Apply: Internship opportunities


You missed a heckuva internship prep session today at lunchtime. To follow up, I’m sharing info on some of the interesting internship opportunities I run across. Today, that includes:

  • The National Education Association
  • Mother Jones
  • Dow Jones News Fund internship program
  • Hearst Journalism Fellowships
  • Google News Lab Fellowship
  • The National Education Association is seeking a journalism intern to produce articles and multimedia content on news and trends relating to K-12 educators, public schools, unions and collective bargaining for NEA Today print and digital properties. Ideal candidate can generate story ideas on a regular basis and is comfortable working under tight deadlines. Applicants must be current students or communications school graduates from the class of 2015. We offer competitive pay. Please send resume, cover letter, and three writing samples to For more information about NEA, please visit our website at
  • The Dow Jones News Fund internship program offers paid internships in data journalism, digital media, business reporting and interactive news editing. This is an amazing program – please check it out here. Application deadline is Nov. 1.
  • Mother Jones has several fellowships/internships to consider: editorial, online editorial and digital media.
  • The Hearst Journalism Fellowship is the premier two-year newspaper fellowship in the country. Its goal is to recruit, train and retain the best of the next generation of journalists – top-notch multi-media professionals with a broad range of skills.The program consists of two 12-month rotations at our top metro papers and websites. Fellows are full-fledged journalists expected to make significant, valuable contributions in a variety of roles and platforms.
  • The Google News Lab Fellowship offers students interested in journalism and technology the opportunity to spend the summer working at relevant organizations across the US to gain valuable experience and make lifelong contacts and friends.

    While the work of each host organization is unique, Fellows have opportunities to research and write stories, contribute to open source data programs, and create timely data to accurately frame public debates about issues in the US and the world.






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