New listings/events: Internships

Renée Schafer Horton,
Internship Coordinator

  • Room: 323A, Marshall Bldg
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  • Phone: 520-626-9219
  • Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
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Sept. 13, 2018

Dear students:


·        New stuff throughout this message, so read carefully.

·        If you are applying for Chips Quinn Internshipplease let me know ASAP.

·        If you are applying for any of the major national internships (Seattle Times, Boston Globe, NBC, etc), let me see your materials before you apply so we can make sure there are no mistakes and so I have the opportunity to make a direct call to the recruiter before your application goes in.

·        Dr. Terry Wimmer is now actively recruiting for the Bolles FellowshipDeadline to apply is Sept. 26 – basically two weeks from now. There’s a flyer on the bulletin board outside my office, but here are the basic deets: You’ll spend spring 2019 in Phoenix, covering the Legislature for Arizona Sonora News and working/learning from reporters up there doing the same thing. You’ll get a $4,000 stipend, plus your spring tuition is covered. You’ll earn 12 units (combination of journalism and political science credits) and get great experience, clips and contacts. Plus, you’ll get a cool letter from the prior fellow explaining everything you need to know to do well at the job! Want this great opportunity??? (Oh, yes you do!) Turn in a résumé, statement of purpose (why you want this internship) and three writing samples to Dr. Wimmer by the deadline to his office (Room 324). Questions? See the flyer for Dr. Wimmer’s contact info or stop by his office. This is a great opportunity!

·        Plan to come to Pizza and Portfolios. Wednesday, Oct. 3, 5 – 7 p.m., in Room 347 (New location). Don’t miss out on this great opportunity to hear from people in the field of journalism and have your résumés, cover letters, work samples, reels, photos and multimedia packages critiqued by faculty! RSVP is required for us to order pizza and salad and so faculty know what to expect in regard to critique. Sign up here! Professionals coming include Damien Alameda (TV sports anchor), Andrea Kelley (AZPM news director), Curt Prendergast (Arizona Daily Star courts reporter), and Dylan Smith (founder/editor If you are not in class on Oct. 3 at 5 p.m., and you want a job eventually in journalism, you should be at this event.

·        Cool new thing! The Thompson-Reuters Photojournalism Grant. Deadline: Nov. 15 (get your application in early!) The grant should be used to support photo assignments and projects that will advance the recipients’ experience, skills and ability to tell new stories. Pictures taken by recipients as part of their grant project will be distributed globally on Reuters platforms. Applicants must be between the ages of 18-35, and must be either studying photojournalism or working professionally in the activity. They must submit a CV and a 35-50 picture portfolio (JPEG format) of both single images and multi-image stories. Applicants must also submit a detailed cover letter explaining a project or idea to use the grant during spring of 2016. A focused project about a subject in a community or location close to you that you can reasonably complete in a few weeks or months is advisable. Email your CV and portfolio to Successful candidates will be contacted by Yannis Behrakis. All details at hyperlink above.



·        Legislative Broadcast Internship recruiting session: Monday, Sept. 24, noon (12 p.m.) in Room 340 of journalism building.Bring your lunch and learn about the legislative broadcasting internship and how to apply. Flyers outside Renee’s office on board and also attached. For juniors and seniors (sophomores sometimes accepted). Tuition covered for the spring, plus salary and $500 moving allowance. You will spend the spring semester in Phoenix covering the legislature and end the semester with contacts and knowledge about law making, feature writing, and broadcasting. You do not need to have any broadcasting experience to do this internship. Interns earn a paycheck, a tuition waiver (NAU and U of A students only), and up to 12 hours of upper division class credits (6 in journalism elective and 6 in political science elective). This should not delay your graduation if you plan correctly. Read about everything hereCome if you are interested in applying in this year OR in the next two!


·        Green Career Mixer; North Ballroom, Student Union Memorial Center

Tuesday, September 25; 4:30-7 p.m. For students looking to intern/work/volunteer in sustainable fields or with companies who support green initiatives.


·        Pulliam Fellowship Recruiting/Info session: Wednesday, Oct. 3, 11:30 a.m. in room 340 of journalism building. Students wanting to apply for this Summer 2019 internship at the Arizona Republic should come, dressed for success, and bring your resume (please have me look at it first!) and five to eight work samples. The Pulliam tries to take two interns from UA School of Journalism each year, but you are competing with about 350 applicants across the country for 20 positions total, so bring you’re a game. Pay is $650 per week. Transportation and housing are on the intern, but editors can help you know where prior interns have rented. You will still need to apply here, but this info session allows you to meet the man who helps make the decision in person and hand off some of your materials. Deadline to apply is Nov. 1, and all the info is here. To apply you need a recent photo, five to eight writing samples, three letters of recommendation, an unofficial grade transcript and to fill out the application form linked above. They look for reporters, news designers and photojournalism students.


·        School of Journalism Fall Internship FairFriday, Oct 19, recruiters here from 8:30 to 4. Mark your calendars now and request off that Friday from any job you may have. Open to all students who have completed JOUR 205 or are enrolled in 205 in the fall. Recruiters seeking interns for the spring semester and, in some cases, summer 2019. Most of these are local internships that can be completed here in Tucson.



Spoon University is a student-run online food publication featuring recipes, restaurant reviews, personal stories, and hacks to help you "adult." Publication is currently looking for writers, videographers, and photographers. Please email me at if you are interested in these volunteer positions.


