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Come be The Record’s paid summer intern. Apply by April 10

The Record North Shore is seeking a college undergraduate with a passion for mission-based, community-first journalism for a paid summer internship.

In the 10- to 12-week program, the intern will work with The Record‘s editor in chief to produce meaningful community news for the northern suburbs of Chicago.

The position is a hybrid of remote and in-person work, and responsibilities include everything from interviewing and reporting to digital publishing and photography.

• Hours (full-time): 30-40 per week (hours of the day will vary)
• Duration: 10-12 weeks (End May-early August)
• Pay: $15/hour

The Record is a nonprofit, nonpartisan hyperlocal newsroom that publishes responsible journalism through its daily website, and weekly podcasts and newsletters. Our coverage area consist of the five primary communities of New Trier Township and Highland Park. We focus on impactful civic reporting, as well as community profiles and features and local sports coverage.

This paid internship is made possible by local funders, including the Kenilworth Community Fund.

Applying is simple. Just send an email to newsroom (at) therecordns (dot) org, type “Summer Internship” in the subject line and tell us why responsible community news matters. Please include your resume and any reporting/writing samples.

Applications are due by April 10.

With questions or comments, or if there is an issue with the form below, please email Joe at joe (at) therecordns (dot) org.

joe coughlin
Joe Coughlin

Joe Coughlin is a co-founder and the editor in chief of The Record. He leads investigative reporting and reports on anything else needed. Joe has been recognized for his investigative reporting and sports reporting, feature writing and photojournalism. Follow Joe on Twitter @joec2319

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