Call for Applications: Spring 2014 Charlie Ericksen Internship Supplement

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Charlie Ericksen, founder of Hispanic Link News Service, founder of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists, and NAHJ Hall of Fame recipient. (Photo by Zita Arocha/Borderzine.com)

The NAHJ Washington, D.C. Chapter is now taking applications for the Spring 2014 Charlie Ericksen Journalism Internship Supplement.We will award one Internship Supplement this spring to a student who is interning in the Washington D.C. Area.

The supplement is worth $235 to be paid as follows: $200 to be placed on a Metro SmarTrip Card and $35 to pay for the NAHJ Student membership.

Requirements:
1.High school seniors, college students and recent graduates who will live in the D.C./Md./Va. area during the spring of 2014
2.Demonstrate a commitment to the field of journalism
3.Show financial need

The deadline to apply is January 31.
You can download the application and criteria from our website:
Click here: Charlie Ericksen Journalism Internship Supplement
Email applications to nahjdc@gmail.com

About the supplement:
Our intention is to help students who go to school and live in the
District, Maryland, and Virginia. We understand many students intern
for free and may not have the financial support to do so. We hope this
money will help ease the burden on their families.

We have worked closely with NAHJ founder Charlie Ericksen on how to
distribute this money. He has helped launch the careers of many
journalists. We honor his commitment to journalism through this
supplement in his name.

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