The Chicago chapter of the Asian American Journalists Association is seeking college students to apply for summer internships at the Chicago Tribune and WBEZ – 91.5 FM. WBEZ has partnered with AAJA-Chicago for the first time to offer one of AAJA-Chicago's student members the opportunity to work in public radio.
The internships are part of the Chicago chapter’s mission to
encourage people to enter the profession of journalism and increase
diversity in Chicago area newsrooms. They were established more than a
decade ago in honor of the chapter’s co-founders, Linda Yu of ABC-7 and
David Ibata, formerly of the Chicago Tribune. In addition to great work
experience, the winners of the internships receive $2,500 stipends from
For more details, please visit the AAJA Chicago website. You can apply for either or both internships. The deadline is Feb. 15. Applicants do not need to be students at
Chicago-area colleges or AAJA Chicago members to qualify for the
internships; they are open to students across the country.