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Carolina Journalism Institute

The Carolina Journalism Institute is a four-day summer institute devoted to helping high school students and advisers enhance their knowledge of cutting-edge journalism techniques and standards for their publications and productions. 

New CJI project website

Stay up-to-date on what we are working on during CJI 2017 by checking out our new CJI project website. We will post all projects, activities and information leading up to and during the camp from there!

CJI team projects

Check out the projects from the five CJI teams and the two Baldwin Pre-Collegiate Fellow teams. Each team produced multimedia packages about different topics, ranging from the historic Five Points neighborhood to the Columbia Museum of Arts to LGBTQ issues.

About CJI

Mark your calendars for CJI 2017 June 14-17!

CJI 2017 Fees
On-campus lodging: $100 (two-person room)
Commuter: $25 parking fee or $0 (not parking on campus)

Let our national award-winning faculty prepare you for the your school year. You will leave the Carolina Journalism Institute with an online project and multimedia skills ready to implement next fall.

Each June, SIPA hosts the Carolina Journalism Institute for high school journalism students and advisers at the University of South Carolina in Columbia. Sessions and activities are held in the new state-of-the-art facilities of the School of Journalism and Mass Communications.

See you in June!