Data Internship

The Palm Beach Post in West Palm Beach, Fla., is looking a coding-savvy reporter for a six-month, paid data internship starting as early as January 2018.

Data internships pay $600/week, which does not include room, board or transportation. We are always happy to work with interns trying to find a place to live in the area.

The ideal candidate be should have enough flexibility to pick technologies to solve the needs of a small data desk. Coding experience is essential. Ideal candidates ache to crunch numbers but can also make them come alive online. The position calls for helping all newsroom reporters with data analysis while pursuing in-depth projects with The Post’s investigative team.

The data intern must be available to work 40 hours a week. The job is full-time but temporary in duration, lasting six months. A four-year college degree is preferred. The internship is scheduled to begin in January 2018, but spring and summer graduates are encouraged to apply.

Submit a cover letter, resume, references and writing or coding samples. Please indicate if you will attend the 2018 NICAR conference.

Send packages to Joel Engelhardt, investigative team editor, at by midnight Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017.


Date Posted: 

Monday, November 6, 2017