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Internships

Democracy Now! Internships are paid, 20 hour per week, temporary work placements to help students, people early in their careers and career changers to gain entry-level skills and experience in the fields of outreach, social media, education, fundraising, translation and archiving in a non-profit setting. All internships take place at our Manhattan studio where we produce our daily TV and radio news hour.

Democracy Now! staff provide one-on-one mentorship and supervision to help Interns maximize their educational experience. Where possible, Democracy Now! will provide assistance to Interns requesting academic or work-study credit.

The Internship program is offered in two sessions per year. Interns work with our Archive, Democracy Now! en Español, Education, Outreach & Development and Social Media departments.

Early career journalists interested in opportunities with our Production department should apply for our Fellowship Program.

Session Dates

January–June (application deadline November 15)
July–December (application deadline May 15)

Eligibility Requirements

Applicants must have completed a high school diploma, GED or equivalent and must have a valid US work authorization.

Democracy Now! is an equal opportunity employer. People of color, people with disabilities, women and LGBTQ-identified people are encouraged to apply.

To Apply

Review the Internship Descriptions below to choose which department you’d like to work with. Candidates may only apply for one internship per session.

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