Pearson Internship Programme accepting applications for Financial Times internships

Two paid journalism internships at the Financial Times are up for grabs for candidates from BAME (Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic) backgrounds or those with disabilities through the Pearson Internship Programme.

To submit an application, applicants must submit a 500-word article in the style of the Financial Times, a cover letter of no more than 700 words explaining why you want to be a Financial Times journalist, a CV and an application cover sheet.

It is also possible to submit a maximum three additional cuttings alongside your application.

Applicants for the placements, which will start in September 2014, must also have achieved a minimum 2:1 degree classification.

The deadline for applications is Friday, 25 July at 5pm. For more information on whether you are eligible, and how to apply see the Pearson Internship Programme website.

You can also follow Pearson’s diversity initiatives on Twitter @PearsonDiverse

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