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Wall Street Journal names its winter/spring interns

January 19, 2022

Posted by Chris Roush

The Wall Street Journal has named its interns for the winter and spring.

This year will be the first time that the Journal will have part-time spring interns, providing an opportunity for students to immerse themselves in our newsroom while continuing to attend school

The inaugural part-time spring internship program was created to help WSJ meet its commitment to recruit and build a pipeline of high-potential, diverse candidates who bring their varied backgrounds, experiences and perspectives into the newsroom.

Stephen Council (Corporate/U.S. News, Chicago)

Stephen Council is a senior at Northwestern University studying journalism, economics and creative writing. Previously, he interned with CNBC’s investigative unit, CalMatters and southeast Virginia’s NPR affiliate station, WHRO. He has also written for and led investigative projects at his college newspaper, The Daily Northwestern. Stephen hails from Williamsburg, Va. and loves to read, cook for friends, play frisbee and search for the perfect playlist.

Renée Onque (Health and Science, New York)

Renée Onque is a recent graduate of the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at the City University of New York. Previously, she interned for the New York Daily News, reporting on crime, and, covering fitness, nutrition and health. In her free time, Renée reads novels and records meditations.

Stephanie Lai (Real-Time, New York)

Stephanie Lai is a senior at Columbia University studying political science. She previously served as the Investigations and News Editor of the Columbia Daily Spectator. She has interned on metro desks across the country, including the Philadelphia Inquirer, the Los Angeles Times and the Washington Post. In her spare time, she enjoys running, reading and cheerleading.

Camille Furst (Speed and Trending, New York)

Camille Furst is a senior at The College of New Jersey, majoring in journalism. She served as editor-in-chief of her campus newspaper, The Signal. She interned at CNN’s National Content Center, where she worked with the assignment desk editors to report stories from across the country. She also interned with NBC Washington. Born and raised in New Jersey, she loves reading books, playing piano and cooking recipes from different cultures.

Nicolle Liu (WSJ Pro, New York)

Nicolle Liu is a graduate student at New York University, studying journalism, business and economics reporting. She graduated with a bachelor’s degree in journalism and communication from the Chinese University of Hong Kong. She started her career with Reuters Breakingviews as a production assistant. She also worked at The Financial Times’ Hong Kong bureau, where she covered the Asia financial center. In her spare time, the Hong Kong citizen enjoys cooking.

Christian Richey (Sports, New York)

Christian Richey is a senior studying journalism and design at The New School, where he is the co-managing editor for its student publication, the New School Free Press. He graduated from Anne Arundel Community College, where he worked as editor-in-chief of the college’s newspaper, Campus Current. He interned at the Information Technology & Innovation Foundation, where he wrote for its publication, Innovation Policy News. In his free time, he likes to make music, read, and play chess.

Teresa Mettela (Politics, Washington, D.C)

Teresa Mettela is a senior at The City College of New York, studying journalism and international studies. She works as a local journalist for the Queens Daily Eagle and the Queens Courier. In her free time, she likes to write poetry, practice yoga, and skateboard around New York City.

Yati Sanghvi (Digital Platform, New York)

Yati Sanghvi is a senior at Rutgers University — New Brunswick, where she studies journalism and media studies. She previously wrote for Rutgers’ newspaper The Daily Targum, covering music and culture. Yati, who hails from Edison, N.J., has worked as a social media fellow for Business Insider. When she’s not working or spending time on social media, Yati can be found playing piano, listening to the latest K-Pop hits, or practicing figure skating at the nearest ice rink.

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