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.
  • A student explains a video to Time magazine editor.
  • The 2015 Career Expo, the largest journalism job fair in the world.
  • Recruiters from Gannett conduct interviews.
  • 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 digital, multi-media and data skills. We offer many services that make our students competitive, including individual career counseling, extensive online resources and a full calendar of  career related events, discussions and recruiter visits.

We are located in the Journalism School Fiona and Alex Kirk Career Services Suite on the mezzanine of the Toni Stabile Student Center (just off the lobby) and are open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. M-F.

PROSPECTIVE STUDENTS: To see where our students land, see the Employment Profile.

JOURNALISM EMPLOYERS:  PLEASE SAVE THE DATE for Career Expo 2016--Saturday April 2nd.


To make an appointment with Career Services please visit this website for instructions. Consult  guide on Resumes section of the website.

Upcoming Events:

Meet the Media: The Wall Street Journal. RESCHEDULED - NEW DATE & TIME TBA  Michelle LaRoche, Editor, Development, at The Wall Street Journal will talk about career paths and internships at the WSJ including the exclusive internship for Columbia J-School students.

Meet the Media: Naples Daily News. Monday Oct. 12, Noon, World Room. Manuel Garcia, the Editor of the Naples Daily News, and David Albers, who is the chief photographer at the paper, will talk about the internship program at the Naples Daily News. They will also discuss how a 92-year-old newspaper won a television award.

Skills: Mock Interview Session. Cory Schouten will conduct a mock interview session with students. Tuesday, October 13 at Noon. 601B

Dow Jones News Fund Test: Wednesday, October 14, Noon, 601B

Dow Jones News Fund Test: Tuesday, October 20, 8 am, 601B

Meet the Media: The New York Times. Please join a conversation with Richard Jones, Associate Editor at the New York Times and the Director of  New York Times Institute. Wednesday, October 21 at Noon in World Room. 

Skills: Not Your Grandmother's Cover Letter and Resume Workshop. Thursday, October 22, 5:30 p.m. 601B

Dow Jones News Fund Test: Monday, October 26, Noon, 601B

Skills: Creating your Online Portfolio. In this seminar, website consultant and author Greta Rose Zagarino will discuss a few key things you need to do to your website and to any social media platform you own to make sure you are presenting a competitive and compelling portfolio. Wednesday, October 28, Noon, 607B

Meet the Media: Reuters. Wednesday, November 4, 2015, Noon, 601B. Ed Tobin, Training Editor, for Reuters News, will be here to tell students about Reuters' internships and fellowships in the Americas and beyond.

Skills: Not Your Grandmother's Cover Letter. Thursday, November 12, 5:30 p.m. 601B

Skills: Not Your Grandmother's  Cover Letter. Thursday, November 19, 5:30 p.m. 607B

Quick Links

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

Listen to recordings from recent Career Services events here.

JobNews Quick Tips: Please click here.


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