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Apply for the 2013 AP Global News Internship Program | Deadline – January 16 2013



The BN Career team constantly seeks out amazing opportunities that will help propel the careers of our readers to new heights. The AP’s 12-week paid, individually tailored Global News Internship Program for summer 2013 is a leading internship opportunity for young graduates and students interested in a career in journalism.

The internship program offers full-time students and recent college graduates the opportunity to train across media platforms and learn from skilled journalists and editors dedicated to the highest standards. Integrity is the foundation of AP, reflected in our accurate, fair and honest reporting.

Aspiring cross-format journalists will work in an AP newsroom with a designated trainer, contributing to AP’s text, video, photo and interactive reports. Interns will cover breaking news and complete a final enterprise project working across multiple formats. Their stories may be featured in media outlets around the world.

The internship is open to U.S. and international students as well as recent graduates. Applicants must be:
a) current full-time students within two years of earning an undergraduate degree (juniors and seniors) or
b) current full-time graduate students or
c) students who will graduate December 2012 or later

AP will select as many as 20 interns.

U.S. internships are available in Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, New York, Philadelphia, San Francisco and Washington, D.C. International locations are Jerusalem, Johannesburg, London, Mexico City, Moscow, New Delhi, Rome, Sao Paulo, Seoul and Tokyo.

You must be able to start the internship in June.

Applications for the 2013 internship open Jan. 2, 2013, on Required documents must be submitted onlineby Jan. 16, 2013, and include:

  • A 300-word autobiographical essay on this topic: “The Associated Press seeks to recruit and retain a workforce that embodies a wide range of talents, experiences, achievements and journalistic skills. Please describe the qualities and accomplishments you would bring to the company as an intern.”
  • A resume and cover letter (please include your projected graduation date).
  • Three to five examples of your work (links to a website of your clips, photos, multimedia work and video are preferred).
  • Two letters of reference, one from a professor or faculty adviser on college/university letterhead and the second from a previous internship or former employer.

For questions, email [email protected].

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  1. Abubakar Sadiq Hassan

    December 13, 2012 at 5:59 pm

    This is great.I would love to be part of this.

  2. Okechukwu Ofili

    December 16, 2012 at 12:26 am

    such a great opportunity.

  3. anonymous

    December 18, 2012 at 5:13 am

    i wonder if people read dis posts before commenting..! what is our bussiness with an internship program meant for resident and citizens of the US……?

  4. notaplayerhater

    December 18, 2012 at 4:35 pm

    …The internship is open to U.S. and international students …
    Olodo!!! no wonder you are anonymous! Read jo!

  5. Anonymous

    December 19, 2012 at 10:23 am

    The people dat commented and want 2 apply dnt look like international students or US residents. Obviously this post is 4 d learned…

  6. Asari Duke

    December 19, 2012 at 4:27 pm

    A pretty good opportunity. But you didn’t mention if all the expenses are going to be taken care of.

  7. Barbz

    December 21, 2012 at 1:36 pm

    Good opportunity, nut must dey always require essay writing, sigh! Cnt we just solve sme maths nd call it a

  8. Ng Blogs

    December 22, 2012 at 12:02 pm

    Nice one…keep it up

  9. Bidemi

    May 9, 2013 at 4:26 pm

    Just saw on twitter that a Nigerian actually got 1 position…..So nice one bellanaija on posting opportunities for naija youths to take advantage of

    Jon Gambrell ‏@jongambrellAP 7h
    Nigerian @WandooMakurdi will start an internship next week at the @AP bureau in Johannesburg. Congratulations to her.

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