Editorial Internship (EDI0008)

Care about the facts? So do we. Since 2007, POLITICO has been committed to non-partisan journalism. We create products and deliver content of consequence; they have the power to change the course of history by making democracy better through our coverage of politics, policy, and power. As long as those intersect, there will be a need for POLITICO and our stories. That's where you come in.

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

Qualifications

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.

Come help us build the story. We check our comfort zones at the door each day to foster innovation, and because we believe in each other's ambitions, we come together to create something meaningful.

We value our people. We offer a competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits package, including health and wellness benefits, commuter benefits, retirement plans, as well as work-life balance flexibility and opportunities for career development.

Let's keep in touch. Follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter at @politicocareers and #meetPOLITICO for a deep dive into what makes us POLITICOs and our adventures. We'd love to hear from you!

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

POLITICO is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to providing a work environment that is free of discrimination of all types. All applicants for employment and employees will be considered and treated without regard to race, color, religion, creed, marital status, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, citizenship status or any other factors prohibited by law.


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