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The College Fix offers college students and recent graduates an opportunity to gain paid journalism experience under the guidance of experienced editors. Our editors have decades of journalism experience, and their goal is to help students improve their writing and reporting skills, flesh out their budding resumes, and consider a career in the media.
The College Fix offers paid journalism internships every spring, summer and fall at leading news outlets in Washington D.C. – including USA Today, National Review, The Hill, Examiner, Real Clear Politics, Weekly Standard, and many more.
There is no minimum or maximum amount students must agree to write for us to join the team. It could be one article a month, or many more. And did we mention it’s paid?!
The College Fix and its internships are powered by the Student Free Press Association. SFPA is run by veteran journalists for the benefit of beginning journalists. We identify and support college students who seek to improve campus journalism, explore careers in the media, and commit themselves to the principles of a free society.
Diamond Braxton is a junior at the University of Houston. She’s working toward a major in Creative Writing with a minor in Marketing. She writes for her campus newspaper, The Daily Cougar, and also for The Writers Block Online. She hopes to become a full-time freelance writer in the near future.
Autumn Berend is an undergraduate student at Clackamas Community College studying political science. She is a freelance writer, photographer and editor-in-chief for the student-run paper The Clackamas Print. Autumn is a classical liberal who supports individuality, freedom of speech and intellectualism above all else.
Sophia Buono is a rising senior at the University of Notre Dame. She is majoring in the Program of Liberal Studies and minoring in Education, Schooling and Society. Throughout her college career, she has worked as writer, managing editor and editor-in-chief for the Irish Rover independent student newspaper. She served as a journalism fellow for College Fix/Student Free Press Association at USA Today during the summer of 2017.
Jorin Burkhart is a junior at DePaul University in Chicago. He is majoring in Business Administration and is in ROTC for the U.S. Air Force. He is chairman of DePaul’s Young Americans for Freedom chapter and serves on the executive board of the DePaul College Republicans. He has been featured in coverage by Fox News, National Review and The Washington Post and has appeared on The O’Reilly Factor.
College Fix contributor Neetu Chandak is a senior studying communication at Cornell University. She writes for several news outlets and also serves as treasurer for Cornell’s Network of Enlightened Women. Her interests include higher education and cultural issues.
Steve is a senior at The Evergreen State College in Olympia, Washington. He is a freelance writer focusing on firearms and accessories, historical matters of interest, and is preparing to set up shop as a consulting historian after graduation. His interests include libertarian college politics, expensive guns he can’t afford yet, early U.S. telecommunications, industrial and Pacific Northwest history.
College Fix contributor Thomas Columbus is a public policy major at the University of Southern California. He is also the chairman of its Young Americans for Freedom chapter. His writing has been featured in The Millennial Review and Refined Right with a focus on fiscal policies. His goal is to become a constitutional lawyer to protect the freedoms outlined in the Constitution.
George Congdon is a junior studying Political Science at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia, where he is also a student-athlete. Last summer, George worked an intern at The Daily Caller in Washington, DC, and was published frequently. When not writing for The College Fix, he can be found on the tennis court or engaging with the Emory community.
Kaitlynn Critchfield is a freshman at West Virginia University studying political science. In addition to The College Fix, she also writes for Future Female Leaders, Red Alert Politics and Campus Reform. Kaitlynn is the vice president for her local Turning Point USA chapter, political director for the WVU College Republicans and director of operations for The Narrative Times. She is active in the National Model United Nations.
College Fix contributor Grace Curtis is a rising senior at Converse College and studies English literature and writing. In addition to The Fix, Grace writes for her college newspaper, The Conversationalist, and contributes to The Odyssey.
Aryssa Damron is a senior at Yale University majoring in English. In addition to The College Fix, Aryssa also writes for Future Female Leaders, Conservative Book Club, and several on-campus publications. She is active in the William F Buckley Jr Program at Yale and in fighting hunger and homelessness in New Haven.
Ben Decatur is a senior at the University of Michigan, studying political science and business. Ben was an intern last summer at the National Journalism Center, a program of the Young America’s Foundation. He previously served as an editor for Morning Brew, a business and technology e-newsletter. Ben is passionate about foreign policy, freedom of speech, and American politics.
