Since The Connecticut Mirror’s founding, training the next generation of journalists through internships and fellowships has been an essential part of our mission. Former CT Mirror interns are currently employed at national publications such as The New York TimesThe Washington Post and POLITICO as well as numerous state and local publications in Connecticut. For questions about our intern program, contact Ginny Monk via email at

Reporting Internship

Spend the summer as a general assignment reporter in our newsroom, working directly with the Mirror’s reporters and editors. Our reporting interns have covered a wide array of topics related to politics and policy in Connecticut.

  • Offered every summer
  • 14 weeks, 20 hours per week
  • Paid, also can receive college credit
  • Based in CT Mirror’s Hartford newsroom
  • Hybrid, but majority of work is in-person

Applications are closed for Summer 2023.

Audience Engagement Internship

Work with the CT Mirror team to promote stories across social media and the Mirror’s newsletters. Collaborate with our audience team on the CT Mirror Explains product, social media, search engine optimization, and on other audience engagement projects. We are looking for students interested in journalism or communications work, ideally with some previous professional or classroom journalism experience.

  • Offered every fall, spring and summer
  • 16 weeks, 10-15 hours per week, $15 an hour
  • Paid, also can receive college credit
  • Based in CT Mirror’s Hartford newsroom
  • Hybrid, but majority of work can be remote

Applications are closed for spring 2024.

Past Interns

See where some of our interns have ended up since their time at The Connecticut Mirror.

Caitlin Emma ’12
Budget & Appropriations Reporter

Neena Satija ’12
The Washington Post
Investigative Reporter

Charlie Smart ’17
The New York Times
Graphics/Multimedia Editor

Julia Werth ’17
CT Examiner
Staff Reporter

Jess Freedman ’20
Associate Video Producer

Jessica Bravo ’22
Hearst Connecticut Media Group
Breaking News Reporter

Sara Abdelouahed ’22
The Atlantic
Assistant Editor

Morgan Hines ’15
USA Today
Travel & Consumer News Reporter

Nicole McIsaac ’22
Hearst Connecticut Media Group
Digital Producer