Internships

Several of Newsday's summer 2017 interns are seen

Several of Newsday's summer 2017 interns are seen outside Newsday's headquarters in Melville. (Credit: Bill Perlman)

Newsday and newsday.com are hiring academic and paid interns.

Please review the descriptions below before applying.

Fall Newsday.com paid internship application: http://bit.ly/1o76MRn

Newsday.com digital internships

News

Internships with newsday.com are hands-on, with opportunity for advancement -- 15 interns have been hired as full-time employees in the past five years.

The ideal candidates are hard-working, meticulous and self-motivated team players with previous newspaper and online experience. Interns work out of Newsday's Melville office, or in the field.

News interns post stories and create photo galleries, polls and other multimedia extras; maintain specific sections of the site; and work on social media.

Interns also assist with breaking news and help with longer-term multimedia projects.

We have a limited number of paid positions available in the fall. If you are interested, please complete this form: http://bit.ly/1o76MRn

Sports

Internships with newsday.com are hands-on, with opportunity for advancement -- ten interns have been hired as full-time employees in the past three years.

The ideal candidates are hard-working, meticulous and self-motivated team players with previous newspaper and online experience. Interns work out of Newsday's Melville office, or in the field.

Sports interns post stories and create photo galleries, polls and other multimedia extras; write blog posts; maintain specific sections of the site; and work on social media.

Interns also assist with breaking news and help with longer-term multimedia projects.

If you are interested in a fall paid position, please complete this form: http://bit.ly/1o76MRn

Social Media

Internships with newsday.com are hands-on, with opportunity for advancement -- ten interns have been hired as full-time employees in the past three years.

The ideal candidates are strong writers who can craft engaging and shareable social media posts to drive traffic to newsday.com.

Social media interns must have a strong, working knowledge of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat. Basic Photoshop and video skills are also required.

Interns also assist with breaking news and help track social media metrics.

We have a limited number of paid positions available in the fall. If you are interested, please complete this form: http://bit.ly/1o76MRn

Lifestyle and Entertainment

Internships with newsday.com are hands-on, with opportunity for advancement -- ten interns have been hired as full-time employees in the past three years.

The ideal candidates are hard-working, meticulous and self-motivated team players with previous newspaper and online experience. Interns work out of Newsday's Melville office, or in the field. As part of our award-winning web team, you’ll post stories and create photo galleries, interactives and other multimedia extras; write trending stories; maintain specific sections of the site; and/or work on social media.

Interns also assist with breaking news and help with longer-term multimedia projects.

We have a limited number of paid positions available in the fall. If you are interested, please complete this form: http://bit.ly/1o76MRn

Video

The ideal candidate would be familiar with the principles of video editing and shooting video for a news website. Interns will have the opportunity to produce non-linear pieces for newsday.com, as well as shoot spot news and feature pieces for the Web.

The multimedia internship requires candidates to live locally and have full access to a car. Interns report to Newsday's Melville office and are often out covering assignments for the website.

We have a limited number of paid positions available in the fall. If you are interested, please complete this form: http://bit.ly/1o76MRn

Web developer

The Web developer internship will focus on creating enhancements to Newsday's existing family of websites. The ability to work well within a team and independently are both essential. Interns will be called upon to develop and design Web projects that vary in size and scope from quick projects with daily deadlines to long-term features. Candidates should have previous Web design or Web development experience with intermediate knowledge in at least one of the following: HTML, XML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, PHP, MySQL, Actionscript.

Prior journalism experience is a plus. Candidates with previous internships and experience are preferred. This is a unique and flexible position and will be tailored to the successful candidate's strengths. Web developer interns report to Newsday's Melville office.

We have a limited number of paid positions available in the fall. If you are interested, please complete this form: http://bit.ly/1o76MRn

Newsday reporting and photo internships

Fall 2017 academic reporting and photo internships internships

Newsday internships are designed for students interested in a career in journalism. Our interns produce content for all platforms. One of the unique aspects of this program is its hands-on experience. Interns get practical training, work closely with editors and are expected to perform as professionals. We seek candidates who are interested in local and feature reporting, opinion content and photojournalism. Interns work in our main office in Melville on Long Island. A car and a valid driver's license are required.

Please note that you must submit a letter from a school official stating the amount of credit you will earn through the internship and if an evaluation is required.

Questions may be addressed to Mary Ann Skinner, Asst. Managing Editor/Administration at mskinner@newsday.com or 631-843-2335.

Apply here

Summer 2018 paid reporter and photojournalist internship

The Newsday summer internship program runs for 10 weeks and is designed for college students interested in a media career. We are accepting applications for interns to cover local and breaking news, students interested in working in the opinion section and photojournalists. Interns are participants, not merely observers, in the daily process of creating content for the newspaper and the digital products. The summer program includes weekly seminars in which participants join with regular Newsday staff members in informal discussions. Interns will be paid $600 a week and are entitled to reimbursement for job related expenses. Since Newsday operates seven days a week, interns can expect their hours to fluctuate.

Newsday Media Group is an "Equal Opportunity Employer."

Eligibility

  • You must be a junior, senior or graduate student enrolled in a degree program as of December 2017.
  • At least one previous internship at a daily newspaper, magazine or website
  • Interns must have a valid driver’s license and a car.

Deadline Applications must be submitted no later than October 20, 2017.

Questions may be addressed to Mary Ann Skinner, Asst. Managing Editor/Administration at mskinner@newsday.com or 631-843-2335.

Apply here

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