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  1. Career Edge - NYU High School Summer Program

Journalism: The Who, What, Where, Why, and How of Writing Feature Stories

If you are contemplating a career in journalism, this course provides the essentials—who, what, where, why, and how—of reporting and writing feature stories. In this immersive, hands-on course, gain the fundamental skills of print-based journalism by mastering techniques that are applicable to all journalistic forms, including newspaper, magazine, digital, and broadcast. In a collaborative environment, learn to identify story ideas, conduct research, and interview subjects. Hone your writing skills to craft clear, concise, and engaging stories and headlines, while delving into the critical issues of journalism ethics, including plagiarism and libel. Gain experience having your work closely reviewed by a professional editor, and leave the class with a polished feature story.

Ideal For

  • High school students who have completed grades 9, 10, or 11
  • High school students who are interested in exploring a career in journalism

You'll Walk Away With

  • Mastery of skills and techniques that are applicable to all forms of journalism, ultimately resulting in a polished feature story and a blog post
  • Experience working with a professional editor
  • An NYU transcript showing grade(s) earned upon completion of the course (Please note: No college credit or certificate of completion is granted for this course.)

Available Sessions

  • Session 3 Jul 24 - 28, 2023 Mon - Fri 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  • Session 4 Jul 31 - Aug 04, 2023 Mon - Fri 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Information Table

Students from around the world attend NYU summer programs, but only a college prep program like High School Academy provides the opportunity to explore both traditional and emerging career paths.

Projects and short assignments provide take-aways that prepare you for college classroom work, while demonstrating your newly acquired skills.

Career Edge Schedule

Deadlines

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Deadlines
International Students Deadline: April 15, 2023
Residential U.S Students Deadline: May 15, 2023
Commuter U.S. Students Deadline: June 15, 2023
Online Courses Deadline: July 15, 2023

Application Requirements and Fees

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