Jobs and Internships

Work with us at our offices in Washington, D.C.

Art and Design Director

Apply via Submittable. Here's the scoop.

We are seeking a dynamic individual to join our team full time, leading our visual presentation across all aspects of print, digital and social publishing. 

Here’s what we are expecting:   

  • Fluency in understanding and interpreting complex political, legislative and social policy content 
  • Strong understanding of print, digital and social platforms
  • Exceptional design skills in both print and digital, including layout, typography, video, motion and pattern
  • Solid foundation in informational graphics and data visualization 
  • Strong photo editing skills, and the ability to match freelance and agency photography with stories for print and digital presentation 
  • Expertise in the Adobe Creative Cloud software suite

Here’s what you will be doing: 

  • Cultivating a diverse array of freelance artists, working with them to conceptualize illustrations for publication 
  • Working with editors to plan content, maintaining high standards for design while delivering projects on deadline
  • Producing illustrative art on the fly for breaking social and digital presentations 
  • And. More. 

Intrigued? 
Please submit your letter, resume, portfolio link and design samples by Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019.  

Submit your application by Sunday, December 1, 2019.


Winter-Spring 2020 Editorial Internships

Apply via Submittable. Here's what you will need to do.

Editorial interns assist with research, fact-checking, social media, data entry and library services for both the print magazine and the daily website.

Interns are encouraged to contribute editorially, writing book briefs and articles as assigned, and participating in generating story ideas, as well as pursuing their own projects under the guidance of Prospect staff.

We encourage interns to fully integrate themselves into the Prospect’s editorial operations while taking full advantage of the public events only available in Washington, D.C.

Juniors, seniors, grad students and recent graduates are encouraged to apply. Full and part time internships available; stipend is $70 per day.

Your TAP Internship application includes...

  • Your résumé.
  • Three writing samples.
  • Consider clips or posts, academic papers and unpublished pieces. 
  • And, a letter about yourself that also answers these questions:
  • What magazines, newspapers and websites do you read regularly?
  • Who are your intellectual and political heroes?
  • Where do you see yourself in five years and why?

Submit your application by Sunday, December 1, 2019.