The FT's opinion and analysis desk covers the oped, leader/letters and Big Read pages as well as The FT View. We work to a daily schedule for digital, print and podcasts.


We are looking for an intern with:

  • Study/experience in financial/business journalism

  • Interest in Opinion/Comment, our columnists and a knowledge of world affairs and/or global markets and business

  • Experience in audio/podcast production and editing


Successful applicants will be scrupulous, diligent, agile and full of ideas. 


Key intern duties include, but not limited to:

  •  Fact checking

  • House-keeping duties, such as collating diversity data

  • Podcast production and editing 

  • Curating and organising content


You may also help with letters to the editor and on call-outs to readers. While this is not a writing job, you will have the opportunity to pitch stories for an FT byline.


The internship is for graduates  initially for one month, extendable to three months, working 35 hours per week.   


To apply please attach:

  • CV

  • Covering letter (stating availability)

  • Samples of writing in English (ideally journalistic)


We are looking for an enthusiasm for journalism and a genuine interest in the FT, business, economics, geopolitics and current affairs.


The start date for this internship is 11 April 2022


Deadline for applications:  22 March 2022


Interviews will take place w/c 28 March 2022.


All applicants must be eligible to work in the UK.


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Across the FT Group, our people are united by a mission to deliver world-class information, news and services to our global audiences. Our global, award-winning editorial team represents the gold standard in journalism, seeking depth, originality and balance that differentiates us from the pack and engages our subscribers.


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At the FT, we aim for employees across all regions to have a voice so that diverse perspectives are heard and valued. We believe that a supportive workplace is one where employees feel they can be themselves at work and have the flexibility they need to meet their personal needs. We'll continue to remove barriers for all, and in particular barriers facing employees from underrepresented groups.

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