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Institute for Political Journalism or


September 1 2014

When you picture your future, do you see yourself covering the campaign trail, reporting on current events or developing a strategic marketing plan for a corporate client? If so, the Institute on Political Journalism (IPJ) is the program for you. Employers are looking for recent graduates with experience, and the best way to stand out after graduation is to complete an internship and make connections now.

Our admissions committee looks for well-rounded students who demonstrate ambition, strong academic performance, leadership ability, maturity, and involvement in campus and community activities. We prefer applicants who have a GPA of 3.0 or higher, a strong letter of recommendation, relevant professional or volunteer experience, and well-written essays. Please see below for specific admissions criteria related to individual institutes.