POLITICO's mission from the very beginning was to win the
audience. We dedicate ourselves to providing accurate,
non-partisan, impactful information to the right people at the
right time so that they can act with confidence and speed. We
experiment to avoid being disrupted and we have fun disrupting
others. And we are not afraid to risk failure if it means being the
best at what we do.
POLITICO seeks exceptional college students/recent graduates for
its editorial internship program. We hire year-round for positions
on our magazine, our breaking news desk, our politics desk and our
Politico Pro policy teams.
Internship date ranges and application deadlines:
Application Deadline: Friday, July 2.
Who You Are:
- Enterprising and creative journalists who want to report, write
and research for an audience of political and policy junkies.
- Work well under pressure
- Have an avid interest in Washington.
What You'll Need:
- Proven experience in a newsroom.
- 3-5 original clips to showcase your experience.
- A letter of recommendation and cover letter are required.
Please attach all supporting materials directly to your
We welcome applicants who are recent graduates. Applicants who
are still in school must, at least, be rising juniors. The
internship is full-time and based in POLITICO's Rosslyn, Virginia,
We are driven by our values. We are relentless contributors,
disruptors, collaborators, and talent cultivators. Our culture is
defined by grit, total integrity, and a prioritization on
We value our people. We offer a competitive compensation and
comprehensive benefits package, including health and wellness
benefits, commuter benefits, retirement plans, as well as work-life
balance flexibility and opportunities for career development.
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