General Assignment Interns

  • New York, NY, USA
  • Intern

Company Description

The Daily Beast delivers award-winning original reporting and sharp opinion from big personalities in the arenas of politics, pop-culture, world news and more. Fiercely independent and armed with irreverent intelligence, The Daily Beast now reaches more than 20 million readers per month. The Daily Beast is based in New York and is an operating business of IAC (NASDAQ: IAC).

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Job Description

What We Can Offer You

The Daily Beast is seeking talented, motivated, and dependable general-assignment reporting interns to join our New York newsroom full time this winter. Open to undergraduate juniors, seniors, and graduate students, the internship is an exciting opportunity for emerging journalists to learn how a newsroom works while gaining hands-on experience. Duties will include pitching and reporting daily and enterprise stories in addition to research and collaboration with other reporters. Ideal candidates are flexible, fast-moving news junkies who are eager to contribute on everything from breaking news to trend stories.

Qualifications

What You Bring to Us
  • Experience writing and reporting from a previous internship or campus publication
  • A voracious news diet and appetite for current affairs, pop culture, and internet trends
  • Prior knowledge of web publishing and using a content management system
  • Proven ability to meet daily deadlines

Additional Information

This paid internship will run from mid-January to mid-April and is generally Monday-Friday, but some nights and weekends may be required. To apply, please attach a cover letter, resume, 4-6 portfolio pieces, and 2 professional references. The deadline to apply is November 10.