Newspaper Journalism Internship In Auckland
from £1295 GBP
to £2295 GBP
Gain valuable experience at a fast paced community newspaper in Auckland where you'll undertake a variety of roles such as editing, reporting, production and proof reading. An excellent way for you to improve your CV!
The newspaper we work with is located in the southern suburbs of Auckland, on New Zealand's North Island. Auckland is New Zealand's largest city and is known as the City of Sails. The newspaper is 35 years old and was established in 1972. It is a community newspaper which is free and is funded by advertising from companies and individuals. It's published twice a week and prints over 35,000 for each publication with between 28 - 36 pages in each print.
The newspaper covers a wide variety of local news and it also covers a variety of areas of news as well such as sports, arts and local council information. It has won a variety of national and local awards for its journalism and is one of the area's largest employers.Working at the Newspaper:
You'll usually work in a variety of roles at the newspaper. Depending on your ability as a journalist and a worker, you'll be assigned various tasks and jobs to undertake. Here is a breakdown of the job roles you may be assigned to or asked to assist with:
- Proof reading
- Proof ads
To participate on this placement you need to be 20 years old upwards. You should be hard-working, have good written and oral skills and be a team player. Working hours are usually from Monday to Friday 8:30 - 5:00 and the placement is available all year around apart from a 3 week break over Christmas from the 20th of December - 10th of January.What you'll gain from doing this project
- An exciting, never-to-be-forgotten adventure into the real New Zealand.
- You'll learn a lot from experts in your field about how they work in a cultural environment that's different to what you're used to.
- New skills, more confidence, a greater understanding of a different culture, invaluable personal and professional development.
- An entry on your CV or Résumé that will put you head and shoulders above most others in the job market
- And best of all ... an unforgettable experience!
Our accommodation is located in the city centre of Auckland. Therefore you are very central, close to the main train station and shopping district. You'll live in a centrally located lodge that is friendly and relaxing, making it ideal for long-term stays. You may have your own room or you may share a room with other volunteers. There is an excellent kitchen and storage area for cooking meals and plenty of space to relax.What to do next
Talk to us - We're there to help you. Most of our team are ex Travellers volunteers and are ideally qualified to offer advice and guidance because they know what you're looking for. They'll help you find your perfect project - and then make it all happen!
If you’d like to apply for this project. Visit our website and complete the application form. As soon as we receive it, we’ll liaise with you and then start making your travel adventure happen.
It’s as easy as that.
This placement can be extended for any length of time (many of our volunteers do!), subject to availability and any visa restrictions that may apply.
Costs vary depending on how long you want to stay for. Prices include accommodation, 24/7 support and backup before you go and throughout your placement, as well as meeting you at the nearest airport. When you’re on your placement, if you’d like to extend your time, you can do so at a minimal cost per additional week.
All the time
This placement would suit:
Adventurous people with initiative who want first-hand insight and practical experience of working in a newspaper, with the opportunity to write articles and increase your portfolio. You must be 20 or over, but not necessarily have any qualifications.
Do you accept non UK citizens?
Do you accept applicants with disabilities?
“I am gaining an invaluable work experience in journalism which couldn’t have been learned any other way. I already feel a more competent journalist and I am only 3 weeks into the placement.”
~ by John Thornton
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