Journalism Internship Opportunities

If you have an internship opportunity and would like to have it listed on this page. Email the information to Tara Cleary at t.cleary@nenpa.com.

Editorial Intern – Summer Internship

Slate is looking for an intern for its Technology section, which encompasses science, health, tech, tech policy, and business, and includes the Future Tense vertical. The intern will be responsible for writing articles and assisting with editorial research. They must be organized, have a proven interest in journalism, and be familiar with Slate’s style of analysis and opinion. They must also be able to work efficiently and without much supervision. This is not a podcasting position. Experience in science, tech, and/or health reporting is very helpful but not a requirement.

Candidates should be available to work between 20 and 40 hours per week. (We can schedule hours around classes.) Candidates may work from Slate’s D.C. or Brooklyn office, or remotely. This internship is paid $15 per hour and runs for 90 days. This position would be a good fit for a current or recently graduated student who is considering a career in journalism.

The internship will run from May/June to August. The deadline to apply is March 1.

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Summer Media Fellowships in Environmental Law and Animal Law

Vermont Law School (VLS), home to one of the top-ranked environmental law programs in the United States, seeks applications from qualified journalists for its 2022 Summer Media Fellowships.

As fellows, selected journalists will participate in the 2022 Summer Session, taught by internationally recognized scholars and leaders in environmental and animal law and policy in Randolph, Vermont.

The position includes a stipend, books, a tuition waiver, and an incredible stay in a vacation home situated near the campus. This is a great opportunity for journalists looking to enhance their journalism skills and deepen their understanding of environmental or animal law and policy.

The application deadline for both fellowships is Friday, March 11, 2022.

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News Intern

Calling budding journalists: Our intern search is on at the Republican-American, located in Waterbury, CT, a 2021 New England Newspaper & Press Association Daily Newspaper of the Year, and rep-am.com.

Our newsroom carries a strong tradition of coaching and launching careers for reporters who, like us, prefer to punch above their weight. We seek journalists with ambition, determination, and a desire to learn.

We treat our interns as staffers, and they climb as high are they are able in our 10-week, paid program. Past interns have built page one enterprise; multimedia packages; and beat the pros at breaking news. Accepting applications from news, features, copy desk, photo, multimedia.

Requirements include a car, car insurance, mobile phone with a camera, and/or a camera with video capabilities. COVID-19 vaccine is also required. Send a letter, at least three clips, and photo or video samples to ra-hr@rep-am.com with News Intern 2022 in the subject line. The deadline to apply is March 22.

Boston Globe Summer Internship Program

The Boston Globe summer internship program began more than 60 years ago as an opportunity for college students interested in journalism to gain practical experience at a major news organization.

The largest group of interns works in the News Department as general assignment reporters. Other intern reporters will be hired for the Business, Sports, and Living/Arts departments. We also have intern positions in the Photography and Design departments, and on the News copy desk. Internships are NOT limited to students with journalism majors.

ELIGIBLE:

  • All students currently enrolled in an undergraduate program
  • Graduating college seniors (May or June 2022 graduation date)
  • Enrolled journalism graduate school students (with no professional journalism experience)

Summer interns work as full-time employees for 12 weeks. Interns are paid a weekly wage and work shifts vary. There is a writing coach for the reporting interns and discussions with editors and staff on a range of journalism topics for all of the interns.

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Sports News Intern, July – December 2022

The Patriot Ledger of Quincy, MA, part of the USA TODAY NETWORK, is looking for a hard-working and energetic sports intern to cover high school and youth sports, as well as some college and general assignment sports coverage on the South Shore of Massachusetts.

The person who fills this position will contribute to a coverage area of about 30 high schools, both public and private.

The ideal intern candidate will use reporting and writing skills to find and tell compelling stories that go beyond what happens on the court or field. This position requires multimedia skills including the ability to produce and edit videos and engage audiences on social media. The best candidate will need the knowledge to write about a diverse range of sports. We want someone who is ambitious, thinks big, and has a passion for sports and storytelling.

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News Intern, July – December 2022

Gannett is seeking a general assignment reporter intern to cover a broad array of issues, from community issues to breaking news to holding local officials and government agencies accountable. Candidates must be naturally curious and motivated, with a proven ability to report compelling stories that resonate with readers. The successful candidate will be comfortable providing context to breaking news or diving deep for revelatory bigger-picture stories. She or he should be adept at using digital reporting tools, knowledgeable about accessing public records, and able to analyze data to strengthen reporting. Video skills are a must.

Requirements:

  • Will be skilled at reporting, writing, and editing
  • Will write 6-8 stories per week, including features, breaking news, and meeting coverage; must be able to generate story ideas
  • Must be able to shoot production-quality photographs
  • Must have strong knowledge of AP style and be able to write and edit stories for grammar, spelling, content, and libel.
  • Must be proficient in social media

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GBH Internships

Students can apply to no more than three internships at one time and an individual cover letter is required for each internship to which you are applying.

Qualified applicants must be current students (undergraduate or graduate degree programs). We do not accept high school students. Interns must be authorized to work in the United States.

Internships are open to applicants who would be working remotely within the United States.

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