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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


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


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


Los Angeles, CA