Politico Editorial Internship Program Overview

Politico’s mission is to engage a global citizenry by being a dominant, non-partisan news source for political and policy in power across every continent. They dedicate themselves to provide accurate, impactful information to the right people at the right time so they can act with confidence and speed. Politico offers a variety of different opportunities for students and recent graduates. If you’re a dynamic, eager individual in the newsroom, Politico wants you. They offer a full-time editorial internship in the newsroom that runs in spring, summer, and fall. Politico also offers a part-time internship across all departments on an as-needed basis. Interns will work year-round on magazines, breaking-news, politics, and Politico Pro policy teams. You will learn how the newsroom functions and how Politico’s journalism work to inform readers every day.


Students must have experience in a newsroom and three to five original clips to showcase. A letter of recommendation is preferred. Applicants who are still in school must be junior or senior, and recent graduate is also welcomed to apply.

Compensation / Benefits

Interns are paid for their full-time or part-time positions with Politico.

Politico Editorial Internship Program

1000 Wilson Boulevard

Arlington, VA US

  • Phone Number: 703.647.7999
  • No. of Interns Required: 30 to 40
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