Here are more than 85 journalism internships and fellowships for application season

In the dynamic field of journalism and media, internships are a necessary gateway into the industry. A productive internship, whether at a local newspaper or a national media company, can lead to valuable connections and, for the most successful interns, a full-time job offer.

The advent of the fall months means internship season is upon us for spring and summer positions, so clean up your resumé, reach out to references and track down your best clips. (Not sure where to start? Poynter's News University's webinar Flourish, Don't Flounder, at Your First Journalism Job or Internship is for you).

Here's a list of more than 85 internships and fellowships from print newspapers to magazines and radio stations looking for reporters, web producers, designers, photographers and more.

If there's an internship I missed, please email me at amcbride@poynter.org to have it added.

Pulliam Journalism Fellowship
Location: Indianapolis, Indiana (The Indianapolis Star) and Phoenix, Arizona (The Arizona Republic)
Deadline: Nov. 1
Pay: $650 per week
Description: "The Indianapolis Star and The Arizona Republic, Gannett Co. newspapers, are seeking college students and new graduates with a talent for reporting, news design and graphics, or photojournalism for an exciting and demanding journalism fellowship program."

Star-Tribune Digital Design Internship
Location: Minneapolis
Deadline: Nov. 1
Pay: $735 per week
Description: "Star Tribune offers a 10-week summer design internship that exposes a developing journalist to digital design across all our content verticals. We pride ourselves in choosing talented, driven college and graduate students who can design solutions in the whirl of deadline, and immerse themselves in projects that range from a few days to a number of weeks. 

Star-Tribune Business Reporting Internship
Location: Minneapolis
Deadline: Nov. 1
Pay: $735 per week
Description: "Star Tribune offers 10-week summer reporting internships. We recruit nationally for this program and select talented, driven college and graduate students who can cover breaking news, as well as write enterprise stories. We expect our interns to come to us with skill and leave with polish and invaluable experience from a major-market newsroom. We will place reporters in metro, business, features and sports; please note your preference."

Star-Tribune Print Design Internship
Location: Minneapolis
Deadline: Nov. 1
Pay: $735 per week
Description: "Star Tribune offers a 10-week summer design internship that exposes a developing journalist to print design in all our sections. We pride ourselves in choosing talented, driven college and graduate students who can design solutions for print (with an eye toward digital) in the whirl of deadline and immerse themselves in a project over a few shifts."

Star-Tribune Metro Reporting Internship
Location: Minneapolis
Deadline: Nov. 1
Pay: $735 per week
Description: "Star Tribune offers 10-week summer reporting internships. We recruit nationally for this program and select talented, driven college and graduate students who can cover breaking news, as well as write enterprise stories. We expect our interns to come to us with skill and leave with polish and invaluable experience from a major-market newsroom. We will place reporters in metro, business, features and sports; please note your preference."

Star-Tribune Visual Journalist Internship
Location: Minneapolis
Deadline: Nov. 1
Pay: $735 per week
Description: "Star Tribune offers a 10-week summer photography and video internship. We recruit nationally for this program and select talented, driven college and graduate students who can cover breaking news, as well as enterprise stories."

Star-Tribune Feature Reporting Internship
Location: Minneapolis
Deadline: Nov. 1
Pay: $735 per week
Description: "Star Tribune offers 10-week summer reporting internships. We recruit nationally for this program and select talented, driven college and graduate students who can cover breaking news, as well as write enterprise stories. We expect our interns to come to us with skill and leave with polish and invaluable experience from a major-market newsroom. We will place reporters in metro, business, features and sports; please note your preference."

Star-Tribune Copy Editing Internship
Location: Minneapolis
Deadline: Nov. 1
Pay: $735 per week
Description: "Star Tribune offers a 10-week summer copy editing internship. We recruit nationally for this program and select talented, driven college and graduate students who can edit breaking news, enterprise stories and projects."

Star-Tribune Sports Reporting Internship
Location: Minneapolis
Deadline: Nov. 1
Pay: $735 per week
Description: "Star Tribune offers 10-week summer reporting internships. We recruit nationally for this program and select talented, driven college and graduate students who can cover breaking news, as well as write enterprise stories. We expect our interns to come to us with skill and leave with polish and invaluable experience from a major-market newsroom. We will place reporters in metro, business, features and sports; please note your preference."

Star-Tribune Digital Producer Internship
Location: Minneapolis
Deadline: Nov. 1
Pay: $735 per week
Description: "Star Tribune offers a 10-week summer internship with our newsroom digital audience team. We recruit nationally for this program and select talented, driven college and graduate students who can handle breaking news, as well as enterprise stories."

