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Build the foundation for your journalism career with us through our news internships.

The AP Global News Internship is a paid, highly selective, individually tailored training program for students and recent graduates aspiring to be journalists across formats. 

Our 2024 program offers a paid 20-week opportunity to journalists who demonstrate solid news judgment and are strong storytellers.

Entertainment video intern Jamia Pugh, right, interviews actor Danny Trejo at an event in Los Angeles, Sept. 24, 2020. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)

How do I apply?

Applications for the 2024 internship are now closed. Please check back in fall 2024 for 2025 openings. You may sign up for email alerts at

Where are the internships located?

Locations for the 2025 program will be posted in late 2024. Past interns have been based in U.S. locations such as New York, Washington, D.C., Chicago, Philadelphia, Los Angeles and Phoenix, and in international offices such as Bangkok, Tokyo, London, Mexico City, Nairobi, Jerusalem and New Delhi.

Am I eligible? 

The internship is open to U.S. and international students (college upperclassmen and graduate students), as well as recent graduates.

For the summer 2025 program, we will consider applicants with an expected graduation date of August 2024 or later. Those graduating in spring 2024 or earlier will not be eligible.

What do you need from me?

  • A 300-word personal essay. 
  • A resume letter and cover letter (including your projected graduation date).
  • Five to seven examples of your work. 
  • A letter of reference from a previous media-related employer or faculty adviser.