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
Deadline: Feb. 1
Pay: $500 per week
Description: "The Pennsylvania Legislative Correspondents’ Association offers a summer internship program at the state Capitol in Harrisburg, Pa. The 10-week program for two interns consists of rotations at the following publications: The Allentown Morning CallCapitolwire.comLNP Media GroupThe Philadelphia InquirerPittsburgh Post-Gazette and Pennlive/Patriot-News. Interns will assist reporters covering the state budget and report on committee hearings and other political and policy stories in a fast-paced news environment." 

The Valley News Photo Internship (Spring)
Location: West Lebanon, New Hampshire
Deadline: Nov. 2
Pay: $480 per week
Description: "The Valley News is currently accepting applications for a six-month photo internship, running from January to June 2018. The photo intern works with the newspaper's two staff photographers and photo editor, covering a range of assignments and enterprise work."

NPR Kroc Fellowship
Location: Washington, D.C.
Deadline: Dec. 31
Pay: $40,000 stipend (for a year) plus benefits
Description: "The NPR Kroc Fellowship identifies and develops a new generation of extraordinary public radio journalists. Over the course of a year, the three Kroc Fellows get rigorous, hands-on training in every aspect of public radio journalism, both on-air and online, including writing, reporting, producing and editing."

Bloomberg News Internships
Location: Multiple locations
Deadline: November
Pay: Unspecified
Description: "In our 10- to 12-week program, you’ll help report breaking news about financial markets, economies, technology, business and governments. Our interns, who are either students or recent graduates, may also pitch and write enterprise stories, conduct interviews and collaborate with our other consumer-facing media platforms."

Atlantic Media Fellowship
Location: Washington, D.C., and New York City
Deadline: Oct. 2
Pay: Unspecified amount
Description: "Atlantic Media offers high-achieving recent college graduates a unique opportunity to participate in the Atlantic Media Fellowship Program. The program is a structured, year-long paid fellowship for top-tier talent committed to editorial-side or business-side careers in media." 

Baltimore Magazine
Location: Baltimore
Deadline: Applicants are accepted for fall, spring and summer internships
Pay: Unspecified
Description: Baltimore Magazine offers web, editorial, marketing and events, and style internships and can offer course credit.

Austin American Statesman Internships
Location: Austin, Texas
Deadline: Oct. 31
Pay: $8 per hour for spring, $450 per week for summer
Description: "Our objective is to help interns grow with challenging assignments. In other words, you won't spend your time writing police briefs, taking mug shots and running errands. Last summer, one intern finished with three dozen bylines, three-quarters of which were on the front page or the Metro cover."

Politico Editorial Internship (Spring and Summer)
Location: Rosslyn, Virginia
Pay: Unspecified
Deadline: Oct. 15 for spring, Nov. 1 for summer
Description: "POLITICO seeks exceptional college students/recent graduates for its editorial internship program. We hire year-round for positions on our magazine, our breaking news desk, our politics desk and our Politico Pro policy teams."

Time Inc.
Location: Multiple locations at TIME brands
Pay: Unspecified
Deadline: Applications to open in the fall
Description: "Our internship and fellowship programs develop the future leaders of Time Inc. We're looking for students who aren't afraid to try new things — at brands like People, TIME, Cooking Light, ESSENCE and Sports Illustrated — or through new content, experiences and acquisitions like the People Entertainment Network, Coinage, inVNT or Well Done."

Turner Internships
Locations: Atlanta, Los Angeles, New York and Washington, D.C.
Pay: Unspecified amount
Deadline: Varies
Description: "Turner offers a variety of internship programs for college juniors, seniors, graduate students and recent graduates. Opportunities are available year-round across our News, Entertainment, Sports, and Corporate divisions and include hands-on learning experience in a variety of functions including: Editorial, Production, Design, PR, Marketing, Digital, Finance, Accounting and Technology."

Los Angeles Times Summer Website Internship
Location: Los Angeles
Pay: Unspecified amount
Deadline: Dec. 1
Description: "Submissions will be accepted for internships in audience engagement, digital editing and production on latimes.com. These are not reporting positions. Web internships do not require a car. This is a paid internship and placements usually run from June to August, with rolling start dates to accommodate school schedules."

