Editorial Assistant Intern
Area of internship: journalism
Location: Due to the current epidemiological situation, all the internships we offer are remote.
Since its founding in 1999, TOL’s flagship publication, Transitions, has become the leading news magazine covering its patch of territory. TOL has correspondents and other contributors in every country of the region. The Editorial Assistant Intern would work closely with TOL’s editorial team, gaining valuable experience at a respected international publication. This internship provides an introduction to news magazine journalism and foreign reporting.
- Writing feature articles for our website;
- Monitoring our media partners and news agencies for items of interest;
- Conducting general and targeted research to enhance TOL’s content;
- Helping to develop more new media and multimedia content; locating photos for use with TOL content.
Journalism experience (writing and/or editing); experience with new media (i.e. blogging/social networks); regional knowledge of Central and Eastern Europe, the Balkans, and/or the former Soviet Union. We don’t require any language skills, but any knowledge of languages of our coverage region, especially Russian, would be very welcome.
Schedule: approx. 10-15 hours per week
Conditions: This internship is unpaid. An internship does not constitute a commitment to future employment with Transitions. However, the interns can use their supervisors and colleagues as references when applying for jobs.
How to apply: Please send your resume/CV (including references), include three writing samples (journalistic writing preferred) and a cover letter outlining why you are interested in joining our team to firstname.lastname@example.org. Include the internship title in the subject line.