For December grads taking 12 units or fewer this fall: (KOLD/KMSB) has immediate opening for a full-time Digital Content Producer. Candidate must be a self-starter, able to work under tight deadlines and be a vocal part of a newsroom that has a heavy focus on digital. We are looking for a high-energy, creative candidate with a journalistic background who can write or edit an AP-style news story quickly with no errors. A digital content producer will create content to our platforms-- including our website, news app, weather app and OTT.  We are also looking for someone who knows how to engage an audience on social media and drive them to our content on those same platforms. Take a look at and our apps and let us know if you want to join the most dominant digital team in Southern Arizona. Qualified applicants, apply here(Raycom Media Career Site) and attach resume and link to your most recent and best work.  No phone calls please.


Blue Guitar literary and arts magazine seeks literary submissions for the Fall 2018 Edition Deadline: Oct. 4. Submissions are sought in all genres — fiction, poetry, plays, creative nonfiction. Writers must submit original work and must live part- or full-time in Arizona. Simultaneous submissions will be accepted, but the writer must notify the magazine as soon as possible if the work is accepted elsewhere. It is free to submit, and submissions may be made in multiple genres. Please include your name and the best way to contact you on your submission. Submissions must be in the best shape possible and publication-ready. To submit or for further information, email Editor Rebecca Dyer at For more information,


New York Times Institute (All expenses covered)

Deadline: Nov. 15. Follow in the footsteps of the best and brightest young journalists in America by applying to The New York Times Student Journalism Institute. The Institute is offered once a year in May. Participants must be students (or December or May graduates) who are members of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists or the National Association of Black Journalists.The next Institute will be held from May 18 to June 2, 2019, for student members of NABJ and NAHJ.

There is no cost whatsoever to attend the Institute. Students are provided with room and board and all of their costs, including transportation to and from the Institute, are paid by The New York Times Company. One student each year will also be awarded an Armando Montaño Scholarship to help with his or her educational or professional ambitions. The scholarship honors Mando Montaño, a promising young journalist who attended the Institute in 2010 and who died at age 22 in Mexico City in 2012. Read more at link above.


Metpro Program PAID

Deadline: March 2019. For December and May grads. Metpro is not an internship but a formal program customized to help trainees realize their goals, a unique program designed to help beginning journalists launch careers and boost diversity in the Los Angeles Times and Chicago Tribune newsrooms. They seek high-potential, highly motivated aspiring journalists with diverse backgrounds or life experiences. The program's main thrust is to provide participants - recent college graduates or journalists with limited professional experience - the training and support necessary to put them on a fast track to success. Read all about it and apply through link above.


LISTINGS STILL TAKING APPLICATIONS – now listed by deadline dates!


C-SPAN Summer 2019 Internships (STIPEND PAID)

Deadline: Not listed, assume Oct 1. Interns must be pursuing a bachelor's degree during the semester you would like to intern. First priority is given to rising juniors and seniors. A $1,200 stipend will be paid at the end of a successful internship. Interns must be available to work a minimum of three weekdays, eight hours a day (day time hours). Apply at link above.


Newsday Summer 2019 Internship PAID

Deadline: Oct. 19. Seeking opinion page intern, reporting intern and multimedia intern. You must be a junior, senior or graduate student enrolled in a degree program as of December 2018. At least one previous internship at a daily newspaper, magazine or website. Interns must have a valid driver’s license and a car.


Gizmodo Media Group (multiple outlets w/ internships) PAID

Deadline: Normally Oct. 25. Look at the link above for all the openings. They are updated daily and internships will be posted there.


Texas Tribune Student Fellowships (Multiple Spring and Summer)
Location: Austin, Texas
Deadline: Oct. 1 for spring and Nov. 15 for summer
Pay: Amount unspecified
Description: The Texas Tribune offers paid fellowships in data visuals, reporting, copy editing, photo editing, art, events and engagement.


Slate Editorial Intern, D.C. (Spring)
Location: Washington, D.C.
Pay: $12.50 per hour
Deadline: Oct. 1
Description: "Candidates for the D.C. editorial internship must be available to work in Slate's Washington office 29 hours per week. They must be highly organized, have a proven interest in journalism, and be very familiar with Slate. They must also be able to work quickly, efficiently, and without much supervision. There will be opportunity for writing blog posts and articles."


Atlanta-Journal Constitution Internship
Location: Atlanta
Pay: Unspecified amount
Deadline: Oct. 1
Description: "The AJC offers fall, spring and summer internships. Fall/spring semester internships are part-time, offering local students a chance to earn college credit and/or pay. Summer internships are paid, 10-week programs. The AJC is looking for upper-level college students interested in pursuing a career as a reporter, database specialist or interactive producer. Interns are treated as full-time professional journalists."


Atlantic Media Fellowship
Location: Washington, D.C., and New York City
Deadline: Oct. 2
Pay: Unspecified amount
Description: "Atlantic Media offers high-achieving recent college graduates a unique opportunity to participate in the Atlantic Media Fellowship Program. The program is a structured, year-long paid fellowship for top-tier talent committed to editorial-side or business-side careers in media." 

Mother Jones: The Ben Bagdikian Fellowship Program
Location: San Francisco, Washington D.C., New York City
Deadline: October 1 and April 1
Pay: $2,275 per month for six months
Description: Mother Jones offers six-month fellowships in editorial, online editorial, social media, digital media and strategic communications positions.

