Summer 2022 Audience Engagement Intern

Employer Wirecutter
Location New York City or remote
Type Internship
Apply by Not specified
Posted on January 6, 2022


About the position

Wirecutter is seeking an inventive and motivated intern to join our editorial team. In this role, you will learn the ins and outs of our growing, thriving editorial organization and collaborate with different teams to understand and participate in our process.

As the Summer 2022 Audience Engagement Intern, you’ll help Wirecutter grow its audience and reach readers where they are, including social media and their inbox. You will work with the audience development team to share Wirecutter’s reviews and advice on various platforms. Your work may include packaging stories for Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram; contributing to the production of our newsletters; pitching ideas for our TikTok channel or other original content for our off-platform audience.

Interested candidates should provide links to original social assets or videos, alongside a resume and a cover letter outlining your experience promoting content on social platforms. You can only upload one file in the “Résumé/CV” box, so either combine and upload your résumé and other materials as one file or use the “My Experience” section to attach them.

This is a paid, full-time (40 hours), remote internship. The summer internship term starts on June 1, 2022 and ends on August 5, 2022.

Benefits and Perks

  • Interning at The New York Times is a unique opportunity to work at a historic and innovative global media organization dedicated to enhancing society by creating, collecting and distributing high-quality news and information

  • You will be helping to power, distribute and expand what is possible for our award-winning journalism

  • We have frequent panel discussions and talks by a wide variety of newsmakers and industry leaders

  • NYT interns benefit from competitive pay, great perks and influential networking


  • Degree-seeking student, graduating college senior, or recent college grad.

  • Strong editorial judgment and experience writing or producing content on deadline.

  • Sharp social copywriting skills and experience using social networks for a news organization, such as a college newspaper, television station, or magazine.

  • Experience editing visual stories (especially social video) is highly valued.

  • Comfortable presenting ideas and solutions to managers and colleagues.


 Even with our office in New York City, Wirecutter remains a highly remote-friendly culture and is proud to employ incredible people across the country. Right now, we are eligible to hire in the following states: CA, CO, CT, FL, HI, ID, IL, IN, ME, MA, MI, MN, NH, NJ, NY, OH, OR, PA, TX, UT, WA.

About Wirecutter

Wirecutter strives to be the most trusted product recommendation service on the internet. We obsessively test and report on thousands of items each year to recommend the best of everything. Our goal is to save you time and eliminate the stress of shopping, whether you’re looking for everyday gear or gifts for loved ones. We work with total editorial independence. That means nothing appears on the site as a recommendation unless our writers and editors have deemed it the best through our rigorous reporting and testing. Wirecutter was founded in September 2011 and acquired by The New York Times Company in October 2016. Wirecutter is mission-driven and reader-supported; learn more about us here.

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