Internship 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 the 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. Each 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 summer 2021 and fall 2021.


Student Internship Positions Available:

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


Desired Qualifications:

  • Writing experience
  • WordPress experience
  • Background in or knowledge of one or more of the following fields: Journalism, Communication, English, Writing & Rhetoric, Humanities, and Political Science.
    • That being said, applicants from anywhere on campus will be considered according to their own unique ability to contribute to the Newspaper, regardless of course work.


Minimum Qualifications

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