Sept-23-2009 Stop the Presses: Internships in Journalism

Looking for some on-the-job training at a New Jersey newspaper? Newspapers throughout New Jersey hire college students for internships, both in the summer and during the school year. Several of the newspapers also invite high school students to write for their teen pages and to intern in various departments.

To check out the current list of newspapers offering internships, as well as some journalism career information, visit the New Jersey Collegiate Press Association at http://www.njpa.org/collegepress/interns.html.

  • Three years of mathematics, including algebra I, effective with the 2008-09 ninth-grade class; geometry, beginning with the 2010-11 ninth grade class; and a third year of math that builds upon these two courses, beginning with incoming freshmen in 2012-13;
  • Three years of lab science, including biology, effective with the 2008-09 ninth grade class; a choice among chemistry, physics or environmental science, beginning with incoming freshmen in 2010-11; and a third inquiry-based lab or technical science, beginning with incoming freshmen in 2012-13; and
  • One half-year of economics and financial literacy, beginning with incoming freshmen in 2010-11.

For more information about New Jersey’s plans to transform secondary education, visit: http://www.state.nj.us/education/ser/.