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POLITICO’s Albany bureau is seeking a spring intern to work in the Albany area, including the State Capitol, with much of the work expected to be done virtually.
Internship: January 2021 – June 2021
Hours: 20 per week
What you’ll do:
Our interns are an integral part of our reporting team during the legislative session. You’ll help cover the session and the operations of state agencies and campaigns.
The intern will be involved in all aspects of content creation and production, including research, reporting, writing, editing and aggregating, including for newsletters.
What you’ll need:
A can-do attitude, initiative, good time management skills and the ability to work well under pressure.
The ability to write quickly and cleanly
A passion for politics/policy and a thirst to learn about New York State politics and government.
A collaborative spirit to work as part of a team
We welcome applicants who are recent graduates. Applicants who are still in school must, at least, be rising juniors. The ideal applicant will have experience at a school publication and/or previous experience at a professional news outlet.
We are driven by our values. We are relentless contributors, disruptors, collaborators, and talent cultivators. Our culture is defined by grit, total integrity, and a prioritization on innovation.
We value our people. We offer a competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits package, including health and wellness benefits, commuter benefits, retirement plans, as well as work-life balance flexibility and opportunities for career development.
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