Deadline:

Nov. 1, 2019.

Location:

USA.

(Paid Opportunity)

Description

Summer 2020 Data Reporting Internship at The Wall Street Journal 

The Wall Street Journal internship program is an opportunity for college juniors, seniors and graduate students to be fully immersed in the Pulitzer Prize-winning newsroom, working with some of the best journalists in the world. The summer 2019 interns reported front-page news, created interactive graphics, edited photo projects, wrote colorful features, produced videos, curated and published our journalism across platforms, and much more.

More Details

The Wall Street Journal is seeking a data reporting intern to work with the investigations team and the broader newsroom. The internship is based in New York City.The position will contribute reporting and data analysis to enterprise projects and daily coverage. Working with reporters around the world, you will be immersed in data-driven stories and gain hands-on experience analyzing millions (or billions) of rows of data using tools like Excel, SQL, Python and R. Applicants should be excited at the prospect of battling FOIA officers, scraping poorly formed websites and learning to write computer code that ferrets out fraud.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Media and journalism
  • Data reporting

Required Languages

English.

Eligible Countries

ALL WORLD COUNTRIES.

Program Period

10 weeks.

  • Summer internships take place over June, July and August, though start dates can be flexible in certain circumstances.

    Only finalists will be contacted. WSJ will review applications on a rolling basis and strive to make selections by mid-December.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • You should have experience analyzing and visualizing data with Excel, SQL and R or Python Pandas, and also have an understanding of scripting with Python or other languages to scrape and mold unstructured data from websites.
  • You should be a self-starter who understands the needs of our growing audience on various platforms and able to work independently under deadline pressure.
  • Dedication to high journalism standards and excellent writing and reporting skills are required.
  • The screening process puts heavy emphasis on journalistic experience.
  • You should have completed at least one prior internship—ideally with a professional news organization—or done exceptional work with a campus news outlet or as a freelancer.

Opportunity Cost

  • Interns are paid $900 per week.
  • Interns will be helped with the cost of public transportation.
  • Housing will not be provided, but you can get help to point you in the right direction.
  • Dow Jones is committed to providing reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities, in the job application and/or interview process. If you need assistance or accommodation in completing your application, due to a disability, please reach out to Dow Jones at TalentResourceTeam@dowjones.com . Please put “Reasonable Accommodation” in the subject line.

How to Apply

First Step:  Create an account on here, and complete the “application form”.

Second Step: Submit the following documents:

  • A resume.
  • A cover letter
  • You may also choose to include up to five published samples of your work. (PDFs are ideal, but you can include a link to a website for visual/interactive work samples.)

Apply Now

More Details

Know more about this opportunity:

Official Website

Marj3 recommended links

To learn how to write CV, Essays, Personal statement,  and know about recommendation letters click here:

Marj3 recommended links

This Scholarship Published by:
Fatma Zalat/ Egypt

Reviewed by” Manar Khattab/Egypt
MARJ3 Intern
MARJ3 Scholarships team