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.
  • Dean Steve Coll addresses the crowd at the 2015 Career Expo.
  • 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.
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  • Students interview with The Street, Huffington Post and Frontline at the 2015 Career Expo.

Career Development

Our mission is to support our students and alumni in the planning and development of their journalism careers. The Career Expo for our graduating class is the largest journalism fair in the world, and connects our students with a wide range of 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 in the job market, including individual career counseling, sessions with employers, extensive online resources and a full calendar of career-related events. View the most recent Employment Statistics. 

Career Expo 2016 was Sat. April 2, 2016. Many thanks to the 325 editors, producers and hiring managers who made it the biggest journalism job fair in the school's history. We look forward to seeing you next year. 

Visit For Students for resources on job hunting, resumes, employer advice and more. For internship and fellowships, check the Deadlines Calendar early and often. 

EVENT RECORDINGS: See complete list, and LISTEN here.  


MEET THE MEDIA: POLITICO Europe's Editor, Matthew Kaminski, May 5th, Room 607B
Matthew Kaminski is the Brussels-based editor of Politico's European edition, which launched in 2015. He is making a quick visit to the J-School to talk to students about Politico Europe and the journalistic challenges covering the continent.  

Kaminski is a long-time foreign correspondent, as well as a former Wall St Journal reporter and opinion writer whose columns on the crisis in the Ukraine made him a Pulitzer finalist

RECENT HIGHLIGHTS: (recordings posted)

Put Your Faith In Me: Jobs In Religion and Spirituality Writing
Listen as a panel of seasoned journalists and educators discuss the business and art of writing about religion and spirituality as you cultivate your career in journalism.

NEW!!! Columbia J-School Post-Graduate Fellowship: LONGFORM NARRATIVE NON-FICTION
Professor Michael Shapiro discussed the launch of a new Columbia J-school exclusive fellowship program for students committed to reporting and writing ambitious narrative nonfiction. Two students in the graduating class will be offered four-month fellowships, running from June through September. 

THE FREELANCE SERIES: Alums Speak. In this session, Columbia grads who are successful freelancers shared tips and lessons learned. Our speakers were Richard Morgan, MS-2005, and Danielle Elliot, MA-2013. Morgan has freelanced for New York magazine, The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, Details, ESPN, Fortune, Playboy and others. Elliot has freelanced for National Geographic, The Atlantic, Grandland, Nautilus and others. She has produced features and documentary segments for NBC Olympics, FOX Sports, ESPN and others. 



9 a.m. to 5 p.m. M-F. Late hours are available by appointment.

The Fiona and Alex Kirk Career Services Suite
Toni Stabile Student Center Mezzanine
2950 Broadway
New York, N.Y. 10027




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