Yale College is pleased to offer the Paul Block Journalism Internships. Students will be selected for 10-week internships at one of two newspapers, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and the Toledo Blade. Past Paul Block Journalism Interns have gone onto prestigious roles at other leading newspapers, such as the Washington Post.Block interns will be paired with an editor who will have responsibility for assigning the student stories, editing the work, and offering mentorship throughout the summer. Students are expected to perform at a high level, meeting rigorous standards of reporting and writing on demanding deadlines. In return, students can expect to finish the summer with many professional clips and experience at a major newspaper.
Thanks to the generosity of the Block Family Foundation, participants will receive a stipend to assist with their summer expenses. Customarily the stipend has been approximately $4,000.
Internships are open to Yale College freshmen, sophomores, and juniors only. All internships are expected to be a minimum of 10 weeks in duration. Start and end dates can be negotiated with the employer. Students are expected to perform at a high level, meeting rigorous standards of reporting and writing on demanding deadlines.
We recommend that before applying you review the general internship information.
Internships will be accepted in two separate rounds: 1st round in in late October, 2nd round in late January.