Denver Post Internships

The No. 1 newspaper in the Rocky Mountain region, The Denver Post, is helping shape the futures of the next generation of journalists by offering a 10-week paid internship for the summer of 2016. To do so, we are looking for talented students who want to make a difference. Denver Post interns are paid about $517 per week (housing and transportation to Denver are not included).

We work with Dow Jones Newspaper Fund to identify candidates for copy editing, sports copy editing, online production and business reporting positions.  Please apply directly to Dow Jones Newspaper Fund for these positions at

We also work with The Sports Journalism Institute to select a sports reporter intern. Please apply directly to The Sports Journalism Institute for this position at

Our editors choose interns for several parts of the newsroom as news or features reporters, photographers, graphic artists or designers. If you are applying for one of these positions, please send your clips or link to a portfolio, cover letter, resume and list of references to:

Internship Recruiter
Alexandra Alonso
The Denver Post
101 W. Colfax Ave. Suite 800
Denver, CO 80202


– Applicants should have completed junior year in college before Summer 2016.
– A demonstrated interest in print or online journalism (clips or portfolio)
– Previous newspaper experience is preferred.
– Reporting applicants should include no more than five clips
– Please include cover letter outlining which position most interests you
– List of three references

For PHOTOGRAPHY applications, please email your cover letter, a link to your online portfolio and resume to

For GRAPHICS or DESIGN, applicants may send portfolios of 8 1/2 x 11 photocopied designs, non-returnable tear sheets or CD’s. Or, include a link to an online portfolio.

DEADLINE for RECEIVING applications is Friday October 30, 2015. Applications received after that date will not be considered.

Please contact Alexandra at 303-954-1037 or with any questions.