November 1st, 2019.



(Paid Opportunity)


Summer 2020 U.S. 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.

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The Wall Street Journal’s reporting internships in the U.S. are designed for students who intend to pursue a career in journalism. The majority of our interns will be based in New York, with a few assigned to Washington, San Francisco or Los Angeles. The 10-week paid internship program offers hands-on work experience and one-on-one mentorship, plus orientation and tailored training sessions. Interns are treated like full-time staff members and are encouraged to pitch their own stories and projects.

You will work closely with other reporters and editors to deliver prompt, accurate reporting of news. You will be expected to generate your own story ideas and follow those stories through to completion with supervision and guidance from an editor.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Media and Journalism

Required Languages


Eligible Countries


Program Period

10 weeks.

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

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • You should be a self-starter who understands the needs of the 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.

  • A demonstrated interest in business reporting is a plus, though prior business/finance reporting experience is not required.

  • The screening process puts heavy emphasis on journalistic experience. You should have completed at least one prior reporting internship with another professional media organization, or published 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 . 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 published clips. (PDFs are ideal.)
  • A cover letter.
  • If you have a beat or location preference, please indicate your top choices in your cover letter. Assignments may include:

    • In New York: markets/finance, corporate, breaking business news, sports, U.S. news, New York City news, arts and culture, young audiences

    • In Washington, D.C.: politics, economics

    • In Los Angeles: entertainment and general U.S. news

    • In San Francisco: technology and general U.S. news

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