About Asian American Journalists Association

The Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) was established in 1981 as a nonprofit educational organization with the goal of increasing the presence of Asian Americans in the media.  AAJA is best known for its national journalism convention and community workshops on media access.  The organization has 2,000 members in 20 chapters across the United States.

Interns are placed in print, broadcast or online media companies throughout the United States.  The list of assignment companies includes such industry giants as NBC, NPR and the Associated Press. For a full list, see www.aaja.org/programs/for_students.

Eligibility

Open to college seniors and grad students.  Non-U.S. citizens are eligible.  An interest in journalism and Asian American diversity in the news is required.

Asian American Journalists Association

  • Nao Vang, Student Programs Coordinator
  • Asian American Journalists Association
  • Asian American Journalists Association
  • 1182 Market Street, Suite 320
  • San Francisco, CA 94102
  • Phone: (415) 346-2051

Stats

  • Number of Interns: 21 to 50
  • Compensation/Benefits: Varies
  • Duration: N/A
  • Academic Level: College Seniors, Graduate Students

Locations

  • Los Angeles, CA