Paid Non-credit Spring Intern

Posted On: March 5, 2019

Paid Journalism Internship

Media Organization: The Yomiuri Shimbun

Company Description

The Yomiuri Shimbun is a Japanese national newspaper with a 140-year history. Through our three headquarters and regional bureaus throughout Japan and major cities of the world, we report on domestic and foreign issues in our morning and evening editions. Our morning newspaper circulation alone exceeds 9 million copies, giving our newspaper the largest circulation in the world. Additionally, through publishing the daily English-language newspaper the Japan News and operating an English-language news website, we are transmitting news about Japan to the world.

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Job Description

We're looking for an intellectually curious, driven and dedicated intern to assist with research, interviews and other preparatory work for feature news stories that will explore aspects of American society, culture and politics, including upcoming pieces on child care and domestic workers' rights.

Your research will be used as material for articles written by a senior correspondent for the Yomiuri Shimbun, Japan’s largest national daily newspaper. You will be supervised by an experienced American staff reporter in our New York bureau in addition to working with a Japanese staff writer and other local staff. No Japanese language experience is required.

The position is part-time (roughly 10 hours per week) with a flexible schedule, and pays $15 per hour. Start date: April 1st

To Apply

Please send a cover letter and resume to Mr. Makoto Yoshiike, New York Bureau Chief at by March 15th.