Applications now open for the 2024 Mongabay Internship Program

Mongabay is excited to invite applications for our Spring 2024 Internship Program, an opportunity for emerging journalists to gain firsthand experience in reporting and contribute to impactful, evidence-based environmental journalism.

What is the Mongabay Internship Program?

The Mongabay Internship Program is a unique, hands-on program designed to mentor budding journalists and expand their skill set. This six-month journey allows interns to delve deep into critical conservation topics, engage with experienced journalists and see their work resonate with millions of readers worldwide.

Why should you apply?

  • Real-world journalism experience: Write six news stories on diverse conservation topics.
  • Global impact: Get published on, a renowned environmental news platform attracting over two million readers monthly.
  • Mentorship: Receive one-on-one coaching from Mongabay editors, enhancing your writing, research and interviewing skills.
  • Flexibility: Work remotely part-time, allowing for balance with other obligations.
  • Community: Become part of a global network of talented writers passionate about conservation and environmental journalism.

Who are we looking for?

We’re seeking articulate, curious individuals driven by strong values and a passion for environmental journalism. Applicants should possess excellent communication skills, a positive attitude, and a readiness to learn and adapt.

Apply now

Take advantage of this chance to kickstart your career in environmental journalism and apply for the Mongabay Internship Program. The application deadline is November 28, 2023, at 11:00 a.m. EST.