Editorial Internship (EDI0008)

POLITICO seeks exceptional college students/recent graduates for its editorial internship program. We hire year-round for positions on our magazine, our breaking news desk, our politics desk and our Politico Pro policy teams.

See below for date ranges and application deadlines:

Internship: June-August

Applications due: January 1

Internship: September-January

Applications due: June 1

Internship: January-May

Applications due: October 1


We’re seeking enterprising and creative journalists who want to report, write and research for an audience of political and policy junkies. You should have previous newsroom experience, work well under pressure and have an avid interest in Washington.

We welcome applicants who are recent graduates. Applicants who are still in school must, at least, be rising juniors. The internship is full-time and based in POLITICO’s Rosslyn, Virginia, headquarters.

How To Apply

Please send a brief cover letter, résumé, five clips, and two letters of recommendation to [email protected], using this subject line: EDI0008. When you apply, please specify which area of the newsroom interests you most.

Equal Opportunity

It is POLITICO’s policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender or other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state or local law.

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