Journalism Internship Opportunities

News Interns – Republican-American, Waterbury, CT

The award-winning, punch-above-our-weight Republican-American of Waterbury, Conn. seeks two summer 2021, news interns. Reporter’s, copy editors, and photographers who share our drive to be accurate, ethical, engaging, unique, and vital to the communities we serve are welcome to apply.

Bring your desire to work hard while learning how to report, shoot, and edit with clarity and purpose across multiple platforms. We treat our interns as staffers and help them climb as high as they are able. They live up to a high bar: Past rep-am interns have carried front pages, produced special projects and videos, and built portfolios worthy of any first-year reporter looking to stand out in the field.

These paid internships run up to 15 weeks and are available starting May 1; exact schedule may depend on the state of the pandemic this summer. All beats are general assignments; the schedule depends on your editor’s needs.

Requirements include experience on a college newspaper or a previous internship; an insured car and a driver’s license from your state of residence; a mobile phone with a camera and/or camera equipment, a desire to learn. You’ll need to find a place to live.

Email a letter telling us why you should land one of these competitive spots. Send at least three clips; and any photo or video samples with RA News Intern in your subject line.

Deadline to apply: Feb. 1, 2021.

Winter/spring and summer intern opportunities in Las Vegas


The Las Vegas Review-Journal is offering one spring and three summer reporting internships in the Metro and Business departments. We’re looking for ambitious, inquisitive andenthusiastic reporters willing to roll up their sleeves and help cover breaking news in this vibrant city while contributing impactful enterprise.

Our ideal candidates are on track to graduate in 2021 or are recent college graduates who have completed at least one previous internship or written for a college publication or other professional news organization. We’re especially interested in applicants who speak fluent Spanish. The candidate should be able to generate original story ideas, handle breaking news assignments, shoot video and be active on all social media platforms.

Start and end dates for the internships are flexible, but we’re looking for candidates who are able to work between 10 and 16 weeks. Our spring Metro internship could begin as soon as January, if a candidate is available, while our two Metro and one Business summer internships would begin in May or June, depending on the individual’s availability.

To apply, send a cover letter, resume and links to three to five work samples to Deputy Managing Editor Peter Johnson at The application deadline for the spring internship is Jan. 15. The application deadline for the summer internships is Feb. 1.