Deadline:

Nov. 1, 2019.

Location:

USA.

(Paid Opportunity)

Description

Summer 2020 Graphics Internship at The Wall Street Journal in New York

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 graphics interns to work with a team of graphics reporters, editors, developers, designers and the broader newsroom. The Graphics department is responsible for driving innovative storytelling with graphics, interactives, data journalism and newsroom apps that are created for digital and print. The internship is based in New York City. Interns are treated like full-time staff members and are encouraged to pitch their own stories and projects.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Media and Graphic Design

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 a solid understanding of journalistic principles and a passion for visual journalism, reflected in portfolio examples of data visualizations, digital presentations or designs
  • .You will be expected to have the initiative to take on and learn new tasks in a fast-moving environment, while communicating with other journalists around the newsroom.
  • For static data visualization, experience with Adobe Illustrator is required.
  • For interactive graphics, experience with HTML and CSS is required.
  • Experience with JavaScript and D3.js is a significant bonus.
  • You should be a self-starter who understands the needs of the growing audience across print and digital platforms and able to work independently under deadline pressure.
  •  Dedication to high journalism standards is a must.
  • The screening process puts heavy emphasis on work samples and prior experience.

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.
  • No more than five samples of your work. (You may include a link to a website for work samples.)
  • A cover letter.

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