We are looking for interns to work with our photography and video teams. These are paid internships and summer placements usually run from mid-June to late August, with rolling start dates to accommodate school schedules.
TO APPLY: Go to 2017 L.A. Times Summer Visual Journalism Internships (see below) and submit a brief cover letter; resume with three references; one-page personal essay; and links to a portfolio with three complete photo stories or multimedia stories and a selection of single images. There is no prompt for the essay. This is an advanced program, with one to two previous internships required. Applicants should have their own camera equipment; a limited amount of pool gear is available. You may also submit your application by mail to Tracy Boucher / Director of News Development, Los Angeles Times, 202 W. 1st St., Los Angeles, CA 90012. These are paid positions.
QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants must be actively working toward an undergraduate or graduate degree and must be eligible to work in the U.S. Graduates may qualify if you’ve finished school within six months of the start of the internship. Applicants must have a valid driver’s license, access to a car in good working condition and their own camera equipment. A limited amount of pool gear is available. Internships are for students who have not worked professionally as staff journalists. This is an advanced program, with one to two previous internships required.
DEADLINE: Nov. 11 for the Summer 2017 internships.