About Journalism

    Our international internships in journalism keep our interns up on the latest trends in this ever-evolving field. Your placement could vary from newspapers to magazines (from news to music) to web based companies. You may also gain skills in drafting releases and advisories and preparing for and staffing press events. Other typical tasks involve performing research for features, writing articles, and reporting on local events. Check out our list of opportunities for more information.

    Location Placements



    Dublin

    Writers for E-Marketing

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    This up-and-coming business focuses on marketing products and companies that have gifts for every occasion. The marketing of these e-commerce services and products is web-based as well as through smartphone applications. They are seeking an intern to creatively market descriptions for people looking for the perfect gift by writing and blogging to consumers on behalf of clients. Interns will also be responsible for updating blogs and answering customer inquiries.

    Ideal Candidate: The successful intern will have strong writing samples and the desire to refine their skills in marketing.

    • 9/27/2014
    • 12.0 weeks
    • 1/10/2015
    • 12.0 weeks
    • 6/6/2015
    • 8.0 weeks

    Journalism for an Irish Media Company

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    A new age media company is looking for a journalism intern to collate content, research press releases and undertake feature writing tasks on technology, consumer and gardening publications. Experience of audio/video production and editing a plus to assist in production of radio podcast and video inserts.

    Ideal Candidate: Background in communications and journalism and video/audio production and editing. Self starter with real commitment.

      Program Management and Education Intern

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      Interns are responsible for assisting the staff of this literacy based nonprofit staff with all aspects of programme and project management. Interns are responsible for regular administration tasks and also assist in event planning.

      Ideal Candidate: What qualities are we seeking in an intern? • Love of writing, reading, books and words in general • Previous experience working with young people is an advantage - you should really enjoy working with both younger children and teenagers • Excellent communication skills – verbal and written – both with adults and children • Ability to work well as part of a team to deliver workshops with both staff and volunteers • Flexibility – a willingness to jump in and do what needs to be done, from tutoring writing to bringing out the bins • Web skills and experience with InDesign desktop publishing are a definite plus but not a requirement • Sense of humour

        Journalism Internship for a Dublin Cultural Magazine

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        Dublin's leading free cultural and what's on magazine is looking for a Journalism Intern to assist in their brand of cultural journalism.

        Ideal Candidate: We offer intensive, open-ended work experience for writers looking for a leg-up into the world of culture journalism, available on an ad hoc basis. If you’d like to sharpen your teeth, email us with some samples of your writing and pitches for articles you’d like to contribute. Avoid saying any of the following:- “I’m interested in writing about everything!” We value insight into and interest in the niches of culture and society. Don’t be a diletante!- “My feature pitches include: a piece on vintage fashion, a piece on music festivals, an agony aunt column, a street style column.”- “I’d be happy to just to make coffee for you guys!” Tough, we don’t have a coffee machine.

          Journalism for Business Magazine

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          Ireland's largest circulation monthly business magazine, which commenced publishing in Dublin in February 1998. The magazine is published 11 times a year and focuses exclusively on the activities of Irish companies or companies based in Ireland. The editorial focus is on: Entrepreneurial activity (interviews with business owners); Hands On Advice; Technology; Investments; Health, Travel, and more. As an intern, the role will include: + Writing news stories for the website based on press releases. + Originating content for the Twitter feed + Researching and writing articles for the magazine across a range of business-related topics + Attending press conferences on behalf of the magazine.

          Ideal Candidate: The ideal candidate will have a background and interest in journalism and PR. Previous experience writing for a school newspaper is a plus. Writing samples are required.

            Internship at an International Publishing House

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            This international publishing house has offices in Ireland, UK, and the United States. An intern in this extremely competitive placement will have responsibilities in marketing, editing, and production.

            Ideal Candidate: Foreign language skills preferred for translation. Must submit writing samples. Grad level education. Serious about publishing. Interns qualified for this position must be grad level with a passion for literature and publishing as well as possess strong writing skills.

              Advocacy PR for Minority Group

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              Advocacy NGO for Travellers based in Dublin are looking for a journalism, communications/PR candidate to work closely with the PR Officer. The tasks center around advocacy work, writing press releases, coordinating publicity of events, and other assigned projects.

              Ideal Candidate: Strong writing skills, proficiency with MS Office, ability to write press releases

              • 9/27/2014
              • 12.0 weeks
              • 1/10/2015
              • 12.0 weeks
              • 6/6/2015
              • 8.0 weeks

              PR for a Theater Production Company

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              In 2003 this production company was established to produce wide-ranging and ambitious work in Ireland and to tour Irish work abroad. Since then, the company has managed four international tours on three continents, and produced sixteen plays, including six Irish premieres and four world premieres in Dublin.

