About the job

Forbes believes in the power of entrepreneurial capitalism and uses it on various platforms to ignite the conversations that drive systemic change in business, culture and society. We celebrate success and are committed to using our megaphone to drive diversity, equity and inclusion.

Join #TeamForbes this Summer
Interns will be embedded in the newsroom and contribute to daily ideation and work. You’ll have strong mentorship and support from our Design team, and you’ll come away with a better sense of the practice and craft of Editorial Design and how it functions in a real world setting.

About The Role

Many of our interns have transitioned to full-time roles within our newsroom. We are looking for rising journalists who embody the Forbes entrepreneurial spirit to innovate, identify new opportunities and who are passionate about learning.


  • Be assigned fresh and challenging projects everyday based on the news cycle.
  • Have the opportunity to work on Forbes Daily Cover Stories and our lists, including the annual Forbes 400, as well as their promotion across our social accounts.
  • Create graphics for our social platforms including the Forbes main account, ForbesWomen, For(bes) The Culture and Forbes 30 Under 30. These accounts reach over 44 million people every month.
  • Help curate the brand-new Forbes Design Instagram feed.
  • Design data visualizations based on reporting and research.
  • Collaborate with the design, editorial, photography, video, product and technology teams everyday.
  • Be supported by the art team who will help you learn and grow as an individual and a professional.


  • Passion for journalism and storytelling.
  • A go-getter attitude open, the drive to learn how a newsroom functions and ability to adapt to a fast-paced breaking news environment.
  • Fluent in Adobe Creative Suite and Sketch.
  • The ideal candidate has an aptitude for illustration and photo collage.
  • Creative process rooted in strong conceptual thinking with a sophisticated sense of digital design, composition and typography.
  • Strong communication skills. Designers need to be able to clearly and concisely express themselves and explain their ideas.
  • Excellent organization skills with the ability to multitask.
  • You enjoy staying current on design trends and industry technology, sharing findings with the department to facilitate new ways of thinking, working and problem solving.
  • Must be a student as of June 2024, with an expected graduation date on or before June 30, 2025.

About Our Summer Intern Program

  • Our internships are paid.
  • This internship is approximately 40 hours/week Monday-Friday.
  • The internship program begins in mid-June 12 ends mid-August
  • Interns are invited to weekly presentations to hear from leaders within the organization.

How To Apply

In your application, please include:

  • Your resume
  • A cover letter describing yourself, why Forbes and what you can bring to the Forbes newsroom.
  • A link to your online portfolio and resume showing digital design experience from a college or university and prior work experience (if applicable).
  • Candidates that are selected for interviews will be contacted on a rolling basis.

To learn more and to apply, please visit Forbes on LinkedIn.