Job Description

About Us

The New York Times is seeking inventive and motivated interns to join the Licensing Group. In this role, you will develop an understanding of real-world content marketing strategies and content licensing. You will hone your research skills and provide a competitive analysis of the financial industry that will be used by the sales team for business development. The intern will have the opportunity to shadow the marketing team and observe how the marketing function interacts with business development to drive growth. You will also learn about writing and design for marketing by crafting a deck as a final deliverable.

About our Team

NYTLicensing is the content licensing division of The New York Times Company. We empower companies to connect with their audiences, using world-class journalism and content curation to elevate experiences and engage customers. We help organizations of all sizes streamline communications, supplement existing marketing campaigns and drive growth. We traditionally served other media organizations with our licensed content. It is now our goal to generate awareness of the NYTLicensing brand and drive revenue growth in new markets.

As a Market Research intern, you will:

  • Conduct research on the latest marketing strategies by examining prominent financial companies online

  • Attend decision-making meetings with Creative Strategists, Marketing and Sales teams to gain real-world insights into how each of these functions interact and work together to accomplish business objectives

  • Analyze and synthesize information into reports and a presentation

About You

  • Basic proficiency in PowerPoint or Google Slides

  • A focus on marketing and understanding of content strategies being used by brands

  • Basic proficiency with social platforms and social analytics

About Our Summer Internships

  • Our internships are paid

  • They are 10 weeks long, starting on or around June 1, 2021

  • You will work remotely

Benefits and Perks:

  • Interning at The New York Times is a unique opportunity to work at an innovative and historic global media organization dedicated to enhancing society by creating, collecting and distributing high-quality news and information

  • You will be helping to power, distribute and expand what is possible for our award-winning journalism

  • We run a week-long maker event during the summer, where Design, Product, Project, Marketing and Technology come together to work on creative, cross-functional projects

  • We have frequent panel discussions and talks by a wide variety of newsmakers and industry leaders

  • NYT interns benefit from competitive pay, great perks and influential networking


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 consider qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local “Fair Chance” laws.