Dow Jones News Fund business reporting interns at the New York Stock Exchange. Photo by Paul Glader

Media organizations are invited to hire Dow Jones News Fund interns in digital media, data journalism, business reporting and multiplatform editing for summer 2019.

DJNF interns receive specialized training in residential programs at leading journalism schools before reporting to work for 10 to 12 weeks. The News Fund has helped prepare thousands of students for distinguished professional careers over six decades.

For the fourth consecutive year, Investigative Reporters and Editors will train data journalism interns for a week. Students will learn to unearth and analyze data to tell important stories.

Digital media interns will produce a compelling multimedia project during their training at Arizona State University. This summer’s Unsheltered covered homelessness in Phoenix.

“Editors who need curious, critical thinkers in their newsrooms find those qualities and more in News Fund interns,” said Linda Shockley, DJNF managing director. “We work hard to recruit, vet and train competitive aspiring journalists with digital skills today’s industry demands.”

Our 2018 partners included varied media outlets from print, television, radio, digital-only and nonprofit journalism organizations including BuzzFeed, Connecticut Public Radio, Geekwire, Hawaii News Now, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, The New York Times, TheStreet, Inc., SourceMedia, The Texas Tribune and The Wall Street Journal.

Since 2015, American City Business Journals has funded DJNF business reporting training for its own interns at New York University. Last summer, the program prepared 10 business reporters and two digital media journalists to work at select ACBJ business publications.

Media organizations pay the News Fund $1,200 to underwrite training and agree to pay interns at least $400 per week. They can request interns online.

For more details, email linda.shockley@dowjones.com or call (609) 520-5929.

The News Fund values the support of its media partners in promoting diversity and advancing journalism careers in the digital age.

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