Journalism Internship in India

Goa, India

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Get mentored in journalism by the chief editor while you cover various subjects in Goa for a weekly review about see’s and do’s in Goa.

During your internship, you will get to travel around Goa covering different subjects such as arts, music, culture, environment, literature and more. You will be assisting award-winning journalist Steven Gutkin by working in the office, assisting him, attending conferences and more!

Overview

Goa Streets is an alternative news & entertainment weekly review that delivers a not-to-be-missed sketch of what to do, see, eat and experience in Goa. Goa Streets also provides world-class journalism characterized by edgy, lively writing and honest reporting. Through their print edition they supply Goa’s most comprehensive listings of events, performances, restaurants, movies, bars, clubs, sporting activities, art exhibits, museums and nightlife. Goa Streets delivers cutting-edge coverage of diverse topics that captures the imagination of Goans, visitors to Goa and everyone else who enjoys a good read.

The rule for content is simple: if it isn’t interesting, it won’t be printed! Our readers will get the real story, uninfluenced by political or financial interests. Our food, movie, book and art reviews are real (not paid) and our stories are authentic.

Roles
  • Assisting daily correspondents on field
  • Traveling to various sites in Goa to gather news of interest
  • Participating in daily activities at the office
  • Designing (if you are skilled)
  • Attending journalist conferences (if any at the time)
Subjects you might get to cover
  • Environment
  • Art and culture
  • Music
  • Face to Face interviews
  • Literature
  • Photography
  • Others
About your mentor

Steven Gutkin, the venture’s chief mentor, is an award-winning journalist who has reported from some two dozen countries in the Middle East, Asia, Africa and the Americas. An international newsman for 30 years, Steven served as Bureau Chief with the Associated Press, the world’s largest news gathering organization, in Israel and the Palestinian Territories, AP Bureau Chief in Caracas, Venezuela, as well as AP’s Chief of Southeast Asia Services, first in Singapore and then in Indonesia. Steven covered the rise and fall of the Medellin and Cali cocaine cartels in Colombia, rode into Kabul with a triumphant Northern Alliance and directed coverage of wars in Iraq, Afghanistan, Gaza and Lebanon. He also directed coverage of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill for the AP, and helped lead the news cooperative’s operations in the southern United States. Steven covered the killing of Daniel Pearl in Pakistan, hurricanes in Puerto Rico and Mexico, the death of Yasser Arafat, the Elian Gonzalez case in Cuba, a coup in Fiji and the rise to power of Hugo Chavez in Venezuela. Steven has also worked for the New York Times, the Washington Post, Newsweek and CBS Radio.

***Minimum duration of the internship is of three weeks. Moreover, you will be required to join our Orientation Week before starting the internship.***

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

To provide valuable work experience for those interested in a journalism career.

Schedule
Monday to Friday

You will be working every day from 10:00 until 17:00. Your day-to-day roles will vary depending on the needs at the time.

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

Participant Criteria & Requirements
Standard Requirements

Minimum age:                20

Maximum age:                -

Minimum English level:        Advanced

CRB required:                On Signup

Passport copy required:        On Signup

Resume copy required:        On Signup

Required qualification:        Students pursuing journalism studies

Additional Requirements
  • Students pursuing journalism and students completed journalism studies. Your CV should be mailed to us before enrolling for this internship.
  • Participants above the age of 65 should have medical clearance.
  • Students pursuing journalism and students completed journalism studies. Your CV should be mailed to us before enrolling for this internship.
  • Participants above the age of 65 should have medical clearance.
Additional Equipment
  • Laptop
  • Camera

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

Flights, Travel Insurance, Visa, Vaccinations or Personal Spending Money

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