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Lehman College


El Diario

Journalism Internship at El Diario/La Prensa – El campeón de los hispanos

The nation’s oldest Spanish-language daily newspaper

Candidates can send a brief cover letter and resume to by April 30, 2012.


  • Currently enrolled in a continuing education program, two-year or four-year-college or graduate program.
  • ilingual (Spanish/English) reading, writing and speaking skills.
  • Completed coursework in news reporting.
  • Basic multimedia skills and ability to work across multiple platforms.
  • Solid research skills, especially around NYC and Latino issues
  • Interest in journalism, Latino studies, or policy research.
  • Ability to dedicate 14 hours per week and work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Familiarity with social media.

Responsibilities may include

  • Translation.
  • Editing videos.
  • Writing for different platforms.
  • Research assistance on news stories and special projects.
  • News reporting or preparation of news briefs.
  • Monitoring coverage of specific issues.
  • Reviewing letters to the editor.
  • Editing and fact checking.
  • Opportunities to…work in multimedia in opinion, sports, news, entertainment and other sections of the paper; participate in meetings and events; and develop strong sense of newsroom operations.

Note: We will not make you fetch coffee!