American Society of Magazine Editors Internship Program
Location: New York City and Washington, D.C.
Pay: $455 per week
Deadline: Oct. 2
Description: "ASME interns participate in a three-day orientation program and learn the fundamentals of reporting, fact checking and copy editing. Over the course of the summer, ASME interns also attend special events in New York and Washington and meet for lunch with top editors. ASME interns report, edit, fact-check and copy-edit for print and online publications."

The Fulbright-National Geographic Storytelling Fellowship.

Deadline: Oct. 6. Part of the Fulbright U.S. Student Program, provides opportunities for U.S. citizens to participate in an academic year of overseas travel and storytelling in one, two, or three countries on a globally significant theme. This Fellowship is made possible through a partnership between the U.S. Department of State and the National Geographic Society. Storytellers publish stories on the Fulbright-National Geographic Stories blog. Very good for graduate students.


The Washington Post Newsroom Internships
Location: Washington, D.C.
Deadline: Oct. 6
Pay: $750 per week (in 2017)
Description: "Come be a reporter, photographer, videographer, multiplatform editor or producer, news or digital designer, graphics reporter or developer, or social media producer."


NPR Internships
Location: Washington, D.C.
Pay: $12.50 per hour; academic credit also offered
Deadline: Oct. 8
Description: "From Day 1, interns at NPR are given real-world, hands-on responsibilities. Working alongside top professionals in the field, interns do meaningful work across a variety of departments at NPR. Find out how you can contribute your diverse talents to gain invaluable experience at the heart of a thriving multimedia organization."


The Chronicle of Higher Education (Spring)
Location: Washington, D.C.
Deadline: Oct. 9
Pay: $625 per week
Description: "Are you an early-career or aspiring journalist interested (even just a little) in covering colleges and universities? If so, you should apply for our spring internship."


New York Public Radio Internships
Location: New York City
Deadline: Applications for spring open Oct. 10 – for December grads!
Pay: $11.50 per hour
Description: "NYPR internships are designed to be a learning experience for sharp, enthusiastic self-starters, with or without radio skills. Our interns do meaningful work across a variety of shows and departments. Interns who work on our shows and departments are an integral part of the team and assist with all aspects of work."


Marketplace (Spring)
Location: Los Angeles, California
Pay: $12 per hour
Deadline: Oct. 13
Description: "Marketplace has an excellent internship opportunity in Los Angeles for those who have an active interest in journalism. Marketplace Interns will be compensated on an hourly basis. Parking or bus pass will also be reimbursed."


The Baltimore Sun: Mary J. Corey Journalism Internship
Location: Baltimore
Pay: $575 per week
Deadline: Oct. 15
Description: "The person selected should have extensive journalism experience, either as a student journalist, or as an intern at a newspaper, or a combination of both. The intern will be selected on the basis of journalism qualifications and the degree to which she or he exemplifies the values of Mary Corey."


Politico Editorial Internship (Spring and Summer)
Location: Rosslyn, Virginia
Pay: Unspecified
Deadline: Oct. 15 for spring, Nov. 1 for summer
Description: "POLITICO seeks exceptional college students/recent graduates for its editorial internship program. We hire year-round for positions on our magazine, our breaking news desk, our politics desk and our Politico Pro policy teams."


Chicago Sun-Times Newsroom Internship (Spring)
Location: Chicago
Pay: Unspecified
Deadline: Oct. 15
Description: "The 
Chicago Sun-Times offers newsroom internships to college students and recent college graduates in the news, photography, social media, features, sports and Homicide Watch departments. These opportunities are offered in the spring semester, over summer break and the fall semester."


Editorial Internship at The Nation (Spring)
Location: New York City
Pay: $15 per hour
Deadline: Oct. 16
Description: "For more than three decades The Nation Institute, in conjunction with The Nation magazine, has provided an internship program for early-career journalists interested in journalism and publishing."


St. Louis Post-Dispatch Video/Photo Internships
Location: St. Louis
Deadline: Oct. 28 for winter, Nov. 5 for spring
Pay: $415 per week
Description: "The St. Louis Post-Dispatch, recipient of the 2015 Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News Photography, is looking for an enthusiastic, creative and flexible multimedia journalist with a sense of  curiosity, adventure and humor who can generate and execute timely video and photo ideas professionally and efficiently. "


CBS News Internships (Spring)
Location: New York City or Washington, D.C.
Pay: Unspecified amount
Deadline: Oct. 31
Description: "This is an educational program designed for college students who are interested in pursuing a career in journalism, broadcasting or production. Each student is selected and assigned on a first-come, first-served basis."


The Miami Herald Newsroom Internships
Location: Miami
Pay: $520 per week
Deadline: Oct. 31
Description: "We think internships at the Miami Herald Media Company are among the best in the country. Each year, we offer talented collegiate journalists the opportunity to hone their craft working with the country’s top professionals in the most interesting, diverse and news-intensive city in the United States."


Wall Street Journal science/health reporting internship. PAID.

Deadline: Oct. 31. For students graduating in December, starting in January.


Dallas Morning News

Location: Dallas
Deadline: Oct. 31
Pay: $15 per hour
Description: "The Dallas Morning News offers an internship in our Editorial Department at the downtown Dallas office. The main responsibility for this intern will be writing and researching online columns expressing his or her personal point of view, as well as aggregation posts that summarize others' opinions."


The Denver Post Summer Internships
Location: Denver
Pay: $500 per week
Deadline: Oct. 31
Description: "Our editors choose full-time summer interns in news, business and features reporting (3 positions); digital production; photography; videography; and information design/visual communication."


