The Chronicle


Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities at The Chronicle, Columbia College Chicago’s award-winning, student-run newspaper and digital news operation! The Chronicle is now accepting student applications for the Fall 2019 semester.

To apply, you must be enrolled for the Fall 2019 semester at Columbia College Chicago as a full- or part-time student with at least 6 credit hours or more. This is a part-time, on-campus student employment position with The Chronicle at Columbia College Chicago. Graduate students are encouraged to apply.

For full consideration, please complete your application with all required documents by May 31, 2019. The Chronicle will review all applications, conduct interviews and reference checks and make most hiring decisions by early- to mid-summer. Students hired for Fall 2019 will be invited to employee training sessions beginning in mid-August and expected to begin work at that time.

If you are not immediately hired, don’t be discouraged! We encourage you to keep developing your skills and to reapply each semester and/or when vacancies become available. We have a limited number of positions at any given time, but encourage all applicants to stay in touch. Many of our current student employees were not hired the first time they applied, but their persistence and growth were ultimately rewarded.

The Chronicle at Columbia College Chicago is an equal opportunity employer with a strong commitment to diversity.

The college does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a physical or mental disability unrelated to ability, veteran status, military status, unfavorable discharge from military service, citizenship status, genetic information, marital status, parental status, ancestry, source of income, credit history, housing status, order of protection status, actual or perceived association with such a person, and members of other protected classes under the law.

A LETTER OF RECOMMENDATION IS REQUIRED FROM AN INSTRUCTOR, FORMER COLLEAGUE OR MENTOR FAMILIAR WITH YOUR WORK – You can upload your letter online through this system or ask the person writing your letter of recommendation to email it to no later than May 31, 2019.


Please note: You cannot save this application, and you must have all items needed to finish and submit. Please review the questions and requirements below to make sure you’re ready to begin the process. Applications that are not complete will not be considered.

  • Applications for all positions require a resume.
  • Your Fall 2019 class schedule must be attached in PDF format or please note why your schedule is not yet set and when you expect that to happen.
  • You will need to submit/upload at least two work samples.
  • You will be asked to list two references.
  • You must have at least one letter of recommendation.

Available Positions (click on the job title to learn more):


Employment Application

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