Newsroom Internships

We are no longer accepting applications for the 2021 Summer Internship Program. Please return in August 2021 to learn more about the 2022 opportunities.

The Post's 2020 newsroom summer intern class
The newsroom's 2020 interns.

Paid Summer Internships

Come be a reporter, photographer, videographer, multiplatform editor or producer, news and digital designer, graphics reporter and developer, social media producer, audio producer or editorial writer.

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About the Experience

Washington Post interns have gone on to win Pulitzer Prizes, and in the case of Leonard Downie Jr., to become executive editor. Read what it is like to be a Post intern.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Do you think you're ready to become a Washington Post intern? Learn the requirements and answers to other questions you might have.

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Intern Experience

The Washington Post's Pulitzer Prize-winning national reporter Wesley Lowery and a pair of 2017 Post summer interns, Emma Ockerman and Nicole Lewis, work on an investigative story on Philadelphia's streets, where fentanyl is leaving a deadly trail.

"I strongly believe that missionaries make better products. They care more. For a missionary, it’s not just about the business. There has to be a business, and the business has to make sense, but that’s not why you do it. You do it because you have something meaningful that motivates you."

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Owner of The Washington Post

About The Post

The Post was founded in 1877 and owned by the Meyer-Graham family from 1933 to 2013, when Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos bought the company. The Post has won more than 60 Pulitzer Prizes and has more than tripled its digital audience since Bezos bought it.