Los Angeles Times Summer Reporting Internship
Location: Los Angeles
Pay: Unspecified amount
Deadline: Nov. 1
Description: "We place reporting interns throughout the L.A. Times: Metro/Local, Foreign/National, Sacramento, Sports, Business, Features (Home, Image, Travel, Food, Mind & Body), Arts & Entertainment, Editorial Pages and in our Washington, D.C., bureau."

Los Angeles Times Summer Visual Journalism Internship
Location: Los Angeles
Pay: Unspecified amount
Deadline: Nov. 17
Description: "We are looking for interns to work with our photography and video teams. These are paid internships and summer placements usually run from June to August, with rolling start dates to accommodate school schedules." 

Los Angeles Times Summer Visualization and Data Internship
Location: Los Angeles
Pay: Unspecified amount
Deadline: Dec. 1
Description: "Are you a journalist+nerd+artist? Do you geek out on data, human visual perception or user experience? Do you excel at generating visualizations that inform and entertain? Then we have a place for you. The Los Angeles Times is looking for interns to join our Visualization and Data Department." 

Los Angeles Times Summer Data Desk Internship
Location: Los Angeles
Pay: Unspecified amount
Deadline: Dec. 15
Description: "The Los Angeles Times is looking for an intern to join our Data Desk. It is a paid position. The Data Desk is a team of reporters and computer programmers that works with journalists in The Times newsroom to collect, organize, analyze and present large amounts of information. In short, we use data to find and tell stories. Stories that make a difference. Stories that otherwise would not be told."

Los Angeles Times Summer Design Internship
Location: Los Angeles
Pay: Unspecified amount
Deadline: Dec. 15
Description: "Submissions will be accepted for internships working alongside some of the best designers in the business. Applicants should be able to demonstrate a strong visual sense for page design outside the classroom and have newsroom deadline experience." 

The Miami Herald Newsroom Internships
Location: Miami
Pay: $520 per week
Deadline: Oct. 31
Description: "We think internships at the Miami Herald Media Company are among the best in the country. Each year, we offer talented collegiate journalists the opportunity to hone their craft working with the country’s top professionals in the most interesting, diverse and news-intensive city in the United States."

Reuters 2018 Journalism Internship
Location: Multiple cities in the United States
Pay: Unspecified amount
Deadline: Dec. 1
Description: "Reuters offers talented students and graduates with a strong interest in journalism an opportunity to learn at the world's largest international multimedia news provider. Our paid internships are a crash course in hands-on business, political and general news reporting."

WIRED Editorial Fellow
Location: San Francisco
Pay: $14 per hour
Deadline: Applications open in November
Description: "WIRED offers five six-month-long editorial fellowships, all located at our editorial headquarters in San Francisco’s South of Market neighborhood. Editorial fellowships focus on reportingvideogadgetsfact-checking, and photography."

Editorial Internship at The Nation (Spring)
Location: New York City
Pay: $15 per hour
Deadline: Oct. 16
Description: "For more than three decades The Nation Institute, in conjunction with The Nation magazine, has provided an internship program for early-career journalists interested in journalism and publishing."

Business Insider Internships
Location: New York City
Pay: Unspecified amount
Deadline: Unspecified
Description: Business Insider offers a range of internships in areas including, audio, video, entertainment, tech, travel and more.

News21 Fellowship
Location: Phoenix, Arizona
Pay: $7,500 stipend plus travel
Deadline: Nov. 10
Description: "During the summer, fellows work full time out of a digital newsroom at the Cronkite School for 10 weeks, typically beginning in mid to late May and ending in late July or early August."

CBS News Internships (Spring)
Location: New York City or Washington, D.C.
Pay: Unspecified amount
Deadline: Oct. 31
Description: "This is an educational program designed for college students who are interested in pursuing a career in journalism, broadcasting or production. Each student is selected and assigned on a first-come, first-served basis."

Atlanta-Journal Constitution Internship
Location: Atlanta
Pay: Unspecified amount
Deadline: Oct. 1
Description: "The AJC offers fall, spring and summer internships. Fall/spring semester internships are part-time, offering local students a chance to earn college credit and/or pay. Summer internships are paid, 10-week programs. The AJC is looking for upper-level college students interested in pursuing a career as a reporter, database specialist or interactive producer. Interns are treated as full-time professional journalists."