Dallas Morning News Reporting Internship
Location: Dallas
Deadline: Oct. 31
Pay: $15 per hour
Description: "The Dallas Morning News offers internships in local news, business news, features, editorial, enterprise, and sports. Internships are also available at our Washington, D.C., bureau and at our Spanish-language publication, Al Día."

Dallas Morning News Editorial Internship
Location: Dallas
Deadline: Oct. 31
Pay: $15 per hour
Description: "The Dallas Morning News offers an internship in our Editorial Department at the downtown Dallas office. The main responsibility for this intern will be writing and researching online columns expressing his or her personal point of view, as well as aggregation posts that summarize others' opinions."

Dallas Morning News Digital Design and Data Internship
Location: Dallas
Deadline: Oct. 31
Pay: $15 per hour
Description: "Digital design and data interns collaborate with reporters, editors and photographers to produce digital products on deadline to help explain and visualize breaking news and feature stories."

Dallas Morning News Copy Editing and Audience Engagement Internship
Location: Dallas
Deadline: Oct. 31
Pay: $15 per hour
Description: "As news breaks faster, it's important to get it right, and copy editors are crucial to that process online and in print. Copy editing interns edit stories on deadline for accuracy, clarity, style, spelling and grammar for the print and digital publications, as well as write headlines appropriate for each platform. The intern producer will work directly with the Audience team to creatively promote our journalism."

Dallas Morning News Photography Internship
Location: Dallas
Deadline: Oct. 31
Pay: $15 per hour
Description: "Strong visuals are the basis of this position. Your portfolio should show your abilities with news, sports, features, portraits, lighting, and in-depth stories and video. It should also reflect the individuality of your vision, capabilities, interests and experiences."

WLRN News Internships (Fall)
Location: Miami
Deadline: Open until filled
Pay: A stipend
Description: "WLRN Public Media offers interns significant professional experience in a supportive environment. These are not coffee-making internships. Here are only some of the stories our interns have produced recently. If selected, you'll get to work with some of the most innovative, most passionate (and fun) professionals in the industry, and receive helpful career guidance throughout your experience."

The Courier-Journal
Location: Louisville, Kentucky
Deadline: Nov. 24
Pay: $500 per week
Description: "This fellowship program gives a select group of college students from across the country an opportunity to work in the Courier-Journal 
newsroom for 12 weeks as reporters, producers and photographers during the summer months. We will provide one-on-one coaching, mentoring, interactive seminars as well as professional experience working for a multimedia company."

New York Public Radio Internships
Location: New York City
Deadline: Applications for spring open Oct. 10
Pay: $11.50 per hour
Description: "NYPR internships are designed to be a learning experience for sharp, enthusiastic self-starters, with or without radio skills. Our interns do meaningful work across a variety of shows and departments. Interns who work on our shows and departments are an integral part of the team and assist with all aspects of work."

The Seattle Times Copy Editing Internship
Location: Seattle
Deadline: Nov. 3
Pay: Amount unspecified
Description: "The Seattle Times offers paid summer internships to outstanding students pursuing a career in journalism. For 10 weeks, interns work on varied assignments and attend weekly training sessions with members of a Pulitzer Prize-winning staff. Interns receive a skill-development plan and work with a staff mentor to achieve it. For the copy editing internship, applicants must have strong language skills and some editing experience on multiple platforms. Finalists will take a copy editing test."

The Seattle Times Digital and Interactives Internship
Location: Seattle
Deadline: Nov. 3
Pay: Amount unspecified
Description: "The digital intern will work on web and data projects under the supervision of our newsroom interactives team. Applicants can expect a full workload that includes building small and large projects — everything from tools, data visualizations and games, to alternate story forms and creative approaches to long-form narratives. The intern will also have the opportunity to work with our Pulitzer Prize-winning web production team, gaining first-hand experience with the Seattle Times’ digital news tools and homepage production process."

The Seattle Times Reporting Internship
Location: Seattle
Deadline: Nov. 3
Pay: Amount unspecified
Description: "The Seattle Times offers paid summer internships to outstanding students pursuing a career in journalism. For 10 weeks, interns work on varied assignments and attend weekly training sessions with members of a Pulitzer Prize-winning staff. Interns receive a skill-development plan and work with a staff mentor to achieve it."

The Seattle Times Graphics Internship
Location: Seattle
Deadline: Nov. 3
Pay: Amount unspecified
Description: "The Seattle Times is offering a paid, 10-week summer internship in the News Graphics Department for students pursuing a career in visual journalism. Applicants can expect to have a full workload of daily explanatory graphics aimed for all areas in print and online. Opportunities also exist for our interns to take creative leadership roles in medium and large-scope projects."

