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Graphics Intern

  • Internship (Paid)
  • New York City
  • Minimum Education Required: N/A
  • Minimum Experience Required: 0-3 Years

Website Wall Street Journal

The Wall Street Journal is seeking graphics interns to work with our team of graphics reporters, editors, developers, designers and the broader newsroom. The Graphics department is responsible for driving innovative storytelling with graphics, interactives, data journalism and newsroom apps that are created for digital and print. The internship is based in New York City.

You should have a solid understanding of journalistic principles and a passion for visual journalism, reflected in portfolio examples of data visualizations, digital presentations or designs. You will be expected to have the initiative to take on and learn new tasks in a fast-moving environment, while communicating with other journalists around the newsroom.

For static data visualization, experience with Adobe Illustrator is required. For interactive graphics, experience with HTML and CSS is required. Experience with JavaScript and D3.js is a significant bonus.

You should be a self-starter who understands the needs of our growing audience across print and digital platforms and is able to work independently under deadline pressure. Dedication to high journalism standards is a must.

The screening process puts heavy emphasis on work samples and prior experience. You should have completed at least one prior internship, ideally with another professional media organization, or done exceptional work with a campus news outlet or as a freelancer.

Application Instructions:
Please submit a resume, cover letter and no more than five samples of your work. (You may include a link to a website for work samples.) Only complete applications will be considered. The deadline to apply is Nov. 1, 2021.

To apply for this job please visit wsj.jobs.

Listing Expires: November 1, 2021
Major(s): Advertising, Journalism, Media Production, Management, and Technology, Public Relations