Dow Jones South Africa News Internship Programme 2019

The Wall Street Journal, a division of Dow Jones in South Africa, is looking for a talented individual to join its News Internship Programme. For those interested in applying, further details are available below.

Dow Jones provides news and business information all around the world. The company delivers content to organizations and consumers utilizing various formats. These formats include print, mobile, live events and digital. As one of the largest news organizations in the world, Dow Jones has been churning quality content for over 125 years. The Wall Street Journal is its flagship publication with some selected content appearing in 37 major newspapers operating in 35 countries.

Dow Jones News Internship Programme

The Dow Jones News Internship Programme offers a good opportunity to acquire industry experience at one the foremost business publications in the world. This will also allow the successful candidate to work with a team of expert correspondents.

Furthermore, the chosen intern will gain experience in covering critical economic indicators, interest-rate decisions and organizational earnings by the South African Reserve Bank as well as create news and feature content for the Journal’s online and print editions.

This is a paid internship programme which runs for a period of 6 months with a three-day work week.

Career Options

The Dow Jones News Internship is a fixed term contract and does not guarantee permanent employment at the end of the 6-month internship period.

Requirements or Eligibility

To qualify, applicants must meet the following basic requirements:

  • Must have a particular interest in economic and financial journalism
  • Good knowledge of political and local news in South Africa
  • Must be able to provide some writing samples
  • Fluency in at least three South African language is a plus
  • South African residents preferred

How to Apply

Go to the company’s employment portal and create an account to be able to apply for the position:

Dow Jones Recruitment Portal

Once you’re able to log in, use the job code 17157 to quickly locate the job opening.

Opening and Closing Dates

No deadline for submission of applications has been set as of this writing.

Contact Information

For further information about the internship, simply send an email to

Use the same email should you require reasonable accommodation for people with disabilities during the application or interview process. Make sure to indicate the words “Reasonable Accommodation” in your email’s subject line.

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Dow Jones News Internship 2019 advert

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