Summer 2021 Newsroom Internships

Employer The Chicago Sun-Times
Location Chicago, IL
Type Internship
Apply by January 15, 2021
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Posted on September 22, 2020


The Chicago Sun-Times offers a paid, full-time summer reporting 10-week internship to a college junior, senior or recent college graduate who is a person of color.

Additionally, the Sun-Times offers a small number of paid and unpaid newsroom internships over the summer, and part-time for the spring and fall semesters, in the following departments: metro, visual, audience/social media and sports.

• Applicants must be a college junior or senior or graduate student within six months of graduation.
• For unpaid internship positions, applicants must provide a letter showing they are working for college credit.
• Applicants must have had at least one internship at a professional daily newspaper, or show equivalent experience working as a freelance journalist as little training is provided.

Application Deadline—January 15, 2021.

How to apply:
Email your resume, cover letter and at least five professional samples to In the subject line, specify which internship and session you’re applying for.