We’re Hiring 3 Spring Interns

Want to work in a newsroom that combines reporting, writing, data analysis, computer science and a general sense of irreverence? FiveThirtyEight is hiring college students or recent graduates to work as paid interns in our New York office this spring in three positions:

Patrick Corbin strikes out 12, picks up win as Nats advance to World Series
Wednesday October 16, 2019

WASHINGTON — It was merely the first inning, yet fans kept rising out of their seats to applaud or yell or twirl their red towels, to chant “Let’s go, Nats!” and “M-V-P!” and various players’ names, enjoying every moment of a seven-run outburst that would, eventually, propel their city to its first World Series appearance […]

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Politics data reporter. This intern will help our politics team as it ramps up coverage of the 2020 election. The internship will be a mix of writing, reporting, research, data-mining and fact-checking.
Video/motion graphics. This intern will conceive and research topics, as well as animate, edit and produce videos for our site and social media distribution. Basic animation or motion graphic skills with some experience shooting and editing video is preferred.
Data visualization. This intern will design, edit and produce static graphics to accompany articles. The ideal candidate will have experience making data graphics using design tools such as Illustrator or programming languages such as JavaScript, Python and R. General comfort with numbers is essential, as is experience with spreadsheet software such as Excel.

Coyotes’ Oliver Ekman-Larsson to captain Sweden at IIHF Worlds
Wednesday May 01, 2019

Team Sweden of the IIHF World Championship will be captained this year by Arizona Coyotes captain Oliver Ekman-Larsson, the team announced Wednesday. Ekman-Larsson just finished his first season as the captain of the NHL’s Coyotes, taking the “C” worn previously by Shane Doan. The IIHF’s tournament site doesn’t officially list Sweden’s full roster yet, but […]

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Internships are 10 weeks long, and interns can work up to 40 hours per week, but we can work around your class schedule. All three interns will work at the center of a world-class, collaborative newsroom, and all three will have the opportunity to contribute bylined work to the site.
For more information and to apply, please use the following links:
Politics data reporting intern
Video/motion graphics intern
Data visualization intern

Coyotes score 4 unanswered goals, beat Jets on the road
Wednesday October 16, 2019

WINNIPEG, Manitoba — Christian Dvorak scored a pair of goals and the Arizona Coyotes beat the Winnipeg Jets 4-2 on Tuesday night. The Coyotes had lost 10 straight games in Winnipeg, since the Jets franchise moved from Atlanta in 2011. Nick Schmaltz had a goal and two assists for Arizona and Conor Garland also scored. […]

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