Interested in working with some of the best journalists around? We offer 10 weeks of intensive, hands-on experience in a region where big stories are the norm. We place interns throughout the L.A. Times: Metro/Local, Sports, Business, Features (Home, Image, Travel, Food, Mind & Body), Arts & Entertainment, Editorial Pages, Washington, D.C., bureau, Photography/Video, Data Desk, Visualization & Graphics, Design and latimes.com. These are paid internships and summer placements usually run from mid-June to late August.
QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants must be actively working toward an undergraduate or graduate degree and must be eligible to work in the U.S. Graduates may qualify if you’ve finished school within six months of the start of the internship. Applicants must have a valid driver’s license and access to a car in good working condition. Internships are for students who have not worked professionally as staff journalists. Little training is offered, so previous internship experience is preferred.
Reporting Internships (Summer)
PLACEMENTS: We are looking for reporting interns for all news and features departments: Metro/Local, Sports, Business, Features (Home, Image, Travel, Food, Mind & Body), Arts & Entertainment, Editorial Pages and our Washington, D.C., bureau. Our reporting internships are limited to summer.
TO APPLY: Click on the highlighted link, Reporting Internships (Summer). You’ll be asked to create an account and submit a cover letter; resume with three references; one-page personal essay; and a link to up to 12 work samples. If you have a specific department you’re interested in, you can mention that in your cover letter. You may also submit your applications by mail to Tracy Boucher / Director of News Development, Los Angeles Times, 202 W. 1st St., Los Angeles, CA 90012.
DEADLINE: Jan. 1, 2015, for summer 2015 positions
For further information, contact Director of News Development Tracy Boucher at (213) 237-6737 or at firstname.lastname@example.org