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Internships in Journalism

Journalism offers an exciting world for those who are creative, innovative, and aggressive and enjoy writing. A journalists basic role is to report and interpret information for the general public. For those seeking employment in journalism there are many opportunities with syndicates, magazines, radio and television stations offering reporting, writing, editing,and other related jobs.

Dow Jones Newspaper Fund Internships
The Dow Jones Newspaper Fund (DJNF) Internship Program offers opportunities in business reporting, news copy editing, sports copy editing, and multimedia.

WickedLocal offers internships and jobs in multimedia throughout Eastern Massachusetts.

Conde Nast & WIRED Magazine
WIRED Magazine, a Conde Nast publication, offers valuable internship opportunities for students interested in design.

The International Radio and Television Society Foundation
The International Radio and Television Society Foundation offers expense-paid opportunities in New York City to juniors, seniors, and new graduates through its Summer Fellowship Program.

Opportunities for Students of Color and Under-Represented Groups
Many internship and co-op opportunities exist across the country for students of color. These opportunities range from careers in the sciences to working in journalism with a small or well-known publication specifically targeted towards under-represented groups and people of color.

The New York Times Social Media Internship
The New York Times offers valuable internships for students interested in going into the field of social media.

DJNF Internships for Summer 2010
Dow Jones Newspaper Fund offers internship opportunities for students interested in learning more about multimedia, news, sports copy editing, and business reporting.

Top Internship Picks of the Week in Communications


An array of internships exist for students interested in communications.  A variety of internships in journalism and publishing exist in small and large publications while additional opportunities are available in television, radio, public relations, etc.

The New York Times Internship Programs
The New York Times offers summer and academic year internships to undergraduate and graduate students during fall, spring, and summer semester.

Publishing Internships with Peter Lang
Peter Lang offers internships in production and marketing for college students. Publishing is an exciting field for those interested in reading, writing, and sharing

The Institute for Humane Studies
The Institute for Human Studies offers opportunities for students interested in journalism; broadcast journalism; tv, movie, and film production; and public policy.

RadicalParenting.com Offers Summer Internships for Teens
RadicalParenting.com offers teenagers between the ages and 13 and 18 an opportunity to develop skills in writing or online marketing.

The Virginian-Pilot Summer Internships
The Virginian-Pilot Summer Internship Program offers students a paid opportunity to get experience working at a real magazine for the summer.

How to Get Started in Journalism
Careers in journalism include a wide variety of jobs working in large metropolitan and national newspapers, broadcast stations, and magazines, as well as smaller local publications where many entry-level positions exist.

Top Sites for Internships & Jobs in Journalism
Top sites for those looking for internships and jobs in the field of journalism.

JournalismJobs.com offers a variety of jobs and internships in the field of journalism for those interested in getting experience in this exciting field.

The Kaiser Media Internship For Young Minority Students
This is a program for minority journalists. Strong writing skills and previous newsroom reporting experience are essential.

The Boston Globe Internship Program
The Boston Globe offers invaluable experience for students interested in careers in the field of journalism.

The Media Research Center
The Media Research Center’s (MRC’s) Youth Education and Intern Program was created in 1992 to mentor America’s youth and to have a positive impact on future reporters, educators, and leaders by educating and training students to recognize bias and the need for balanced journalism.

The U.S. News & World Report Internship
U.S. News & World Report has six month full-time paid internships available for students interested in writing, web design, social media, and computers.

AAAS Mass Media Science & Engineering Fellows Program
AAAS Mass Media Science and Engineering Fellows Program gives college students an opportunity to take complex scientific problems and communicate them to the general public in a cohesive and understandable way.


NPR – A Unique Place to Intern
At NPR interns get an opportunity to learn new skills and participating as part of a team. Legal internships offer an array of opportunities for law school students looking to gain experience in the field.

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