The New York Times offers 10-week summer internships to undergraduate and graduate college students who have decided on careers in journalism. Some internships are limited to seniors or graduate students; others also accept juniors. Applicants must be authorized to work in the U.S.
The salary for all internships is about $1,000 a week. For those who want it, housing in New York is available in the dormitories of New York University at rates ranging from about $320 to $400 per week, depending on type of accommodation. The program will begin on Monday, June 6, with three days of orientation.
The deadline to submit an application for the 2016 summer internship program is 11:59 p.m. New York time on Oct. 31, 2015. Information about specific internships can be found by clicking on the links at the left. Individuals may apply for more than one internship.
The program provides a summer of demanding work and high journalistic standards, with individual internships in reporting, in visual and interactive journalism and in video, and it offers copy-editing internships with placement by the Dow Jones News Fund.
The reporting internship in New York is called the James Reston Reporting Fellowship, and the reporting internship in Washington, D.C., is named the David Rosenbaum Reporting Fellowship. Both are limited to college seniors and graduate students.
The copy editing internship program is coordinated through the Dow Jones News Fund Copy Editing program and is open to juniors and higher.
The digital internship in the newsroom, working with producers and editors on NYTimes.com, is open to juniors and higher.
The Interactive News internship, for those who are familiar with one or two front-end or back-end languages and frameworks, involves working alongside developers, designers, and other journalists of The New York Times to build Web applications for coverage of special projects, as well as breaking news. Juniors and higher are eligible to apply.
The video internship offers the opportunity to work with the award-winning journalists of the Times’s video unit. Juniors and higher are eligible.
Apply for these internships by submitting the form at the bottom of this page.
The New York Times is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of an individual's sex, age, race, color, creed, national origin, alienage, religion, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation or affectional preference, gender identity and expression, disability, genetic trait or predisposition, carrier status, citizenship, veteran or military status and other personal characteristics protected by law. All applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to legally protected characteristics.
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