Journalism Internship in Ecuador Journalism Internship in South America

  Apply Now
  View all programs
Journalsim and Media Internship in Ecuador  - Latin America

This internship program is designed primarily for undergraduate or graduate students and beginning professionals who have an academic or professional background in some area of media communication, journalism or related fields and who seek to enhance their careers through specialized study in one or several selected areas. The purpose of this internships program is to provide students with the opportunity to gain professional experience in a journalism setting. Our internship program offers interns or students the opportunity to develop their skills, gain a deeper understanding of the professional context of journalism practice, and make connections with working journalists.

Journalism interns or students with majors or minors can work on newspapers, in the broadcast (TV. or radio stations), and on many magazines, as well as in agencies concerned with public relations. In short, our journalism internship program set you on the right track.

This is an ideal opportunity for a journalism student or graduate who is looking to write and get published. Apart from the personal reward of working for a responsible media company, you will gain valuable experience in international journalism as part of your journalism internship.

Enormous professional and high standard of experiential learning opportunities await you with a journalism internship abroad.

Internship Role

As an intern abroad, you will participate in the workaday routine of a news media company for the specified period, undertaking those tasks assigned to you and seeking to display initiative, enthusiasm, professionalism and a willingness to learn. Depending on your specialty and skills, you can work as a reporter, writing, editor, photographer, broadcaster, or graphic designer. You'll work side-by-side with the regular staff, gathering stories, researching, taking photos, writing pieces, going into the field, coming up with your own story ideas, projects, etc.

Skills/Qualifications

Although our opportunity is open to college students, undergraduate, recent graduate students and young professionals. No previous experience is mandatory although it could be very helpful. Nevertheless, an intermediate level of Spanish is required.

Participants with the following qualifications are well appreciated:

  • Vested interest in training abroad
  • Willingness to learn and patience for mastering new skills
  • Initiative, flexibility, and ability to work independently or in teamwork
  • Professional demeanor
  • Good knowledge and use of Microsoft software tools.
  • Good organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and writtenReal interest in journalism and media issues
  • Outgoing personality and sense of humor
  • Creative

Internship Location

Our professional journalism and media internship and training program is located in Quito, Ambato, Ibarra, Latacunga, Puerto Lopez and Galapagos.

Dates, Duration and Application Deadline

This internship opportunity runs all year-round for 9 - 24 weeks in length and start every Monday so interns should arrive 1 or 2 days early. Interns choose their own start dates. Applications are accepted up to 4 weeks prior to departure or start date.

Internship Benefits | Internship Tips | Internship Details | Internship Positions
 

EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING ECUADORIAN PROGRAMS
Oe3-163 Mosquera Narvaez St. and America Ave.
Quito - Ecuador / South America
P.O. Box: 17-03-798

Tele/fax: (593-2) 2543231, (593-2) 2239443
Mobil and emergency phones: (593-9) 9400851, (593-9)9963605

E-Mail us: info@elep.org  or  programs@elep.org