The Seattle Times Investigative Reporting Internship 
Location: Seattle
Deadline: Nov. 3
Pay: Amount unspecified
Description: "The Seattle Times offers paid summer internships to outstanding students pursuing a career in journalism. For 10 weeks, interns work on varied assignments and attend weekly training sessions with members of a Pulitzer Prize-winning staff. Interns receive a skill-development plan and work with a staff mentor to achieve it. For the investigative reporting internship, applicants must have strong reporting, writing and public records skills."

The Seattle Times Photojournalism Internship
Location: Seattle
Deadline: Nov. 3
Pay: Amount unspecified
Description: "The Seattle Times offers paid summer internships to outstanding students pursuing a career in journalism. For 10 weeks, interns work on varied assignments and attend weekly training sessions with members of a Pulitzer Prize-winning staff. Interns receive a skill-development plan and work with a staff mentor to achieve it. For the photojournalist internship, applicants must have a car and photo equipment."

The Seattle Times Sports Reporting Internship
Location: Seattle
Deadline: Nov. 3
Pay: Amount unspecified
Description: "The Seattle Times offers paid summer internships to outstanding students pursuing a career in journalism. For 10 weeks, interns work on varied assignments and attend weekly training sessions with members of a Pulitzer Prize-winning staff. Interns receive a skill-development plan and work with a staff mentor to achieve it. Applicants should have strong sports knowledge, as well as reporting, writing and multi-media skills."

The Chronicle of Higher Education (Spring)
Location: Washington, D.C.
Deadline: Oct. 9
Pay: $625 per week
Description: "Are you an early-career or aspiring journalist interested (even just a little) in covering colleges and universities? If so, you should apply for our spring internship."

High Country News (Spring)
Location: Paonia, Colorado
Deadline: Nov. 1 
Pay: $220 per week plus free housing, $500 travel stipend
Description: "High Country News is looking for informed and enthusiastic editorial interns and fellows to report on natural resource, environmental and community issues in the 11 Western states."

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Location: Little Rock, Arkansas
Deadline: Oct. 31
Pay: $12.50 per hour
Description: "Interns receive fast-paced, real-world news experience with strong clips to show for their season with the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. Our interns are challenged to rise to the highest bar of journalistic excellence and their bylines are frequently seen on 1A and section fronts."

The Boston Globe Newsroom Summer Internship
Location: Boston
Deadline: Nov. 1
Pay: Unspecified weekly wage
Description: "The largest group of interns reports on local and regional news across New England as general assignment reporters — working on both breaking news for our Express Desk and longer daily and non-daily stories for our Super Department. Other intern reporters cover sports, living/arts or business news. We also have intern positions in the Photography and Editorial Design departments, and on the News copy desk."

Tampa Bay Times Internships
Location: Tampa Bay, Florida
Deadline: Nov. 1
Pay: $450 to $625 per week
Description: "The Times offers internships in all of its departments. The internships range from 12-week summer experiences to six-month and yearlong jobs. Our interns gain hands-on experience, working alongside staffers who offer guidance and respect them as equals. Interns are paid a weekly salary and also are eligible for scholarships from the Tampa Bay Times Fund."

The Washington Post Newsroom Internships
Location: Washington, D.C.
Deadline: Oct. 6
Pay: $750 per week (in 2017)
Description: "Come be a reporter, photographer, videographer, multiplatform editor or producer, news or digital designer, graphics reporter or developer, or social media producer."

Chips Quinn Scholars Program for Diversity in Journalism
Location: Multiple
Deadline: Oct. 15
Pay: Amount unspecified
Description: "The program, operated by the Newseum Institute and funded by the Freedom Forum, matches qualified candidates with participating news organizations from across the country for 10- to 12-week paid internships. Selected scholars participate in an intense, one-week orientation/multimedia training workshop at the John Seigenthaler Center in Nashville, Tenn., in preparation for their internships."

Texas Tribune Student Fellowships (Spring and Summer)
Location: Austin, Texas
Deadline: Oct. 1 for spring and Nov. 15 for summer
Pay: Amount unspecified
Description: The Texas Tribune offers paid fellowships in data visuals, reporting, copy editing, photo editing, art, events and engagement.

Oregonian Media Group 
Location: Portland, Oregon
Deadline: Nov. 1
Pay: Amount unspecified
Description: The Oregonian/OregonLive, an award-winning news organization, offers a 10-week paid internship program for college students and recent graduates who wish to work in a digitally focused newsroom. Summer interns are given news and feature assignments just like regular staff members, producing journalism for the OregonLive.com and The Oregonian.

