networking and other important aspects of a job search.Learn More

Mentorships

Mentorship Program

Networking starts early at the Cronkite School. Within the first few weeks of class, hundreds of freshmen participate in a mentorship program, which pairs them with media professionals. Mentors offer students advice, introduce them to colleagues and sometimes offer internships.Learn More