              Ideal Candidate: Junior class standing, journalism & PR class work and a strong personality (with tenacity) a must. A thick skin is required to deal with many massive egos and overly dramatic situations.

              • 9/27/2014
              • 12.0 weeks
              • 1/10/2015
              • 12.0 weeks
              • 6/6/2015
              • 8.0 weeks

              Journalism Internship at a Dublin Periodical

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              Monthly publication circulated throughout the world to colleges, students and embassies. The intern will work alongside the editor to write feature articles about the publication. Photography may be involved.

              Ideal Candidate: The ideal candidate will have a background in journalism or writing, as well as a desire to write feature articles.

              • 6/6/2015
              • 8.0 weeks

              Intern Blogger

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              This organization is an online community for those who are Irish or have an affinity for Ireland. It is a rallying point, a forum for the sharing of stories, ideas and experiences that can help us realize our individual and collective potential. Sample tasks: 1) Create content for topics as assigned by the World Content Manager in the intern's various areas of expertise and passion. 2). Assist the World Content Manager on additional projects as assigned. 3) Assist office staff with research relevant to the stories/blogs that they are writing. 4) Attend events as needed as a promotional representative of the organization or as a blogger or researcher. 5) Other duties as assigned.

              Ideal Candidate: The ideal candidate is a rising senior or recent graduate with a love of contemporary Irish life and a passion for journalism, social media and blogging. Best fit candidates should also be able to articulate some level of insightful analysis... such as knowledge of politics, music, pop culture, cuisine, sports, wine tasting, LBGT, etc.

              • 9/27/2014
              • 12.0 weeks
              • 1/10/2015
              • 12.0 weeks
              • 6/6/2015
              • 8.0 weeks

              Large Communications Company Seeks Talented Feature Writers

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              This competitive position is with an extremely successful communications company in the micro-publishing world. Their core products are specialty magazines designed for interest groups (brides, cyclists, etc.) or targeted demographic groups. Tasks may include 1) Write feature articles for in-house specialty magazines. 2) Provide research assistance to magazine editors and full time staff. 3) Other duties as assigned.

              Ideal Candidate: Appropriate journalism coursework. Editorial experience on college newspaper staff preferred. Writing samples required.

              • 9/27/2014
              • 12.0 weeks
              • 1/10/2015
              • 12.0 weeks
              • 6/6/2015
              • 8.0 weeks

              Florence

              Journalism for an English-Speaking Newspaper

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              This newspaper is an online and paper magazine in Florence. Written in English, it is an important informational resource to assist tourists and English-speaking inhabitants of the city. Interns will have the opportunity to write stories and take photos that will be published with byline credit. This is a phenomenal opportunity to work professionally with Florentine press offices and develop close professional relationships with the local community. A large portion of the job is self-directed work covering events and exhibits in the field and then writing reviews. The remaining time is spent with office supervisors and other interns on the reporting team, editing and checking over advertisements/articles, brainstorming story ideas and planning upcoming issues.

              Ideal Candidate: The internship is ideal for those exploring the fields of Journalism, Photojournalism, Film-Making, Art History, Theater, and Cinema. Sophomore class standing with a background in journalism (arts, feature, news) and/or photography.

              • 5/25/2014
              • 9.0 weeks
              • 8/31/2014
              • 12.0 weeks
              • 1/4/2015
              • 12.0 weeks

              London

              Independent Music & Entertainment Magazine

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              Combining underground and mainstream music genres, this hip magazine is a multi-award winning music publication that launched to critical acclaim in 2004. It also includes fashion, film and entertainment in its subject matter. Journalism interns will get to work in a music magazine setting writing articles and web content, researching for writers, creating press launches and complementing the rest of the writing staff.

              Ideal Candidate: Junior class standing, 3.2 GPA (3.5 in journalism), and writing/editorial experience at a student newspaper in music and pop culture. Writing samples required for placement. Interest/knowledge of current British Music a MUST.

              • 1/11/2014
              • 12.0 weeks
              • 8/30/2014
              • 15.0 weeks
              • 6/13/2015
              • 8.0 weeks
              • 6/20/2015
              • 8.0 weeks

              Communications and Social Media for a High End Wedding Planner

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              At this fast paced Wedding Planning company, interns will help by: - Managing our various social media platforms eg. Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest - Creating wedding or events related articles for online Blogs, Print Magazines etc - Putting together regular e-shots and generally looking after our online presence under supervision. - Keeping up to date with the industry - Interacting with suppliers within weddings and events industry - Develops and directs social media (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Blog, etc) and website traffic initiatives to increase and maintain web traffic along with drive potential clients to website. - Updates, refresh and revise website weekly. - Escalates company awareness and maintain a positive, consistent image via social media. - Creates, manages, updates and communicates all messages via social media. - Develops consistent and effective social media and marketing techniques to increase traffic flow and capture clients attention to the website. - Web sales, marketing and advertising support, PR and Event assistance as needed.

