For interships available to all Communication students see http://www.com.washington.edu/communicationworks/internships/public/
Applications to the Premier Journalism Internship program are accepted on a rolling basis. Most placements occur midway through the preceding quarter.
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.
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.
KNKX Public Radio Internship (Unpaid)
Mon-Fri, 2-6p (20 hours). Possible to split shifts between two interns.
1-2 quarters; 1-2 credits each
This internship, based in the KNKX Seattle Belltown studios, is connected to the “All Things Considered” afternoon news show. The intern provides production support for the show while gaining skills in reporting, writing, audio editing, voicing and producing for broadcast.
Qualifications: News writing and reporting skills. Internship supervisor will review resume and writing sample as part of the application process.