Arkansas Democrat-Gazette (spring and summer)
Location: Little Rock, Arkansas
Deadline: Oct. 31
Pay: $12.50 per hour
Description: "Interns receive fast-paced, real-world news experience with strong clips to show for their season with the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. Our interns are challenged to rise to the highest bar of journalistic excellence and their bylines are frequently seen on 1A and section fronts."


Slate Science Intern (Spring)
Location: New York City
Pay: $12 an hour
Deadline: Oct. 20
Description: "We are looking for someone who is organized, motivated, and an original thinker; is familiar with our science section; and has plenty of story ideas (and opinions). The intern will help assist with reprints and light research, but the bulk of the time will be devoted to pitching, reporting, and writing. A background in science is a plus."


Gizmodo Media Group Editorial Internships
Location: New York City
Deadline: Oct. 23
Pay: $750 per week
Description: "The Gizmodo Media Group is seeking sharp, curious and fun aspiring journalists to intern with us in New York City in Summer 2018. Gizmodo Media Group is the publisher of the web’s most original media brands, including Gizmodo, Kotaku, Lifehacker, Deadspin, Jezebel, Splinter, TheRoot and Jalopnik."


New York Times Reporting internship

Location: Washington, D.C.
Deadline: Oct. 31
Pay: About $1,000 per week
Description: "The Times and the Washington Press Club Foundation select an exceptional intern to report and write across a wide variety of subject areas in the Washington bureau during a 10-week summer internship. The position, which is co-sponsored by the foundation, is intended for aspiring reporters with a demonstrated interest in or aptitude for writing about government and policy. It is aimed at students who receive financial aid and who hope to become journalists in Washington." NOTE: There are also internships in design, business reporting, photography, multimedia, etc.


Austin American Statesman Internships
Location: Austin, Texas
Deadline: Oct. 31
Pay: $8 per hour for spring, $450 per week for summer
Description: "Our objective is to help interns grow with challenging assignments. In other words, you won't spend your time writing police briefs, taking mug shots and running errands. Last summer, one intern finished with three dozen bylines, three-quarters of which were on the front page or the Metro cover."


Slate Video Intern (Spring)
Location: New York City
Pay: Unspecified amount
Deadline: Oct. 31
Description: "Slate's video intern supports our video department. This position is paid, full-time, and based in our Brooklyn office."


Charlotte Observer Summer Internships
Location: Charlotte, North Carolina
Pay: Unspecified amount, or for college credit
Deadline: Nov. 1
Description: "The Charlotte Observer, the largest newspaper in the Carolinas, is accepting applications for 2018 newsroom summer internships. From Day 1 of your internship, you will be welcomed as part of The Charlotte Observer staff. We expect our interns to function as beginning professionals from their first day: that is, to report or shoot video for stories ready to be edited for digital and print publication."


The Boston Globe Newsroom Summer Internship
Location: Boston
Deadline: Nov. 1
Pay: Unspecified weekly wage
Description: "The largest group of interns reports on local and regional news across New England as general assignment reporters — working on both breaking news for our Express Desk and longer daily and non-daily stories for our Super Department. Other intern reporters cover sports, living/arts or business news. We also have intern positions in the Photography and Editorial Design departments, and on the News copy desk."


Los Angeles Times Summer Reporting Internship
Location: Los Angeles
Pay: Unspecified amount
Deadline: Nov. 1
Description: "We place reporting interns throughout the L.A. Times: Metro/Local, Foreign/National, Sacramento, Sports, Business, Features (Home, Image, Travel, Food, Mind & Body), Arts & Entertainment, Editorial Pages and in our Washington, D.C., bureau."


Chicago Tribune Internships
Location: Chicago
Pay: Unspecified amount
Deadline: Nov. 1
Description: "The Chicago Tribune’s newsroom internship program seeks college juniors, seniors and graduate students for 12-week paid internships. Opportunities will be considered in all newsroom departments:  metro, sports, business, graphics, copy editing, design, photo/video, entertainment, events, social media and lifestyle."


Tampa Bay Times Internships
Location: Tampa Bay, Florida
Deadline: Nov. 1
Pay: $450 to $625 per week
Description: "The Times offers internships in all of its departments. The internships range from 12-week summer experiences to six-month and yearlong jobs. Our interns gain hands-on experience, working alongside staffers who offer guidance and respect them as equals. Interns are paid a weekly salary and also are eligible for 
scholarships from the Tampa Bay Times Fund."


Sports Journalism Institute and Internship Program-- Phoenix  

Deadline to apply: Nov. 1. Program runs May 24 to June 1, 2019 at Arizona State University with a boot camp followed by paid internships at print, digital or electronic media outlets. Editing and online candidates are urged to apply (car is required). Applications must be accompanied by two letters of recommendation, work samples (no more than 10), a current college transcript, a personal essay on what this program would mean to you (500 words maximum), and a photograph. Send application packet to: Gregory Lee at If you are a writer, please make into one package as a PDF. If you are showing videos, send via Dropbox. For questions, please email Gregory or ask them here:


WIRED Editorial Fellow
Location: San Francisco
Pay: $14 per hour
Deadline: Applications open in November
Description: "WIRED offers five six-month-long editorial fellowships, all located at our editorial headquarters in San Francisco’s South of Market neighborhood. Editorial fellowships focus on 
reportingvideogadgetsfact-checking, and photography."


