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The Gotham Gazette offers interns a practical work environment to learn about journalism, politics, and nonprofit organizations with a nationally recognized  news website. A minimum of five hours per week is required. We can take full-time interns in the summer. We are willing to work with teachers, professors and interested students to provide a for-credit internship experience. Unfortunately, we are generally unable to pay our interns. However, small stipends are available under certain circumstances and for published work. Inquire for details.

Qualifications: Writing, editing, research, interviewing and phone skills relevant. Basic computer proficiency important. Knowledge of blogging software, social media, Google Apps desired. Foreign language fluency helpful. Interest in New York City politics, policy and civic life necessary.

We are looking for interns to work in the following areas:

City Government: Attend hearings and meetings of the New York City Council, research issues and legislation, and help write articles.

Elections: Attend debates, write articles, update candidate profiles, research campaign funding and other issues. 

Photography: Help us make the site more visually appealing. Illustrators are welcome as well.

How to Apply:

Send resume, cover letter and (for writing internships) two relevant writing samples to
The Intern Coordinator
Citizens Union
299 Broadway Suite 700
New York NY 10007
Or email us at: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

We accept applications throughout the year.


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