Our Program Brings the Classroom to the Crime Scene

The Signal’s internship program partners with local colleges and universities to pair journalism and marketing students with a mentor and a real world experience.

The Details

Applicants must be working toward an undergraduate or graduate degree, and enrolled in a for-credit class to be eligible. Applicants must also be eligible to work in the U.S.


Graduates are not eligible unless enrolled in a for-credit class.


Applicants for the visual journalism and most reporting internships should have a valid driver’s license and access to a car in good working condition.


Previous journalism experience is preferred, and applicants are required to submit recent work samples. Internships are unpaid. 


Internship lengths can very, but are generally around 10 weeks or a total of 60 credit hours. 

The Deadlines

Summer – June 2019


 Fall – September 2019

Winter – December 2019

Spring – February 2020



Start dates are flexible. Finalists may be contacted for Skype and/or in-person interviews. Accepted applicants will be chosen and informed of acceptance no more than 30 days after the deadline for each quarter.

The Application

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