Denver Post Summer Internship

Posted On: October 14, 2015

Paid Journalism Internship

Media Organization: The Denver Post

Company Description

Founded in 1892, The Denver Post has been Colorado's media leader for over a century. As Colorado's largest daily broadsheet newspaper, more people get their news and information from The Denver Post and than any other source.

Job Description

The No. 1 newspaper in the Rocky Mountain region, The Denver Post, is helping shape the futures of the next generation of journalists by offering a 10-week paid internship for the summer of 2016. To do so, we are looking for talented students who want to make a difference. Denver Post interns are paid about $517 per week (housing and transportation to Denver are not included).

For more information about our nationally competitive internship please visit our website at

To Apply

We work with Dow Jones Newspaper Fund to identify candidates for copy editing, sports copy editing, online production and business reporting positions. Please apply directly to Dow Jones Newspaper Fund for these positions at

We also work with The Sports Journalism Institute to select a sports reporter intern. Please apply directly to The Sports Journalism Institute for this position at

Our editors choose interns for several parts of the newsroom as news or features reporters, photographers, graphic artists or designers. If you are applying for one of these positions, please send your clips or link to a portfolio, cover letter, resume and list of references to:

Internship Recruiter
Alexandra Alonso
The Denver Post
101 W. Colfax Ave. Suite 800
Denver, CO 80202


- Applicants should have completed junior year in college before Summer 2016.
- A demonstrated interest in print or online journalism (clips or portfolio)
- Previous newspaper experience is preferred.
- Reporting applicants should include no more than five clips
- Please include cover letter outlining which position most interests you
- List of three references

For PHOTOGRAPHY applications, please email your cover letter, a link to your online portfolio and resume to

For GRAPHICS or DESIGN, applicants may send portfolios of 8 1/2 x 11 photocopied designs, non-returnable tear sheets or CD's. Or, include a link to an online portfolio.

DEADLINE for RECEIVING applications is Friday October 30, 2015. Applications received after that date will not be considered.

Please contact Alexandra at 303-954-1037 or with any questions.