The New York Times: David E. Rosenbaum Reporting Internship
Location: Washington, D.C.
Deadline: Oct. 31
Pay: About $1,000 per week
Description: "The Times and the Washington Press Club Foundation select an exceptional intern to report and write across a wide variety of subject areas in the Washington bureau during a 10-week summer internship. The position, which is co-sponsored by the foundation, is intended for aspiring reporters with a demonstrated interest in or aptitude for writing about government and policy. It is aimed at students who receive financial aid and who hope to become journalists in Washington."

The New York Times: Thomas Morgan Visual Internship in Design
Location: New York City
Deadline: Oct. 31
Pay: About $1,000 per week
Description: "Working closely with art directors, the Thomas Morgan Visual Journalism intern in design helps design and produce pages and process art and photographs. The program aims to introduce the intern to newspaper design and to identify future designers for The Times." 

The New York Times: Thomas Morgan Visual Internship in Graphics
Location: New York City
Deadline: Oct. 31
Pay: About $1,000 per week
Description: "The Thomas Morgan Visual Journalism intern in graphics works closely with graphics editors, developing the skills to organize and present the news visually through charts, graphs and diagrams. Morgan interns will receive assignments to design and execute graphics for publication in various sections of The Times receiving credit lines where applicable and participate in workshops with ranking editors, reporters and visual journalists."

The New York Times: Thomas Morgan Visual Internship in Photography
Location: New York City
Deadline: Oct. 31
Pay: About $1,000 per week
Description: "The Thomas Morgan Visual Journalism intern in photography works with Times photographers and editors, shooting assignments for every section of the report. The goal is to give the interns a taste of news, feature and sports photography, as well as the opportunity to learn lighting techniques from professionals. Working closely with Times editors, interns are also expected to initiate enterprise projects apart from daily assignments." 

The New York Times Audience Development Internship
Location: New York City
Deadline: Oct. 31
Pay: About $1,000 per week
Description: "The Audience Development intern will be empowered to work with the entire Audience Development team on The Times’s news desk. Potential assignments include daily programming of the main @nytimes social accounts, giving SEO guidance in breaking news situations, developing UGC storytelling projects, contributing to analytic research projects and working with colleagues around the newsroom on different storytelling projects." 

The New York Times: James Reston Reporting Fellowship
Location: New York City
Deadline: Oct. 31
Pay: About $1,000 per week
Description: "Only seniors or graduate students who have had at least one previous summer internship at a major news organization are considered. Interns are assigned to various news departments typically Metro, Business, Sports, Science, Styles or Magazine where they receive reporting assignments and earn bylines on their stories."

The New York Times Video Internship
Location: New York City
Deadline: Oct. 31
Pay: About $1,000 per week
Description: "Are you a student with reporting and video production skills and an interest in the news? Spend your summer with the award-winning journalists in the video department at The New York Times. You will work alongside our staff of reporters, cinematographers, editors and motion designers as we cover The New York Times to produce compelling enterprise, feature and breaking news video content. Your work will be published on NYTimes.com."

The New York Times Audio Internship
Location: New York City
Deadline: Oct. 31
Pay: About $1,000 per week
Description: "The New York Times is seeking a podcast junkie to intern with our Audio team. You’re an avid podcast listener, and ideally someone who already has audio skills: you’ll assist producers in and out of the studio on 'The Daily,' our flagship daily news shows, and other programs." 

The New York Times Interactive News Internship
Location: New York City
Deadline: Oct. 13
Pay: About $1,000 per week
Description: "Spend your summer with an agile team of mission-driven developers working in the newsroom at The New York Times. As an intern on the Interactive News Desk, you’ll write code that ships – with a byline. You’ll investigate and summarize stacks of interesting structured data. You’ll collaborate with journalists to quickly create new features in response to newsroom and reader demand, and rapidly correct errors when they occur. And you’ll apply robust technological solutions in smart, creative, scalable ways to make an editorial impact."​

Dow Jones News Fund Internship Programs
Location: Multiple
Deadline: Nov. 1
Pay: At least $400 per week
Description: "The Dow Jones News Fund college internship programs help competitive juniors, seniors and graduate students jump-start careers in journalism through hands-on internships with leading news organizations. Interns receive one week of rigorous pre-internship training, a weekly salary during the internship and a $1,000 scholarship for those returning to school."
(Disclosure: I was a Dow Jones News Fund digital intern.)

Google News Lab Fellowships
Location: Multiple
Deadline: Jan. 3
Pay: $8,500 stipend and $1,000 for travel
Description: "The Google News Lab Fellowship offers students interested in journalism and technology the opportunity to spend the summer working at relevant organizations across the U.S. to gain valuable experience and make lifelong contacts and friends."

Pennsylvania Capitol Reporters
Location: Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

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