The Associated Press Global News Internship

The Associated Press Global News Internship

Deadline: January 12, 2015

The Associated Press invites applications from college students and recent graduates for its Global News Internship. The Global News Internship Program is a highly selective, 12-week individually tailored training program for students who are aspiring cross-format journalists. Each Intern would work with AP bureau under the supervision of a designated trainer. Interns would cover breaking news and complete a final enterprise project working across multiple formats that may be featured in many media outlets around the world.

Internship Locations

  1. US Locations: Chicago; Los Angeles; Miami; New York; Philadelphia; Phoenix; Raleigh, North Carolina; Sacramento, California and Washington, D.C
  2. International Locations: Bangkok; Berlin; Johannesburg; London; Mexico City; New Delhi; Paris; Rio de Janeiro; Seoul and Tokyo


This internship is designed for:

  •  U.S and International students
  • current full-time students within two years of earning an undergraduate degree (juniors and seniors) or
  • current full-time graduate students or
  • students who will graduate December 2014 or later.
  • Note: Interns must have experience and/or training in video and one other format.

Application Process

  • Complete application form 
  • A 300-word autobiographical essay on this topic: “The Associated Press seeks to recruit and retain a workforce that embodies a wide range of talents, experiences, achievements and journalistic skills. Please describe the qualities and accomplishments you would bring to the company as an intern.”
  • A resume and cover letter (please include your projected graduation date).
  • Three to five examples of your work (links to a website of your video, photos, clips and multimedia work are highly preferred).
  • A reference letter from a prior internship or employer.
  • All application materials should be uploaded simultaneously, including the reference letter.

For more information, visit American Press or contact [email protected].