Slate Science Intern (Spring)
Location: New York City
Pay: $12 an hour
Deadline: Oct. 20
Description: "We are looking for someone who is organized, motivated, and an original thinker; is familiar with our science section; and has plenty of story ideas (and opinions). The intern will help assist with reprints and light research, but the bulk of the time will be devoted to pitching, reporting, and writing. A background in science is a plus."

Slate Social Media Intern
Location: New York City
Pay: Unspecified
Deadline: Applications reviewed on a rolling basis
Description: "Slate seeks a social media intern to help its audience engagement team grow and engage its audience across various platforms. We're looking for a true internet connoisseur with a clear voice for our feeds and a reliable but flexible schedule to help us maintain a strong, consistent social presence."

Slate Video Intern (Spring)
Location: New York City
Pay: Unspecified amount
Deadline: Oct. 31
Description: "Slate's video intern supports our video department. This position is paid, full-time, and based in our Brooklyn office."

Slate Editorial Intern, D.C. (Spring)
Location: Washington, D.C.
Pay: $12.50 per hour
Deadline: Oct. 1
Description: "Candidates for the D.C. editorial internship must be available to work in Slate's Washington office 29 hours per week. They must be highly organized, have a proven interest in journalism, and be very familiar with Slate. They must also be able to work quickly, efficiently, and without much supervision. There will be opportunity for writing blog posts and articles."

Charlotte Observer Summer Internships
Location: Charlotte, North Carolina
Pay: Unspecified amount, or for college credit
Deadline: Nov. 1
Description: "The Charlotte Observer, the largest newspaper in the Carolinas, is accepting applications for 2018 newsroom summer internships. From Day 1 of your internship, you will be welcomed as part of The Charlotte Observer staff. We expect our interns to function as beginning professionals from their first day: that is, to report or shoot video for stories ready to be edited for digital and print publication."

The Virginian-Pilot Internship Program
Location: Norfolk, Virginia
Pay: Unspecified amount
Deadline: Nov. 3
Description: "Located in the Hampton Roads area of Virginia, The Virginian-Pilot's newsroom of award-winning journalists is eager to help you learn. The region has lots of stories to tell, and from Day 1 you’ll be going after them. Our coverage area includes five cities, miles of beaches, the country’s largest Navy base and more."

Philadelphia Media Network Internships (Spring and Summer)
Location: Philadelphia
Pay: $7.25 per hour for 15 hours per week during the spring. $12.50 per hour for 40 hours per week during the summer
Deadline: Nov. 30 for spring, Jan. 1 for summer
Description: Philadelphia Media Network, which includes The Philadelphia Inquirer, Daily News and Philly.com, offers internships for pay and for academic credit in reporting, photography, copy editing, digital, audience development and videography.

Chicago Sun-Times Newsroom Internship (Spring)
Location: Chicago
Pay: Unspecified
Deadline: Oct. 15
Description: "The Chicago Sun-Times offers newsroom internships to college students and recent college graduates in the news, photography, social media, features, sports and Homicide Watch departments. These opportunities are offered in the spring semester, over summer break and the fall semester."

Chicago Tribune Internships
Location: Chicago
Pay: Unspecified amount
Deadline: Nov. 1
Description: "The Chicago Tribune’s newsroom internship program seeks college juniors, seniors and graduate students for 12-week paid internships. Opportunities will be considered in all newsroom departments:  metro, sports, business, graphics, copy editing, design, photo/video, entertainment, events, social media and lifestyle."

The Denver Post Summer Internships
Location: Denver
Pay: $500 per week
Deadline: Oct. 31
Description: "Our editors choose full-time summer interns in news, business and features reporting (3 positions); digital production; photography; videography; and information design/visual communication."

Marketplace (Spring)
Location: Los Angeles, California
Pay: $12 per hour
Deadline: Oct. 13
Description: "Marketplace has an excellent internship opportunity in Los Angeles for those who have an active interest in journalism. Marketplace Interns will be compensated on an hourly basis. Parking or bus pass will also be reimbursed."

