Investigative Reporting Internships
APPLICATIONS FOR THE 2022 SUMMER INTERNSHIP ARE NOW CLOSED.
The Ida B. Wells Society will be partnering with various news organizations to offer members paid internship opportunities this summer that include training, mentorship and experience with some of the top investigative journalists in the country.
All internships are full-time and are 10 to 12 weeks in length. These internships are open to students and recent graduates who are interested in investigative journalism. You also must be an Ida B. Wells Society member to apply. We strongly encourage students and recent graduates from historically underrepresented communities to apply.
You will find position and application details for the individual internships below. Please be sure that you have all the required materials before applying and that you have reviewed our FAQ page. You must be a registered Ida B. Wells Society member to qualify. Late and/or incomplete applications will not be considered.
News Organizations Providing Internships
|The Associated Press||Position Description|
|Los Angeles Times||Position Description|
|Miami Herald||Position Description|
|National Public Radio (NPR)||Position Description|
|The New York Times||Position Description|
|ProPublica – data intern||Position Description|
|ProPublica – engagement intern||Position Description|
|Tampa Bay Times||Position Description|
|USA Today||Position Description|
|The Washington Post|| Position Description|
- Cover Letter (500 words maximum)
- A personal statement (250 words maximum)
- 5 clips reflecting your best journalism work
- Preference list of internship positions