Devyn Deeter is a junior at Metropolitan State University of Denver majoring in political science, with a minor in legal studies. She is an editor and political commentator for The Metropolitan and hosts a radio show, Politically Direct with Devyn Deeter. As a sophomore she founded the MSU Denver Conservatives and continues to serve as president. She also writes for Campus Reform and The College Conservative.
John Paul (Jack) Ferguson is a sophomore at the University of Notre Dame, with a Great Books major and a Constitutional Studies minor. On campus he is a section editor for The Irish Rover, an occasional contributor to The Observer, and a Student Fellow at the Notre Dame Center for Ethics and Culture, and the Tocqueville Program. Jack reads C.S. Lewis and Victor Hugo obsessively, and plays on the Notre Dame squash team.
Samantha Figueroa studies pre-law and journalism at SUNY-Purchase. She previously graduated from SUNY-Broome as a certified paralegal. A freelance writer/blogger focused on advocating women’s rights, Samantha has also been published in literary magazine Breaking Ground for her creative writing.
College Fix contributor Lauren Fox is a junior at the University of Notre Dame. She is majoring in the Program of Liberal Studies and minoring in Journalism, Ethics and Democracy. On campus, Lauren sings in an a cappella women’s group, works for the intramural sports program, and volunteers at a local middle school Junior Great Books program. In the summer of 2017 she covered breaking news for The Dallas Morning News. Her favorite authors are Kurt Vonnegut and George Saunders.
Ema Gavrilovic is a graduate student at DePaul University who studies clinical mental health counseling. At DePaul, she is involved with the DePaul College Republicans as well as with its chapter of Young Americans for Freedom.
Kathryn Hinderaker is a junior at St. Olaf College in Minnesota. She studies political science, media studies and management studies. Kathryn is president of the St. Olaf College Republicans and founder and president of her campus’s Turning Point USA chapter. Her campus efforts have been featured on Fox News, Minnesota Public Radio and Twin-Cities Public Television. In addition to The College Fix, her writing has been featured on the Minnesota Star Tribune.
Amelia Irvine is a student at Georgetown University studying economics and government. A native of Phoenix, Arizona, she is a Young Voices Advocate, and her work has appeared in National Review, The Washington Examiner, GlennBeck.com, and Rare, among others. Amelia has interned for Representative David Schweikert, Jamestown Associates and the Foundation for Government Accountability through the Koch Intern Program. She also directed a congressional campaign in AZ-01 in the summer of 2016. At Georgetown, Amelia is involved with pro-life and pro-family advocacy. She will be interning with The College Fix at USA Today in the summer of 2018.
Michael Jones is a senior business student at Auburn University studying finance. In addition to being a journalist for The College Fix, he is a contributor to the Lone Conservative. He enjoys coffee, sports, reading, and politics, in that order.
Tom Joyce is a junior at Emerson College. A freelance writer from the South Shore of Massachusetts, he covers sports, pop culture, and politics and has written for ESPN, Newsday, The Boston Globe, LifeZette, The Federalist and several other outlets.
Matthew Kohlhepp attends Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. As a freshman, Matthew is majoring in political science and economics. He is involved in the Georgetown Institute of Politics and the College Republicans on campus. In addition, he is on staff for the conservative publication The Georgetown Review.
Corrie is a first year JD/MPA student at Regent University. In addition to The College Fix, she is a Cabinet Member at Future Female Leaders. She is passionate about free speech and free markets, and hopes to one day defend the Constitution from the bench of the Supreme Court.
Noah Manalo is a junior at the University of Pittsburgh majoring in religious studies and Spanish, minoring in music, and pursuing certificates in both Portuguese and Latin American studies. He is a staff writer for The Pitt News, and he leads worship for a church. At Pitt, he is involved in numerous student organizations, including music ensembles and service organizations. His passions include education, music, religion, languages, journalism and politics. When not writing or playing music, he can be found rooting for Pittsburgh sports teams.
Ryan Marhoefer is a sophomore at Chapman University. He is majoring in business administration and minoring in political science. In addition to being a contributor for Rouser News, Ryan has also been published in Chapman’s campus newspaper The Panther.
Reagan McCarthy is a sophomore at Penn State double majoring in political science and broadcast journalism. She is involved with College Republicans and the University Park Undergraduate Association at Penn State. She is also a contributor for Red Alert Politics.
