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The Wall Street Journal is seeking undergraduates, recent graduates or graduate students to intern with its photo team based in New York. The photo team researches and commissions photographs for digital and print editions of The Wall Street Journal.
This is a 10-week, full-time paid internship. The summer internships generally take place over June, July and August, though start dates can be flexible in certain circumstances.
The ideal candidate will possess the following skills:
Sharp instincts for news and news values
Strong interest in domestic and international news, as well as business and financial news
Strong interest in photojournalism and documentary photography
Strong communication & organizational skills
A positive attitude and a drive to complete work quickly and efficiently on short deadlines
A basic understanding of photography and photo editing programs such as Photoshop, Photo Mechanic
Social-media savvy, especially Instagram
WSJ interns should be self-starters who understand the needs of our growing audience on various platforms. Dedication to high journalism standards is a must. The screening process puts heavy emphasis on work samples and experience. Candidates should have a demonstrated interest in news and photography as well as the ability to work independently and under deadline pressure.
Applications are due by midnight Eastern time on Nov. 1 and must include a cover letter, resume and up to six work samples. Only finalists will be contacted.
Requisition ID 2017-30485
Business Area NEWS/WSJ
Job Area1 News