The Daily Dot is the web’s most comprehensive source for original internet news and among the fastest growing media companies in the world. We tell the story of the internet each day with uninhibited reporting on the people, apps, memes, and movements that are shaping the internet generation.
The Daily Dot general assignment interns are experienced writers who are able to report from both the front lines and the dark corners of the web. They have the ability to generate quick, sharp news stories with evocative ledes and the desire to delve deeper for more investigative, participatory features.
Roles and Responsibilities
Interested? Here’s what we’re looking for:
Note that this internship is currently fully remote. We work as a mainly remote newsroom but have been full-time remote since March 2020.
***Please include your preferred beat or beats (ex: general assignment, politics, entertainment, social justice, sex, technology, geek culture, internet memes) in your cover letter + resume and links to at least three published writing samples.***
This is a paid ($15 an hour), approximately 10 hour per week commitment for the duration of the summer. Applications for Summer 2021 due by May 7, 2021. This internship may also be used toward college credit, depending on your program (we're happy to help work with you to apply this credit to your program).
The Daily Dot recognizes the value of the broad and rich variety of experiences, ideas, and skills our team members bring to the business. Beyond compliance with government regulations, we foster diversity by encouraging an environment that taps the full potential of each employee consistent with the Daily Dot’s high standards of performance. We believe that there is an ongoing benefit to our families, employees, and community when the Daily Dot supports a diverse workforce.
We are committed to equal opportunity in all of our employment practices to all qualified employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital status, military status, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity/transgender status, or veteran status.