The Seattle Times internship information (Nov. 1)

The Seattle Times internship information (Nov. 1)

Here’s information on The Seattle Times internship, taken from the Investigative Reporters and Editors website.

HE SEATTLE TIMES AND SEATTLETIMES.COM SUMMER INTERNSHIPS
Since 1896, The Seattle Times has been the Northwest’s most trusted source of local news and information. Asan independent, locally owned company with deep roots in the Pacific Northwest, we’re committed to servingthe community through quality journalism for many years to come.
In changing times, we continue to find new and innovative ways to meet the needs of readers and advertisers— just as we’ve done for more than 114 years.

The Seattle Times: Your reliable resource.

DESCRIPTION
Next summer, you could be paid to train in your chosen profession at the Northwest’s leading news organization. Every year, The Seattle Times and seattletimes.com offer paid summer internships to outstanding students pursuing a journalism career. For 10 weeks, interns attend weekly training sessions withmembers of The Seattle Times’ Pulitzer Prize-winning staff and work on a variety of assignments. Each internreceives guidance from a staff mentor. It all adds up to invaluable experience at a quality metropolitannewspaper and website.

QUALIFICATIONS
Internships are open to sophomores, juniors, seniors, or graduate students attending a four-year college or university. There are 10-week paid internships for reporters, photographers, graphic artists, multimediaproducers, and copy editors. Applicants must be journalism majors or have a demonstrated commitment to print or online journalism. Internship experience at other news organizations is a plus.

HOW TO APPLY
Application deadline: November 1, annually, for the following summer.

APPLICATION FORMAT
All applications must be submitted to http://www.smartrecruiters.com/seattletimescompany. Please do not mailhard copies. Résumé, cover letter, and work samples must be posted in the attachments section. Pleasescreen your own work to provide the requested number of samples; we are not able to review all the contenton an applicant’s website.

FOR MORE INFORMATION
Check out the web link at http://www.seattletimescompany.com/newsroom/summer.htm
EMAIL newsinternships@seattletimes.com

CONTACT
Jim Simon, Assistant Managing Editor, The Seattle Times: jsimon@seattletimes.com, 206-464-2480

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