The New York Times
Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Please apply sooner rather than later. The deadline to apply is Sunday, March 22 at 3 p.m. Please include - in 250 words or less - why you are interested in this internship. We will NOT be considering candidates who do not include a cover letter in their application.
Who we are
Every day, journalists at the New York Times report more than 200 stories from dozens of countries around the world on topics ranging from major international events to the best way to roast a chicken. Those stories are read, listened to and watched by millions of users across our web and mobile products.
The Messaging Platforms team at The New York Times builds and supports all infrastructure and associated tooling regarding onsite messaging, subscription offers, email and push communications for the Times. These technologies provide the foundation to support and grow our unparalleled journalism.
Who should apply
Are you passionate about building amazing product features?
In this role, you'll pair with a product manager in Messaging Platforms who will help you get oriented to our collaborative cross-functional approach to technical product development and guide you throughout your ten weeks here. You can expect to work on a discrete project with impact for the company.
You'll have the opportunity to present your final work and to receive feedback. You'll learn about the end-to-end product development process, including working with developers, designers, and other stakeholders. You’ll also learn about the importance of understanding and prioritizing business and technical requirements and how these factors might affect product decisions.
We are seeking candidates who:
Are rising juniors and/or rising seniors;
Care about great user experiences;
Can effectively prioritize in a fast-paced environment;
Are passionate about the value of data and testing;
Love solving problems;
Believe in the power of process;
Operate with a sense of urgency; and
Are in their element at the intersection of technology, design and business.
Culture and benefits
Interning at The New York Times is a unique opportunity to work at a historic and innovative global media organization dedicated to enhancing society by creating, collecting and distributing high-quality news and information.
You will be helping to power, distribute and expand what is possible for our award-winning journalism
We run a week-long maker event during the summer, where Design, Product, Project, Marketing and Technology come together to work on creative, cross-functional projects
NYT interns benefit from competitive pay, great perks and influential networking
The New York Times is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce, one that reflects the varied global community we serve. Our journalism and the products we build in the service of that journalism greatly benefit from a range of perspectives, which can only come from diversity of all types, across our ranks, at all levels of the organization. Achieving true diversity and inclusion is the right thing to do. It is also the smart thing for our business. So we strongly encourage women, veterans, people with disabilities, people of color and gender nonconforming candidates to apply.
The New York Times Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of an individual's sex, age, race, color, creed, national origin, alienage, religion, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation or affectional preference, gender identity and expression, disability, genetic trait or predisposition, carrier status, citizenship, veteran or military status and other personal characteristics protected by law. All applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to legally protected characteristics. The New York Times Company will consider qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local Fair Chance laws.