The Wall Street Journal, Business News Internship in London (Summer 2024)

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150 GBP a day or 750 GBP per week
Closing date
4 Dec 2023

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The Wall Street Journal Business News Internship in London (Summer 2024) London Bridge St, United Kingdom

Job Description:

The Wall Street Journal internship programme is an opportunity primarily for university students in their second year, to work in our award-winning newsroom in London. Final year students (undergraduate and graduate), enrolled in a degree programme by the application deadline are also eligible to apply.

You will work closely with other reporters and editors to deliver prompt, accurate reporting of breaking business news. You will be expected to generate your own story ideas and follow those stories through to completion with supervision and guidance from an editor.

You should be a self-starter who understands the needs of our audience across multiple platforms and able to work independently under deadline pressure. Dedication to high journalism standards and excellent writing and reporting skills are required. A demonstrated interest in business reporting is required.

You should have completed at least one prior reporting internship with another professional media organization or published exceptional work with a campus news outlet or as a freelancer.

Fluency in English is required and fluency in at least one additional European language is strongly preferred. Applicants must have the right to work in the U.K.


Please upload one PDF document (max. 10MB). Your application document should contain:

  • A cover letter, including a response to the following question: Based on the 2016 and 2020 U.S. presidential elections, what could news organizations do differently to cover the 2024 presidential election? (max. 800 words)
  • Your résumé.
  • Three examples of your published work. Please include full articles, not hyperlinks.

The deadline to apply is Monday, Dec 4, 2023 at noon Eastern time. Late or incomplete submissions will not be considered.

Assignments may include:

Dow Jones Newswires: Interns embed with Dow Jones Newswires, the real-time professional news service of The Wall Street Journal. You will work in a fast-paced news environment, delivering short-breaking news stories and analysis on company earnings, executive moves and IPOs to our professional readership of more than 90 million institutional and retail investors.  You will also be assigned longer term assignments to pursue on your own or with DJN or WSJ partners.

The Wall Street Journal: Markets/finance, energy, foreign affairs, platforms or U.K. news.


10 weeks between mid-June and mid-August.

Only finalists will be contacted. We will review applications on a rolling basis and strive to make selections by the end of February.


Yes, interns are paid 150 GBP a day or 750 GBP per week. We do not provide housing.


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Business Area: NEWS/WSJ

Job Category: Administration, Facilities & Secretarial

Union Status:

Non-Union role

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