Newsroom editorial internships

The next internship application deadline is January 15, 2020 for our summer internship program. The Christian Science Monitor is seeking editorial interns with solid journalism skills to write and edit across the Monitor’s various print and online platforms. Applicants will be self-starters, have keen analytical skills, a basic understanding of world events, and an ability to write and edit with clarity and precision. Cover letters should demonstrate a familiarity with content on and an understanding of Monitor journalism.

Duties will include pitching, reporting, and writing stories with angles that strive to bring understanding to divisive topics, show new innovative approaches to a wide range of problems, and highlight areas of progress. Skills at audio editing and production, in addition to fluency in social media are a plus.

A creative and deft approach and an attention to detail are all requisites. Interns will emerge from their experience as stronger writers able to discern and analyze trends in addition to earning valuable day-to-day experience working with top-notch editors in a dynamic newsroom.

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 the end of May through mid August. 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, 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