              Ideal Candidate: Ideal candidate will have experience in creative writing and social media, as well as a genuine interest in the world of wedding planning

                Creative Writing for a Personal Styling Company

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                During this internship with a creative styling company you are required to write about our services, the company, new products, fashion trends and industry. The successful applicant will have the ability to demonstrate a passion for fashion and writing in general, the right person will have a vivid and creative imagination. You will be working closely with the Business Development Director to gain valuable skills and knowledge in Internet marketing, SEO techniques, social media and blogging. Training will be provided. This post offers the opportunity to work from home.

                Ideal Candidate: Although no experience is required, we would like to see an illustration of your creative abilities and the determination to succeed.

                  Social Media and Blogging for London Clubs

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                  This company is contracted by high-end members' clubs in central London to put together the best parties with the right clients on the guest list and perfect atmosphere. The intern will assist with reviewing all clubs in London for the website. The content will cover music, atmosphere, crowds and more! Opportunity for social media and blogging as well. Someone with an outgoing and creative personality will thrive in this fun placement with high exposure to the London club/music scene!

                  Ideal Candidate: The ideal candidate first and foremost has a genuine interest in the club scene and/or music. Their writing style will have a PR/positive spin as this is not a critic's website. Journalism and PR students are encouraged to apply. Someone with a fashion background might also be interested in this placement. Maturity appreciated.

                    Leading Political Magazine

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                    Irreverent and witty, this publication has established quite the following over the years to become Britain’s leading, best written and most authoritative weekly political, cultural and current affairs magazine. Working with a small team in the art department, interns gain experience working on magazine layouts and prepare pages for press, as well as doing picture research, downloading and retouching images, designing supplements and assisting with general administrative tasks.

                    Ideal Candidate: Junior year and up, with previous newspaper or publication experience. Responsibilities are dependent upon the student's background.

                    • 8/30/2014
                    • 15.0 weeks
                    • 6/13/2015
                    • 8.0 weeks
                    • 6/20/2015
                    • 8.0 weeks

                    Journalism for a Hip Fashion Magazine

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                    A well known fashion magazine is looking for a journalist with the skills to succeed! This is a true fashion journalism environment, where writers will get a byline for work completed.

                    Ideal Candidate: Confident, driven-to-succeed aspiring journalist who can work for a fast-paced, powerhouse fashion publication. Candidate must provide writing samples that prove his/her capabilities. A no-fear attitude when it comes to interviewing high profile clients and writing feature articles a must.

                    • 1/11/2014
                    • 12.0 weeks
                    • 8/30/2014
                    • 15.0 weeks
                    • 6/13/2015
                    • 8.0 weeks
                    • 6/20/2015
                    • 8.0 weeks

                    Milan

                    Journalism for an English Speaking Publication in Milan

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                    This publication is the first and only magazine in Milan that focuses on the local English-speaking residents. Their main goal is to bring information from businesses, groups and individuals to the constantly growing English-speaking community of Milan quickly and efficiently. The placement is English friendly but Italian language skills will always be a plus when working with local vendors and businesses!

                    Ideal Candidate: The ideal candidate will have a background in journalism or communications.

                      New York City

                      Music Writing for an Entertainment Magazine

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                      If rock, hip-hop, and/or pop culture is your passion and you have the writing skills to convey that enthusiasm… this is a one-of-a-kind internship opportunity. Internationally known trade and consumer publication seeks sharp, detail-oriented individuals to write CD reviews, attend and blog about local NYC shows and write entertainment previews/profiles. The amount of bylines the student will earn is limited only by his/her writing talent and output. Research for staff writers may also factor into the workload. REQUIREMENTS: Excellent grammar, journalism classes, college newspaper editorial experience, and uncommon knowledge of music and popular arts. Writing samples required for acceptance.

                      Ideal Candidate: Ideal candidates will be experienced music/entertainment writers with significant amount of bylines and clippings. Those with additional management, editorial or layout experience for their school's newspaper will be preferred candidates.

