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About National Journal Group

Since 1969, the National Journal Group has produced nonpartisan coverage of the federal policy-making process through monthly, weekly and daily publications and media outlets. The group’s flagship publication, The National Journal, is a weekly political magazine covering national politics and federal policy, featuring articles on D.C.’s community of lobbyists, political consultants and journalists. It offers writing on politics, policy and government for readers with a professional interest in politics. It follows political trends, conducts public opinion polls and offers analysis of national developments.

The editorial internship program offers participants the opportunity to be involved in many aspects of the magazine’s editorial procedures, including writing articles for publication in the magazine.


Open to college juniors and seniors, recent college graduates and grad students. The ideal candidate will have an outstanding academic record; solid listening skills and the ability to discern newsworthy data from conventional wisdom; clear, concise, logical writing; some experience and confidence with quantitative research; and be comfortable with Excel software.

National Journal Group

Recruiting Coordinator
National Journal Group
The Atlantic Media Company
600 New Hampshire Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20037
Phone: (202) 266-7000


Number of Interns: Less than 10
Compensation/Benefits: Academic Credit, Unpaid
Duration: N/A
Academic Level: College Juniors, College Seniors, Recent College Graduates, Graduate Students


Washington, DC