Editorial Internship Editorial Internship

Politico Politico

Location Washington, DC
Start Date
End Date
Application Deadline
Part Time
Part Time
Full Time
Full Time
Pay Rate
Contact Information [email protected]


POLITICO seeks exceptional college students/recent graduates for its year-round editorial internship program. Editorial interns will be involved in all aspects of content creation and production. Intern duties include research, reporting and editing.


Applicants should be political junkies with a can-do attitude. We want to see initiative, pluck and previous newsroom experience. Our interns are thrown a myriad of jobs, and we expect you to artfully balance them all. We need folks who work well under pressure, have an excellent sense of time management and kNow how to navigate a newsroom. You’ll be writing, editing and fact-checking across all platforms. We welcome applicants who are recent graduates. Applicants who are still in school must, at least, be rising juniors. To apply: We hire, year-round for our internship program. See below for date ranges and application deadlines: Internship: June-August Applications due: March 1 Internship: September-January Applications due: June 1 Internship: January-May Applications due: October 1 Please send a brief cover letter, résumé, five clips, and two letters of recommendation to [email protected], using this subject line: EDI0008. If you do Not include EDI0008 in the subject line, WE WILL NoT RECEIVE YOUR APPLICATION. If a reference would prefer to send us your recommendation directly, it can be sent to this inbox. It must include both your name and EDI0008 in the subject line. We don’t consider late or incomplete applications. This posting is for all internships and does Not expire. Equal Opportunity POLITICO, LLC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veterans status or any other reason prohibited by federal, state or local law.