American Society of Magazine Editors Internship Program
Location: New York City and Washington, D.C.
Pay: $455 per week
Deadline: Oct. 2
Description: "ASME interns participate in a three-day orientation program and learn the fundamentals of reporting, fact checking and copy editing. Over the course of the summer, ASME interns also attend special events in New York and Washington and meet for lunch with top editors. ASME interns report, edit, fact-check and copy-edit for print and online publications."

NPR Internships
Location: Washington, D.C.
Pay: $12.50 per hour; academic credit also offered
Deadline: Oct. 8
Description: "From Day 1, interns at NPR are given real-world, hands-on responsibilities. Working alongside top professionals in the field, interns do meaningful work across a variety of departments at NPR. Find out how you can contribute your diverse talents to gain invaluable experience at the heart of a thriving multimedia organization."

Buzzfeed Emerging Writers Fellowship
Location: New York City
Pay: $14,000 stipend for four months
Deadline: Dec. 4
Description: "With the mission of diversifying the broader media landscape by investing in the next generation of necessary voices, BuzzFeed's Emerging Writers Fellowship is designed to give writers of great promise the support, mentorship, and experience necessary to take a transformative step forward in their careers."

Fox News Collegiate Associate Program
Location: Various major cities in the United States
Pay: Unspecified amount
Deadline: Nov. 30 for spring
Description: "The Fox News College Associate Program is for motivated college students who are passionate about the news industry. College Associates are paid to gain real world work experience with guidance from top news professionals. College Associates are assigned to a department that matches their skill set, work experience and career aspirations."

U.S. News & World Report Internship
Location: Washington, D.C.
Pay: $13 per hour plus health benefits
Deadline: Open
Description: "U.S. News & World Report is seeking a paid intern for our consumer-oriented automotive site, usnews.com/cars. This one-year internship in our Washington, D.C. office is ideal for recent college graduates with the research and fact-checking skills to support our publication processes."

Chicago Magazine Internship (Winter)
Location: Chicago
Pay: Minimum wage
Deadline: Nov. 1
Description: "Chicago magazine's editorial department seeks motivated, enthusiastic journalism students and recent graduates to help with fact checking and story research. Interns are also encouraged to pitch ideas and write for various sections of the magazine."

The Baltimore Sun: Mary J. Corey Journalism Internship
Location: Baltimore
Pay: $575 per week
Deadline: Oct. 15
Description: "The person selected should have extensive journalism experience, either as a student journalist, or as an intern at a newspaper, or a combination of both. The intern will be selected on the basis of journalism qualifications and the degree to which she or he exemplifies the values of Mary Corey."

The Buffalo News Internships
Location: Buffalo, New York
Pay: Amount unspecified
Deadline: Nov. 1
Description: "We are looking for college juniors and seniors, graduate students and freshly minted graduates who are passionate about journalism and have a track record of doing compelling work. We need reporters and digital editors, as well as journalists who specialize in data visualization, data reporting and statistical analysis."

Education Week: Gregory M. Chronister Journalism Fellowship
Location: The fellowship is intended to be completed while the recipient continues his or her regular employment.
Deadline: Nov. 15
Pay: Up to $10,000 during a one-year period
Description: "Editorial Projects in Education Inc. (EPE) is pleased to announce the inaugural Education Week Gregory M. Chronister Journalism Fellowship, to be awarded annually to an enterprising journalist in support of a reporting project that illuminates a significant issue in pre-K-12 education."

The Wall Street Journal Photography Internship
Location: New York City
Deadline: Nov. 1
Pay: $700 per week
Description: "The Wall Street Journal is seeking undergraduates, recent graduates or graduate students to intern with its photo team based in New York. The photo team researches and commissions photographs for digital and print editions of The Wall Street Journal."

The Wall Street Journal Reporting Internship in Asia
Location: Hong Kong or another bureau in Asia
Deadline: Jan. 1
Pay: $700 per week
Description: "The Wall Street Journal is seeking an intern to work in the Hong Kong office or another bureau in Asia for the summer. Interns work closely with reporters and editors to deliver prompt, accurate reporting of news relevant to their beat."

The Wall Street Journal Graphics Internship
Location: New York City
Deadline: Nov. 1
Pay: $700 per week
Description: "The Wall Street Journal is seeking a graphics intern to work with our team of graphics editors, developers, designers, as well as the broader newsroom. The Graphics department is responsible for driving innovative storytelling with graphics, interactives, data journalism and newsroom apps that are created for digital and print."

