The New York Times Internship Profile
- "Vault to the top of the newspaper business by interning for the Gray Lady"
Locations: New York, NY
Number of Interns: Varies
Compensation/Benefits: Paid, Unpaid, Academic Credit, Varies
Responsibilities: Arts and Design, Editorial, Internet, Print Media
Since 1851, The New York Times has been publishing “all the news that’s fit to print,” with hard-hitting international, national and local articles. It is one of the best known and respected newspapers in the country and has won over 100 Pulitzer Prizes. The New York Times is part of the New York Times Company, a media company with 15 other daily newspapers and 50 websites, as well as an annual revenue of $2.4 billion in 2009.
The New York Times offers a number of different internship programs. The James Reston Reporting Fellowships give up to four interns regular reporting assignments and may be extended by six months, often leading to full-time employment. The Thomas Morgan Internships are in graphics, design and photography; participants compete for a $1,500 award for excellent work. The Dow Jones Newspaper Fund Editing Internship selects up to four interns to attend a two-week editing seminar and then work at The New York Times.
Summer: November 15th; Fall: August 1st; Spring: October 1st. Application requirements vary by position. Check online for more details. To apply to the Dow Jones editorial internship, call (609) 452-2820, visit www.dowjones.com/newsfund or email newsfund@wsj. dowjones.com.
Reporting internships are open to college seniors and grad students. Applicants for all other internship positions may be college sophomores, juniors or seniors, or grad students.