Are you passionate about learning?

Do you enjoy writing?

Are you interested in journalism?

If you answered YES to any (or all) of these questions, The Charlotte News wants YOU to be the next Outwater Intern. Be inspired to…

Explore local history

Meet new people

Learn about community journalism

Think outside the box

The Charlotte News is looking for a motivated, news-savvy summer intern with strong writing skills and a natural curiosity about the local area. Candidates should be creative, outgoing, dependable and comfortable in a fast-paced environment. A driver’s license and access to a car are highly desirable.

This is a 15 hour per week position that will start at the end of May and run through the end of August. Interns who finish their working commitments will be paid a modest stipend on a per issue basis. The position can be extended for suitable candidates. The position will be open until filled. Email a letter of motivation to Alex Bunten at

Stipends for this internship were made possible by a generous donation from Alice D. Outwater, and in memory of her husband, John Outwater.