Journalism Internships Abroad

Journalism work experience on your travels

Journalism remains one of the most respected careers in the world, and journalism internships represent an unmissable opportunity to gain integral experience as you look to make your name in the industry. Doing so abroad exposes you to new ideas and ways of working, increases the global contacts you will make, and lets you live in a new and exciting destination. Positions can be found in countries all over the world, though there will be more choice in English-speaking countries, like the USA, Canada, Australia and the UK.

Journalism work experience placements focusing on print, digital, and video journalism are available, meaning alongside general key skills such as researching, writing, and editing you can specialise in your chosen field. Media internships put you alongside local journalists, offering insight into their jobs on a day-to-day basis as well as the industry as a whole. Having them guide and critique your work throughout the placement often proves invaluable in improving your overall abilities.

When the experience is over, you’ll be in prime position to stand out from the crowd when applying for jobs or courses. To kick-start your career, check out the opportunities for journalism internships abroad below.

Top journalism internships abroad

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Costa Rica Journalism Internship

from £1719

60 days

Costa Rica

Live in the a research camp based deep in the rainforest and gain valuable professional travel journalism experience and references.

Journalism & Media Internship Abroad

from £3034

28 - 180 days

Australia

Boost your career prospects with a journalism and media internship abroad. Learn from Australia's professionals to gain a new perspective...

Journalism Internship in Tokyo

from £3700

42 - 180 days

Japan

Get ahead in the competitive world of journalism by pursuing a leading internship in Tokyo, Japan’s futuristic capital. Launch your...

Journalism Internships in Shanghai

from £2470

28 - 180 days

China

Get ahead in the competitive world of journalism and media by pursuing an internship in one of China’s most important...

Intern in Journalism in New York

from £6000

56 - 180 days

United States of America

Get ahead in the competitive world of journalism and media by pursuing an internship in New York City. Launch your...

Journalism Internships in Dublin

from £4492

42 - 180 days

Ireland

Boost your career prospects with a journalism internship in Dublin. Be inspired by the home of world-renowned writers like James...

Intern in Journalism in Barcelona

from £3535

42 - 180 days

Spain

Get ahead in the competitive world of journalism and media by pursuing an internship in Barcelona. Launch your career while...

Journalism internship in Melbourne

from £3600

42 - 180 days

Australia

Get ahead in the competitive world of journalism and media by pursuing an internship in the world’s most liveable city,...

Journalism & Media in Colombia

from £2472

42 - 180 days

Colombia

Take the chance to develop your professional skills and explore the vibrant culture of Colombia.

Intern in Journalism in Chile

from £4800

40 - 180 days

Chile

Get ahead in the competitive world of journalism and media by pursuing an internship in Chile. Launch your career while...

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Cycling in Tuscany

from £999

What better way to experience the beauty of Tuscany than from the seat of a bike? A mixture of on-...

Uluru Adventure – Basix ex Yulara (French speaking Guide)

from £455

This 3 Day Uluru Adventure is the perfect short trip for those wanting to experience icons of the Australian Outback...

Galápagos — Central, South & East Islands aboard the Yolita

from £3149

After seven nights cruising the Galápagos Islands aboard the Yolita, you won’t want to leave. Travelling between the central, southern...

Indochina Cycle

Many visitors to Southeast Asia spend much of their time rushing around clogged city streets. Break free and see the...

Classic Rajasthan

from £862

The enchanting northern province of Rajasthan is awash with all the colours of India. On our classic adventure we discover...

Discover Sri Lanka

from £1569

Become enchanted by Sri Lanka on an unforgettable 12-day journey. Explore Sigiriya Rock Fortress and refresh your spirit at the...

Walk the Camino de Santiago

from £749

If you’re looking to take on your own pilgrimage – along a route filled with beautiful countryside and rustic villages...

Ultimate Madagascar Adventure

from £2090

Home to mind-blowing scenery, lush rainforests, curious lemurs, and all the outdoor splendour you could possibly ask for (and then...

Best of the US Express

from £1399

This whirlwind two-week camping trip throughout the United States covers nearly every major cultural touchstone of this massive (and hugely...

Southern Cross

Topdeck's Southern Cross trip between Melbourne and Adelaide includes a drive on the world-famous Great Ocean Road, home to the...

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