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The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) is looking for a committed and talented intern to join our communications team and work with us to tell ICFJ's story. This is an exciting and paid opportunity for a self-starter who wants to advance journalism and further develop his or her communications skills - particularly in digital media.

Interns should be enthusiastic, efficient and flexible. Good writing skills and experience with social media are required. An interest in journalism and/or international affairs is strongly suggested. Applicants should exhibit a spirit of teamwork.

Duties will include developing written, visual and video content, contributing to the maintenance of ICFJ's website, providing support for ICFJ events and other administrative tasks. The internship requires a time commitment of 21 to 35 hours a week starting in November and lasting a minimum of three months. The position would start out remote, but interns may come into ICFJ’s Washington, DC, offices to work.

Responsibilities: 

  • Write and publish material for social media (Facebook, Twitter and Instagram)
  • Own social media analytics 
  • Design visuals for social media
  • Film and edit video interviews
  • Help compile regular analytics reports using multiple tools, such as Facebook Insights and Google Analytics
  • Update ICFJ’s website
  • Write short web stories and press mentions
  • Support ICFJ events
  • Provide administrative support as needed

About You: 

  • Intern must be enrolled in a degree-granting program during the internship or a recent graduate. Marketing, communications, journalism and design majors preferred.
  • Experience with video editing and video editing software
  • Highly collaborative with strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to take initiative and be a self-starter
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks
  • Take pride in your work

It is a plus if you have experience with: 

  • Major design applications, such as Adobe Creative Suite
  • Photography 

How to apply: 

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Candidates should complete an application and upload a cover letter, resume, a social media graphic, and a writing sample HERE


In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.


The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) is looking for a committed and talented intern to join our communications team and work with us to tell ICFJ's story. This is an exciting and paid opportunity for a self-starter who wants to…

Details at a Glance

  • Start Date
    October 25, 2021
  • End Date
    January 28, 2022
  • Payment
    Hourly
  • Stipend / Wage
    $15.20
  • Hours Per Week
    25-35 hours per week

How to Apply

Please submit your application HERE

Please submit your application HERE

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Washington, DC
Associated Location
Washington, DC, USA

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