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.

Forbes is looking to hire inquisitive college students, recent graduates or graduate students to investigate and cover America’s wealthiest people. That person will be an integral part of the team that produces one of our most popular issues, The Forbes 400, which includes our annual ranking of America’s richest people. The position will begin as early May 15, 2024, and run through September 30, 2024-can be flexible. These are paid positions with opportunities to write for, and can lead to full-time positions.


  • Gathering information on billionaires through old-school reporting: digging through financial filings and annual reports, conducting phone interviews with billionaires themselves and reaching out to third-party sources.
  • Writing bios about billionaires you cover.
  • Creating web features and short magazine articles.

The Ideal Candidate

  • Prior experience in writing or finance.
  • Interest in delving into financial documents.
  • Interest in covering successful entrepreneurs and businesspeople.
  • Strong analytical and reporting skills.
  • Comfort with financial figures and terms.

Please include a cover letter describing yourself, why you’re interested in Forbes and what you can bring to the Forbes newsroom.

The hourly rate for this role is $24.00

Forbes has estimated the compensation range set forth above in good faith.  The compensation range is what we believe we will offer, and ultimately pay, a successful candidate.  In determining this range, we consider the experience, level of education (if applicable to the role), knowledge, skills, and abilities required to be had by a successful candidate as well as the budget and the company’s pay rates, generally. This said, we may have to make changes to our compensation estimates and job descriptions from time to time and we expressly reserve the right to do so.  Should we make any such changes, this advertisement will be revised to reflect such revisions.  We encourage you to occasionally re-visit this advertisement to ensure that you are abreast of any changes.  Thank you for your interest in joining Forbes!



Forbes aims to offer employees the flexibility they need in order to be successful. We offer a hybrid work schedule for our employees. Some roles may be fully remote (within the U.S.) if it aligns with the needs of the position

Forbes is an equal opportunity employer.

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