Denver Post Summer 2016 Internship Program

Posted on October 12th, 2015

The No. 1 newspaper in the Rocky Mountain region, The Denver Post, is helping shape the futures of the next generation of journalists by offering a 10-week paid internship for the summer of 2016. To do so, we are looking for talented young people who want to make a difference.

Interns work in several parts of the newsroom — as news or features reporters, online producers, photographers or graphic artists or designers. Denver Post interns are paid about $517 per week (housing and transportation to Denver are not included).

We work with Dow Jones Newspaper Fund to identify candidates for copy editing, sports copy editing, online and business reporting positions. Please apply directly to Dow Jones Newspaper Fund for these positions. For more information about the online, copy editing, sports copy editing or business reporting internships, visit newsfund.org. We also work with The Sports Journalism Institute to select a sports reporter intern. Please apply directly to The Sports Journalism Institute for this position. For more information on the sports reporter internship, visit sportsjournalisminstitute.org.

REQUIREMENTS

- Applicants should have completed junior year in college before Summer 2016.
- A demonstrated interest in print or online journalism (clips or portfolio)
Reporting applicants should include no more than 5 clips
- Please include cover letter outlining which position most interests you
- List of three references

If you are a motivated college student looking to thrive in a newsroom atmosphere, please send your letter, clips or portfolio, resume and references to:

Internship Recruiter
Alexandra Alonso
The Denver Post
101 W. Colfax Ave. Suite 800
Denver, CO 80202

For PHOTOGRAPHY applications, please email your cover letter, a link to your online portfolio and resume to aalonso@denverpost.com

For GRAPHICS or DESIGN, applicants may send portfolios of 8 1/2 x 11 photocopied designs, non-returnable tearsheets or CDs.

DEADLINE for RECEIVING applications is Friday October 30, 2015. Applications received after that date will not be considered.

Please contact Alexandra at 303-954-1037 or aalonso@denverpost.com with any questions.