Why learn about journalism with InsideClimate News? No one will prepare you better for communicating climate and environmental issues. InsideClimate News hosts the nation's largest environmental newsroom and its staff is comprised of veterans from The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, The Boston Globe, Frontline, U.S. News and World Report and others. We have won the Pulitzer Prize and most of the nation's premiere journalism awards. Our professional — and teaching — ethos centers on building community, collaboration and teamwork to create unparalled journalism.
What is the cost? The 2-week program in NYC costs $2,800 and is a day program and includes lunch. InsideClimate is not responsible for your housing. The 2-week boarding program in Maine costs $3,850 and includes room, board and tuition.
What about lunch? Lunch, snacks and drinks will be provided daily on both campuses. The Maine program includes breakfast, lunch and dinner every day.
Is financial aid available? There is a limited amount available. Please visit here.
What if my grades aren't good? Please still apply! We know that grades only tell part of the story of a student's ability and ambition. We place great importance on your answers to the application questions.
What will students get for attending the program? If students successfully complete the program, they wll receive an ICN Institute for Environmental Journalism certificate.
How do you make sure students are safe? We do rigorous resume and state-required background checks on all our instructors and institute staff. We carefully supervise students on field and reporting trips, as well as in the classroom.