How She Got That Internship is a series that highlights conservative women’s internships in various organizations and positions to inspire the next generation of conservative women to lead. Did you, or a young woman that you know, have an internship experience you want to share with our readers? Submit it in this form and we will contact you if we think it would be a great fit for the series.
Summer is perhaps the best time for young leaders to invest in themselves by gaining valuable work experience, namely through internships. As summer comes to a close and fall looms ahead, FFL is sitting down with a number interns to reflect on this year’s highlights and encourage more young leaders to apply for next year’s internships!
Katie is graduate of Regent University with a B.A. in English and Government Class of 2017. She is also a graduate of the National Journalism Center, Summer ‘18. Katie is currently seeking full-time employment the D.C. area.
How did you find out about the position, and why did you decide to apply?
I found out about the internship as I have several friends who had interned for NJC in previous years. I decided to apply because I was highly encouraged to by a close friend who had interned with NJC previously and highly recommended the program. Furthermore, I had been graduated for several months and was still struggling to find employment in my chosen field in the D.C. area. Lastly, NJC is a significantly prestigious program in Journalism especially in the D.C. area and graduates of NJC had gone on to work at well-known and respected publications in journalism.
What was the driving force behind choosing to work at as a National Journalism Center intern?
The main driving force behind choosing to work as an NJC intern was to use the internship as a launching pad for my journalism career and the opportunity to move to the D.C. area.
Have you interned before? If so, where?
No, this was my first internship.