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As a creative technologist intern, you will use your hands-on skills to build prototypes during a 10-week program at our headquarters in El Segundo, Calif. You will have the opportunity to closely observe the newsroom, understand how news is produced, and team up with other interns to develop proof-of-concept prototypes for future products. Depending on the type of project, interns can expect to create up to three prototypes. You will be asked to present your designs to newsroom stakeholders and the product team at the end of each design cycle.

Qualifications

Who Should Apply?

In this role, you’ll have the chance to prototype news products of the future. The ideal candidate will have the following traits:

  • Curious and open-minded
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Adept at working on early-stage ideas
  • Passion about local restaurants or events is a plus for this application cycle

Recommended Skills

Applicants with expertise in at least one of the areas below are encouraged to apply.

  • User research
  • Design thinking
  • UI/UX design
  • Physical prototyping
  • Web app development
  • Mobile app development
  • Product design and development
  • Mathematical modeling and optimization

This full-time internship starts on January 20 and is paid. Applicants must be eligible to work in the U.S. Those within 12 months of graduation are eligible to apply. The deadline to apply is November 20. 


TO APPLY: Submit your resume, a link to your portfolio, GitHub and/or Google Scholar page, and answer all required questions on this page. A cover letter is not required, but you can submit one if you’d like.