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Join us this summer! Apply for a paid internship with The Record North Shore

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 team 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-August)
• Pay: $15/hour


The Record is a nonprofit, independent hyperlocal newsroom that publishes responsible journalism through its daily website, and weekly newsletters and podcasts. Our coverage area comprises 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.

Use the form above to apply or you can send an email to newsroom@therecordns.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 you feel are relevant.

Applications are due by March 8. Interviews will be schedule for that week, and we hope to select a candidate by mid-March.

With questions or comments, please email Editor in Chief Joe Coughlin: joe@therecordns.org.

The Record is a nonprofit, nonpartisan community newsroom that relies on reader support to fuel its independent local journalism.

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This article was developed using publicly available information, such as press releases, municipal records and social media posts.

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