Bloomberg News Internships
Location: Multiple locations
Deadline: November 1.
Pay: Unspecified
Description: "In our 10- to 12-week program, you’ll help report breaking news about financial markets, economies, technology, business and governments. Our interns, who are either students or recent graduates, may also pitch and write enterprise stories, conduct interviews and collaborate with our other consumer-facing media platforms."


Star-Tribune Reporting Internship
Location: Minneapolis
Deadline: Nov. 1
Pay: $735 per week
Description: "Star Tribune offers 10-week summer reporting internships. We recruit nationally for this program and select talented, driven college and graduate students who can cover breaking news, as well as write enterprise stories. We expect our interns to come to us with skill and leave with polish and invaluable experience from a major-market newsroom. We will place reporters in metro, business, features and sports; please note your preference."


Dow Jones News Fund Internship Programs
Location: Multiple
Deadline: Nov. 1
Pay: At least $400 per week
Description: "The Dow Jones News Fund college internship programs help competitive juniors, seniors and graduate students jump-start careers in journalism through hands-on internships with leading news organizations. Interns receive one week of rigorous pre-internship training, a weekly salary during the internship and a $1,000 scholarship for those returning to school."


High Country News (Spring)
Location: Paonia, Colorado
Deadline: Nov. 1 
Pay: $220 per week plus free housing, $500 travel stipend
Description: "High Country News is looking for informed and enthusiastic editorial interns and fellows to report on natural resource, environmental and community issues in the 11 Western states."




Oregonian Media Group 
Location: Portland, Oregon
Deadline: Nov. 1
Pay: Amount unspecified
Description: The Oregonian/OregonLive, an award-winning news organization, offers a 10-week paid internship program for college students and recent graduates who wish to work in a digitally focused newsroom. Summer interns are given news and feature assignments just like regular staff members, producing journalism for the and The Oregonian.


The Valley News Photo Internship (Spring) FOR DEC. GRADS
Location: West Lebanon, New Hampshire
Deadline: Nov. 2
Pay: $480 per week
Description: "The Valley News is currently accepting applications for a six-month photo internship, running from January to June 2018. The photo intern works with the newspaper's two staff photographers and photo editor, covering a range of assignments and enterprise work."



The Virginian-Pilot Internship Program
Location: Norfolk, Virginia
Pay: Unspecified amount
Deadline: Nov. 3
Description: "Located in the Hampton Roads area of Virginia, The Virginian-Pilot's newsroom of award-winning journalists is eager to help you learn. The region has lots of stories to tell, and from Day 1 you’ll be going after them. Our coverage area includes five cities, miles of beaches, the country’s largest Navy base and more."


WUSF Public Media
Location: Tampa, Florida
Deadline: Nov. 3
Pay: $10 per hour
Description: "WUSF News is looking for student journalists ready for the opportunity to work in a professional newsroom. We're taking applications for the Spring 2018 Stephen Noble Internship - a semester-long chance to develop into a public radio reporter."


The Seattle Times – multiple internships on various desks
Location: Seattle
Deadline: Nov. 3
Pay: Amount unspecified
Description: "The Seattle Times offers paid summer internships to outstanding students pursuing a career in journalism. For 10 weeks, interns work on varied assignments and attend weekly training sessions with members of a Pulitzer Prize-winning staff. Interns receive a skill-development plan and work with a staff mentor to achieve it. For the copy editing internship, applicants must have strong language skills and some editing experience on multiple platforms. Finalists will take a copy editing test."


News21 Fellowship
Location: Phoenix, Arizona
Pay: $7,500 stipend plus travel
Deadline: Nov. 10
Description: "During the summer, fellows work full time out of a digital newsroom at the Cronkite School for 10 weeks, typically beginning in mid to late May and ending in late July or early August."


Kansas City Star Reporting and Audience Internships
Location: Kansas City, Missouri
Deadline: Nov. 15
Pay: $15 per hour
Description: "Reporting interns will cover breaking news and enterprise stories. We’re looking for reporters who can spot a good story and know how to write it. Video and social media skills also are a must. For audience interns we are looking for journalists with writing and editing experience under deadline, clear news judgment and strong social media skills."


Bloomberg Graphics Winter and Summer Internships
Location: New York City
Deadline: Nov. 15
Pay: Unspecified amount
Description: "The internship is open to college students or recent graduates. You should have exceptional curiosity, strong news judgment, creative design sensibilities and an eagerness to tell data-rich stories about business, finance, markets, economics, technology, politics and policy."


Los Angeles Times Summer Visual Journalism Internship
Location: Los Angeles
Pay: Unspecified amount
Deadline: Nov. 17
Description: "We are looking for interns to work with our photography and video teams. These are paid internships and summer placements usually run from June to August, with rolling start dates to accommodate school schedules." 


The Courier-Journal
Location: Louisville, Kentucky
Deadline: Nov. 24
Pay: $500 per week
Description: "This fellowship program gives a select group of college students from across the country an opportunity to work in the Courier-Journal 
newsroom for 12 weeks as reporters, producers and photographers during the summer months. We will provide one-on-one coaching, mentoring, interactive seminars as well as professional experience working for a multimedia company."


Fox News Collegiate Associate Program
Location: Various major cities in the United States
Pay: Unspecified amount
Deadline: Nov. 30 for spring placement
Description: "The Fox News College Associate Program is for motivated college students who are passionate about the news industry. College Associates are paid to gain real world work experience with guidance from top news professionals. College Associates are assigned to a department that matches their skill set, work experience and career aspirations."


