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UChicago Office of Communications Fall Internal Communications Intern

Deadline Sep 18 University Communications focuses on building the brand, enhancing the reputation, and growing public understanding of the University of Chicago. We partner with schools, divisions, offices, institutes, centers, and other areas across the University to increase understanding, recognition, and advocacy of UChicago’s impact and eminence as a leading global research university. This role will support internal newsletter production, provide content creation and content management support for the UChicago Intranet, and assist in maintaining the @UChicagoEats Twitter account including reporting on the food trucks on campus on available weekdays during lunch. This role will have the opportunity to author various feature stories on relevant topics, events, and programming around campus that appeal to a staff and faculty audience.

The Chicago Review Editorial Intern

Deadline Sep 24  Chicago Review seeks two interns to work at the Review offices on the university campus for the Fall, Winter and Spring quarters of the 2023–24 academic year. This is an ideal position for students interested in applying to graduate school in English, creative writing or comparative literature, or in pursuing careers in publishing, journalism, media, or writing.

UChicago MagazineEditorial & Marketing Intern

Deadline Sep 24| The University of Chicago Magazine is a quarterly publication that is mailed to alumni and friends of the University. The Core is a biannual supplement for College alumni and parents of current College students. We are looking for someone with a strong interest in writing and editing for print, as well as web and social media. We would prefer a student who lives in campus housing and is involved in College extracurriculars.

Journalism & Creative Writing: Practitioner Program Author's Assistant for Heather Radke

Deadline Sep 24 Writer and radio journalist, Heather Radke, living in Brooklyn and looking for help with a variety of research tasks in preparation for a book proposal project. There may also be work helping to research story ideas for Heather's work as a contributing editor to Radiolab and as a freelance writer.

The Chicago Tribune Summer 2024 Newsroom Internships

Deadline September 30th

The Chicago Tribune’s newsroom internship program seeks college juniors, seniors, graduate students and recent graduates for six-month paid reporter and photographer internships starting in July 2024.

Practitioner Program: Book Project Intern for Author & NYT Magazine Writer 

Deadline Oct 1 Eligibility: Odyssey Scholars, Merit Scholars, Selective Career Cohort ScholarsRemoteAuthor and New York Times Magazine writer Noah Gallagher Shannon is seeking a motivated, energetic person with a can-do approach to assist with research, transcribing, editing, and assorted administrative tasks for an upcoming book project. The book, which is forthcoming from Random House, revolves around three young men on the great University of Texas, El Paso track and field team of 1973-1981, a cohort of incredible athletes from recently de-colonized nations across East Africa who won 17 national titles before being driven out of the US by a racist/nationalist campaign by the established powers in the sport.

The Paris Review Digital Archives Intern

Deadline Oct 1 We are seeking a Digital Intern to help assure the accuracy and searchability of our seventy-year-old archive. Reporting to the magazine’s Managing Editor, the Digital Intern will identify and correct discrepancies between interviews, prose, and poetry in the print issues and how they appear online. They will also help to create metadata to make it easier for future readers to search within the archive.

Hachette Book Group Fall Intern – Nonfiction Publishing

Deadline Oct 1 Hachette Book Group is offering a internship to a student interested in a career in book publishing, working with multiple departments of the same imprint group, Hachette Books and Hachette Go, to get a rounded well-overview of how multiple departments function together as a whole. This position will work with leaders from marketing, publicity, editorial, and art to take on projects that are key to individual book campaigns and larger season-wide initiatives.  The intern will also have the chance to meetings in all areas of focus to get a first-hand look at process and decision making.

The Washington Post Summer 2024 Newsroom Internships 

Deadline October 4 The Washington Post is seeking students for our 2024 newsroom internship program. It is preferred that applicants must have had at least one professional news media job or internship. We are looking for college juniors, seniors and graduate students enrolled in a degree program by the application deadline, which is noon Eastern time, Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2023.

Court Theatre Marketing Intern

Deadline October 15  Court Theatre is the Tony Award-winning professional theatre of the University of Chicago, dedicated to innovation, inquiry, and engagement. Functioning as the University’s Center for Classic Theatre, Court and its artists mount theatrical productions and audience enrichment programs in collaboration with faculty. As a Court Theatre intern, you will have the opportunity to contribute to the critical functions of the theatre through its Marketing Department. Due to Court’s position as the Center for Classic Theatre of the University of Chicago, we only accept applications from UChicago students.

Audience Services Marketing Intern 

Deadline October 15 Court Theatre is the Tony Award-winning professional theatre of the University of Chicago, dedicated to innovation, inquiry, and engagement. Functioning as the University’s Center for Classic Theatre, Court and its artists mount theatrical productions and audience enrichment programs in collaboration with faculty. As a Court Theatre intern, you will have the opportunity to contribute to the critical functions of the theatre through its Marketing Department. Due to Court’s position as the Center for Classic Theatre of the University of Chicago, we only accept applications from UChicago students.

