New listings/events: Internships

Renée Schafer Horton,
Internship Coordinator

Feb. 13, 2020

Dear Students:


Renée is still out of the office until further notice. For internship questions please reach out to Ethan H. Schwalbe at All other issues, please contact Andrés Domínguez in the main School of Journalism office at or 621-7556   





A good resource for new internship opportunities — both paid and unpaid — is the Student Press Law Center. For new listings on summer internships with upcoming deadlines, please click on


Instagram Fellowship program in New York City PAID

Deadline: March 6, 2020. For ten weeks in up to 20 newsrooms across the U.S., the fellows will develop and implement an Instagram strategy that supports each publisher’s business goals. At the end of the summer, each fellow will develop a playbook with easy-to-execute strategies for editors to maintain their Instagram after the fellowship ends.



• You have either graduated college in December 2019 or will graduate in May 2020.

• You have completed at least one newsroom internship OR have spent at least one full school year on your college newspaper staff.

• You are available and willing to relocate to where your assigned publisher is located for a full-time, two-month fellowship this summer (Program dates: 6/8/2020 - 8/14/2020).

• You are available and willing to attend the Fellowship kickoff event at Facebook's New York HQ (dates: 6/2/2020-6/3/2020). Your travel and hotel will be on us!

• You have a public Instagram account.

• You are 18+ and a US resident.


Apply for a paid internship at The Architect’s Newspaper PAID

Deadline: Apply soon for summer. We’re looking for a New York-based intern who will be available to work with our editorial staff in AN’s Tribeca offices two days per week. Ideal candidates will be strong writers with an eye for detail, game for covering breaking news, openings, and announcements, and knowledgeable on the basics of WordPress and Photoshop or quick to learn. Interns will be expected to write both for web and print as well as update the website with events and competitions postings. Duties may also include fact-checking, event support, and photo research. Internships are paid on an hourly basis. The duration of the internship is flexible, from a few months to a semester, and we are looking for interns who can start this summer (around May 1, 2020). Interested? Please send your resume/CV and three short (no more than 1,000 words each) writing samples to Jack Balderrama Morley at


Internship, Global Communications and Media Relations, Summer 2020 PAID

Deadline: Rolling. The Global Communications and Media Relations department focuses on maximizing the presence of CFR in print, broadcast, and online media outlets and on promoting CFR’s roster of products, which includes on-the-record events, CFR books, Council Special Reports, Task Force reports, working papers, online publications and interactive features, and Foreign Affairs articles. The department also works to ensure that CFR experts are visible in the news media. All who are selected to participate in CFR’s Blavatnik Internship Program and Robina Franklin Williams Internship Program receive training in the field of foreign policy and international affairs as well as skills training in writing, research, program planning, and much more.


  • Undergraduate student with a concentration in international relations, political science, journalism, PR/marketing, or public affairs
  • Previous internship experience in at media organizations, think tanks, non-profit organizations, NGO's or PR firms preferred
  • Previous experience working on a college paper/journal preferred
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite, as well as social media channels and research databases
  • Ability to multitask and work well collectively in a fast-paced environment
  • A demonstrated interest in media relations and public affairs, or foreign policy/international affairs and global issues preferred





FiveThirtyEight 2020 Summer Internship in NEW YORK PAID

Deadline: Not listed. Imagine working side-by-side with industry leaders in your field of study. Imagine building upon the skills you've learned in the classroom within a family of legendary brands passionate about creating world-class experiences on a global scale. Now, imagine yourself in a paid Disney Professional Internship. FiveThirtyEight is an award-winning site focused on providing data-driven journalism in sports, politics, and science. FiveThirtyEight is hiring college students or recent graduates to work as paid interns this summer in the following positions: Video/motion graphics, Designer, Podcast producer, Politics data reporter, Sports data reporter, Copy Editor, Data visualization intern.


The Economist invites applications for the 2020 Marjorie Deane internship PAID

Deadline: February 21, 2020 Paid for by the Marjorie Deane Financial Journalism Foundation, the award is designed to provide work experience for a promising journalist or would-be journalist, who will spend three months at the New York office of The Economist writing about business, finance and economics. Applicants are asked to write a covering letter and an original article of no more than 500 words suitable for publication in the Finance & economics section. Applications should be sent to by February 21st. For more information, see


Static Media Feature/News Writer PAID

Deadline: Not listed. Static Media is looking for enthusiastic, hard-working freelance writers to join our feature and news teams across five of our brands: Looper, Nicki Swift, Grunge, The List, and Mashed. Ideal candidates have at least 3 years of experience writing content for print or the web in areas related to those five brands: movies & TV; celebs & entertainment; weird facts & history; women's lifestyle & health; food & grocery culture. We are looking for creative individuals who are self-sufficient and versatile. These positions are work-from-home with flexible, stable hours. Location does not matter. 

NGOabroad International Volunteering & Careers

Deadline: Apply soon for summer. Want to volunteer abroad or work abroad? Great! NGOabroad provides affordable, customized  volunteer abroad programs and helps people enter or advance in working abroad in humanitarian work. Aiming to go into international development?  We offer key career services: career coach / career counselling; and resume builder and cover letter tips. Our international volunteer opportunities and international internships have more depth because they tackle the pressing challenges of our time. So our emphasis is skilled volunteering for student volunteers & professional volunteers. We also have Gap Year programs. Come see the world, and serve the world!


