USA Today Collegiate Correspondent Program: New Student Publishing Opportunity

USA Today College recently put out a nationwide call for its new Collegiate Correspondent Program.  The semester-long virtual internship-freelancing gig provides participants with an opportunity to publish their work on the fast-growing student arm of the famed newspaper’s online operation.

The program also promises mentorship from USA Today editors and a small stipend, not to mention the obvious résumé boost of being affiliated with a national news leader.  As the related FAQ page explains, “The Collegiate Correspondent Program will achieve two objectives: 1. It will provide USA TODAY College readers with hard news content, written by their peers.  2. It will give a select group of students a chance to improve as writers. Correspondents will be writing articles weekly, on developing topics and on a deadline.”

The deadline to apply is looming.  Full applications are due by July 30th.

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