Isthmus Fall 2022 internship

Employer Isthmus
Location Madison, WI
Type Internship
Apply by May 20, 2022
Posted on April 8, 2022


Isthmus is now accepting applications for its 2022 fall internship. The position involves 10 to 15 hours per week, reporting and writing news and features articles.

The job primarily involves writing one article per week for Isthmus’ website while working on a few longer, in-depth stories for the print edition.

Hours are flexible, but deadlines are firm. Start and end dates are flexible, but the preferred term would run from late August or early September to mid-December.

Applicants should have some reporting experience and a strong interest in local issues. Most stories are assigned, but interns are expected to generate story ideas and contacts. A familiarity with local government is useful. Women and people of color are encouraged to apply.

Interns are compensated at a freelance rate for both print and online articles.

The internship provides valuable experience in media and an opportunity to learn narrative journalism and write about a variety of topics for a wide audience.

To apply, send a cover letter, resume and up to three clips to:

Judith Davidoff, editor

Applications must be received by May 20, 2022.