"Our program is for credit only so it's unpaid. Because of that, we don’t track applicant/intern
numbers like I would assume
a paid program might."
-- an unidentified USA Today employee, responding to blogger Jim Romenesko's survey of newspaper summer internship programs: how many applications received per opening. (Example: The New York Times got 1,644 for 13 positions.) According to its website, USAT is looking for just two interns this summer.