For interships available to all Communication students see http://www.com.washington.edu/communicationworks/internships/public/
To apply for the following Premier Journalism Internships, please fill out the application form below (you should sign in to UW Google Apps before you attempt to fill out the form).
Seattle Times Internships (Paid)
20 hours/week * Minimum Wage
4 hour or longer shifts
1 quarter/3 months
Research and report stories for the Pulitzer Prize-winning Seattle Times. Internship opportunities available on several desks and in copy editing. Competitive placement; recommended for advanced students with newsroom experience (NewsLab, Daily, Internships).
Qualifications: Recommended for students with newsroom experience. Willingness/ability to do both enterprise and assignment reporting.
Seattle Weekly Internship (Magazine Newswriting)
6 months (2 quarters)
Qualifications: Strong writing skills and reporting experience. Internship supervisor will review resume and writing sample as part of the application process.
Crosscut: Editorial Internship
1-2 quarters; 1-2 credits each
Bus tickets provided
The editorial intern is an integral member of the editorial team in a small-but-growing work environment. The position is unpaid, but will work directly with talented editors, writers and community figures and will include opportunities to write contracted freelance articles to be published on Crosscut.com.
Husky Football Internship @ Seattlepi.com
15 hours/week * unpaid
1 quarter/3 months
Seattlepi.com is looking for a part-time sports intern for the fall quarter. Our fall intern will get the opportunity to act as the P-I’s point person for UW football throughout the 2016 season, working closely with the editorial staff to produce high-quality pieces for a digital news site.
This is a working internship, and a successful candidate will come in ready to hit the ground running. Interns will be expected to cover each of Washington’s games during the season, attending every home game and covering road games remotely. He or she will also be expected to attend Chris Petersen’s weekly press conferences from the UW campus.
Interns will come away from the season with a variety of clips and exposure to thousands of readers. Experience working with social media is required, and familiarity with HTML preferred.
The Seattle Globalist: Reporter or News Producer Internships
8-12 hours/week * Unpaid
1 quarter; 1-2 credits
Reporting interns at the Seattle Globalist work closely with editorial staff to report quick-turnaround stories on local-global issues. Reporting interns generally spend one full day in the Globalist office each week, as well as some time out reporting in the Seattle area. Students are encouraged to seek and pitch their own story ideas in addition to assigned stories. Several Globalist interns have won awards for their reporting.
The News Producer Internship at The Seattle Globalist involves proofreading and editing articles and building posts in a WordPress CMS. Editing interns are expected to spend at least four hours a week in the Globalist office with the editing staff, with the option to complete the rest of the hours remotely. Students get hands-on experience with WordPress, HTML, Associated Press style, writing headlines and other story elements, editing for content, and more.
GeekWire: Tech Reporting
1 quarter, 20 hours per week, Flexible schedule
GeekWire is a national technology news site based in Seattle’s Fremont neighborhood. The ideal candidate will have an interest in technology, and strong writing and reporting skills to complement a fast-moving online news organization. Interns at GeekWire will tackle a range of editorial projects, from reporting on breaking business news to writing features to transcribing interviews to attending (and covering) industry events. The GeekWire internship is recommended for advanced journalism students. Video, photography and social media skills are not required, but certainly a plus. A knowledge of WordPress is helpful.