Reporting Internships

The Chicago Reporter is seeking dedicated students and graduates looking for researching and reporting experience.

Interns at the Reporter learn about investigative reporting the right way—by working with reporters. They perform a variety of research duties, including searching databases, archives and court and property records. They also help fact check stories and learn how to get information through Freedom of Information requests.

The Reporter also accepts interns who have specialized skills such as graphic design.

Interns work from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday, and the Reporter requires that each intern put in at least THREE FULL DAYS a week.

To apply for an internship, send your resume, along with a cover letter, and at least three SAMPLES OF WORK by mail or email to Susan Smith Richardson, Editor and Publisher, 111 W. Jackson Blvd., Suite 820, Chicago, IL, 60604, or srichardson@chicagoreporter.com. NO CALLS, please.