Unpaid features/entertainment internship

Posted On: December 2, 2012

Journalism Internship

Media Organization: Metro Newspapers

Company Description

Metro is published in more than 100 major cities across Europe, North & South America and Asia . Metro has a unique global reach — attracting a young, active, well-educated Metropolitan audience of more than 20 million daily readers.

Metro is a free daily newspaper written and designed for young and ambitious professionals. Designed for a 20-minute read, the paper gives metropolitans all they need to know, Monday through Friday, during their morning commutes.

Local, national and international news and colorful features are presented without any bias, but showcase a proudly urban attitude and style.

Job Description

Metro US is looking for spring 2013 interns interested in general features and entertainment. Metro internships are unpaid but participants are given unlimited opportunity to both develop skills and get clips. Some training in CMS for our website is also offered. Experience at a college newspaper or other newspaper is preferred. Candidates must be prepared to hit the ground running by taking initiative to pitch stories and help out wherever necessary. Interns must be willing to commit to working at least two full eight hour days in order to extract the most benefit from the program. We are in office Sunday through Thursday. Applicants must be enrolled in school in order to participate in the internship. Please send a resume, cover letter and writing samples

To Apply

Please email us a cover letter, resume and writing samples to Heidi Patalano (heidi.patalano@metro.us).