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College Associate Program

The Fox News College Associate Program is for motivated college students who are passionate about the news industry. College Associates are paid to gain real world work experience with guidance from top news professionals. College Associates are assigned to a department that matches their skill set, work experience and career aspirations.


To apply:

  • Must be enrolled in accredited college or university pursuing a bachelor or graduate degree
  • Resume and cover letter detailing why you should be selected for this program
  • Strong academic record - minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA or above to be considered
  • Current class standing of sophomore or above (30 credits)
  • Prior relevant work/internship experience
  • Committed and available to work entire semester/summer
  • Students are responsible for their own housing and transportation
  • College credit is NOT required to be eligible for the program
  • Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the U.S. without a visa or sponsorship
    (CPT-seeking candidates not accepted)

If selected to move forward in the interview process:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of current events and/or business news
  • Transcript or letter showing proof of enrollment
  • Letters of recommendation

Fox News Network, LLC is an EOE

Areas of Placement

Students may be placed on Fox News Channel, Fox Business Network, Fox News Radio, Fox News Headlines 24/7,,,,, or based on their prior experience and interests as determined in the interview process.


  • TV: production, writing, research, booking, assignment desk, technical operations, graphics
  • Radio: production, technical operations
  • Web: writing, reporting, production


  • Web Development
  • Product Development: online, mobile, apps
  • Social Media
  • Web design


  • Business Development
  • Finance
  • Media Relations
  • Human Resources
  • Accounting
  • TV & Digital Sales
  • Marketing


Summer Session

8 weeks long. 32 hours a week (broken into 4 to 5 days a week).

Fall/Spring Semester

10 weeks long. 16 hours per week (broken into 2 to 4 days a week).

Note: We are a 24/7 news operation. Schedules vary based on department needs and your availability. We do our best to work around your class schedule.

Important Dates

Spring 2017

Accepting applications from September 1 to November 30 (Program begins in February)

Los Angeles, CA


New York, NY


Washington, DC


Summer 2017

Accepting applications from November 1 to January 31 (Program begins in June)

Atlanta, GA


Chicago, Il


Miami, FL


Los Angeles, CA


New York, NY


Washington, DC


Fall 2017

Accepting applications from June 1 to July 31 (Program begins in September)

Los Angeles, CA


New York, NY


Washington, DC



Seminar Week

Engaging seminars from the most successful on-air personalities and executives in the business provide knowledge and insight into the media industry.

Get Published

Showcase your skills and build your portfolio by pitching stories, writing and producing for our online properties.

Campus Ambassador Program

Represent the Fox News brand on your campus while pitching and reporting on stories that matter to college students.

Lead College Associate Program

Enhance your leadership skills while working on additional projects during the semester.

Graduating Soon? Looking For Jobs?

Graduating students are encouraged to apply for open positions that match their qualifications. We recommend applications be submitted approximately 4-6 weeks from the candidate’s available start date. Open positions in all areas of journalism, tv production, digital and business are regularly posted on our career site.

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