Events Intern

Washington D.C.
Dec 19, 2017
Feb 22, 2018
Full Time

Washington Post Live is the newsroom's live journalism platform. Top-level government and business leaders, emerging voices and newsmakers discuss the most pressing national and global issues of the day during live, onstage conversations. Learn more:

The Role:

The Washington Post Live Events intern will gain hands-on experience supporting the events team in planning and executing Washington, DC-based events. In this role, the candidate will be responsible for developing marketing materials, assisting with sponsor management, audience acquisition, day-of event execution and event breakdown tasks and performing various research and administrative duties.


  • Interest in news and media events
  • Excellent communicator and ability to work independently and on a team
  • Highly motivated with an ability to meet deadlines, work under pressure, and juggle multiple assignments
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Strong research skills
  • Proficiency is Microsoft Suite: PowerPoint and Excel are a must
  • 20-25 hours a week beginning in January 2017