Interns report and write articles, edit copy, take photographs, shoot and edit video, create graphics and design on multiple platforms. Washington Post interns have gone on to win Pulitzer Prizes, and in the case of Leonard Downie Jr., to become executive editor.
Roles available for this internship: reporters, visual journals, multiplatform editors, multiplatform producers, news designers, digital designers, graphics reporters, graphics developers, and social media producers. The Post pays everyone who works for them, including interns. For summer 2017, the salary was $750 per week.
- Candidates must be a college junior, senior or graduate student enrolled in a degree program on October 6, 2017;
- Applicants must have had at least one professional news media job or internship;
- Both US citizens and foreign citizens can apply for internships;
- All work samples must be submitted in English.