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At The Seattle Times, you’ll find work that matters and has a direct impact on our community. We are proud to be one of the few independent, local and family-owned metropolitan newspapers in the U.S.; the most-visited digital information source in Washington state; the second-largest newspaper on the West Coast and the recipient of 11 Pulitzer Prizes. We remain deeply rooted in public service and committed to principled, quality journalism.


We draw inspiration from our dedicated and talented peers and take pride in being part of something greater – the opportunity to make a difference in our region. We are also committed to fostering a healthy and inclusive workplace, and offer a comprehensive benefits package for full-time employees and their families, including:

Work-life flexibility
Paid company holidays, vacation days and sick time
A choice of PPO, high-deductible HSA and HMO medical plans
Coverage through Delta Dental’s broad network of providers
401(k) plan plus employer 401(k) contribution or traditional pension plan (depending on work group)
Subsidized transportation pass (for Seattle employees)
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Company-sponsored activities to promote physical, emotional and financial wellness


The Seattle Times is committed to recruiting employees that reflect the diversity of the region we serve. Our newsroom has consistently ranked among the most diverse major metropolitan newspapers in the country. Learn more about our commitment to equity and inclusion in our newsroom, across the company and in our coverage.


The Seattle Times building in South Lake Union puts you at the center of the action. We’re walking distance to Seattle Center, the Space Needle, Pike Place Market, Lake Union, REI’s flagship store, museums and downtown shopping, restaurants and light rail. Easy proximity to everything helps us keep a finger on the pulse of our city and an eye on its changing landscape.

Seattle is one of the Top 10 Best Places to Live in the U.S., according to U.S. News & World Report, and the fastest-growing big city in the country. A national leader in technology, business, culture and breathtaking natural beauty – the reasons to live here are as dynamic and diverse as the city’s inhabitants. The Seattle Times helps our readers discover new ways to live in and love the Northwest every day.



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Paid summer internships are available to outstanding juniors, seniors, graduating seniors, and graduate students attending a four-year college or university and pursuing a career in journalism. For 10 weeks, interns attend regular training sessions with The Seattle Times’ Pulitzer Prize-winning staff, work on a variety of assignments, and receive mentorship and an individualized skill-development plan.

The application window for the Summer 2024 internship season is closed. To be considered for Summer 2025 internships, please check back in October 2024.

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