Multimedia Internship | Amazon RF

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Multimedia Internship | Amazon RF

£3,495
Duration: 3 months
Countries: Peru
This 3-month Multimedia Work Experience Internship programme is fantastic for anyone wanting to launch a career in media or even for someone just looking for a career break.
Summary

Multimedia Internship | Amazon RF

You will receive weekly workshops in writing, photography, filmography and design skills, along with in the field training and one-on-one meetings. You will get to understand the scientific process and what it takes to conserve biodiversity by working alongside conservation researchers in the field…all in the heart of the Amazon!

 

WORK CONTENT AND DESCRIPTION

The internship programme provides environmental communications training in the heart of the rainforest. It actively supports biodiversity conservation and sustainable development in the Peruvian Amazon.

This is a career development programme that gives an in-depth insight into environmental, social and economic issues, while providing practical workshops and field-based training in multimedia skills - from writing and marketing to photography, filmmaking and design.

At the start of your three month internship, you will travel to, a UNESCO World Heritage site and one of the most biodiverse places on Earth, in the remote south-eastern Peruvian Amazon.

Here you will learn about the challenges and solutions to protecting the rainforest by working alongside scientific researchers and sustainable development experts. While gaining these invaluable insights in the field, you will be trained by a professional Multimedia Content Creator to tell compelling environmental stories through written, photographic, film and design media.

This journalism internship programme has been created to help school leavers, recent graduates and career breakers develop specific multimedia skills in environmental communications through hands-on expert training that's tailored to your needs.

By the end of the internship, you will have a portfolio of work that will showcase your written, photographic, video and design skills to future employers.

You'll stay in jungle lodges and have up-close wildlife encounters, while living and working with a team of like-minded people – united in our passion to create a sustainable Amazon, where nature and people thrive.

BASIC ITINERARY

Below is an example itinerary detailing what you’ll be doing during your three month internship:

Week 1:
Day 1 Cusco - Airport collection and Acclimatisation
Day 2 Cusco - Registration & Orientation
Day 3 Travel - Cusco to the cloud forest, overnight in the cloud forest
Day 4 Arrive at the Amazon
Day 5 Conservation research introduction
Day 6 Community project introduction & Welcome Party
Day 7: Day off
Week 2:Conservation and community project introduction and training
Week 3:Writing workshops and assignments
Week 4:Photography workshops and assignments
Week 5:Filmmaking workshops and assignments
Week 6:Podcast workshops and assignments
Week 7:Design workshops and assignments
Week 8:Issues & Debates workshops and assignments
Week 9:Career Development workshops and assignments
Week 10:Photography and film post-production
Week 11:Presentations & Public Speaking workshops and assignments
Week 12:Portfolio creation and presentations.
Travel from MLC to Cusco. Sign out. *Schedule subject to small changes

REQUIREMENTS:

Trekking through the jungle is hard work. You will encounter many diverse challenges during your time on the programme, and for this reason we have some basic requirements for our interns. All interns must be able to:

Independently follow verbal and visual instructions.
Traverse over uneven and muddy terrain on a daily basis. You may be required to walk up to 10 km (6.2 miles) a day for survey work, carrying a heavy pack in a hot, humid environment.
Enjoy being outdoors all day in all types of weather, often exposed to intense and highly variable weather conditions, which may include sudden tropical storms.
Be comfortable about being outdoors in the potential presence of wild and possible dangerous animals, snakes, and insects.
Get in and out of a small boat and ride seated while wearing a personal flotation device.
Carry personal daily supplies, such as lunch, water, photography and filming equipment, insect repellent, and sunblock. Some assistance will also be need in getting supplies from the boat or van, however heavy lifting is not required of those who cannot manage it.


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Price details:

£3,495

Start Dates: (Spaces subject to change)

26 June – 22 September 2017 - 1 space left
5 March – 1 June 2018 - 4 spaces
28 May – 24 August - 3 spaces
20 August – 16 November - 3 spaces

Accommodation & Food

Food and packed lunches are provided three times a day and are of a typical local fare; rice with a sauce and legumes, vegetables, soups, occasional meat.

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