Philadelphia Media Network Internships (Spring and Summer)
Location: Philadelphia
Pay: $7.25 per hour for 15 hours per week during the spring. $12.50 per hour for 40 hours per week during the summer
Deadline: Nov. 30 for spring, Jan. 1 for summer
Description: Philadelphia Media Network, which includes The Philadelphia Inquirer, Daily News and, offers internships for pay and for academic credit in reporting, photography, copy editing, digital, audience development and videography.


The Palm Beach Post Data and Summer Internships
Location: West Palm Beach, Florida
Deadline: Nov. 30
Pay: Unspecified amount
Description: "The Palm Beach Post in West Palm Beach, Fla., is looking for top reporting candidates for summer 2018 paid internships as well as a coding-savvy reporter for a six-month, paid data internship starting as early as January 2018. In South Florida, you'll find warm weather and open records laws that sizzle. We're known for exposing corruption, grabbing a piece of every big national story and, of course, Mar-a-Lago, the winter White House of Donald J. Trump."


Business and Technology Reporting Internship at American Graphics Institute
Location: Boston
Deadline: Nov. 30
Pay: $700 per week
Description: "This paid internship involves covering technology and business news that relates to publishing, marketing, advertising, and media. Participants also participate in employer-paid professional development training programs on the use of digital and online tools and technologies."


Los Angeles Times Summer Website Internship
Location: Los Angeles
Pay: Unspecified amount
Deadline: Dec. 1
Description: "Submissions will be accepted for internships in audience engagement, digital editing and production on These are not reporting positions. Web internships do not require a car. This is a paid internship and placements usually run from June to August, with rolling start dates to accommodate school schedules."


Los Angeles Times Summer Visualization and Data Internship
Location: Los Angeles
Pay: Unspecified amount
Deadline: Dec. 1
Description: "Are you a journalist+nerd+artist? Do you geek out on data, human visual perception or user experience? Do you excel at generating visualizations that inform and entertain? Then we have a place for you. The Los Angeles Times is looking for interns to join our Visualization and Data Department." 


Reuters Journalism Internship
Location: Multiple cities in the United States
Pay: Unspecified amount
Deadline: Dec. 1
Description: "Reuters offers talented students and graduates with a strong interest in journalism an opportunity to learn at the world's largest international multimedia news provider. Our paid internships are a crash course in hands-on business, political and general news reporting."


Buzzfeed Emerging Writers Fellowship
Location: New York City
Pay: $14,000 stipend for four months
Deadline: Dec. 4
Description: "With the mission of diversifying the broader media landscape by investing in the next generation of necessary voices, BuzzFeed's Emerging Writers Fellowship is designed to give writers of great promise the support, mentorship, and experience necessary to take a transformative step forward in their careers."


Los Angeles Times Summer Data Desk Internship
Location: Los Angeles
Pay: Unspecified amount
Deadline: Dec. 15
Description: "The Los Angeles Times is looking for an intern to join our Data Desk. It is a paid position. 
The Data Desk is a team of reporters and computer programmers that works with journalists in The Times newsroom to collect, organize, analyze and present large amounts of information. In short, we use data to find and tell stories. Stories that make a difference. Stories that otherwise would not be told."


Los Angeles Times Summer Design Internship
Location: Los Angeles
Pay: Unspecified amount
Deadline: Dec. 15
Description: "Submissions will be accepted for internships working alongside some of the best designers in the business. Applicants should be able to demonstrate a strong visual sense for page design outside the classroom and have newsroom deadline experience." 


NPR Kroc Fellowship
Location: Washington, D.C.
Deadline: Dec. 31
Pay: $40,000 stipend (for a year) plus benefits
Description: "The NPR Kroc Fellowship identifies and develops a new generation of extraordinary public radio journalists. Over the course of a year, the three Kroc Fellows get rigorous, hands-on training in every aspect of public radio journalism, both on-air and online, including writing, reporting, producing and editing."


Google News Lab Fellowships
Location: Multiple
Deadline: Jan. 3
Pay: $8,500 stipend and $1,000 for travel
Description: "The Google News Lab Fellowship offers students interested in journalism and technology the opportunity to spend the summer working at relevant organizations across the U.S. to gain valuable experience and make lifelong contacts and friends."


Pennsylvania Capitol Reporters
Location: Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Deadline: Feb. 1
Pay: $500 per week
Description: "The Pennsylvania Legislative Correspondents’ Association offers a summer internship program at the state Capitol in Harrisburg, Pa. The 10-week program for two interns consists of rotations at the following publications: 
The Allentown Morning CallCapitolwire.comLNP Media GroupThe Philadelphia InquirerPittsburgh Post-Gazette and Pennlive/Patriot-News. Interns will assist reporters covering the state budget and report on committee hearings and other political and policy stories in a fast-paced news environment." 


Baltimore Magazine
Location: Baltimore
Deadline: Applicants are accepted for fall, spring and summer internships
Pay: Unspecified
Description: Baltimore Magazine offers web, editorial, marketing and events, and style internships and can offer course credit.


AP Global Internships

Location: Multiple locations at TIME brands
Pay: Unspecified
Deadline: Applications to open in the fall


Time Inc.
Location: Multiple locations at TIME brands
Pay: Unspecified
Deadline: Applications to open in the fall
Description: "Our internship and fellowship programs develop the future leaders of Time Inc. We're looking for students who aren't afraid to try new things — at brands like People, TIME, Cooking Light, ESSENCE and Sports Illustrated — or through new content, experiences and acquisitions like the People Entertainment Network, Coinage, inVNT or Well Done."


