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  • Description:


    Fourth Estate News and Editorial Interns learn the fundamental skills of journalism from the ground up – news releases, monitoring news bulletins, compiling news diaries, basic news-writing skills, compiling biographies and assisting reporters with research.

    You should be:

    • A strong communicator and not afraid to ask questions, whether it be to fellow employees or when calling on stories
    • A solid researcher, with solid writing, editing and fact-checking skills
    • Respectful and hardworking, someone who's priority is gaining experience
    • You must currently be enrolled in an accredited college or university and taking at least one class – OR – be a recent graduate of an accredited college or university within the last six (6) months.
    • Pursuing a degree in journalism and/or interested in a career in the industry
    • At least 18 years old


    Bonus points:

    • Native fluency in a foreign language
    • Ability to travel internationally and domestically


    Time Commitment:

    • We are flexible on term, but prefer a candidate who is available for at least one full academic term (approximately four months), preferrably a year.
    • 10-20 hours per week



    This position reports to our Washington, DC office, however remote applicants anywhere in the world are encouraged if they have access to reliable broadband internet.


    Deadline: Rolling application



    This is a paid position. The amount of compensation varies with country of residence.




  • Position Reports To: Executive Director or Managing Editor
  • Starts On: Jan. 1, 2021, 6:35 a.m.

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