Columbia Journalism School
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  • Students interview with The Street, Huffington Post and Frontline at the 2015 Career Expo.
  • Interview tables at the 2015 Career Expo.
  • A student interviews with Fortune magazine.
  • The 2015 Career Expo, the largest journalism job fair in the world.
  • Recruiters from Gannett conduct interviews.
  • A student explains a video to Time magazine editor.
  • Dean Steve Coll addresses the crowd at the 2015 Career Expo.
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  • Students interview with The Street, Huffington Post and Frontline at the 2015 Career Expo.

Career Services

Welcome to Career Services.  Our mission is to support our students and alumni in the planning and development of their journalism careers and to connect them with news employers who are seeking to  hire journalists with strong reporting, writing and cutting-edge technical skills. We offer many services that make our students competitive, including individual career counseling, extensive online resources and a full calendar of job-related events, discussions and recruiter visits. For a look at where our students land, see the Employment Profile..


The 2015 Career Expo took place Sat. March 28, 2015. It was the biggest journalism job fair in Columbia's history, with 144 companies and nearly 300 recruiters who came to meet, mentor and interview the Class of 2015 for jobs, internships and freelance assignments. More details here. View our list of news companies that attended here. Current students can view the employer profiles for your reference.

Contact Us

We are located in the Fiona and Alex Kirk Career Services Suite on the mezzanine of the Toni Stabile Student Center and are open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. M-F. For the resume guide please visit our Resumes section of the website. 

Upcoming Events

The Freelance Series: the life, art and business: Wednesday April 15, 2015, 4:40 p.m. 607B In this session, you'll hear from Columbia grads who have made a successful go at freelancing in New York City. They'll tell you how they did  it, how they developed niches and editor contacts, and they'll share their lessons learned. 

Meet the Media: AFP: Monday April 20, 2015 9:30 a.m. 709C. Headed for a summer internship/fellowship position? Get the inside scoop on making the most of the experience and positioning yourself for the future. Magan Crane (Multimedia Desk Chief/DC and J’98 ) and Paul Barber, Head of North America Television News Operations. Magan will hold a 9:30 a.m. session on how to make the most of your internship.  At 10 a.m. Magan and Paul will talk about AFP and the various opportunities at the company domestically and internationally. More details here. 

LISTEN to recordings from recent Career Services events here

Internships/Fellowships: Students, check the Deadlines Calendar early and often. 


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