Business Insider Internships
Location: New York City
Pay: Unspecified amount
Deadline: Unspecified
Description: Business Insider offers a range of internships in areas including, audio, video, entertainment, tech, travel and more.


Slate Social Media Intern
Location: New York City
Pay: Unspecified
Deadline: Applications reviewed on a rolling basis
Description: "Slate seeks a social media intern to help its audience engagement team grow and engage its audience across various platforms. We're looking for a true internet connoisseur with a clear voice for our feeds and a reliable but flexible schedule to help us maintain a strong, consistent social presence."


U.S. News & World Report Internship
Location: Washington, D.C.
Pay: $13 per hour plus health benefits
Deadline: Open
Description: "U.S. News & World Report is seeking a paid intern for our consumer-oriented automotive site, This one-year internship in our Washington, D.C. office is ideal for recent college graduates with the research and fact-checking skills to support our publication processes."


Chicago Magazine Internship (Winter)
Location: Chicago
Pay: Minimum wage
Deadline: Nov. 1
Description: "Chicago magazine's editorial department seeks motivated, enthusiastic journalism students and recent graduates to help with fact checking and story research. Interns are also encouraged to pitch ideas and write for various sections of the magazine."


The Buffalo News Internships
Location: Buffalo, New York
Pay: Amount unspecified
Deadline: Nov. 1
Description: "We are looking for college juniors and seniors, graduate students and freshly minted graduates who are passionate about journalism and have a track record of doing compelling work. We need reporters and digital editors, as well as journalists who specialize in data visualization, data reporting and statistical analysis."


Education Week: Gregory M. Chronister Journalism Fellowship
Location: The fellowship is intended to be completed while the recipient continues his or her regular employment.
Deadline: Nov. 15
Pay: Up to $10,000 during a one-year period
Description: "Editorial Projects in Education Inc. (EPE) is pleased to announce the inaugural Education Week Gregory M. Chronister Journalism Fellowship, to be awarded annually to an enterprising journalist in support of a reporting project that illuminates a significant issue in pre-K-12 education."


The Wall Street Journal Photography Internship
Location: New York City
Deadline: Nov. 1
Pay: $700 per week
Description: "The Wall Street Journal is seeking undergraduates, recent graduates or graduate students to intern with its photo team based in New York. The photo team researches and commissions photographs for digital and print editions of The Wall Street Journal."


The Wall Street Journal Reporting Internship in Asia
Location: Hong Kong or another bureau in Asia
Deadline: Jan. 1
Pay: $700 per week
Description: "The Wall Street Journal is seeking an intern to work in the Hong Kong office or another bureau in Asia for the summer. Interns work closely with reporters and editors to deliver prompt, accurate reporting of news relevant to their beat."


The Wall Street Journal Graphics Internship
Location: New York City
Deadline: Nov. 1
Pay: $700 per week
Description: "The Wall Street Journal is seeking a graphics intern to work with our team of graphics editors, developers, designers, as well as the broader newsroom. The Graphics department is responsible for driving innovative storytelling with graphics, interactives, data journalism and newsroom apps that are created for digital and print."


The Wall Street Journal Reporting Internship
Location: Various cities in the U.S. and bureaus in Latin America or Canada
Deadline: Nov. 1
Pay: $700 per week
Description: "The Wall Street Journal’s internship program is aimed at undergraduate and graduate students who intend to pursue a career in journalism. This is a paid summer internship that lasts for 10 weeks. The summer internships generally take place over June, July and August, though start dates can be flexible in certain circumstances."


The Wall Street Journal Video Internship
Location: New York City
Deadline: Nov. 1
Pay: $700 per week
Description: "The Wall Street Journal is seeking undergraduates, recent graduates or graduate students who intend to pursue a career in video journalism. The video intern’s primary duties will include producing editorially sound and visually compelling content, as well as publishing and promotion of videos both on the WSJ platform and off-platform."


The Wall Street Journal Winter Reporting Internship Covering Science and Health Care
Location: New York City
Deadline: Nov. 15
Pay: $700 per week
Description: "The Wall Street Journal is seeking undergraduates, recent graduates or graduate students who intend to pursue a career in science journalism. This is a 10-week, full-time paid internship that would start in January or February. It cannot be completed while taking classes. The internship will be based in New York with WSJ’s Health & Science bureau."


IRTS Summer Fellowship
Location: New York City
Deadline: Dec. 3
Pay: A living stipend, housing and round trip travel are provided
Description: "The Summer Fellowship Program is the cornerstone program of the IRTS Foundation. Often referred to as a “media boot camp,” this highly selective program teaches a talented group of up-and-coming communicators the realities of the business world through an all-expense-paid internship in New York City, which includes practical experience and career-planning advice."


Solutions Journalism Reporting Internship
Location: Bainbridge Island, Washington
Deadline: Dec. 8
Pay: $1000 per month for 3 days a week
Description: "Do you love researching, reporting, and writing? Do you care deeply about the state of our world and want to put your skills to work reporting on progressive solutions for social change? If you are seeking a career in journalism and are passionate about social justice, then this is the internship for you."


