The Chicago chapter of the Asian American Journalists Association is pleased to sponsor a paid fall 2022 internship at Block Club Chicago, a local leader in neighborhood news.

The intern will earn a $5,000 stipend, split by AAJA and Block Club. AAJA’s portion is given in honor of chapter co-founder and longtime ABC7 Chicago journalist Linda Yu for her dedication to empowering the voices of Asian Americans.

The chosen candidate will receive valuable, hands-on reporting experience at a top Chicago newsroom.

The part-time internship will last 10-12 weeks during fall 2022.  

All candidates must submit a resume, a cover letter and two to four clips or other work samples.


  • Eligible interns are incoming junior or senior undergraduate students, graduate students or recent college graduates.
  • Interns must be student members of AAJA by the time they start the internship (register at 
  • Ability to live in Chicago in fall 2022.
  • No prior work experience is required.

Deadline to apply: Friday, Aug. 5, 2022, 11:59 pm CT


If selected, you will be asked for documentation to support the information you provide. Likewise, all correspondence and award agreements will be generated from the personal information submitted below. So, please use proper spelling, capitalization and punctuation.

Asian American and Pacific Islander students are encouraged to apply.

Questions? Email