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Internship in Digital Team, Prague

Open until best-qualified candidate is selected.

Please quote vacancy number: BNA0INT-1701

RFE/RL’s Digital Team is seeking an intern in Prague for a minimum of two months, with flexible availability during the week.

Our ideal intern is enthusiastic about developing his/her visual journalism skills. The internship provides an excellent opportunity to learn about and/or become exposed to news design, motion graphics, mapping, video editing, programming, and social media publishing.

The Digital Team is embedded within RFE/RL’s English-language Central Newsroom, producing a wide variety of visual content such as infographics, interactives, and social videos. We also promote the work of our other journalists on social media platforms such as Facebook and Twitter.

What We’re Looking For:

1/ A demonstrable interest in visual journalism, represented by something akin to a portfolio of work. Examples:

• A Dribble profile.

• Membership in a student journalism club, where you produce content.

• A blog featuring your own design work.

2/ Skills and willingness to learn one or more of the following:

• Motion graphics

• Graphic design

• Web development

• Web publishing/writing

• Social media publishing

3/ An awareness of current affairs, especially those concerning RFE/RL’s broadcast region.

4/ Languages:

• Native-level fluency in English.

• Nice to have: proficiency in another language, particularly one from RFE/RL’s broadcast region.

5/ Expected attendance: at least 2 full working days per week (16 hours)

Should you be interested in this position please apply by submitting your CV and a cover letter in English.

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Who we are ...

Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) is an international broadcast organization based in Washington, D.C. and Prague, Czech Republic. RFE/RL's programs -- via radio, the Internet, and television -- reach influential people in 22 countries, including Afghanistan, Iran, Russia, the Caucasus, and Central Asian nations. RFE/RL's mission is to provide accurate and reliable news and information to domestic audiences in the local language. RFE/RL broadcasts in 26 languages and attracts more than 26 million weekly listeners and online visitors. With more than 400 journalists, 750 freelancers, and 17 local bureaus, RFE/RL is one of the most comprehensive news operations in the world. It is funded by the U.S. Congress through the U.S. Agency for Global Media (USAGM).

RFE/RL Standards

RFE/RL is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. Positions at RFE/RL are considered Public Trust Positions, with appointment contingent upon the positive outcome of a background investigation.