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Church News Almanac Internship

Deseret NewsSalt Lake City, UT
Paid Internship$14 - $14/hr

a year ago


Our company is committed to being trusted voices of light and truth reaching hundreds of millions of people worldwide.

The Deseret News is looking for talented seasonal student intern writers and copy editors for the Church News, which provides news, and information for members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. This internship will focus on writing/transcribing content for the Church News Almanac.

Deseret News and Church News internships are paid ($14/hour) and last approximately 4-6 months in duration. Interns will work with their supervising editors to determine exact starting and ending dates, and weekly work schedules. If time off during the semester is needed, that must be coordinated well in advance with the supervising editor.

Internship requirements:

  • College sophomore, junior, or senior.
  • B grade-point average or higher.
  • Complete an exercise that includes copy-editing test, current events quiz and writing exam. This exercise will be given at the time of the interview or emailed to you ahead of time.
  • Have a car to travel to assignments, and a have a phone number where you can be contacted during the internship.

If hired, you must provide documentation to Human Resources that you are legally authorized to work in the United States.

To apply for an internship:

  • Complete the online application
  • Attach a resume AND cover letter
  • Attach copies or links to published work to the online application. You may attach as many documents as you'd like. (Up to 5 MB) These might not be returned. Class papers will not be accepted.

Pay internships pay $14.00 per hour.

Now What?

Fill out our online application!

Our Team

You will join an energetic group of digital innovators who care deeply about Utah, journalism and the 172-year legacy of the Deseret News. We don't take ourselves too seriously, but we are serious about working together to grow our business.

Our Mission

The best part of working at the Deseret News — aside from having great colleagues — is to fulfill an inspiring mission: To be trusted sources of light and truth influencing hundreds of millions of people worldwide.

Our Company

The Deseret News is the oldest news organization in Utah and the longest continuously operating company in the Beehive State. It is a subsidiary of the Deseret Management Corporation, whose other media companies include Deseret Digital Media, Deseret Book, Bonneville International and Boncom

For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.

Employer Job ID: 62564

About Deseret News

The Deseret News opinion team is continuously looking for talented seasonal student interns to assist in editing opinion content, pulling together timely opinion roundups and facilitating online publishing.
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Skills you'll need for this internship

    copy editing
    web content
    digital media


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How will you be compensated for this role?

$14 - $14/hrHourly


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What happens after you send in your application?

Deseret News has not provided an expected interview date. Due to the volume of applications, Deseret News has indicated that they will not follow up unless you are selected for an interview.

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