Newsweek has a paid, 13-week summer internship program designed for college students entering their senior year, graduating seniors, graduate students and professionals with a few years of experience in journalism. Interns work at our headquarters in New York, where they do reporting and research and help with the weekly close of the magazine.
Applicants must have experience reporting and writing for their college newspapers, in previous internships or at other publications.
We ask applicants to submit:
A one-page letter stating their qualifications and aspirations
A detailed résumé
Five samples of published articles*, including name and date of publication. Essays for classes are not acceptable.
Name and phone number of two references
*Clips should demonstrate exclusive or enterprise reporting which, ideally,
had an impact. Writing should be memorable and better than the average college journalist.
Application material for the summer of 2010 should be sent to: Internship Program, Newsweek, 395 Hudson St., New York, NY 10014, must be postmarked no later than October 15, 2009, and will not be returned. All materials, including clips, should be on no larger than 8.5 x 11 inch paper.
Foreign nationals: Under federal immigration law, at time of employment all applicants must show documentation proving eligibility to work in the United States. Student visas are not acceptable without proper INS paperwork.