POLITICO Summer 2024 Editorial Internships 

Deadline October 30 POLITICO is the essential online, mobile and print destination for coverage and analysis of Congress, the White House, and policy. With publications based in Washington, D.C., New York & Brussels – and continued expansion into various state capitals in the United States – POLITICO has one of the most robust and rapidly expanding roster of journalists covering politics and policy in the world.

Harper’s Magazine AY & Summer 2024 Editorial & Arts Internships

Deadline November 15  Harper’s Magazine, the oldest general-interest monthly in America, explores the issues that drive our national conversation, through long-form narrative journalism and essays, and such celebrated features as the iconic Harper’s Index. With its emphasis on fine writing and original thought Harper’s provides readers with a unique perspective on politics, society, the environment, and culture. The essays, fiction, and reporting in the magazine’s pages come from promising new voices, as well as some of the most distinguished names in American letters, among them Annie Dillard, Barbara Ehrenreich, Jonathan Franzen, Mary Gaitskill, David Foster Wallace, and Tom Wolfe.


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The Graham Foundation

The Graham Foundation seeks an intern to work closely with the Foundation's staff to support the organization's daily operations. This internship is suited for students in architecture, architecture history and theory, art history, or related fields. An interest in a career at a foundation, nonprofit, or arts and cultural institution is preferred. Internships are intended to expand knowledge of operations at a nonprofit arts and cultural institution, which can include grantmaking, the production of exhibitions and public programs, archiving, and visitor services.

Spoon University National Writer Program

Love writing about food and the ways it touches every aspect of life? The Spoon University National Writer Program provides opportunities for undergraduates to write about food news, culture, and lifestyle on a regular basis during the semester. Stories written by national writers will be directly edited by Spoon HQ and will be on the homepage. In addition to regularly writing news stories, students will also have the chance to develop features as part of a package every month. Metcalf Grant Eligible. (

MR Screenwriting Fellowship

Deadline: Sign up for updates
The 2023 Minority Report (MR) a paid fellowship program for underrepresented student screenwriters that provides a paid stipend of $1,000; Meetings with managers, agents, and executives from UTA, 3Arts, and more; Script readings from production companies like A24, Blumhouse, Big Beach, Paramount, and Plan B; Panels with top writers and directors (previously The Daniels, Chloe Zhao, Barry Jenkins, Shaka King, and more); Personalized mentorship from industry leaders

Reporters without Borders

Full time or Part Time Interns  - Washington, D.C
Reporters Without Borders (RSF), an international NGO dedicated to fighting for press freedom globally, is seeking an intern for its Washington, DC office for the 2022-2023 school year.

CNN - News Associate – Rotational Program

A 15-month editorial training program in a CNN newsroom. Works with Newsroom management to support news coverage and show production. D.C. News Associates will print scripts for anchors, operate the Teleprompter and greet guests. Work with live producers, show staffs and reporters on live shots, show production, and coverage of live events. Work with digital teams on researching and writing stories for CNN.comClick here for more info.

Freelance Audience and Social Media Manager

New York Focus is seeking a freelance audience and social media manager who will help our new publication develop a comprehensive audience strategy, grow our social media channels, expand our newsletter subscriber base and help us think about how to optimize for search and other metrics. Pay starts at $30 an hour, commensurate with experience. This position will require approximately 16 hours a week for three months. This position is a remote position and applicants can be based anywhere. Please submit a resume to to apply. The application deadline is September 25, but we will consider applications on a rolling basis – submit earlier if you can.

Politico Internships and Full Time Roles

Interested in Journalism & Politics? POLITICO is actively hiring full time and internship roles for Summer 2023 Come hear from the Talent Acquisition Partner and Politico team members on what they do, culture, and student Q&A. Politico, known originally as The Politico, is a political journalism company based in Arlington County, Virginia, that covers politics and policy in the United States and internationally.

Report for America

As a Report for America (RFA) Corps Member, you’ll be a part of a movement to strengthen communities, and our democracy, through local journalism that is truthful, fair, fearless and smart. We currently have 300 reporters and photographers in 200+ newsrooms serving communities across the U.S. We are growing our journalism team and encourage you to apply! Applications open in December for 100+ journalism jobs. Click here for more info.

United Talent Agency - An Intro to the Talent Agency Life

UTA is one of the world's leading talent and entertainment companies. Its clients are some of the most acclaimed figures in film, television, news, music, sports, theater, fine art, books, video games, podcasts, and other social and digital content. UTA is where screenplays find buyers, groundbreaking films find financing, new TV series are launched, new companies born.