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Newsperson (Global News Intern, Entertainment)

Associated Press

Qualifications: You should be creative, innovative and agile. Skills in more than one format (text, photo, video, audio and data) are a plus. Strong interpersonal, organizational and planning skills are a must, as is a deep interest in the news and current affairs.


We are seeking intern candidates who have demonstrated the potential to work effectively in a deadline-driven, dynamic and competitive newsroom and field environment. AP interns should have experience working in college media, as a freelancer or as an intern for another news organization. You must be a self-starter with the ability to collaborate effectively and inclusively on teams.


We will consider strong candidates who do not meet every listed qualification. You may use your essay to describe the unique qualifications you would bring to this role.



Applicants must be recent graduates (fall semester 2023 and thereafter), current full-time students within two years of earning an undergraduate degree (juniors and seniors) or current full-time graduate students.

You must have authorization to work in the country you are assigned to for six months in 2024.

You should have advanced-level professional competency in written and spoken English and/or the language of an assigned country. Professional competency in an additional language is a plus.


Submission materials:

A resume, which includes details on projected graduation date and/or education status.

In lieu of a cover letter, please submit the following materials in a single document:

A 300-word personal essay discussing the qualities and accomplishments you would bring to the AP as an intern: Why do you want to work for the AP, and how would this internship align with your career goals?

Four to five examples of your best work. Links to an online site of your work are preferred.

A reference letter from a prior internship supervisor, media-related employer or faculty adviser on college/university letterhead.


The base hourly salary for this position is $22.13 per hour. Interns are eligible to participate in employer-sponsored health insurance plan, and are eligible for paid time off and holidays in accordance with AP policy.


Application Deadline: December 15, 2023 @ 11:59 PM ET