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Chips Quinn Scholars Program

The Chips Quinn Scholars Program for Diversity in Journalism program, operated by the Newseum Institute and funded by the Freedom Forum, matches qualified candidates with participating news organizations from across the country for 10- to 12-week paid internships. The program aims to provide training and support that will open doors to news and information careers and bring greater diversity to the newsrooms of the United States. Scholars take part in a one-week training program followed by the internship.

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College juniors, seniors, graduate students and recent graduates with majors in journalism or career goals in journalism are eligible to apply. (Sophomores may also apply, but preference is given to more advanced students.)  Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents.

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