Media and Journalism
Job Location: Santiago Chili
Employment Date: Semester long to a year
Work Schedule: Full-Time
internships offered at such organizations as Santiago Times, Valparaíso
Times, Patagonia Times, and Santiago Radio- all of them in English. In
general, news are taken from the national and local newspapers or
internet sites and transformed and adapted for the English-speaking
in the capital city of Santiago. There are about 5 million people
living in the greater Santiago area. It is a modern, urban environment
with ease of transportation via the metro and buses. There are many
activities in the area from museums and nightlife to shopping and
extreme sports. It is also very easy to travel throughout Chile and
South America using inexpensive weekend offers through premier airlines
such as LAN, Sky and Aircomet.
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are available in a broad range of categories including Sales and
Marketing, Journalism (at an Internet newspaper) writing one´s own
articles, radio broadcasting interviewing or running a program, and web
site and graphic design. Photo journalism interns are also welcome.
newspapers and the radio station sites rely greatly on interns, who
provide essential assistance to a base staff of a few salaried writers.
work a minimum of 40 hours a week. The working week is Sunday to
Thursday for The Santiago Times. The work week for Santiago Radio and
for the other two newspapers - The Patagonia Times and The Valparaiso
Times - is Monday through Friday. The work day at The Santiago Times
begins at 12 noon sharp, each day, with a daily news review (pauta) and
in- depth discussion of news events in Chile. Workplace and computers
are provided by the institution.
· Areas that an intern might concentrate in include:
· Business writing
· General News writing
· Feature writing
· Sports writing
· Cultural writing
· Fashion writing
· Environment writing
· Vineyard and Wine writing
· Travel writing
· Human rights
· Community Events
What is most important are solid writing skills and a desire to improve
them. And a passion for Chile. Each applicant will need to provide
writing samples. Good computer skills.
Language Ability Needed:
The interns must have an upper- intermediate level of Spanish
(completion of 3rd year university level). Journalism interns should
have advanced English writing skills.
Duration of Internship: minimum of 6 months