RFE/RL’s Digital Team is seeking an intern in Prague for a minimum of two months, with flexible availability during the week. Our ideal intern is enthusiastic about developing his/her visual journalism skills. The internship provides an excellent opportunity to learn about and/or become exposed to news design, motion graphics, mapping, video editing, programming, and social media publishing. The Digital Team is embedded within RFE/RL’s English-language Central Newsroom, producing a wide variety of visual content such as infographics, interactives, and social videos. We also promote the work of our other journalists on social media platforms such as Facebook and Twitter.
What We’re Looking For:
1/ A demonstrable interest in visual journalism, represented by something akin to a portfolio of work. Examples:
• A Dribble profile.
• Membership in a student journalism club, where you produce content.
• A blog featuring your own design work.
2/ Skills and willingness to learn one or more of the following:
• Motion graphics
• Graphic design
• Web development
• Web publishing/writing
• Social media publishing
3/ An awareness of current affairs, especially those concerning RFE/RL’s broadcast region.
• Native-level fluency in English.
• Nice to have: proficiency in another language, particularly one from RFE/RL’s broadcast region.
5/ Expected attendance: at least 2 full working days per week (16 hours)