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Several of Newsday's summer 2017 interns are seen

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

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

Please review the descriptions below before applying.

Spring 2019 Newsday.com paid internship application: https://nwsdy.li/2QAdBwO

Summer 2019 Newsday.com paid internship application: https://nwsdy.li/2A4G5JA

Newsday.com digital internships

News

Internships with newsday.com are hands-on, with opportunity for advancement. 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 spring. If you are interested, please complete this form: https://nwsdy.li/2QAdBwO

Sports

Internships with newsday.com are hands-on, with opportunity for advancement. 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; 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 spring paid position, please complete this form: https://nwsdy.li/2QAdBwO

Social Media

Internships with newsday.com are hands-on, with opportunity for advancement. The ideal candidates are strong visual storytellers who can create engaging and shareable social media posts to drive traffic to newsday.com.

Candidates should be passionate about social journalism and capable of shooting and editing video. Social media interns must have a strong, working knowledge of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat. Experience in Photoshop is 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 spring. If you are interested, please complete this form: https://nwsdy.li/2QAdBwO

Lifestyle and Entertainment

Internships with newsday.com are hands-on, with opportunity for advancement. 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 spring. If you are interested, please complete this form: https://nwsdy.li/2QAdBwO

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 summer. If you are interested, please complete this form: https://nwsdy.li/2QAdBwO

Production assistant

Newsday is looking for an Production Assistant Intern for the Spring semester for Feed Me TV. As a “Feed Me” Production Assistant intern the student will be in a position to receive exposure with hands-on training throughout all aspects of television production. The ideal candidate will be required to assist with researching, pulling archive footage, writing and delivering field notes, distributing call sheets and outlines to staff, and working with other departments to deliver content. In addition, the intern will learn how to book, meet and greet guests, handle audio microphones, camera assisting, and ingesting footage. The degree to this exposure will largely depend upon the student’s aptitude, desire to learn and ability to work with the individuals performing these tasks.

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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 summer. If you are interested, please complete this form: https://nwsdy.li/2QAdBwO

Newsday reporting and photo internships

Summer 2019 paid reporting and multimedia internships

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 multimedia journalists. 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.

Internship opportunities include:

Local and breaking news intern: Report and write daily Long Island news stories and news features; contribute to breaking news coverage.

Opinion section intern: Assist editorial staff with researching and writing opinion pieces.

Multimedia intern: Shoot news events and learn Newsday’s editing software system.

Eligibility

  • You must be a junior, senior or graduate student enrolled in a degree program as of December 2018.
  • At least one previous internship at a daily newspaper, magazine or website.
  • Interns must have a valid driver’s license and a car.

Newsday Media Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer and maintains a drug-free and smoke-free workplace.

Deadline

Applications must be submitted no later than October 19, 2018.

Apply here