Graduating seniors can apply to be the Journalism Student Speaker at this year's SBS Senior Celebration. Submit a 250-word, double-spaced (one-minute) speech in a Word document to Nikia Burdick at nikia.burdick@umass.edu by 5 p.m. Thursday, March 30, about what Journalism has meant to you and why journalism matters. Watch alum Jackson Cote do all of that in his 2019 speech.

Journalism majors of all class years are invited to join us for our first-ever Journalism & PR Internship Fair at 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 29, in the Journalism Hub where local media outlets and UMass Amherst departments will be looking for summer and fall interns.

Journalism scholarships and internship awards worth nearly $40,000 are open in Academic Works. Log on to see which scholarships you qualify for and apply by Friday, April 21. Visit our scholarship page to learn more.

"We draw on proud journalistic traditions so our students can tell the stories of our community bravely, ethically and creatively."

Brian McDermott, Department Chair

Read the Monday Memo to keep up with the latest from the Journalism Department.

Tours of the Journalism Department are offered Monday through Thursday. To request a tour, fill out this form.

Journalism Department
S414 Integrative Learning Center
650 North Pleasant Street
University of Massachusetts
Amherst, MA 01003