Since 2007, POLITICO has been committed to non-partisan journalism. We create products and deliver content of consequence; they have the power to change the course of history by making democracy better through our coverage of politics, policy, and power. As long as those intersect, there will be a need for POLITICO and our stories.
POLITICO seeks exceptional college students/recent graduates for its editorial internship program. We hire year-round for positions on our magazine, our breaking news desk, our politics desk and our Politico Pro policy teams.
See below for date ranges and application deadlines:
Internship: January 2021 -May 2021
Applications due: October 16th, 2020
Who You Are:
- Enterprising and creative journalists who want to report, write and research for an audience of political and policy junkies.
- Work well under pressure
- Have an avid interest in Washington.
What You’ll Need:
- Proven experience in a newsroom.
- 3-5 original clips to showcase your experience.
- A letter of recommendation is preferred.
We welcome applicants who are recent graduates. Applicants who are still in school must, at least, be rising juniors. The internship is full-time and based in POLITICO’s Rosslyn, Virginia, headquarters.
Come help us build the story. We’re united by our shared passion and commitment to non-partisan journalism. We believe in each other’s ambitions and come together to create something meaningful.
We value our people. We offer a competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits package, including health and wellness benefits, commuter benefits, retirement plans, as well as work-life balance flexibility and opportunities for career development.
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