USA TODAY’s Collegiate Correspondent Program is one of the nation’s premier journalism opportunities for undergraduate students. Relevant writing experience combines with professional training and advice from seasoned journalists.
Correspondent writing is the backbone of USA TODAY College. Participants in the program have had their work published in USA TODAY’s print edition as well as outlets across Gannett.
There are spring, fall and summer versions of the program.
Read over some frequently asked questions.
The application is now closed. Thanks to everyone who applied!
Important program dates:
July 15 – 29: Application opens for Fall Correspondent Program.
August 9 – 12: Round two of application process.
August 19: Accepted correspondents will be notified of selection.
September 2: Program begins.
December 21: Program ends.