The Houston Chronicle is looking for motivated student journalists who plan to pursue a career in journalism for its summer 2021 internship program. Based in Texas, the Houston Chronicle is a Hearst newspaper in the nation’s fourth largest city. Houston is also one of the country’s most diverse cities.
Interns may be assigned to one of the following newsroom departments: Metro, Business, Photo, Digital, Page Design, or Features.
The 10-week internship pays $600 per week.
Because of the unpredictable nature of the pandemic, in-person completion of the internship program will be confirmed at a later date.
Applicants should be juniors, seniors or recent graduates, with experience at a college or other newspaper, magazine or website.
Requirements: Valid driver’s license, upper-level journalism courses, background check.
Preferred: Fluency in Spanish, Vietnamese or Chinese; previous internship experience.
To apply, send a resume, 4-7 samples of your best work, and a cover letter/personal statement letter explaining why you want to be a journalist and ranking three of the aforementioned departments in order of preference.
Materials should be emailed to newsinternships@. Snail mail applications will not be accepted.
The deadline to apply is Dec. 18, 2020, for Summer 2021. Applicants can expect a response by Jan. 6, 2021.