WSJ. Magazine Internship - Summer 2020, The Wall Street Journal - NY

Recruiter
Dow Jones
Location
New York
Salary
Paid Internship
Posted
30 Aug 2019
Closes
01 Nov 2019
Ref
Job_Req_18200
Industry
Journalist
Job Type
Internship
Hours
Full Time

The Wall Street Journal internship program is an opportunity for college juniors, seniors and graduate students to be fully immersed in our Pulitzer Prize-winning newsroom, working with some of the best journalists in the world.

The 10-week paid internship program offers hands-on work experience and one-on-one mentorship, plus orientation and tailored training sessions. Interns are treated like full-time staff members and are encouraged to pitch their own stories and projects.

The summer 2019 interns reported front-page news, created interactive graphics, edited photo projects, wrote colorful features, produced videos, curated and published our journalism across platforms, and much more.

We strive to be a welcoming, diverse newsroom. You don't need to be an expert in business or finance to apply, but you do need to be curious and eager to learn. The program has a storied history as a pipeline to a full-time job at the Journal, whether immediately or down the road.

MAGAZINE INTERNS:

The WSJ. Magazine internship in New York City is designed for students who intend to pursue a career in magazine journalism.

You will work closely with various departments within the magazine, including features, digital, photography, design and research.

Responsibilities will include writing exclusive content for digital platforms, completing story and photography research, contributing to editorial meetings, fact checking and assisting with social media.

You should be a self-starter who understands the needs of our growing audience on various platforms and able to work independently under deadline pressure. Dedication to high journalism standards, excellent writing and organization skills, and attention to detail are required.

You should have sharp instincts for feature and lifestyle coverage and an interest in and appreciation for photography and design. A familiarity with social-media platforms and web analytics is beneficial.

The screening process puts heavy emphasis on experience. You should have prior magazine experience and a demonstrated interest in WSJ. Magazine's coverage areas, including fashion, design, art, architecture, entertainment, technology, philanthropy and more.

HOW TO APPLY:

Please click 'APPLY' to submit a resume, cover letter and no more than five published clips (PDFs are ideal). Only complete applications will be considered. The deadline to apply is Nov. 1, 2019.

TIMING:

Summer internships take place over June, July and August, though start dates can be flexible in certain circumstances.

Only finalists will be contacted. We will review applications on a rolling basis and strive to make selections by mid-December.

WILL I BE PAID?

Yes, interns are paid $900 per week, and we help with the cost of public transportation. We do not provide housing, but we can help point you in the right direction.

MORE QUESTIONS?

Email internships@wsj.com. First, please make sure your question isn't already answered here.

Dow Jones, Making Careers Newsworthy

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. EEO/AA/M/F/Disabled/Vets.

Dow Jones is committed to providing reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities, in our job application and/or interview process.

If you need assistance or accommodation in completing your application, due to a disability, please reach out to us at TalentResourceTeam@dowjones.com. Please put "Reasonable Accommodation" in the subject line.

About Us

The Wall Street Journal is a global news organization that provides leading news, information, commentary and analysis. The Wall Street Journal engages readers across print, digital, mobile, social, and video.

Building on its heritage as the preeminent source of global business and financial news, the Journal includes coverage of U.S. and world news, politics, arts, culture, lifestyle, sports, and health. It holds 38 Pulitzer Prizes for outstanding journalism.

The Wall Street Journal is published by Dow Jones, a division of News Corp (NASDAQ: NWS, NWSA; ASX: NWS, NWSLV).

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