Internship: Journalism

Singburi, Thailand

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15 people
28 days
Code: 320
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Our Journalism internship is practice-based and you, as an intern, will supply articles written in English for a local Thai newspaper every other week. You will be required to write articles and reports about local events, interesting developments going on in the area and so on. This unique experience will enable you to utilize your theoretical knowledge and training, previously gained by long hours in a classroom, in practice within the field. This opportunity is open for those interested in journalism and writing who wish to develop their skills while at the same time contribute to society and spend some time overseas.

This internship collaborates directly with local Thai newspapers for which the articles and reports need to be written based on careful research and reports in the field. A minimum of 25 hours should be allocated for the internship per week.

Our internship provides study-affiliated and international work experience, practical skills training, knowledge accumulation and teamwork skills while at the same time making a worthwhile contribution to the community and organization.

Your work will be coordinated by an English-speaking local with an established background in journalism. The coordinator will guide, supervise and assess you. Moreover, the coordinator will help out with the language barriers that may exist among local partners.

Cultural Introduction

Not only will we guide you during your internship, but we will also introduce you into the local culture and customs. After all, you will be spending quite some time here and it is important to know about your surroundings!

During the first week, you will take part in an introduction/culture program where you will learn about the local culture, language and customs through activities such as cooking lessons, local handcraft making and excursions to iconic places.

Our programs are designed to immerse you as much as possible with local people and culture and to encourage cultural exchange between teammates to let you fully integrate you in your new surroundings.

What we offer
  • Guaranteed internship placement with assigned project and a professional work environment
  • Guaranteed English language working environment plus a local language when applicable
  • Learning filled and meaningful internship/work assignments that are relevant to the intern’s field of study
  • A predefined professional role
  • A coordinator with a Bachelor/Master level degree in the desired field of work for guidance
  • Pre-internship personal learning goal and competencies assessment
  • Supervision and on the job training
  • Guaranteed 25+ working hours per week (4 or 5 days a week, depending on the requirements of the intern’s educational institution)
  • Frequent (weekly) feedback and progress sessions with the hosting company/organization
  • A proper (physical) workplace for the intern.
  • Welcome and pick-up at the airport
  • Accommodation in an international environment with other interns and like-minded people
  • An introduction week into the local culture and customs which is filled with cultural and sightseeing activities
  • Three meals a day during the week (B/L/D) and two during the weekend (B/D)
  • Transfers between the accommodation and the internship placement
  • 24-hour local support.
  • 20 years of organizational experience worldwide

Please note this trip may require you to purchase a cultural experience week with it. Click Here to find the relevant cultural experience week based on the country where this trip operates in.

During 2017

This program starts every week.

During 2018

This program starts every week.

Aims & Objectives

The internships are set up to serve the needs of the intern as well as those of the host. Our primary objectives are: to help you gain as much experience possible in your study field through practical work and the second is to help you create work that will be valuable and beneficial to the organization as well as the local community. All in all, our internships are designed in a way where everyone benefits and only meaningful work is done!

Monday to Friday

The schedule of the internship depends on the exact fulfillment of your role and other team members when applicable. Generally, you will work from Monday to Friday for at least 25 - 30 hours a week. However, from time to time, you might be asked to work during the weekend.

This schedule can be changed and/or amended depending on weather conditions, local conditions and unforeseen circumstances.

Participant Criteria & Requirements
Standard Requirements

Minimum age:                -

Maximum age:                -

Minimum English level:        Advanced

CRB required:                No

Passport copy required:        No

Resume copy required:        No

Required qualification:        Related background

Additional Requirements

An established background in an affiliated field of study. For example: a second year Bachelor student.

Proof of qualifications

Internship requirements from the educational institution (if applicable)

An established background in an affiliated field of study. For example: a second year Bachelor student.

Proof of qualifications

Internship requirements from the educational institution (if applicable)

Additional Equipment
  • Laptop

Accommodation, food, airport pick-up (if required), full support in-country, pre-departure advice and project transport.

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