Application Due Date: Midday EDT Oct. 9th, 2019.


The Washington Post is now accepting applications for the 2020 Summer Season Internship Program

Come be a press reporter, professional photographer, videographer, multiplatform editor or manufacturer, news and digital designer, graphics press reporter and designer, social networks manufacturer, audio manufacturer or editorial author.

2020 Eligibility

You need to be a college junior, senior or college student registered in a degree program by the application deadline date. You need to have had at least one expert news media task or internship.

Functions for interns

  • Reporters: Clear, succinct, energetic writing.
    is extremely valued. Standard protection of news occasions must be.
    shown, however a greater worth is put upon business reporting.
    that reveals innovative, innovative or investigative abilities. Composing for the.
    web is likewise extremely valued. Please show your reporting task.
    choice: General Assignments (consists of National and Health &.
    Science areas), Foreign (projects will remain in the Washington.
    newsroom), Arts, Home Entertainment and Culture, Resident, Sports or Editorial.
    ( will be designated to the Viewpoints area). No greater than 3 clips.
  • Visual Reporters: For digital professional photographers,.
    prospects need to excel in Photoshop CS, picture management.
    software application, and Mac and PC platforms. Your application should consist of a.
    portfolio. Videographers need to excel in all elements of digital.
    video/audio and modifying software application, consisting of Last Cut Pro or Adobe.
    Best. Experience with voiceover narrative and HTML is valuable.
    Needed portfolio should be connected. Please show your task.
    choice: Photography or Video.
  • Multiplatform Editors: Effective editors must.
    have the ability to modify for several platforms, composing headings that are.
    customized for print and digital audiences. Editors need to likewise have an eager.
    understanding of design, grammar and syntax, and need to be able.
    to modify for clearness. We likewise worth editors who can identify issues in.
    stories and deal with others to make them much better. Composing captions for.
    picture galleries, proofing pages and the capability to work calmly under.
    extreme due dates are likewise requirements, as is strong news judgment.
    Consist of approximately 6 examples of news or function stories you have actually modified,.
    ideally submits that consist of a heading and caption( s) for web or.
  • Multiplatform Producers: The manufacturer will be.
    accountable for upgrading the web and mobile websites with fresh material and.
    making certain post pages have crucial web components. We are looking.
    for interns with strong news judgment, the capability to compose clever.
    headings and blurbs and experience at product packaging web stories, picture.
    galleries and videos. A perfect prospect likewise will be skilled at examining.
    traffic information and web patterns, comprehending seo,.
    be a fast and reliable issue solver and have the ability to rapidly discover to.
    utilize brand-new web publishing tools.
  • News and Digital Designers: The designers.
    craft the visual discussions of our material throughout platforms. We are.
    searching for interns efficient in developing ingenious storytelling.
    discussions and after that customizing them to all of our platforms. A.
    prospect need to be a strong visual designer, able to work well on.
    due date and have experience working well with photography and video.
    They must excel in HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Photoshop, and.
    InDesign. Send out a portfolio that consists of 5 examples of your digital.
    style work. The portfolio must be consisted of in one PDF or link on.
    your application.
  • Graphics Reporters and Developers: The.
    graphics press reporters and designers inform visual stories and present information.
    online. A prospect must have the ability to make use of the whole.
    storytelling tool kit– composing, reporting, charting, coding, mapping and.
    information visualization– and understand how to weave all of it together to inform.
    engaging stories. The prospect will produce, or help in developing, news.
    applications such as data-driven maps, databases, social networks apps,.
    widgets and mobile tools that will either stand alone or be coupled with.
    other digital material. They will work carefully with press reporters and editors.
    in the newsroom, either through mining existing information online, taking.
    in feeds, or dealing with digital manufacturers to envision brand-new methods to.
    present details. They will deal with the style and advancement group.
    to show, style and aid establish tools digital manufacturers can utilize to.
    improve engagement. Prospects need to excel in CSS( 3 ), HTML( 5 ),.
    JQuery, JavaScript and should have experience in establishing with.
    databases, XML, JSON, PHP and/or Django. Send out a portfolio that consists of.
    5 to 10 examples of your work. The portfolio must be consisted of in.
    one PDF or link on your application.
  • Social Network Producers: The manufacturers cultivate interesting and helpful discussion on
    and social networks platforms consisting of newsletters. We are searching for.
    trainees who have a capability to determine and take part in online.
    neighborhoods, huge and little. Familiarity with web publishing and standard.
    HTML is needed. Please send out a minimum of one sample of an online.
    conversation you have actually led and consist of links to your individual social networks.
    deals with and/or accounts you have actually handled. The most effective prospects.
    live and breathe the Web and can compose well, too.
  • Audio Producers: The manufacturer assists record,.
    compose and modify audio stories for long-form and short-form podcasts, and.
    works collaboratively with press reporters and editors to discover and give.
    life Post reporting. The perfect prospect has a background in noise.
    style, audio production or both. Our manufacturers integrate conventional.
    journalistic abilities with innovative techniques to informing stories through.
    noise. We likewise value a manufacturer who brings innovative techniques to.
    promo and community-building. Efficiency in either Adobe Audition.
    or Pro Tools is needed. Please consist of 3 links to audio clips with.
    your application.

To Learn More:

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