The Institute on Political Journalism in Washington, D.C. has extended its deadline to April 7.

The program, which runs from June 6-July 31, guarantees an internship placement with a print or broadcast media outlet, news service, Internet publication, public relations firm, Capitol Hill press office or advocacy organization, depending on your skills and career goals.

Students can enroll in up to nine credits of courses from George Mason University, learning from professors such as Richard Benedetto, founding White House and campaign reporter for USA Today.

More than $1 million in scholarship funding is awarded each year. Students receive awards based on financial need and merit.

To apply, visit for more information. Students will be notified of their admission decision within two weeks of completing an application. Questions may be directed to or 202.986.0384.