                      • 6/9/2013
                      • 8.0 weeks
                      • 9/6/2014
                      • 14.0 weeks

                      Journalism internship for PR Firm

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                      This company welcomes students and aspiring writers and/or ones who are just starting out their passion and interest in writing. Specifically, we are seeking journalist/Bloggers for our online News, Fashion & Lifestyle, Beauty, Business, Sports and/or Technology content writers/contributors and editorial assistants. They are looking for a creative, passionate writers with a strong interest and knowledge of one or more of the above mentioned areas .In this role, you will be in responsible for writing and/or editing all daily assigned contents, as well as contributing to other writing projects as needed.

                      Ideal Candidate: Research and write daily, relevant and on-brand content stories and features for the publication . Be responsible for updating the content daily, and be the last pair of eyes Collaborate with marketing, PR and creative teams to develop, maintain and implement editorial calendars. Collaborate on content ideas, best practices, and optimization. Monitor competitors on a regular basis to ensure that all content remains unique. Represent the brand off- and online in the wild world of fashion & lifestyle editorial. Develop relationships with writers, bloggers and brand-relevant content creators. Take on additional company projects as needed. Exceptional writing and editing skills. The ability to collaborate and also work independently when needed Excellent attention to detail and follow-through. Must have the ability to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.

                        Communications Internship

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                        Intern must be a strong writer to assist in drafting press releases, media advisories, newsletters, other printed marketing materials and web updates. This internship also involves working with a number of different social media outlets, including Facebook and Twitter, to strengthen this organization's social media presence and further develop their online community.

                        Ideal Candidate: Experience with Photoshop and website maintenance preferred. Proficiency with InDesign would be a plus.

                          Social media / online marketing

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                          As part of a full-service internet marketing firm, the intern will assist our team and our clients on wide array of online marketing projects and business accounts. The intern will have various public relations, business development, online marketing and social media responsibilities, including: reading and writing on different marketing forums and social media blogs; developing business relationships with certain key marketers and bloggers; research different media and marketing outlets for various client needs; and assist on a variety of administrative tasks around the office, as they arise. Blue Polo interns are given a range of meaningful responsibilities within the digital marketing/media space, and thus develop a number of advanced and relevant digital and online marketing skills that are at the forefront of the industry over the duration of their internship. The intern will learn quite a lot about this field and gain certain professional skills that will be very worthwhile

                          Ideal Candidate: Marekting, journalism majors technologically saavy

                            Entertainment and Sports Journalism

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                            This web-based company provides blogging and ticketing for entertainment and sporting events. The intern will report on entertainment and sporting events. Other projects may include composing content for website and marketing.

                            Ideal Candidate: The ideal candidate will have a passion for writing as well as prior blogging experience, a desire to experience sporting and entertainment events in NYC and develop content for promotions and reporting.

                              Global Communications/Journalism Internship for World Class Software Company

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                              This internship combines skill sets in Journalism, PR, Marketing with basic IT/software proficiency. The selected Intern will have the opportunity to learn how to write concise press and sales enablement materials about complex technical topics. The intern will be given a crash course in how to work within a Communications department for a fast-paced, global enterprise, while developing executive maturity by working with ICs, managers, directors and VPs across all lines of business. The intern will also gain valuable exposure to the ever growing social media landscape and its use for promoting brand awareness.

                              Ideal Candidate: Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Journalism, Public Relations, Communications, or Marketing. A strong background in writing with excellent editing and proofreading skills. The ideal candidate should be creative, have an interest in corporate communication writing, possess superior verbal and written communication skills and thrive in a fast-paced, collaborative environment. Ideal proficiencies include exceptional written and oral communications skills; the ability to work independently on multiple projects; And advanced knowledge of social media tools such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Google +

                              • 9/6/2014
                              • 14.0 weeks
                              • 6/7/2015
                              • 8.0 weeks

                              Paris

                              Sports Journalism for the European Soccer Leagues

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                              This innovative company provides software to the major European soccer (football) leagues, and is also a news source for the goings on. This cool journalism placement will have interns reporting on the various soccer leagues in both English and French, providing a fast paced, exciting atmosphere to immerse oneself in the sports journalism world and improve their writing skills. The intern will become a true European football expert!

                              Ideal Candidate: An expert writer with proficiency in French and a true passion for the sport of soccer will find success in this role.

                              • 5/19/2013
                              • 10.0 weeks
                              • 8/31/2014
                              • 12.0 weeks
                              • 1/11/2015
                              • 12.0 weeks

                              Journalism Intern for a Fashion Periodical

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                              Attending events like Paris Fashion Weeks and other important events and parties in the city; sending emails; writing occasional articles; possibly using Photoshop to create some images if possible.