The Wall Street Journal Reporting Internship
Location: Various cities in the U.S. and bureaus in Latin America or Canada
Deadline: Nov. 1
Pay: $700 per week
Description: "The Wall Street Journal’s internship program is aimed at undergraduate and graduate students who intend to pursue a career in journalism. This is a paid summer internship that lasts for 10 weeks. The summer internships generally take place over June, July and August, though start dates can be flexible in certain circumstances."

The Wall Street Journal Video Internship
Location: New York City
Deadline: Nov. 1
Pay: $700 per week
Description: "The Wall Street Journal is seeking undergraduates, recent graduates or graduate students who intend to pursue a career in video journalism. The video intern’s primary duties will include producing editorially sound and visually compelling content, as well as publishing and promotion of videos both on the WSJ platform and off-platform."

The Wall Street Journal Winter Reporting Internship Covering Science and Health Care
Location: New York City
Deadline: Nov. 15
Pay: $700 per week
Description: "The Wall Street Journal is seeking undergraduates, recent graduates or graduate students who intend to pursue a career in science journalism. This is a 10-week, full-time paid internship that would start in January or February. It cannot be completed while taking classes. The internship will be based in New York with WSJ’s Health & Science bureau."

Mother Jones: The Ben Bagdikian Fellowship Program
Location: San Francisco, Washington D.C., New York City
Deadline: October 1 and April 1
Pay: $2,275 per month for six months
Description: Mother Jones offers six-month fellowships in editorial, online editorial, social media, digital media and strategic communications positions.

Gizmodo Media Group Editorial Internships
Location: New York City
Deadline: Oct. 23
Pay: $750 per week
Description: "The Gizmodo Media Group is seeking sharp, curious and fun aspiring journalists to intern with us in New York City in Summer 2018. Gizmodo Media Group is the publisher of the web’s most original media brands, including Gizmodo, Kotaku, Lifehacker, Deadspin, Jezebel, Splinter, TheRoot and Jalopnik."

American University Graduate Fellowship with The Washington Post
Location: Washington D.C.
Deadline: April 30 or until filled
Pay: Full tuition remission plus a $30,000 stipend 
Description: Applicants must apply and be accepted to American University's Journalism & Public Affairs master's program. "The successful launch of an ongoing fellowship program offers Fellows full tuition plus a $30,000 yearly stipend and the chance to work side-by-side with top journalists at The Washington Post, one of the world’s leading news organizations."

American Press Institute Summer Fellowship
Location: Arlington, Virginia
Deadline: Jan. 7
Pay: $9,000 stipend for 12 weeks
Description: "The American Press Institute offers a summer fellowship for college students or recent graduates to contribute to and learn from the Institute’s efforts to conduct research, convene thought leaders, create tools and publish insights that advance innovation and sustainability in journalism. The program is for students with high levels of initiative, analytical thinking and ambitious ideas about inventing future models of journalism."

Business and Technology Reporting Internship at American Graphics Institute
Location: Boston
Deadline: Nov. 30
Pay: $700 per week
Description: "This paid internship involves covering technology and business news that relates to publishing, marketing, advertising, and media. Participants also participate in employer-paid professional development training programs on the use of digital and online tools and technologies."

Daily Press Internship Program
Location: Newport News, Williamsburg and West Point, Va.
Deadline: February 18
Pay: $10 per hour for 35 hours per week
Description: "The Daily Press Media Group offers a paid, 10-week summer internship program in its editorial and advertising departments. Interns are assigned a mentor and participate in team meetings. Teamwork is underscored at every level in our newsroom."

Chalkbeat Summer Internship
Location: Denver, Detroit, Indianapolis, Memphis, Tenn. or New York City
Deadline: Open
Pay: Unspecified amount
Description: "Chalkbeat, the nonprofit education news organization, is seeking motivated undergraduate or graduate students to serve as summer reporting interns. Our reporting teams cover schools in Denver, Detroit, Indianapolis, Memphis, and New York City, as well as a national bureau covering education issues affecting schools across the country."

