ChicagoTribuneLogoThe Chicago chapter of the Asian American Journalists Association is pleased to offer a college student or very recent graduate the opportunity to spend the summer working at the Chicago Tribune. You must be an AAJA member to apply.

The “World’s Greatest Newspaper” is the leading news source in Chicago and the Midwest and students can apply for a reporting, editing, photography, design or other type of internship opportunity across all newsroom departments. Click here for more details on the Tribune internship program.

The AAJA Chicago internship comes with a $2,500 stipend awarded by AAJA ­Chicago in honor of chapter co­founder David Ibata for his dedication in giving a voice to Asian Americans. The Chicago Tribune will also pay the standard rate of minimum wage.

-Junior, senior, or 2014 graduate student
-Candidates must have completed at least one internship at a daily news organization other than their college paper

-­12 week internship
-$2,500 AAJA stipend+minimum wage
-40 hours a week
-No benefits


  • Complete the online application at 2015 AAJA Chicago Internship or mail materials to address below.
  • Submit a resume and the names of at least two professional and one school reference (with titles, phone numbers and email addresses).
  • Four to 7 work samples that represent your best work and show your range of experience. Professional clips preferred over classroom work.
  • Submit a 400­word essay on the best or worst story you’ve ever written.
  • Applications must be postmarked by Nov. 15, 2014. The winner will be notified around the end of
    the year.
  • Send all materials to:
    Sally Ho c/o Chicago Tribune
    1717 N. Penny Lane Schaumburg, IL 60173
  • Questions? Email:

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