Summer 2018 News Design/Graphics Internship With The Wall Street Journal

  • Dow Jones & Co.
  • Princeton, NJ, USA
  • Oct 31, 2017
Professional Services

Job Description

Dow Jones & Co.

Requisition ID 2017-30513
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Business Area NEWS/WSJ
Job Area1 News
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Job Description

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 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.

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 Nov. 1.