St. Louis Post-Dispatch Video/Photo Internships
Location: St. Louis
Deadline: Oct. 28 for winter, Nov. 5 for spring
Pay: $415 per week
Description: "The St. Louis Post-Dispatch, recipient of the 2015 Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News Photography, is looking for an enthusiastic, creative and flexible multimedia journalist with a sense of  curiosity, adventure and humor who can generate and execute timely video and photo ideas professionally and efficiently. "

Forbes Editorial Internship Program
Location: Jersey City, New Jersey
Deadline: Dec. 8
Pay: $15 per hour
Description: "Our editorial interns have written dozens of posts for Forbes.com and contributed to some of our biggest web/print packages, including the Top Colleges and Forbes 400 issues. Some wrote pieces for Forbes magazine; a few continue to write as contributors after heading back to college; others have been hired as full time staffers."

NBC Universal Internships
Location: Various cities across the U.S.
Deadline: Varies
Pay: $13 per hour
Description: "The NBCUniversal Campus 2 Career Internship Program offers one of the most competitive media opportunities in the industry. Named one of the Top 10 Internship Programs in 2012, we give students real life experience, robust learning opportunities in the classroom and on the job, and creative ways to network and meet fellow interns and employees."

The Palm Beach Post Data and Summer Internships
Location: West Palm Beach, Florida
Deadline: Nov. 30
Pay: Unspecified amount
Description: "The Palm Beach Post in West Palm Beach, Fla., is looking for top reporting candidates for summer 2018 paid internships as well as a coding-savvy reporter for a six-month, paid data internship starting as early as January 2018. In South Florida, you'll find warm weather and open records laws that sizzle. We're known for exposing corruption, grabbing a piece of every big national story and, of course, Mar-a-Lago, the winter White House of Donald J. Trump."
(Disclosure: I interned with The Palm Beach Post.)

Kansas City Star Reporting and Audience Internships
Location: Kansas City, Missouri
Deadline: Nov. 15
Pay: $15 per hour
Description: "Reporting interns will cover breaking news and enterprise stories. We’re looking for reporters who can spot a good story and know how to write it. Video and social media skills also are a must. For audience interns we are looking for journalists with writing and editing experience under deadline, clear news judgment and strong social media skills."

Bloomberg Graphics Winter and Summer Internships
Location: New York City
Deadline: Nov. 15
Pay: Unspecified amount
Description: "The internship is open to college students or recent graduates. You should have exceptional curiosity, strong news judgment, creative design sensibilities and an eagerness to tell data-rich stories about business, finance, markets, economics, technology, politics and policy."

WUSF Public Media
Location: Tampa, Florida
Deadline: Nov. 3
Pay: $10 per hour
Description: "WUSF News is looking for student journalists ready for the opportunity to work in a professional newsroom. We're taking applications for the Spring 2018 Stephen Noble Internship - a semester-long chance to develop into a public radio reporter."

IRTS Summer Fellowship
Location: New York City
Deadline: Dec. 3
Pay: A living stipend, housing and round trip travel are provided
Description: "The Summer Fellowship Program is the cornerstone program of the IRTS Foundation. Often referred to as a “media boot camp,” this highly selective program teaches a talented group of up-and-coming communicators the realities of the business world through an all-expense-paid internship in New York City, which includes practical experience and career-planning advice."

Solutions Journalism Reporting Internship
Location: Bainbridge Island, Washington
Deadline: Dec. 8
Pay: $1000 per month for 3 days a week
Description: "Do you love researching, reporting, and writing? Do you care deeply about the state of our world and want to put your skills to work reporting on progressive solutions for social change? If you are seeking a career in journalism and are passionate about social justice, then this is the internship for you."

Quincy Media Internship Program
Location: Any of our broadcast or newspaper properties in seven states
Deadline: Varies by location, hires year-round
Pay: Hourly wage
Description: "The Quinternship Paid Internship Program is designed to offer the best and the brightest students in journalism, broadcasting, communication and related studies the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in many aspects of broadcast television, radio, newspaper and digital operations. Our properties may offer internships in the departments of news, production, promotion, marketing, digital media and engineering."

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    Ashley McBride

    Ashley McBride is an interactive learning fellow with the News University team at Poynter, where she facilitates online learning for journalists, news organizations, educators and students.

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