Applicants must submit the following through the Submittable application:
- A cover letter that explains why you want this internship. Please mention Nation writers you follow and/or Nation pieces you’ve enjoyed.
- A resume.
- Answers to the application questions.
- One letter of recommendation with contact information for the referee included. Letters may be emailed directly by recommenders to Samantha Schuyler at firstname.lastname@example.org, or may be uploaded with the rest of your application materials.
The internship is full-time, five days a week. (Interns work 35 hours per week.) Interns are paid $18 per hour, $630 per week.
Please note that interns are expected to come into the office two days a week. While we will consider applications from candidates who prefer to work remotely, we will give preference to those able to be in the New York metropolitan area during the internship. Upon acceptance, applicants may discuss their work options with the program director.
Application deadline: November 26, 2023
Notification deadline: December 12, 2023
Program duration: January 8, 2024 – June 28, 2024
Incomplete applications will not be considered. Applications must be submitted through Submittable. Applications submitted through postal mail or email will not be considered. All application materials become the property of The Nation Fund for Independent Journalism. Please address all queries to email@example.com. No phone calls, please.