For internships 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 linked at the bottom of this page.
Sound Publishing Internship
10-20 hours/week * Unpaid
1 quarter; 1-2 credits
Based in Bellevue, Kent, or Federal Way
Qualifications: Strong writing skills and reporting experience. Internship supervisor will review resume and writing sample as part of the application process.
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
Mon-Fri, 20 hours @ $15/hour. (KNKX is open to the intern working a variety of hours between 9:30am and 5:30pm as long as the intern is available for 5-7 hour days, adding up to 20 hours a week.)
1-2 quarters; 1-2 credits each
This internship, based in the KNKX Seattle Belltown studios, is focused primary on writing and producing stories for our newscasts. We will also help the intern produce at least one long-form story that is more in the style of narrative journalism. Short web posts to knkx.org will also be included. The intern will gain skills in reporting, writing, audio editing, voicing and producing for broadcast using industry standard programs including Adobe Audition and NewsBoss.
This internship is focused on reporting and writing. Depending on student interest, there are also opportunities to gain experience with photography, news production and WordPress, social media, print newspaper production or more. Ideally interns spend 12 hours total per week on the internship for a quarter, with at least six hours each week in our office in the Chinatown International District. They have the option to complete the remaining hours out of the office.
Get unique, hands-on experience at Seattle’s street paper while learning about the production cycle of a weekly newspaper. Interns pitch and write stories, take photographs, interview sources, and help with proofreading and other editorial tasks.