Sunday, February 22, 2009

Paid journalism internship in Berlin

Transparency International, a non-profit organization focused on fighting corruption worldwide in both government and the private sector, is offering a 6-month paid internship writing for its publications and website.

Intern will be paid 400 euros per month and write articles for Daily Corruption News, help prepare the organization's annual report, update the organization's website, monitor press clippings and handle other tasks. Applications must be fluent in English.

To apply, e-mail a cover letter (including when you're available to start) and resume to: Michael Sidwell at msidwell@transparency.org.

Location: Berlin, Germany

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Sunday, February 1, 2009

Paid internships overseas @ Bloomberg

Bloomberg, a news service known for strong financial reporting, seeks summer interns for its bureaus in London and Frankfurt. These paid positions begin June 22.

"Interns will gain hands-on experience reporting and writing for the print/ news wire department of the world's largest real-time financial news service," the ad states. "Successful applicants will produce breaking news stories under deadline pressure. Responsibilities may also include monitoring other media and writing spot features."

Deadline to apply is February 6. Along with your resume and cover letter, please submit three published samples of your work to support your application. Applicants must be fluent in English. If applying for the Frankfurt internship, you must also be fluent in German.

Apply online by clicking on the links above.

Frankfurt, Germany

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Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Summer journalism fellowship in Berlin for U.S. students

A 3-month fellowship this summer in Germany is available for 20 American journalism students. Hurry and apply, though, because the application must be postmarked by January 31.

If selected, you'll tavel to Berlin and spend the first six weeks studying at Freie Universitat Berlin, followed by a five-week intensive internship at a German newspaper, magazine, online news site, TV station or radio station. In the middle of the program, a week is spent touring Germany with students from the former Soviet Union.

The fellowship provides airfare and a generous monthly stipend that more than covers any expenses. The program is funded by the German Academic Exchange Service.

Applicants must be proficient in German. Undergraduate students, including graduating seniors, recent graduates and graduate students are all eligible to apply.

For more info, visit the program's official website.

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