Deadline:

Nov. 1, 2019.

Location:

USA.

(Paid Opportunity)

Description

WINTER 2020 SCIENCE AND HEALTH REPORTING INTERNSHIP

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.

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Interns are treated like full-time staff members and are encouraged to pitch their own stories and projects. You will work closely with reporters and editors to deliver prompt, accurate reporting of science news and generally hone your journalistic skills. You will write spot stories based on scientific and medical studies; explanatory pieces that analyze science and health angles related to breaking news; and features that uncover trends in various fields of science and medicine from biology to epidemiology to environmental science, among other projects. You are expected to generate your own story ideas and follow the stories through to completion with supervision and guidance from an editor.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Media and Journalism

Required Languages

English.

Eligible Countries

ALL WORLD COUNTRIES.

Program Period

10 weeks.

  • This is a 10-week, full-time internship that would start in January or February.

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

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • You should be a self-starter with the ability to help develop video, graphics and social media content to reach audiences on all digital and print platforms

  • Dedication to high journalism standards, proof of excellent writing skills and dogged reporting are absolute musts.

  • A health or science background or familiarity with research is a plus but not required.

  • You should have prior reporting experience and a demonstrated interest in medical or science journalism as well as the ability to work independently and under deadline pressure.

  • 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 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 published clips. (PDFs are ideal.)
  • A cover letter.

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