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The innovative and talented AP Technology team  makes newsgathering possible from more than 280 locations in 110 countries. Our cutting-edge technology platform enables the gathering, production and distribution of news from the protest-filled streets of Syria to the glamour of the red carpet at the Oscars. For the last three years, we’ve earned top honors on the InformationWeek 500, an annual listing of the nation’s most innovative users of technology.

AP’s 12-week, paid Technology Associate Internship Program offers students the opportunity to work in a team environment contributing to real-world projects while gaining valuable, hands-on experience.

Am I eligible?

The internships are open to technology-focused, full-time graduate or undergraduate students from a college or university in the U.S. with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Previous experience in a technical environment is required. All applicants must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and demonstrate effective analytical, problem-solving and leadership skills. Excellent oral and written communication skills are essential. Applicants must be able to meet tight deadlines with strong attention to detail. Technical skill experience and requirements vary by individual opportunity. 

When does the program start?

The 12-week, paid internship starts in early June.

How to apply

Required documents for internships include: 

  • A resume
  • A cover letter stating why the opportunity at  AP would be beneficial to your studies and describing the qualities and accomplishments you would bring to AP

Candidates selected for an interview must provide:

  • A current transcript indicating a GPA of 3.0 or greater 
  • A letter of recommendation from a professor
  • Proof of eligibility to work in the U.S. 

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AP seeks to build an inclusive organization grounded in respect for differences. We support all aspects of diversity and provide equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability or status as a veteran in accordance with applicable nondiscrimination laws. 

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