Mark is a first year Business Economics student at the University of California-Los Angeles. When not writing articles for The College Fix or studying for his classes, Mark enjoys listening to full albums, from start to finish, playing sports, and watching films. He hopes to minor in Film, Television and Digital Media.
Will Nardi is the founder of Rouser News, and formerly hosted “The Thinker,” on Right Side Broadcasting Network. He’s been published by the Daily Caller, Intercollegiate Review, HYPELINE, FrontPageMag, College Conservative, Odyssey, Red Alert, Lone Conservative, The College Fix and others. His articles have been featured on Drudge Report, Fox News, Washington Times, The Blaze, Rebel Media, Reason.com, Tru News, National Review, The Rush Limbaugh Show, the O’Reilly Factor, Daily Mail, and Gun Owners of America.
Andy Ngo is a graduate student in political science at Portland State University. His academic interests include political Islam and secularism in the Middle East and North Africa. He can be reached at [email protected]
Kyle Perisic is a graduate of the University of Minnesota where he double majored in Political Science and English. Prior to his career in journalism, Kyle worked in governmental relations and several political campaigns. While attending the University of Minnesota, Kyle was a part of several student organizations including Young Americans for Freedom, the Pre-Law Society and the UMN Bipartisan Issues Group.
Graham is a senior at Georgetown University majoring in English with a minor in Journalism and Government. As a College Fix/Student Free Press Association fellow, he is currently interning at the Washington Free Beacon. During his time at Georgetown, Graham served as the editor-in-chief of The Georgetown Voice, Georgetown’s premiere newsmagazine. He spent last summer interning at The Hill in Washington, DC, and plans on going into journalism after his graduation in May 2018.
Jeremiah is a junior at Franciscan University of Steubenville, where he is majoring in journalism and minoring in human life studies. He has served on the student government as a senator. A fluent Spanish speaker, he also regularly contributes to Red Alert Politics, The Rouser and toddstarnes.com.
Jackson Richman is a senior studying political science at George Washington University. He has interned at The Weekly Standard and The Daily Caller. He’s also a frequent contributor for Red Alert Politics and American Action News.
Nathan Rubbelke is a staff reporter for The College Fix with a specialty on investigative and enterprise reporting. He has also held editorial positions at The Commercial Review daily newspaper in Portland, Indiana, as well as at The Washington Examiner, Red Alert Politics and St. Louis Public Radio. Rubbelke graduated from Saint Louis University, where he majored in political science and sociology.
Nick Sabin is a junior at Iowa State University majoring in Political Science and minoring in Sociology. His main interests are American politics and the protection of civil liberties. He is a member of Alpha Tau Omega- Gamma Upsilon, College Republicans and Turning Poing USA at Iowa State. He enjoys spending his free time at the lake, wakeboarding and spending time with his dog.
Karl Salzmann is a junior at Boston College, majoring in political science in minoring in French. He is the public relations director for the Boston College Republicans and will be studying abroad in Paris for the spring semester of 2018.
Zach Swaim is a sophomore at the University of Indianapolis studying professional writing and political science. He is the editor in chief for The Rouser, a student government representative, movie enthusiast, fan of sports, and the Vice President of UIndy’s Sigma Tau Delta chapter. Published by The Rouser, The College Fix and FrontPageMag, his work has also been featured on Fox Nation.
Amanda Tidwell attends The Ohio State University pursuing her bachelor’s degree in economics. She served as a College Fix/Student Free Press Association journalism fellow at The Daily Caller in the summer of 2017.
College Fix contributor Stone Washington is a junior majoring in history and minoring in political science at Clemson University. He is a five-year alumnus of Envision Leadership Conferences, and is currently involved in the Young Leader’s Program at the Heritage Foundation, interning in the development department. His work has appeared on Professor Ellis Washington’s website, the Ellis Washington Report, as well as with Renew America and the Tiger Town Observer, a campus news outlet. He is also an experienced public speaker.
Coy Westbrook is a junior agricultural leadership and development major at Texas A&M University. In addition to The College Fix, Coy is a fiscal policy contributor for The Millennial Review. He is heavily involved in the Texas A&M Student Government Association and the Alpha Gamma Rho Fraternity.