Job Description

About Us 

Every day, journalists at The New York Times report more than 200 stories from dozens of countries around the world on topics ranging from major international events to the best way to roast a chicken. Those stories are read, listened to and watched by millions of users across our web and mobile products.

About the Team

We are product-focused software engineers who care deeply about our work and code quality. We value learning, trust, and fun.

Teams Include:

NYT News: Our news apps have received multiple Webbys and Apple “Best Of” awards. We partner with our colleagues in product, design and the newsroom to build new features to improve the experience for our readers.

NYT Games: A mobile team expanding into cross-platform technologies such as Flutter, we love to have fun and create new puzzles and games that keep our audiences coming back for more.

NYT Audio: The audio team is rethinking the audio experience for listeners of great audio such as The Daily, 1619, Sway, Serial and a range of other NYT audio content.

As an engineer you will: 

  • You will create and maintain features using Swift or Kotlin

  • You will participate in our technical discussions on developing product features.

  • You will create and maintain features (and, depending on the team, new apps) using Swift.

  • You will help promote standards in Swift or Kotlin development and delivery, and engage with the community of mobile developers at the Times.

  • Where applicable, you will integrate with broader New York Times iOS or Android platform code, which may be at least partially written or have dependencies written in Objective-C or Java.

About You 

  • You have an understanding of mobile design patterns (either iOS or Android),

  • You have hands-on iOS Swift or Kotlin experience, including writing unit tests and integration with frameworks, such as Cocoapods, or external libraries.

  • You have a good product sense and the vision to translate product goals into quality shippable code.

About Our Summer Internships 

  • Our internships are paid

  • It is 10 weeks long, starting in June 2021

  • You will work remotely.

Benefits and Perks:

  • Interning at The New York Times is a unique opportunity to work at a historic and innovative 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 news makers 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.