The Victor S. Navasky Internship Program


    "The internship was probably the most important step in my journalism career, and I have nothing but fond memories about it."

    — Robert Boynton, director of NYU's magazine journalism program


Seven Questions
Former Interns on Life After Fact-Checking
  • Seven Questions for Richard Kim
  • Richard Kim was a Nation intern in 1997. He is currently the executive editor of and a monthly columnist for the magazine. In this interview, Spring 2014 intern David Kortava talks to Richard about his career, breaking into the journalism industry, and the future of The Nation.

  • Seven Questions for Bruce Shapiro
  • Bruce Shapiro was a Nation intern in 1981. He is currently executive director of the Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma, which encourages innovative reporting on violence, conflict and tragedy worldwide. He is also a contributing editor at The Nation and U.S. correspondent for Late Night Live on the Australian Broadcasting Corporation’s Radio National. In this interview, Spring 2014 Nation intern Corinne Grinapol asks him about his career, his time at The Nation, and reporting from conflict zones.

  • Seven Questions for Alyssa Katz
  • Alyssa Katz was a Nation intern in 1990. Previously editor-in-chief of City Limits, she is now editor of The New York World, an accountability journalism project at Columbia Journalism School covering city and state government. She is also the author of Our Lot: How Real Estate Came to Own Us. In this interview, Spring 2014 intern Nation Simon Davis-Cohen talks to Alyssa about getting started in journalism and covering local communities.

  • Seven Questions for Josh Eidelson
  • Josh Eidelson was a Nation intern in 2011. He currently covers politics, labor, and inequality as a reporter for Salon. Previously he was co-host of a podcast for Dissent and blogged for The Nation. In this interview, Spring 2014 intern Sam Adler-Bell talks to Josh about his work as a labor reporter and his tips for freelancers.

  • Seven Questions for Zoë Schlanger
  • Zoë Schlanger was a Nation intern in 2012. She is currently a reporter for Newsweek. In this interview, Spring 2014 intern Laura Cremer, who works with the Institute's Investigative Fund, asks Zoë about her career and who inspires her.

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