Editorial Intern - 2022 Fall Internship

Brooklyn, New York /
Editorial – The Site /
Internship
Slate is looking for an intern for its Technology section, which encompasses science, health, tech, tech policy, and business, and includes the Future Tense vertical. The intern will be responsible for writing articles and assisting with editorial research. They must be organized, have a proven interest in journalism, and be familiar with Slate’s style of analysis and opinion. They must also be able to work efficiently and without much supervision. This is not a podcasting position. Experience in science, tech, and/or health reporting is very helpful but not a requirement. 
 
Candidates should be available to work between 20 and 40 hours per week. (We can schedule hours around classes.) Candidates may work from Slate’s D.C. or Brooklyn office, or remotely. This internship is paid $15 per hour and runs for 90 days. This position would be a good fit for a current or recently graduated student who is considering a career in journalism.
 
The internship will run from September to December. The deadline to apply is July 31st. 

Application requirements
 
A brief cover letter that includes a few sentences about why you’re interested in a Slate internship. At the bottom of your cover letter, please include links to three clips (preferably under 1,000 words each). 

A short pitch—150 words max—for a Slate story. This pitch can be on any topic, and it can be newsy or evergreen, but should feel in line with Slate’s voice. For guidance on what makes a good Slate pitch, please consult this document.
Slate is committed to excellence through diversity, which involves attracting talented people from diverse backgrounds and traditions. We encourage everyone to apply. If you require a reasonable accommodation during the application and selection process, please let us know. We will do what we can to meet your needs.

Slate, founded in 1996, is a daily online magazine and podcast network that helped invent the voice of the web. Our strong editorial voice and witty take on current events & culture have been recognized with numerous awards, including the National Magazine Award for General Excellence Online. Our podcast network, established in 2005, produces more than 20 podcasts, including Slow Burn, What Next, Decoder Ring and more.

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