Apply to be the News copy editor

The Catalyst is hiring! The News copy editor is a paid position. Applications open March 8, 2021 and will run until the final day of the block. If you have an interest in journalism and a good eye for detail, reach out to Josh and Izzie! (j_kalenga@coloradocollege.edu and i_hicks@coloradocollege.edu)

Interested in storytelling, design, marketing…

You are invited to join the University of Washington Communication Leadership graduate program’s premier public virtual event — Comm Lead Connects! It’s designed for current and future professionals in communications, advocacy, and leadership roles across industries, including storytelling, design, marketing, and human resources. This year’s Connects will feature Community, creativity & leadership in a transformed…

Help Colorado’s Local News Scene!

In the years most students have been alive, roughly a quarter of American newspapers have gone out of business. And that was before the COVID-19 pandemic. Some researchers worry about an upcoming “extinction-level event” and the collapse of our nation’s local journalism ecosystem as we know it. In Block 7’s new class, “The Future and Sustainability of Local News,”…

NPR Summer Internships

Act quickly – Summer Virtual Internships Close Feb. 26, 2021 Multiple opportunities posted in Handshake A learning experience like no other. The NPR internship program has a rich history, helping us discover nearly 17%* of our current staff including Ari Shapiro, Audie Cornish, Guy Raz and many more. From Day 1, interns at NPR are given real-world, hands-on responsibilities.…

CC COVID-19 Reporting Project is Hiring

The CC COVID-19 Reporting Project is accepting applications again for another new reporter/editor! This person will write, edit, and fact-check two newsletters each week. Applications are due by 5 p.m. MT on Dec. 16. Email m_brown@coloradocollege.edu, i_hicks@coloradocollege.edu, and e_candelaria@coloradocollege.edu for more information.

Editorial Internship Program, 5280, Denver

5280 offers editorial internship positions in the summer, fall, and spring. Internships are hands-on and involve a variety of responsibilities as well as the opportunity to regularly interact with the editorial staff. Primary duties include fact-checking stories, contributing research to larger stories and feature packages, and writing shorter stories for the front-of-the-book sections. Interns also enter…

NEW! Radio Production Half Block

Radio Production with Andrea Chalfin Half Block What’s this class about? Join Andrea Chalfin from 91.5 KRCC for this dynamic week-long crash course in radio production. You’ll learn how to record high-quality audio; utilize Adobe Audition to layer voices, music, and sound; and complete a final project showcasing your skills. This course will be taught…

Dow Jones News Fund – internship program in media

The Dow Jones News Fund college internship programs help competitive juniors and seniors jump-start careers in journalism through hands-on internships with leading news organizations. Interns receive one week of rigorous pre-internship training, a weekly salary during the internship and a $1,000 scholarship for those returning to school. MULTIPLATFORM EDITING DATA JOURNALISM INTERNSHIP DIGITAL MEDIA INTERNSHIP…

Journalism Boot Camp Half Block

Journalism Boot Camp Half Block What’s this class about? Are you thinking about joining the Journalism minor or interested in the role of journalism in today’s society? This dynamic 9-day course provides you with the essential skills you’ll need to think like a journalist. In addition to focusing on writing and reporting, best practices, ethical…

Developing your Writing Portfolio

If you are interested in pursuing a career in writing or a career where writing is paramount, it will be critical for you to have samples of your work. The more variety and broadly published, the larger the impact. This experience can be achieved through many experiences including on-campus publications, internships, and even freelance and…

#HIRED: Chaney Skilling ‘19

This summer, Skilling will be the first student to take advantage of a CC-only newsroom internship with The Denver Post. I’m hoping to learn the ropes of local l reporting, and tell people’s stories. My advice for CC students seeking employment: talk to people who share your interests not necessarily with the purpose of getting…

MacLean Symposium on Writing as Craft and Career

The CC English Department presents the MacLean Symposium on Writing as Craft and Career: In Honor of Ruth Barton   Panel 1: Thursday, April 5, at 7:00 PM in the Cornerstone Screening Room  “CC Alumni Writers Discuss Writing at CC: Remembering Ruth Barton” All are welcome to join six acclaimed authors who studied under Ruth Barton…

The Rubin Institute for Music Criticism & Music Criticism Prize

Learn from the most respected music journalists in the industry. The application period for the fourth biennial Rubin Institute for Music Criticism is now open. Attend an all-expenses-paid, weeklong series of world-class concerts and workshops with renowned classical music critics at the fourth biennial Rubin Institute for Music Criticism, taking place at the San Francisco…

Homeward Pikes Peak Communications Intern/Volunteer

Communications Intern/Volunteer Homeward Pikes Peak Summary: The intern is to work with the Executive Director and staff to write or develop stories for the agency to use in external communications (newsletters, fundraising and web/social media). Homeward Pikes Peak is looking for a per-story commitment during the academic year, estimating that each story will take approximately 10…

NPR Investigation Unit Intern: Summer 2018

Deadline Extended — Due March 3rd *CC only position*  Be a part of NPR’s award-winning Investigations Team, helping to identify, report and produce distinctive journalism on multiple platforms. The Investigations Intern uses reporting and interviewing skills, data analysis, resourcefulness and creativity to help create original stories. The team’s mission is to produce exclusive, important journalism…

Denver Post Summer 2018 Internship

Deadline extended to Saturday, March 3rd. *CC Only internship*– Full-time for 9 weeks, Paid The Denver Post, the No. 1 newspaper in the Rocky Mountain region, is helping shape the futures of the next generation of journalists by offering a 9-week paid internship. We are looking for talented young people who want to make a difference.…

Professionals in Residence this Half Block

In addition to offering classes, five Half Block instructors will also give campus-wide access to their expertise. They will be Professionals in Residence over Half Block and will offer lunches, one-on-one conversations, and extra programming related to their industries. The schedule is below: “An alternative plan to a career in journalism and navigating a changing…

Deadline 1/9: Civic Digital Fellowships with Coding it Forward (paid!)

The student-run non-profit Coding it Forward is accepting applications to the Civic Digital Fellowship. Impact-driven software engineers, data scientists, website designers, product managers, and data journalists are encouraged to apply to opportunities to modernize tech at federal government agencies—including the U.S. Census Bureau, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and U.S. Department of State. Fellows will spend…

Spotlight on Half Block: Journalism Boot Camp

Welcome to our Spotlight on Half Block series! Each week leading up to Dynamic Half Block in January, we’re featuring one of 2018’s non-credit offerings here on our blog. Registration for all non-credit offerings is now open on Summit. Spotlight on Journalism Boot Camp What’s this class about? Looking to develop your own project or break into the industry? Curious to know…

Visiting Writers Series in Block 3

The Visiting Writers Series sponsored by the Colorado College English Department with the support of the MacLean Visiting Writers Endowment offers many great opportunities to learn from and and engage with a variety of writers throughout the year.  All events free and open to the public. For more information, call (719) 389-6853. Look for the most…