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New York Times Audience Strategy Internship in New York, New York

The mission ( of The New York Times is to seek the truth and help people understand the world. That means independent journalism is at the heart of all we do as a company. It’s why we have a world-renowned newsroom that sends journalists to report on the ground from nearly 160 countries. It’s why we focus deeply on how our readers will experience our journalism, from print to audio to a world-class digital and app destination. And it’s why our business strategy centers on making journalism so good that it’s worth paying for.

Job Description

About Us

The New York Times is seeking inventive and motivated interns to join the Advertising group. In this role, you will be focusing on developing and maintaining audience narratives in service of our top advertising accounts and our marketing team.

With the most exhaustive understanding of our readers, the Insights team is the go-to-resource for advertisers who want to understand, in detail, how and why a reader behaves as they do on The Times, the external factors that shape them, and the implications that that has for brands. Join an accomplished research team at the forefront of innovation.


  • Leverage proprietary and syndicated data to create and present analyses to position The New York Times to the marketplace and clients

  • Find new ways to tell stories, ideating innovative research initiatives that bring our audience to life in new ways

  • Mine internal and external databases to uncover bespoke insights and best practices that will help shape The Times’s advertising strategy and narrative

  • Support analysts to deliver on sales requests and client needs

  • Understand the competitive landscape, advertising trends, and client needs for advertising with an eye toward translating this intelligence into specific actionable research findings

  • Responsibilities may span attitudinal survey research, ad effectiveness studies, web analytics, and third-party syndicated measurement to ultimately uncover insights around our audience and ad products

Basic Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate student focused on Marketing, Market Research, or Business Analytics

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with business analytics or data software tools

  • Strong knowledge of the digital marketing ecosystem and media business

  • Team player with strong communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to work efficiently and accurately with excellent attention to detail

  • A strategic thinker with a strong interest in advertising/media research and consumer insights

  • Passion for storytelling, going beyond the “what” to tell the “why” within research results

About Our Summer Internships

  • The duration is 10 weeks long, starting on June 3, 2024.

  • The rate of pay for this role is $20.00 per hour.

  • Interns work 35 hours per week.

  • Open to Hybrid work based in New York.

The New York Times is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce, one that reflects the varied global community we serve. Our journalism and the products we build in the service of that journalism greatly benefit from a range of perspectives, which can only come from diversity of all types, across our ranks, at all levels of the organization. Achieving true diversity and inclusion is the right thing to do. It is also the smart thing for our business. So we strongly encourage women, veterans, people with disabilities, people of color and gender nonconforming candidates to apply.

The New York Times Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of an individual's sex, age, race, color, creed, national origin, alienage, religion, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation or affectional preference, gender identity and expression, disability, genetic trait or predisposition, carrier status, citizenship, veteran or military status and other personal characteristics protected by law. All applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to legally protected characteristics. The New York Times Company will provide reasonable accommodations as required by applicable federal, state, and/or local laws. Individuals seeking an accommodation for the application or interview process should email . Emails sent for unrelated issues, such as following up on an application, will not receive a response.

The Company will further consider qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable "Fair Chance" laws.

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Help shape the future of The New York Times

Whether it’s bringing new truths to light through reporting, optimizing products and formats to deliver a world-class digital and app experience, or analyzing data to better understand how we can best serve our readers, Times employees are part of a growing, unified team that is driven to build the best destination for journalism in the world.

That’s always been the case, but it is especially so today. In a time of uncertainty we’ve provided information and guidance to help readers navigate daily life — whether it’s understanding health risks or getting advice on staying sane and productive at home. This would not be possible without our journalists, data scientists, marketers, designers, engineers, project managers and many, many more.

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To create journalism and supporting products that stand apart, we must recruit the finest talent in the world. Journalists, data designers, videographers, agile marketers, art directors, and many others, we’re looking for people at all stages of their careers to bring different perspectives and practices to our teams. Together, we can make our journalism more insightful, meaningful and essential to the daily lives and understanding of people around the world.

Employee-driven benefits

If you see a job opening here that might be a good fit for you, we encourage you to apply. We offer a comprehensive and competitive benefits package that includes medical, dental and vision plans for employees and their families, health and wellness programs, a 401(k) plan, tuition reimbursement, paid vacation, paid parental leave and much more.

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