Newsroom editorial internships

The next internship application deadline is June 15, 2020 for our fall internship program. (The window for applying for our summer internship program is now closed.)

Do you like digging in to find answers to hard questions? Do you enjoy captivating friends with a well-told story? The Christian Science Monitor offers paid internships to self-starters who have analytical skills, a basic understanding of world events, and can write and edit with clarity and precision. Audio and video skills are a plus. Come work alongside top-flight editors and writers in a dynamic newsroom that strives to show hope and progress amid a divisive media landscape. For those applicants who lean more toward business, ask about storytelling opportunities through the Monitor’s social media accounts.

Work Schedule: Paid and academic interns will work Monday through Friday, between 35 to 40 hours a week. Position is based in Boston, Mass.

  • Summer internships run from May 26 to Aug. 7. Application deadline is January 15.
  • Fall internships run from September through December. Application deadline is May 15.
  • Spring internships run from January through the third week of May. Application deadline is October 15.

To apply by email, please contact the Internship Manager, and send a résumé, cover letter that shows your understanding of Monitor journalism, and at least three journalistic writing clips (if emailing, please attach clips as separate, printable documents and not as links) to:

To apply by mail: 

Kendra Nordin Beato
Internship Manager
The Christian Science Monitor
210 Massachusetts Avenue – P03-30
Boston, MA 02115