I might be attending the Washington Journalism and Media Conference next summer, and I was wondering how it would look. It's a paid program, and I would spend the week networking, watching presentations from professional journalists, and participating in "simulation activities." I am likely going to declare my major as journalism on my applications.
An opportunity you paid to participate in is still an opportunity! You can include this on you EC list, just as you would any other summer program or internship. If you are able to provide information on the selectivity of the program, that could be helpful to include in the description as well.
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