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International Center for Journalists Seeking New Communications Intern

The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) seeks a part-time, paid intern for the International Journalists’ Network (IJNet), ICFJ’s online publication focused on journalism tips, tools and opportunities. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, and internship dates are flexible.

The internship is a great opportunity to build foundational experience in digital publishing and international journalism through tasks that involve managing social media, designing and coordinating engagement activities, tracking analytics and evaluating audience growth. Interns will also have the opportunity to contribute written and multimedia content for publishing on the website.

  • Assist IJNet staff with writing and scheduling daily social media
  • Design and implement engagement campaigns across various platforms
  • Use Google Analytics and other software to track analytics and draw meaningful conclusions
  • Work together with program staff to advertise and recruit for upcoming events using digital platforms
  • Assist in the production of multimedia projects, including podcasts, social videos and video interviews
  • Contribute written articles for publication on IJNet.org
  • Provide administrative support as needed
Selection criteria:
  • Intern must be enrolled in a degree-granting program during the internship or a recent graduate
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to take initiative and be a self-starter
  • Strong attention to detail and highly developed organizational skills
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks
  • Experience with social media, scheduling platforms, analytics software, news writing and digital tools are preferred
  • Applicant must be U.S.-based

The internship would be 21 hours a week with a three month commitment.

How to apply:

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Applicants should submit a resume and cover letter to ijneteditor@icfj.org with the subject line “Internship application.” Only complete applications will be considered.

Status: Open

Deadline: Ongoing


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