Internship at the New York Times Tomorrow

Posted to The Times  |  Nathan Yau

Two months flew by in a hurry in between Spring quarter ending and my New York Times internship beginning. I arrived in New York City today and I’m starting at the times tomorrow. For the next 10 weeks, I’m going to be working in the graphics department, and I anticipate it’s going to have to be a pretty steep learning curve.

I don’t really know what I’m going to be doing yet, so I’ve familiarized myself with Adobe Illustrator and Flash and tried to pick up a few more skills in R. Originally, I was thought I was going to become some kind of expert in Illustrator and/or Flash, but after some time with the books, I’ve got a long a road ahead. Not being so hot in either Illustrator or Flash, I’m a little nervous, but I guess I’ll just wait and see.

Updates on my first day tomorrow.

1 Comment

  • Hi,

    I’m working on User Experience and I really like NY times job on Data visualization especially interactive ones.

    Do you have an idea how I could apply to a job there ? Can’t find anything on their Web site and I was thinking that maybe you had a contact or something.

    Thank you,

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