How to apply for a summer 2024 internship at The Salt Lake Tribune

Applications are due March 1, 2024.

(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) The sun sets on the Utah Capitol. The Salt Lake Tribune is hiring a full-time, summer reporting intern. Applications are due March 1, 2024.

The nonprofit Salt Lake Tribune is hiring a full-time, summer reporting intern for 2024.

The 10-week paid internship will run from roughly June 3 through Aug. 9, though there is flexibility depending on an applicant’s school schedule. The application period closes at midnight on March 1, 2024.

Participation in a college journalism program is preferred, but not required. We are looking for those who wish to pursue a career in journalism.

As a reporting intern based in Salt Lake City this summer, you will have an opportunity to work on daily stories as staff members, as well as enterprise pieces.

Candidates should have a basic understanding of news standards and ethics, and experience in publishing journalism. You should be able to meet deadlines, report thoroughly, write clearly and grasp the elements of storytelling. You must understand balance in journalism and impartiality in reporting.

Our interns fill a variety of roles in the newsroom, and your assignment may include night or weekend work. We will provide onboarding training as well as informational sessions with newsroom staff.

All interns are paid $15 an hour. We provide evaluations and assessments of interns’ performance should they be required for school credit.

The Tribune considers all candidates without regard to basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, ancestry, medical condition, family care status, pregnancy or physical disability (except where physical fitness is a valid occupational qualification), or any other basis protected by state and federal laws.

To apply for an internship at The Tribune, please send a cover letter, resume, and five to six examples of past work to internship director Rachel Crosby at rcrosby@sltrib.com. The deadline again is midnight on March 1, 2024. We will follow up with you accordingly. Please, no calls.