Apply to the Chicago Tribune Internship Program

Apply to the Chicago Tribune Internship Program

Deadline: November 1, 2015

The Chicago Tribune’s newsroom internship program seeks college juniors, seniors and graduate students for a 12-week paid internships. Opportunities will be considered in all newsroom departments: metro, sports, business, graphics, copy editing, design, photo/video, entertainment, events, social media and lifestyle. Interns will work 40 hours a week and must be able to, and often do, cover major stories their first days on the job.


This internship is paid.


  • To be eligible, candidates must have completed at least one internship at a daily news organization other than their college paper.
  • Candidates must be able to work in the United States legally.

Application Process

To apply, send the following

  • Cover letter;
  • Resume;
  • Work examples;
  • Names of at least two professional and one school references to
  • Limit your clips to five to seven pieces that represent your best work and show your range of experience.

In your cover letter, please specify whether you’re interested in a fall, winter, spring or summer internship and specify whether you are seeking a reporting, editing, photography, design or other type of internship.

For more information, visit  Chicago tribune internship