New York Bureau Intern

Posted On: May 3, 2016

Journalism Internship

Media Organization: The Mainichi Newspapers

Company Description

The Mainichi Newspapers (毎日新聞), founded in 1872, is Japan's oldest national daily newspaper. We are currently recognized in Japan as one of the leading newspapers, and have garnered a reputation as a provider of unbiased reporting and poignant editorials. Our commitment to excellence in journalism has earned us numerous prestigious awards, including a Pulitzer Prize and more than 20 awards from the Japan Newspaper Publishers and Editors Association, making The Mainichi Newspapers Japan's most awarded newspaper and the only Japanese news organization to have won a Pulitzer Prize. Mainichi has a nationwide circulation of 3 million copies.

The Mainichi Newspapers is looking to hire an intern to assist operation of its New York bureau. As a long-established publication and one of the top 5 in national newspaper circulation worldwide, an internship with Mainichi will surely provide excellent experience to any student of journalism, or any individual seeking a future in Asia- or Japan-related fields.

Job Description

Intern's duties include research on a wide range of topics, arranging interviews, transcription, tasks relating to office management, and assisting the bureau chief, sportswriter or United Nations correspondent in their duties as needed. Intern will be expected in our Midtown East bureau 2 to 3 days a week from 10am to 6pm with a one hour lunch break. Internship is unpaid, but there is a stipend for transportation and lunch provided and high possibility for paid work in the future.

To Apply

Please send your résumé to Sumire Kunieda (