May 24, 2015 at 12:01 am

Apply for an internship

2014 summer internships

The Detroit News offers 12-week summer internships to college students who are juniors, seniors or recent college graduates who can assume a standard workload at a daily, metropolitan newspaper.

Internship opportunities are available for reporters, copy editors, photographers, graphic artists and page designers and within our online and multimedia operations.
The News offers hands-on experience and provides training sessions on various journalism and newsroom-related topics throughout the summer.

Interns provide their own housing and must have a car.

Applicants should have completed at least one prior internship or have had experience at student publications. Interns are paid $524 a week.

For 2014 summer internships, applications must be postmarked by Nov. 15, 2013.

To apply, please submit the following:

  • cover letter
  • resume
  • seven to 10 work samples
  • three references
  • a 300-word statement on your strongest influence in journalism

Mail application package to:
Walter Middlebrook, Assistant Managing Editor
The Detroit News
615 W. Lafayette Blvd.
Detroit, MI 48226

For additional information, send an e-mail to