POLITICO: Summer Editorial Internship, New York

Posted On: March 15, 2022

Paid Journalism Internship

Media Organization: POLITICO

Company Description

POLITICO strives to be the dominant source for politics and policy in power centers across every continent where access to reliable information, nonpartisan journalism and real-time tools creates, informs and engages a global citizenry.

POLITICO’s mission from the very beginning was to win the audience. We dedicate ourselves to providing accurate, non-partisan, impactful information to the right people at the right time so they can act with confidence and speed. We serve, better understand, and grow our influential audience by creating innovative products and tools that provide limitless value across the globe.

Job Description

POLITICO is seeking a summer intern for its New York City bureau.

Internship Dates: June 7 – Sept. 2
Hours: 25 per week
Pay: $23 an hour

What You’ll Do:

Work with our New York Playbook team to write and produce our daily newsletter on politics in the nation’s largest city.
The intern will be involved in all aspects of content creation and production, including research, reporting, writing, editing and aggregating. A significant amount of this work will be in early morning hours.
Contribute to the reporting of a dynamic team covering policy and politics of New York City for both in-state and national audiences.

What You’ll Need:

A can-do attitude, initiative, good time management skills and the ability to work well under pressure.
The ability to write quickly and cleanly.
A passion for politics and policy and a thirst to learn about New York’s politics and government.

We welcome applicants who are recent graduates. Applicants who are still in school must, at least, be rising juniors. The ideal applicant will have experience at a school publication and/or previous experience at a professional news outlet.

We are driven by our values. We are relentless contributors, disruptors of the status quo, collaborators, talent cultivators and DEI stewards.

We value our people. We offer a competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits package, including health and wellness benefits, commuter benefits, retirement plans, as well as work-life balance flexibility and opportunities for career development.

Let’s keep in touch. Follow us on Instagram and Twitter at @politicocareers and #meetPOLITICO for a deep dive into what makes us POLITICOs and our adventures. We’d love to hear from you! Want to join POLITICO but don’t see a job suited to you? Sign up to be a part of our Talent Network to be alerted of future opportunities.

To Apply

To apply:
- politico.com/careers
- 2022 Editorial Internship, New York City
- Attach resume and clips of stories you have written
The link is attached as well under "contact website"