News Design Internship - Summer 2019, The Wall Street Journal - NY

Dow Jones
Paid Internship
Sep 14, 2018
Oct 30, 2018
Job Type
Full Time

The Wall Street Journal is seeking a design intern to work with our team of graphics editors, developers and designers, as well as the broader newsroom.

The Graphics department is responsible for driving innovative storytelling with design, graphics, interactives, data journalism and newsroom apps that are created for digital and print.

The following attributes are considered mandatory for all applicants:

  • A solid understanding of journalistic principles
  • A passion for visual journalism, reflected in portfolio examples of data visualizations, digital presentations or designs
  • Interaction design/UX skills
  • Typography skills
  • Visual design skills
  • Illustration skills
  • The initiative to take on and learn new tasks in a fast-moving environment
  • Excellent communication skills

Experience with Adobe Illustrator is required. Experience with HTML, CSS and JavaScript is a significant bonus.

This paid, full-time internship is 10 weeks long and generally starts in June, though the start date can be flexible in certain circumstances. The position is based in New York.

WSJ interns should be self-starters who understand the needs of our growing audience on various platforms. Dedication to high journalism standards is a must. The screening process puts heavy emphasis on work samples and experience. Only finalists will be contacted.

Click 'Apply' now. Include a cover letter, resume and up to six samples of your work in your application, which is due no later than midnight Eastern time on Oct. 26.


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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. EEO/AA/M/F/Disabled/Vets.

Dow Jones is committed to providing reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities, in our job application and/or interview process. If you need assistance or accommodation in completing your application, due to a disability, please reach out to us at Please put “Reasonable Accommodation" in the subject line.

About Us

The Wall Street Journal is a global news organization that provides leading news, information, commentary and analysis. The Wall Street Journal engages readers across print, digital, mobile, social, and video.

Building on its heritage as the preeminent source of global business and financial news, the Journal includes coverage of U.S. and world news, politics, arts, culture, lifestyle, sports, and health. It holds 36 Pulitzer Prizes for outstanding journalism.

The Wall Street Journal is published by Dow Jones, a division of News Corp (NASDAQ: NWS, NWSA; ASX: NWS, NWSLV).

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