The Wall Street Journal Internships
The Wall Street Journal has several summer internships available for undergraduate and graduate students. These internships generally last 10 weeks and take place over the months of June, July, and August. Starting dates are flexible, but should not be more than 10 weeks apart. When applying for a summer internship, be sure to submit a cover letter, resume, and six published samples of your work. Applications must be received by 10 am GMT on May 1 and close on May 15th.
Xueshan Zhao, a recent graduate of the Communication University of China and a dual degree student in journalism at the University of Missouri, is a summer 2022 intern for The Wall Street Journal’s Chinese-language website. Prior to coming to the Journal, she interned for the Chinese-language websites of Variety China and Caijing Magazine and is pursuing a dual degree in journalism at the University of Missouri. Her interests range from photography and journalism to culture and international relations.
Elissa Miolene, The Washington Post’s latest intern, is a recent graduate of Stanford University’s journalism school. She has previously worked with humanitarian agencies and led digital storytelling for UNICEF’s End Violence Partnership. Miolene is originally from Stamford, Connecticut, and has earned master’s degrees in both journalism and policy. In addition to journalism, Miolene also loves podcasts and drones.
During her time at the Washington Post, Elissa has written articles for various audiences and for different nonprofits. She has covered the impact of globalization on Chinatown, the state of marine life in New England, and the efforts of South Sudanese refugees to reunite with family members. She has also reported on the lives of street children in Uganda’s largest slum.
The Wall Street Journal is excited to have an intern from the Washington, D.C., area, Corinne Dorsey. A rising senior at Howard University, Dorsey has already interned at the TODAY Show at NBC News, the Dallas Morning News, and the CNN D.C. Bureau. In addition to her work at the Journal, she also enjoys traveling, yoga, and trying out new restaurants.
Ariana Aspuru is a rising senior at Boston University studying international relations and journalism. While in college, she interned for the Miami Herald and NPR’s Weekend All Things Considered. She also was a college newspaper editor and helped start a student NPR station. She loves to travel, write, and read memoirs. She hopes to work in the newsroom one day. If she isn’t working at the Journal, she hopes to pursue a career in journalism.
Originally from Japan, Yuriko Schumacher earned her master’s degree in journalism from Northeastern University. She previously interned for The Asahi Shimbun, Japan’s national newspaper. She initially covered the police beat before switching to data reporting. She also enjoys online video games, hot yoga, and outdoor activities such as hammocking. As an intern, she hopes to get to know as many people as possible while working on stories about the world.
The Wall Street Journal has hired three interns to join its political team in Washington, D.C. Angela Ellis-Gibbs, a rising senior at Boston University, studied international relations and journalism. Prior to her internship at The Wall Street Journal, she interned at the Morning Brew newspaper in New Jersey, where she covered issues like housing dynamics, education, politics, and student activism. Angela is a strong supporter of underrepresented minorities in the journalism industry and hopes to make it as accessible as possible.