Forbes Editorial Internship Program
Location: Jersey City, New Jersey
Deadline: Dec. 8
Pay: $15 per hour
Description: "Our editorial interns have written dozens of posts for and contributed to some of our biggest web/print packages, including the Top Colleges and Forbes 400 issues. Some wrote pieces for Forbes magazine; a few continue to write as contributors after heading back to college; others have been hired as full time staffers."


Chalkbeat Summer Internship
Location: Denver, Detroit, Indianapolis, Memphis, Tenn. or New York City
Deadline: Open
Pay: Unspecified amount
Description: "
Chalkbeat, the nonprofit education news organization, is seeking motivated undergraduate or graduate students to serve as summer reporting interns. Our reporting teams cover schools in Denver, Detroit, Indianapolis, Memphis, and New York City, as well as a national bureau covering education issues affecting schools across the country."


NBC Universal Internships
Location: Various cities across the U.S.
Deadline: Varies
Pay: $13 per hour
Description: "The NBCUniversal Campus 2 Career Internship Program offers one of the most competitive media opportunities in the industry. Named one of the Top 10 Internship Programs in 2012, we give students real life experience, robust learning opportunities in the classroom and on the job, and creative ways to network and meet fellow interns and employees."


Quincy Media Internship Program
Location: Any of our broadcast or newspaper properties in seven states
Deadline: Varies by location, hires year-round
Pay: Hourly wage
Description: "The Quinternship Paid Internship Program is designed to offer the best and the brightest students in journalism, broadcasting, communication and related studies the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in many aspects of broadcast television, radio, newspaper and digital operations. Our properties may offer internships in the departments of news, production, promotion, marketing, digital media and engineering."


Moment Magazine Internships
Location: Washington, D.C.
Deadline: Open until filled
Pay: Unpaid, but participants can earn college credit
Description: "Moment's interns conduct research, help with copyediting and fact-checking, and pitch and write stories for our website. Administrative duties are also part of the internship; all interns may also provide assistance to all departments. Internships are offered in the spring, summer, and fall."


New York Media offers internships for undergrads and graduate students. They produce The Cut, among other things. Currently looking for fall interns, but this link will have internships for spring and summer as they post. Bookmark it, check it frequently for spring and summer internship deadlines.


Time Warner Broadcast internships. PAID

Deadline: Varies. They have spring internships for students graduating in December (or students who can spend a semester away from school). All details here.


Chicago Public Media Internships PAID

Deadline: Depends of if you want spring or summer. December graduates: applications for these positions open in September. Find out details here, including a nice little article on what makes a winning application!  CPM is noted for producing great radio, as well as producing Wait, Wait, Don’t Tell Me, a very popular news-quiz show.


McClatchy News Service PAID

Deadline: Varies according to position and location. See all details here and use filters. For December grads for jobs and for all other students seeking internships. McClatchy owns dozens of newspapers across the country.



Deadlines: Vary. They are starting to be listed for spring and summer here. You have to check back frequently, as listings change. Paid/unpaid depends on station


ABC internships PAID

Deadlines: Vary.  See detailed instructions and deadlines here.


Turner Broadcasting PAID

Deadline: Varies. Home of CNN and all the programming. Details here.


American Press Institute Summer Fellowship
Location: Arlington, Virginia
Deadline: Jan. 7, 2019
Pay: $9,000 stipend for 12 weeks
Description: "The American Press Institute offers a summer fellowship for college students or recent graduates to contribute to and learn from the Institute’s efforts to conduct research, convene thought leaders, create tools and publish insights that advance innovation and sustainability in journalism. The program is for students with high levels of initiative, analytical thinking and ambitious ideas about inventing future models of journalism."


Daily Press Internship Program
Location: Newport News, Williamsburg and West Point, Va.
Deadline: February 18, 2019
Pay: $10 per hour for 35 hours per week
Description: "The Daily Press Media Group offers a paid, 10-week summer internship program in its editorial and advertising departments. Interns are assigned a mentor and participate in team meetings. Teamwork is underscored at every level in our newsroom."


AP-NORC Center Economics of Aging and Work Fellowship
Location: Chicago
Deadline: April 2, 2019
Pay: $80,000 for a 10-month fellowship, including benefits
Description: "Designed to address the need for more journalists with the skills required to do research-based enterprise reporting, the fellow will develop the analytical research skills needed to create a sustained series of news reports that address the economics of the aging workforce." 


American University Graduate Fellowship with The Washington Post
Location: Washington D.C.
Deadline: April 30, 2019 or until filled
Pay: Full tuition remission plus a $30,000 stipend 
Description: Applicants must apply and be accepted to American University's Journalism & Public Affairs master's program. "The successful launch of an ongoing fellowship program offers Fellows full tuition plus a $30,000 yearly stipend and the chance to work side-by-side with top journalists at The Washington Post, one of the world’s leading news organizations."



Here’s a complete list of journalism related scholarships that will be open this year. Many have deadlines in October, but you can get those applications done this summer! Go for this money!



·        Remember that if you want an internship in PR/communications, to check the bulletin board outside my office and the one near the restrooms for communications internships – many of them paid!

· has lists of writing competitions, publications you can check out for internships/jobs, and writing tips.

·        This on Wikipedia, listing dozens of niche publications

·        Possible internships abroad in journalism at

·        Possible jobs abroad in journalism found at (they list magazines and papers by niche).

·        New place to look for internships:

·        Here is a good article on what editors are looking for in hiring journalism grads.

·        Questions to ask (and not ask) in an interview here.







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