Michigan Radio Podcast Internship PAID

Deadline: Not listed. This internship involves research, making phone calls, recording and transcribing audio. There will also be opportunities to go out in the field with reporters and gather tape. Applicants should be able to commit to a full work day and 16-24 hours of work per week. The position pays $9.65/hr. To apply, send a resume and any examples of journalism work (print or broadcast) to Michigan Radio Executive Producer of Special Projects Jennifer Guerra at


National Review Summer Editorial Internship PAID

Deadline: Not listed. National Review is accepting applications for its summer editorial internship. Interns will work in our New York office, receive a modest stipend, participate in every part of the editorial process, and have opportunities to write. Applicants should have an excellent academic record and some experience in student or professional journalism. If you wish to apply, please send a cover letter explaining your interest, a résumé, and two of your best journalistic writing samples (no more, please), all as PDF or Word files (no links, please), to editorial.applications (at)


Call for entries: Tom Hanson Photojournalism Award

Deadline: Feb. 21, 2020. The award offers a six-week paid internship at The Canadian Press head office in Toronto for a photojournalist in the early stages of his or her career. The winning applicant will complete the internship between April and September 2020 and be paid at the start rate for photographers at The Canadian Press. 


2020 Summer Communications Internship with Columbus Blue Jackets in Columbus 

Deadline: Not listed. The intern will assist the communications staff with writing and editing of team publications, press releases and other written materials as needed; management of news and photo archives; maintenance of media distribution lists; preparation for National Hockey League Draft; and staff support during Development Camp. Junior or Senior preferred, journalism or communications major encouraged. Sports information experience preferred.  



ProPublica’s Emerging Reporters Program PAID

Deadline: Not listed. The Emerging Reporters Program provides a $9,000 stipend, along with mentoring and trips to the National Institute for Computer-Assisted Reporting conference and our New York office, for five students each year who work or want to work at college journalism outlets: newspapers, websites, radio stations or TV stations. Check out our previous fellows, and apply here. All students who will be juniors or seniors in college this academic year are eligible to apply, and African Americans, Latinos and other people of color are especially encouraged to do so. Participants are expected to take a full course load during the 2019-20 school year. Applicants must also demonstrate financial need. The purpose of the stipends is to make college journalism accessible to students for whom it would otherwise be economically out of reach.


Summer 2020 Mansion Global Journalism Internship in NEW YORK city PAID

Deadline: Not listed. Mansion Global, the premier destination for news, analysis and trend stories on the luxury residential market worldwide, is seeking an editorial intern for the Summer 2020. This is a Dow Jones editorial property. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: writing news stories and reblogs on the luxury real estate market, fact-checking, research, transcribing and building posts in Wordpress. Qualified candidates should be journalism majors of at least junior level with an interest in real estate or business. They should also be well-versed in digital storytelling, research and social media. This is a paid internship with the option of also receiving college credit. Please include a resume, cover letter and work samples in your application. Read all the details at the link above.


City Weekly, Salt Lake CityPAID (PARTIALLY)

Deadline: Apply soon for summer. Note in the application that you are seeking a summer internship. City Weekly is currently accepting applications for its internship program. College students who apply should have an interest in journalism. Students will learn what's involved in producing a weekly newspaper, from pitching a story idea, reporting and story development to editing, layout and proofing by working with and observing our reporters and editors. In addition, interns will produce content for our website, will update listings and write blogs. Interns will work at City Weekly's downtown Salt Lake City office. Office hours vary. The estimated time commitment is 12 hours per week, with a standard schedule to be established. Dates of Internships offered:

* Summer: May 4-Aug. 14 (15 weeks) 

Compensation: While the internship at City Weekly is unpaid, interns will receive standard freelancer rates for any published story. In addition, upon completion of the internship, each receives a $125 stipend. Email a cover letter, résumé and references now to If available, include three writing samples or links to online work. 


Cleveland Jewish Publication Company Seeks Summer 2020 Interns

Deadline: March 6, 2020. The Cleveland Jewish Publication Company is seeking summer interns to work in the editorial, advertising and marketing departments.Interns will gain hands-on experience working on all CJPC products including: CJN, Columbus Jewish News, CJPC magazines, websites and social media channels.For the editorial internship, submit a resume and three writing samples to (include “Summer Intern” in the subject line).


Agricultural Relations Council Ag Communications Scholarship

Deadline: March 15, 2020. ARC is now accepting applications for its scholarship program, which awards one $1,500 fall scholarship (2019-2020 academic year) to an undergraduate college student studying ag communications and public relations.


The Information internship PAID

Deadline: Rolling. The Information is a fast-growing subscription publication dedicated to original, compelling reporting on business and technology. Since launching nearly six years ago, we have become a must-read for people in tech, media, entertainment and on Wall Street. We don’t follow the crowd: Our reporters are given the time to pursue in-depth stories that make an impact. Our work has included groundbreaking reporting on the safety of self-driving cars, sexual harassment of female entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley, and myriad hard-hitting exclusives on WeWork, Facebook, Apple and scores of other companies. Past interns have gone to full-time jobs at The Information and other leading news organizations. If you’re interested in applying for our summer internship, please send a resume, cover letter and clips to Selection is made on a rolling basis. 



Baltimore Magazine

Applications open all year long for fall, spring or summer internships. Please make sure to specify which intern period(s) you are applying for (spring, summer, or fall). Editorial internship applicants should also include a brief cover letter and at least two writing samples in addition to a resume. See the bottom of the page in the link above for contacts for each internship



Monica Baricevic
School of Journalism
Outreach Coordinating Intern
The University of Arizona