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APPLICATION FOR SUMMER NEWS PROGRAM

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If you have taken the college entrance board exam, graduate record examination or law school admissions tests, name the test and give your scores:

Are you planning to do graduate work?

If so, where?

In what field?

What careers besides newspaper journalism are you considering?

If you choose journalism as a career, describe your long-term goals:

List significant jobs (Include all jobs associated with journalism. Use additional sheets if necessary. If you have worked for a newspaper other than a student newspaper, explain exactly what you did, how many hours per week you worked, were you a full-time or part-time employee, was the paper a daily or weekly paper, etc.)

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What did you dislike about it?

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What foreign language(s) do you speak?
How well?

Do you have a valid drivers license?  

Will you have a car available for your use this summer?  

Please attach to the completed application:
1. a typed autobiography of at least 500 words.
2. your college transcript
3. your resume
4. 6-8 clips; photographers should send slides; artists should send a portfolio, preferably on slides.
5. 2 letters of recommendation


Name of person to be notified in case of emergency:


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I hereby certify that the information contained in this statement is complete and accurate to the best of my knowledge and belief and I understand that any false statement made on this application will be cause for my discharge from The Washington Post. I authorize The Washington Post to confirm any information contained herein.

I understand that a drug test is required for all positions. I understand that an offer of employment is contingent upon my passing the required examination. I hereby agree to drug testing as required by The Washington Post policy and release The Post from all liability arising from such testing and/or the decisions made based on such testing.

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