Friday, October 17, 2008

Wall Street Journal Online paid summer internships

The Wall Street Journal is seeking summer interns for its website. Pay is $700 a week, with internships running from early June through mid-August.

Candidates will be paired with and mentored by editors in a newsroom environment, producing sections of the site, building or designing interactive graphics, working in Flash or shooting and editing photos and video. Over the course of 10 weeks, interns will also get the chance to showcase their talents through project work and further develop their skills.

Candidates must have prior experience or a demonstrated interest in news and the ability to work under constant deadline pressure. Those seeking production internships should be comfortable working with content-management system software and have at least basic HTML skills. Candidates for graphics, photo or video internships will be tested in their knowledge of development languages and editing software in relevant areas.

Applicants for summer 2009 internships must have graduated from college or a master's program or be slated to receive a degree between December 2008 and May 2009. Submit a cover letter and resume at , using the job ID number 250416. Please also supply links to your portfolio of online work. is the 24/7/365 online arm of The Wall Street Journal. With 21.7 million unique visitors in September 2008 and over 200 million page views, is a leading destination for financial news and information on the Web. Both and The Wall Street Journal are part of Dow Jones & Co., Inc, which is a News Corporation subsidiary.

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