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High School Programs

We offer programs for high school students who want to learn more about journalism and media. These programs allow you to explore the field, build your skills, get a better understanding of journalism today, network with industry professionals and meet Medill students and faculty.

Programs for high school students

Medill Cherubs

2017 Medill cherubs pose for a photo on the stairs of a building

Medill Cherubs

This five-week summer journalism institute, also known as the cherub program, is for rising seniors seeking the inside scoop on professional journalism and looking to connect with peers who are just as passionate about pursuing this career.

Learn more about Medill Cherubs

High School Journalism Live

Medill High School Journalism Live

New in fall 2020, Medill hosted High School Journalism Live, a series of free virtual workshops and panel discussions to introduce high school students to the exciting world of journalism and media. Recordings are available for on-demand viewing.

Learn more about Medill High School Journalism Live

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