December 1, 2019



(Paid Opportunity)


Summer 2020 Bartley Fellowship – Opinion Internship in New York

The Wall Street Journal is an international English-language international newspaper published by economics publishing company Dow Jones in New York City with Asian and European editions. As of 2007, daily newspaper copies worldwide have traded at more than $ 2 million, with nearly 931,000 internet subscribers

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The Wall Street Journal’s Opinion section is seeking beginning journalists – juniors, seniors or recent graduates with reporting and writing backgrounds at their school newspapers or elsewhere – for 10-week paid summer internships in the Journal New York City office. The internships are an opportunity to get hands-on experience working alongside some of the best opinion writers and editors in the world.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Journalism
  • Communications
  • Economics
  • Political Science
  • International Studies
  • History
  • Foreign Language
  • Statistics
  • Finance
  • Business
  • Marketing
  • Religious Studies
  • Philosophy

Required Languages


Eligible Countries


Program Period

10 weeks.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • Applicants should have direct experience writing, and ideally editing, in a journalism context.
  • A demonstrated ability to multitask and meet daily deadlines is critical for success.
  • Applicants should be familiar with technology as it relates to journalism
  • Social media experience with a publication or brand would be a plus.
  • Applicants who are able to demonstrate knowledge of the content of the section will have a greater chance to be accepted.
  • Students from any discipline may apply, but historically, Journal has been most interested in students concentrating in Journalism, Communications, Economics, Political Science, International Studies, History, a Foreign Language, Statistics, Finance, Pre-Law, Science, Business, Marketing, Religious Studies or Philosophy.
  • Students from outside these disciplines are welcome to apply and should include a three-sentence case in their cover letter for why their field of study would be an asset for the section.

Opportunity Cost

(Paid Opportunity)

  • Internships are paid, and generally take place over June, July and August, though start dates can be flexible in certain circumstances.
  • Dow Jones is committed to providing reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities, in our job application and/or interview process. If you need assistance or accommodation in completing your application, due to a disability, please reach out to us at . Please put “Reasonable Accommodation” in the subject line.

How to Apply

First Step: Create your account here. Then search for “Summer 2020 Bartley Fellowship – Opinion Internship” to start your application

Second Step: Please submit the following in one single, complete PDF file:

  • A cover letter
  • Your resume
  • reference letter
  • copies of awards/recognitions
  • Links to or cited full text of your best clips (writing samples, work samples)
  • Your response to one of the following prompts in no more than 600 words:
  1. Write an editorial either consistent with the WSJ’s philosophy in response to a current event in the news or defending your most controversial opinion.
  2. Write a sample letter to the editor responding to a recent WSJ editorial, Op-Ed or column.
  3. Compare and contrast two opposing arguments from any reliable, professional source(s) on the same topic.
  4. Submit an original investigative Op-Ed or original Opinion piece that is suitable in terms of style, tone of voice and topic for publication in the Journal.

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This Scholarship Published by:
Osama Mohamed/ Egypt

Reviewed by” Merna Esmail / Egypt
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MARJ3 Scholarships team