**All Summer 2020 Internship application deadlines have been extended to NOVEMBER 15TH, 2019 AT 5:00 P.M. PT to accommodate those affected by wildfires in Arizona, California, Colorado, and Utah.**
Each year, The Seattle Times offers a series of paid summer internships to outstanding students eager to build a career in journalism. For 10 weeks, our interns attend training sessions with members of our Pulitzer Prize-winning staff members to work on a variety of real-world assignments at an established, renowned metropolitan newspaper and website. Next summer, consider joining our news team and be paid to train in your chosen profession at the Pacific Northwest?s leading daily news media organization.
As a family owned and operated organization, we are dedicated to the local and regional community we serve and proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Interested? Internships are open to Juniors and Seniors (including graduating Seniors!) attending a four-year college or university, as well as graduate students. Applicants must be journalism majors or have a demonstrated commitment to print or online journalism, possess social media skills, and be digitally astute. Internship experience at other news organizations is preferred, but not required.
+ Applicants must have their own personal photo equipment.
+ Applicants must have their own personal vehicle.
+ Complete and submit your application below. We will only accept applications submitted through this page (no email applications or calls, please).
+ When attaching your resume and cover letter, please use the following naming convention: InternshipName-Document-ApplicantName. Example: Photojournalism-CoverLetter-JohnDoe.
+ Submit three references familiar with your work (with at least one reference being a former manager or supervisor).
+ Provide a link to your online portfolio containing 20?30 images that include news, features, portraits, sports, at least one photo story and an example of video work.
+ Deadline: submit your application package by Friday, November 15th, 2019 at 5 p.m. PT. All applications will receive a response before December 16th, 2019.
As a paid position, this internship pays $16.00 per hour.
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