                              Ideal Candidate: Some knowledge of graphic design, familiarity with French fashion designers and global eco/ethical labels

                                Shanghai

                                Editorial Internship at English-Language Magazine

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                                This magazine is a large format monthly and targeted at the expatriate and English speaking Chinese communities, long stay guests, and business visitors. Content is a mix of local news, information and entertainment including a What’s On Guide, monthly themed Supplements and the city’s essential listings. The network uses over 5,000 distribution outlets including: entertainment locations, high-end residential complexes and office blocks, airlines, leading hotels, top restaurants and clubs, golf courses, international schools, private medical centres, embassies, consulates and chambers of commerce. Interns are responsible for generating story ideas, attending events (like restaurant/bar/gallery openings, fashion shows, restaurant tastings, press conferences, etc), writing content for both online and print, conducting interviews, updating listings and calendar, helping with online marketing and content, sourcing pictures, etc.

                                Ideal Candidate: Ideal candidate will be majoring in English, Journalism, PR, Media-related fields, and will have at least two writing samples that are journalistic in nature (not from a class paper). Ideally, at least one will include quotes from an interview. If a candidate is very interested in working in editorial but has yet to write anything relevant, we invite them to write short reviews of a movie, book, restaurant, etc they’ve recently seen/read/eaten.

                                  Sydney

                                  Radio Journalism

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                                  A popular radio show in Sydney is looking for an intern with a writing/journalism background for a show about business. The internship will involve writing content, interviewing guests between broadcasts, dealing with media contacts and updating social media and web content.

                                  Ideal Candidate: Sound like the perfect internship for you? We'll need you to submit strong writing samples and demonstrate the ability to work with media contacts and clients, as well as show that you can source and plan show content. Only go-getters need apply.

                                  • 9/6/2014
                                  • 12.0 weeks
                                  • 1/24/2015
                                  • 12.0 weeks
                                  • 6/6/2015
                                  • 8.0 weeks

                                  Copywriting and Social Media for Interior Design House

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                                  This is a unique opportunity for a copywriter with an affinity for interior decorating and decorative art and lifestyle issues. The working environment is in a pleasant old house/showroom decorated in the Louis XV style in the best suburb in Sydney. The selected intern will write short articles, web content, blog entries and newsletter text on interior design, decor and decorative art with an emphasis on Louis XV style, French provincial interiors and lifestyle.

                                  Ideal Candidate: Completion of two years or graduate in one of the following - multimedia, marketing / PR, journalism / writing. The ideal candidate will have a keen interest in French culture and classical decorative arts/interiors. Good English, fully proficient on apple/Mac computers, Microsoft Word, Excel, basic Photoshop, good editorial style writing/editing in English. Video production/editing for Youtube channel preferred, proficient and familiar with updating social media sites.

                                  • 6/8/2013
                                  • 8.0 weeks
                                  • 9/6/2014
                                  • 12.0 weeks
                                  • 1/24/2015
                                  • 12.0 weeks

                                  Copywriting Internship

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                                  This small new media and marketing company based in central Sydney has the goal to be the leading B2B marketing company for major corporations. They are focused on social media marketing including web development, SEO and online marketing strategy. The copywriting internship involves writing and editing for clients in different mediums including websites, whitepapers, social media and brochures. Role also includes newsletter development, social media strategies, writing discussions and comments on blog postings.

                                  Ideal Candidate: The role is best suited to Liberal Arts majors, including English, journalism, communications, media or marketing student that have a passion for writing as well as a genuine interest in social media.

                                  • 9/6/2014
                                  • 12.0 weeks
                                  • 1/24/2015
                                  • 12.0 weeks
                                  • 6/6/2015
                                  • 8.0 weeks

                                  Writing Internship for E-Newspaper

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                                  Village is a coworking space for start ups, freelancers, small businesses and entrepreneurs who want to work in a social environment, share ideas and resources and meet like-minded people. If you’re a designer, developer, consultant, writer, scientist, educator, or something in the making, Village is your place to be it. We call it a place to connect, create and collaborate.

                                  Ideal Candidate: You must be almost finished or recently graduated. Little training is offered, we want you to show the world what you are capable of delivering. Must be proactive, creative and tech savvy.

                                    Journalism with an Award-Winning Educational Publisher and Events Marketing Company

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                                    This small but busy, award-winning educational publisher and events marketing company is currently looking for a talented Journalism Intern who is keen to learn all aspects of the business. researching relevant stories for opinion pieces, creating written content on hot topic issues (small business and women in business) for publication on our popular blog. You may also have the opportunity to interview inspiring women.

                                    Ideal Candidate: The ideal candidate for this position must have: • Good computer skills (Mac preferred) • Highly developed writing skills • Excellent phone manner

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