Writing Position Description

The Chronicle has been the independent student voice on campus since 1890. They’re looking for passionate, dedicated students who are interested in joining their team! 

Commitment: 5-10+ hours/week. Varies during the semester based on deadlines, desk needs, and assignments.

Scholarship Opportunities: First semester unpaid. Scholarships start to be available in the second semester. Every student is eligible to apply for a scholarship but it will be contingent on overall performance, commitment, enrollment, and fiscal budget. If a student doesn’t receive a scholarship they will continue serving as an intern until scholarship applications open for the following semester.

Timeline: Applications will be reviewed as received. Student positions will be filled/start for fall 2021.

Student Internship Positions Available:

  • News Writers
  • Investigative Writers
  • Opinion Writers
  • Arts Writers
  • Sports Writers

Desired Qualifications:

  • Previous writing experience
  • AP Style experience is a plus
  • WordPress experience is a plus
  • Background in or knowledge of one or more of the following fields: Journalism, Communication, English, Writing & Rhetoric, the Humanities, and the Social Sciences
    • Applicants from all academic backgrounds will be considered according to their own unique ability to contribute to the Chronicle, regardless of coursework

 Minimum Qualifications

  • Enrolled at the University of Utah and making progress towards a degree
  • Willingness to learn
  • Able to commit to the overall hourly commitment per semester including team meetings and training
  • Strong ability to participate in a team setting and independently
  • Able to meet strict deadlines and manage time appropriately