Editorial Internships

The FT is proud to offer internships offering an insight into the world of journalism.

Internships will be as varied as the news agenda, but we are looking for people who can be flexible enough to research and write their own stories in consultation with editors, assist senior correspondents with reporting, help with curation and take on digital projects that augment our coverage. 

Placements up to three months are offered to graduates on the following desks, click to apply:

London Newsroom

Opinion & Analysis  Work & Careers Life & Arts   FT Arts  House & Home

Other internships on offer include:

Three month placement on FT Weekend Magazine in partnership with Creative Access offers experience in magazine journalism for graduates.

One month internships on How to Spend It Magazine for school leavers and undergraduates with a passion and drive for magazine journalism.

One month placements on FT Video offers graduates the opportunity of hands-on-experience focusing on media management and production.

New York newsroom

Applications for the 2019 New York summer internship are now closed.

The Audience Engagement internship is for students or graduates with a proven interest in social media engagement and digital journalism. Knowledge of business, economics and financial markets is an advantage. Please apply via the FT's job portal.

The New York Audio internship, aimed at students and graduates with an interest in multimedia journalism and some experience in podcast production. Please apply via the FT’s jobs portal.


All applicants must be eligible to work in the UK or from our New York Office in the USA.

Most of all we are looking for an enthusiasm for journalism and a genuine interest in the FT and our core subjects of business, economics, current affairs or arts and culture.

All London internships are paid at the London Living Wage.

The FT is committed to equality of opportunity. We are determined to create a diverse group at all levels of our company – and we welcome all members of the community we serve to apply for openings and internships with us.

Editorial Awards and Fellowships

Editorial offer a number of internships and competitive awards, with small bursaries, for aspiring journalists.

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