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Insider Inc. launched a global news bureau in Singapore in January 2021. We’re a team that thrives on taking on challenges and jumping on the biggest news of the day. We’re hiring a paid editorial intern to write about business news for 6 months. This person will report to our Asia business editor, and they must be based in Singapore. 

Interns on our business news team write about major companies, business personalities, consumer trends, exciting innovations, scandals, and more. Companies they may write about include American giants (Amazon, Walmart, Facebook, Tesla, Apple, Google, etc) as well as the companies that dominate in Asia (Alibaba, Tencent, Toyota, Samsung, etc).

In this role, you’ll be expected to pitch news stories and take assignments from your editor. Interns usually write daily news stories in the 300-500 word range and have time to work on longer reporting as well. You can expect to support the bureau’s senior reporters with research as well as produce articles under your own byline. 

All our editorial interns should have:

  • Experience reporting and writing (school publications are great), AP style preferred
  • A passion for digital storytelling
  • Voracious reading habits
  • Familiarity with digital and social media
  • Ability to work quickly and collaboratively with a fast-paced team
  • Light HTML and/or Photoshop experience
  • Solid proofreading and copyediting skills

Additionally, for the business news team, we’re looking for someone with the following:

  • An interest in covering the major daily occurrences at the world’s biggest companies
  • A keen eye for important and potentially market-moving corporate news
  • A broad knowledge base spanning multiple industries and company types
  • A fundamental understanding of how corporations conduct business and grow
  • A nose for identifying any developments that seem unusual and out-of-the-ordinary
  • Speed, close attention to detail and accuracy, and clean copy

We are accepting and reviewing applications on a rolling basis. Apply here with your resume/CV and cover letter in a SINGLE PDF if this sounds like your dream job.

The Insider Internship Program is for early career journalists who want to spend six months learning from a newsroom full of passionate, dedicated journalists. Interns are assigned to teams and become experts in digital storytelling. They produce real work that is distributed to our audience of millions, and by the end of six months are prepared for the next phase of their journalism careers. For more information on the Insider Internship Program, see here: https://www.insider-inc.com/careers/fellowship-program. 

Please note: This paid internship requires that you are based in Singapore, open to working in part remotely, and preferably full-time at 40 hours a week, for six months. 

If you’d like some tips on what makes a great resume and cover letter check out our best practices guide here: https://www.businessinsider.com/why-this-is-an-excellent-resume-2013-11

Are you passionate about this opportunity, but worried that you don’t have 100% of the experience we’re looking for? We still want to hear from you! Apply online and let us know why you would make a great addition to the Insider community.

About Us: Insider Inc. is the global media company behind Insider and an ever-growing family of brands. Our mission is to inform and inspire the digital generation and become the most influential journalism brand in the world. We reach an audience of more than 375 million users with our stories, which command attention and inspire action.
Our core value is effectiveness. We make things happen. We listen to each other, learn from each other, and take risks together. We understand that a diverse set of perspectives and an inclusive environment are critical to our success. All of this helps us get better every day. Check out our mission, values, and culture page to learn more.

Insider Inc supports a distributed workforce that allows for varied work locations. Many roles are eligible for 100% remote or hybrid remote/office work unless otherwise noted.

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